package is a bundle of four CD-ROMs:
- Birth Horoscope Interpreter
- Oracle of Changes
- Tarot Magic
- The Art of Palmistry
You won't get super-dazzling
multimedia with most of the CDs in this set, but you will enjoy
some decent interpretations--from the perspectives of Astrology,
Tarot, Palmistry and the I-Ching.
Astrology CD-ROM, Birth Horoscope Interpreter, features
some helpful, professional descriptions of different points in a
person's natal chart (birth horoscope). It's relatively easy to
use, although novices may need time to get accustomed to the
interface. The best feature of this disc is its well-written
interpretations--they're never dire, and always
astrological meanings of the planets, signs, houses, and more are
given in addition to the personalized interpretations. Reports and
charts are printable. This program is well done, exploring the
Astrology of an individual in depth.
Magic offers 10 Tarot decks to choose from and an equal number
of spreads. Interpretations of the cards on their own, as well as
their positions in the selected spread, are given. Also included
are some essays on the history and use of the Tarot. This CD-ROM
of Palmistry features a palm simulation, interpretations of
the different lines, mounts, and other markings on the hand, and a
palmistry glossary. The experience is not unlike reading a book on
the computer. However, the interpretations are fascinating for
anyone with an interest in the subject.
the Oracle of Changes is based on the I-Ching. Users ask a
burning question, cast the coins when they're ready, and then read
the "solution" to their problem. They can have a good
time trying to align the question they have asked with the
symbolism offered. The answers are rather poetic and symbolic, and
users are encouraged to add their own notes to their readings.
Corresponding artwork is included to add to the whole experience.
the Oracle of Changes is the most dazzling. The others
don't feature especially captivating multimedia, but they do
deliver some satisfying interpretations.
Some will argue that
authenticity is lost when divinatory arts are performed on the
computer--especially with the I-Ching and Tarot (for example,
holding the deck of cards in one's hands is considered important
when doing a Tarot reading). The Oracle of Changes attempts
to overcome this by allowing the user to simulate the casting of
the coins themselves, using their mouse.
- Economical set of 4
- Interpretations given
are quite interesting.
- The astrology CD
features excellent interpretations that dig deeper into
the subject than most.
- Captivating graphics in
the Oracle of Changes CD.
- Some of the discs are
lacking in the multimedia department.
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