Alien Tales

Alien Tales

With more than 30 award-winning science-fiction novels as inspiration, this creative game gets kids into reading by getting intergalactic. Young players will try to figure out which of the novels' authors have been replaced by alien imposters...

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Platform Windows 3.X
Release Date 1995
Game Type Released
ESRB Not Rated
Developers Brøderbund Software, Inc.
Publishers Brøderbund Software, Inc.
Genres Education, Quiz
Max Players 40
Cooperative No
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With more than 30 award-winning science-fiction novels as inspiration, this creative game gets kids into reading by getting intergalactic. Young players will try to figure out which of the novels' authors have been replaced by alien imposters answering questions about the stories. The whole thing takes place in a game show setting, giving the contestants points for strong reading comprehension. Up to 40 players can participate, making this the perfect family or classroom reading activity. It exposes children to passages from such famous books as The Call of the Wild, Alice in Wonderland, and Treasure Island. In addition to providing quality entertainment and reinforcing comprehension and analytical skills, the game is designed to encourage kids to read more on their own.
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