10 Educational Computer Games ’90s Kids Will Remember

“Hours of fun on one CD-ROM!”

1. Freddi Fish was one of your BFFs.

Humongous Entertainment

And you went on all kinds of adventures.

Humongous Entertainment

2. ‘Zoombinis’ was serious business.

The Learning Company

And this stage was always the hardest.

The Learning Company

3. You remember Botley from Jump Start.

Knowledge Adventure

And Polly Spark, his nemesis.

Knowledge Adventure

4. This was the game for the artist in you:

Brøderbund Software, Inc.

And you didn’t care how terrible the design of this menu was.

Brøderbund Software, Inc.

5. You played Math Blaster.

Davidson & Associates

Where goop had numbers attached to it.

Davidson & Associates

6. Super Solvers was a thing.

The Learning Company

And you don’t remember it looking THIS ’90s.

The Learning Company

7. This. All of this.

The Learning Company

With these guys.

The Learning Company

And this sequel.

The Learning Company

8. You were subjected to this game.

Knowledge Adventure

Which had a sports theme that was often more painful than actual exercise.

Knowledge Adventure

9. You went under the sea with Treasure Cove.

The Learning Company

In which ‘Goobies’ were an unsubtle metaphor.

The Learning Company

And sharks were sometimes really hard to avoid.

The Learning Company

10. And of course, this masterpiece.

Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium

Where hunting was the most stress-free part.

Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium

And you learned that you could get dysentery or cholera at any moment.

Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium

Thank you, ’90s computer game programmers. You fought the good fight.

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