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On the heels of their previous releases, Droid Works and The Gungan Frontier, Lucas Learning introduces Yoda's Challenge, Star Wars software for the younger set. Picking up where the blockbuster movie “Episode 1 The Phantom Menace” left off, the user is transported to the Council Chambers at the Palace of the Jedi where Yoda awaits the new recruit. With characteristic wisdom and serenity, Yoda invites the user to undertake six training missions that will challenge and strengthen his or her mental abilities in true Jedi tradition.
Contrary to potential expectations, Jedi training does not involve light saber duels or high-speed flights through far away galaxies. Users can choose to assist Queen Amidala and Jar Jar in maze-like races, trap recalcitrant droids by repeating syncopated drum beats, navigate and explore Naboo caves in Indiana Jones-like style, program C-3PO’s memory with deft sentence construction, and help Jar Jar unscramble the Queen’s computer by completing Tangram puzzles that transform, upon completion, into renown Star Wars characters and vehicles.
Program navigation is simple. Yoda is present to provide written and verbal assistance with each activity. Volume and brightness can be adjusted from the Options Screen, and subtitles can be added if so desired.
PC: Windows 95/98, Pentium class 133MHz or faster cpu, 80 MB hard drive space, 32 MB RAM, DirectX compatible PCI or AGP graphics card, Quad-speed IDE or SCSI or faster CD-ROM, DirectX compatible 16-bit sound card.return to top of page
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