Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time

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Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time
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Developer(s)7th Level
Publisher(s)7th Level
Designer(s)Monty Python
Platform(s)Macintosh, Windows (95/3.x)
Release4 October 1994[1]
1995 (Mac)[2]
Genre(s)Software toy
Mode(s)Single player

Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time is a collection of minigames, screensavers, desktop wallpaper and icons for Mac OS System 7 and Windows released in 1994 by 7th Level, Inc. It was brought on board the Mir Space Station by astronaut Michael Foale.[3]

Reception[edit]

In 1995, it won the Codie award for "Best Strategy Program" from the Software Publishers Association.[6]

MacUser named Complete Waste of Time one of 1996's top 50 CD-ROMs, and gave it a score of 4.5 out of 5.[5]

Sales[edit]

The game shipped more than 50,000 units worldwide by December 1994.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "7th Level, Inc. announces strong performance and prominent awards for new Monty Python CD-ROM; Multimedia World, Computer Life, PC Computing, New Media also give Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time highest ratings". Business Wire. 8 December 1994. Archived from the original on 3 December 2008. Retrieved 13 August 2021 – via The Free Dictionary.
  2. ^ "7th Level and Morgan Creek to develop "ACE VENTURA"; CD-ROMS action adventure and educational titles to be developed". Business Wire. 13 September 1995. Archived from the original on 7 October 2008. Retrieved 11 August 2021 – via The Free Dictionary.
  3. ^ "Last American bound for Mir dreads isolation, not breakdowns". The Item. 19 January 1998. Retrieved 31 August 2021.
  4. ^ Burr, Ty (16 September 1994). "SPOON ME WITH A GAG". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on 25 April 2009. Retrieved 31 August 2021.
  5. ^ a b "MacUser's 1996 Top 50 CD-ROMs". December 1996. Entertainment and Leisure. Archived from the original on 5 June 2000. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  6. ^ "1995 Codie Awards Winners". SIIA.net. Software & Information Industry Association. Archived from the original on 26 October 2007. Retrieved 10 February 2010.

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