XP/VISTA/Windows 7 PATCH AVAILABLE WITH PURCHASE ONLY
Babyz is a single player game and screensaver in one. The game supports the use of a
headset and microphone and utilizes IBM Viavoice voice recognition so that the
player can better interact with the Babyz and teach them to talk. You purchase
the game with the Babyz that you like on the front of the CD case, according
to looks. You won't know the Babyz personality, likes or dislikes or how they
will interact with other Babyz until the game is played.
Initially, one baby is purchased with fifteen others on the disk available
for adoption in the future. However, only three Babyz can be played with at
once,the others are "sent to Grandma's." You may also link up to www.babyz.net
and adopt more Babyz, put them up for adoption, chat about your Babyz, download
items for them and post photos in the gallery.
Upon setting up the game, you will see a backdrop of a backyard going through
all the seasons. After a minute, you can watch a stork advance with his bundle
toward your door. He then rings the doorbell and you will see the installation
screens for Babyz ,IBM Viavoice and Direct X. Once the game is launched, you
enter the Babyz Adoption Serial Number(each has his or her own) found on the
front of the CD case. The Babyz then appears in the playroom background and
you can name him or her.
You'll notice a menu at the side with several buttons. Some examples include
the stork button, used for adopting more Babyz off your CD, a globe button that
connects you to the online adoption center and a many-faceted house button that
gives you a choice of rooms in which to move the Babyz. These rooms are where
they can play and interact as well as do the tasks specific to each room.
The many other symbols connected to the house give you egress to rooms where
your Babyz can sleep, be maintained (dressed, bathed, changed (G-rated), given
medical attention, play with toys, learn listen to records and get fed). You
can take the Babyz into the backyard to play, take their pictures and teach
them to talk.
Babyz start out at about the age of six months crawling on their tummies and
then progress to regular crawling and eventually walking and toddling. They
grow to about 15 to 18 months. You can also use Babyz as a screensaver and let
the Babyz play on the computer desktop.
Platform: Windows® 95/98/Me
CPU : Pentium 166 Mhz or better
Video : 800x600 16-bit
Other: 160MB Hard Disk Space, Sound Blaster or compatible 16-bit sound card with DirectX compatible drivers