Title: States-Mania
Overall Rating: A-
Source: Sheppard Software (Download at http://download.cnet.com/downloads/0-10031-108-44311.html?bt.44311..cat10.g44311)
Playing Time: about 1 hour
Software Release Date: 1999
Cost: $14.99 http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/statesmania.htm.  Teachers can download free version for schools
Operating System:mac/win
Number of Players: 1
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed: none
Subject Area: Social Studies
Objectives: to enhance student knowledge of state trivia, including capitals, location, size, etc.
Brief Description: player can select a level to play at and is given questions testing their knowledge of the states, being awarded points along the way
Entry Capabilities Required: player does not need any background knowledge of the states, a tutorial is given on each state at the first level

Rating: (1-5)

Strong Points: : educational, can be used for all ages, easy to operate
Weak Points: poor graphics, sound effects
Reviewer: Matt Allen
Position: : student at SUNY Potsdam
Date Reviewed: 02.22.00
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh G3 233, 64mb ram.