My Audio Reviews
Over the years, I’ve produced various reviews of games and other programs for Main Menu on ACB Radio Mainstream, and Innovations on The Global Voice Internet Radio.
This page contains an archive of my reviews from the above sources for products and services that are currently available. Reviews for products that are no longer available are not included.
Click on a product’s name to download the respective review.
Please keep in mind that these reviews are presented for information purposes only. If you experience problems with the software discussed in these presentations, contact the product’s manufacturer as I cannot provide technical support.
Also, any references to my email address mentioned in these reviews are no longer valid as the address has long since changed.
Reviews From Main Menu
The following reviews were presented on Main Menu from 2000-2004. Since the show was originally broadcast in mono at the time, most of the reviews below are in mono unless otherwise indicated.
- Lone Wolf by GMA Games
- Shades of Doom by GMA Games (stereo)
- Monkey Business by ESP Softworks (now available from Draconis Entertainment)
- Alien Outback by ESP Softworks (now available from Draconis Entertainment, stereo review)
- Packman Talks by PCS Games
- Talking Typing Teacher by MarvelSoft
- GMA Tank Commander by GMA Games (stereo)
- Sarah and The Castle of Witchcraft and Wizardry by PCS Games (stereo)
Reviews from Innovations
Innovations was a technology show on The Global Voice. Here are the reviews and features I’ve produced for this excellent show.
- The Victor Reader Stream’s Search Capability
- Baen Books’ Ebooks for Disabled Readers Demo
- The HumanWare Companion for the Victor Reader Stream
- Q9 Action Game by Blast Bay Studios
Note that this game is no longer available for purchase as a standalone product. Rather, it is now one of the titles included in the Games module as part of Leasey by Hartgen Consultancy.
- Entombed by Driftwood Software
- The 7-128 Software Game Book:
- Ivona Text-To-Speech Software and Voices
- Note that it is no longer possible to purchase voices directly from Ivona, but you can now get them from NextUp Technologies, creators of the excellent TextAloud program.
Links to Companies
The following is a list of links to companies mentioned both on this page and in the above presentations.
- Draconis Entertainment
- PCS Games
- GMA Games
- Baen Books
- ReadAssist (go here to sign up for Baen’s E-Books for Disabled Readers Service)
- Victor Reader Stream from Humanware
- Driftwood Software
- Online Documentation for Entombed
- 7-128 Software
- Ivona Text-To-Speech
- NextUp Technologies, a dealer of Ivona, Acapela and Nuance voices for their TextAloud product. Ivona voices are available as SAPI5 voices.