HomeBoy

From the developer: ""HomeBoy is a program that allows children to write short stories in order to have them read back. It uses Microsoft's 'Text-To-Speech' engine and with the help of animated characters (MS Agents), the stories are brought to life on your PC. There are 120+ commands and 200+ animations embedded in the list of actions performed by the animated character (Merlin, Genie, Peedy or Robby). For example: Applaud, Think, Read, Write, Yawn, Sleep, Smile, Wave wand, Eat, Spin, Calculate, etc. There is also Tic-Tac-Toe game (5 levels of AI) and Riddles game (with 150 riddles to solve on 5 levels) with animations. Registration costs $19.95 and is free for those who purchased previous versions of the programs and to the parents of the special needs children.""
PriceUSD19.95
LicenseFree to try
File Size1.42 MB
Version1.3
Operating System Windows Windows XP Windows 98 Windows 95 Windows Me Windows 2000 Windows NT
System RequirementsWindows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP, MS Agent engine