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Theme: German History

This is a list compiled of MacGarden entries that affect the German History:

Culture based content:

Duerer. Interactive Visit Albertina
(Mac OS X (PowerPC), Windows 98/ME/2k)
This show offers a survey of the relevant subjects and genres Albrecht Dürer dealt with in his art.

Beethoven & Beyond
(68k, runs on PowerPC as well, Windows 3.1/95)
The third volume of the "So I've Heard" series begins with an explosion - the musical upheavals brought about by the innovations of Ludwig van Beethoven - and follows the unfolding of the Romantic movement through the compositios of Schubert, Chopin, and Brahms.

Goethe in Weimar
(68k, PowerPC, Windows 3.1/95)
This CD-ROM (in German language) shows different aspects of Goethe's life. His main works are introduced by short films or sound recordings of readings.

Lindenstrasse - CD-ROM zur Fernsehserie
(68k, PowerPC, Windows 3.1/95)
Lindenstrasse is a series of the German TV station "WDR" and is regarded as the first German soap opera.

Paul Hindemith: Life and Work
(68k, PowerPC, Windows 3.1/95)
Paul Hindemith is a composer of the 20th century.

German Postal Service ("Deutsche Post") content:

Das Postleitzahlenbuch
(68k, runs on PowerPC as well, DOS)
The 5-digit zip/postal codes used in Germany after its reunion, replacing the older 4-digit zip codes used before. Comes with Mac floppy and PC CD ROM.

Philatelie CD #1
(PowerPC, Windows 3.11/95)
Covers stamps used in West Germany between 1945 and 2001.

Philatelie CD #2
(PowerPC, Windows 95/98/../XP)
Covers stamps used in East Germany (GDR) between 1945 and 1990.

Philatelie CD #3
(PowerPC, Windows 95/98/../XP)
Covers stamps used in Old Germany and the different German Reich's between 1849 and 1945.


Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
(68k, runs on PowerPC as well)
Why not add games to this list? Wink

Over the Reich
(68k, PowerPC, Windows 3.1/95)
Takes place during World War II, and you can fly for either the German Luftwaffe, the Royal Air Force, or the USA Air Force.

Ring: The Legend of the Nibelungen
(PowerPC only)
Part of this story takes place in Germany.

The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery
(68k, PowerPC (Mac-only CD ROM)
"Knight and Nakimura's search for clues takes them to Munich, King Ludwig II's famous Neuschwanstein Castle, Altötting, and Bavaria's forested countryside. Their efforts lead them to uncover the truth about King Ludwig's mysterious death and discover a lost Richard Wagner opera."

Panzer General
A turn-based game, set on operational level hex maps (Mac-only CD ROM)
(68k, PowerPC, DOS)

Wolfenstein 3D & Return to Castle Wolfenstein
(Wolfenstein 3D: 68k, PowerPC, Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Mac OS X (PowerPC), Intel)
If Family Feud asked 100 Americans to name a German castle, Neuschwanstein would not top the board.

U-Boat, Wolfpack, Red Baron, Patton Versus Rommel
(68k, run on PowerPC as well)
Games about warfare with a prominent German angle.

From 1933 to 1945 content:

Anne Frank House CD-ROM
(PowerPC, Windows 95/98/../XP)
The Anne Frank House is the house on the Prinsengracht in Amsterdam, where Anne Frank wrote her now world-famous diary (The Annex) during the Second World War.

Berlin Connection [German]
(PowerPC, Windows 98/ME/../XP)
A 1999 game set in the aftermath of the Berlin Wall coming down.

Berlin im Untergrund: Potsdamer Platz
(Mac OS X (PowerPC), Windows 98/ME/2k)
Explores the underground of Berlin during different time frames.

(PowerPC, Windows 95/NT)
Franz John explores the dead line between the previous two German Countries by bicycle, equipped with a video camera.

Gegen das Vergessen: Eine Dokumentation des H.
(68k, PowerPC, Windows 95/98/../XP)
Photographs, films, audio and text material from archives around the world.
(68k, PowerPC, Windows 95/98/../XP)

Lest We Forget
(68k, runs on PowerPC as well)
An entry thanks to Butterburger, a Reference title subtitled with "A History of the Holocaust".

Seven Days in August
(68k, runs on PowerPC as well)
Describes the Build of the Wall in Berlin/Germany.

The Complete Maus
(68k, runs on PowerPC up to Mac OS 8.6 as well)
Art Spiegelman's record of his father's history as a graphic novel, conducts a series of interviews with him over several years, which I couldn't resist to comment with "If a German would pronounce that location as "Mauschwitz", he would be jailed for 10 years minimum."

Political content:

German Social History
(PowerPC, Windows 95/98/../XP)
In German (s)lang(uage), this CD-ROM informs about German social history from the Middle Ages to the present.

Auftrag: Frieden ("Order: Peace")
(68k, PowerPC, Windows 95/NT)
This CD-ROM informs about history of German Bundeswehr from 1949 to 1998.

Learning content:

(PowerPC, Windows 95/98/../Vista)
Teaches German history, culture, and geography to ages 9 and up.

Puzz-3D: Neuschwanstein Bavarian Castle
PowerPC, Windows)
I think I should visit this castle again, to take pictures of Japanese sightseers, which take pictures of the castle. Wink


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Joined: 2009 Apr 8

Daxeria, I should not forget to thank you supporting me with this topic. Smile

butterburger's picture
Joined: 2014 Aug 16

IIGS_User, you are most impressive. I appreciate you. Thank you for continuing to compile this list (and thank you for the rest/your efforts in general).

IIGS_User's picture
Joined: 2009 Apr 8

Thank you for the good words!

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Joined: 2016 Mar 19

Happy new year, IIGS_User. I know that French title is also on the leechers side website Tongue and also with the complete manual. I've seen it recently...

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Joined: 2016 Dec 30

Can we have a 68k section for that list, please?

IIGS_User's picture
Joined: 2009 Apr 8

Nice idea, it could be worth the effort to compile it.

m68k's picture
Joined: 2016 Dec 30

Specifically since this bitten apple won't just stockpile those apps, but plans to actually use them. Laughing out loud

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Joined: 2009 Apr 8

This list now covers architecture requirements.