Earth Quest: Windows
An immersive virtual environment packed with information, this CD-ROM invites the user to uncover the secrets of our planet. A multimedia breakthrough propels the user from a 3D to a 4D environment, where the effects of fourth dimension time may be experienced. By setting a "time control" at thousands, or even millions, of years into the future, the geological process can be accelerated so that crystals may be seen forming, and the development of a mineral seam may be monitored. Users are also able to activate their own earthquakes, create their own 3D model volcanoes and watch them erupt, monitor seismic waves, or traverse the Earth's spectacular landscape. There are approximately 1000 screens and pop-ups, 50 animations, 21 videos, and 20 interactive consoles, all designed to enable users to discover the geological wonders of the Earth.
- 24 Apr 1997
- Penguin Books Ltd
- Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- colour illustrations; colour photographs