JumpStart 1st Grade
Windows - 1995
Also available on: Windows 3.x
Description of JumpStart 1st Grade
Here is the video game “JumpStart 1st Grade”! Released in 1995 on Windows, it's still available and playable with some tinkering. It's an educational game, set in a graphics / art, math / logic, fantasy, music and reading / writing themes and it was released on Windows 3.x as well.
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Rosen 2022-05-22 0 point
I remember when I got this game through Happy Meal from McDonalds. This was one of my favorite games.
Jeh 2022-05-08 3 points Windows version
HOW DO I MAKE JUMPSTART 1ST GRADE WORK PLS GIVE ME A FULL TUTORIAL TO MAKE IT WORK I HAD A DREAM ABOUT IT :((((((
Kalizma92 2022-03-18 0 point Windows version
For those of you like Ben that were having difficulty actually installing the game: I was able to get it to run flawlessly on a Virtual Machine. You can download VMWares Workstation (Free 30 day trial, no CC required) and then download and install Windows XP onto the VM. Prior to doing this I was able to mount the ISO and launch the menu but clicking install did absolutely nothing. I'm on a ASUS ROG laptop running Windows 10. I followed the following guide on oldgamesdownload website: https://oldgamesdownload.com/wiki/windows-xp-vm/ But Workstation 12 is no longer available, I downloaded VMWare's workstation 16, which worked just fine
Jake 2022-01-24 0 point Windows version
Is there a way you could have the 1994 version with the original Frankie voice as a download option? This version (1995) has the re-recorded Frankie voice.
Joe Biden 2021-12-25 -7 points Windows version
When you get as old as I am you have to play these games occasionally to keep your wits sharp. I just wish they had a game that would teach me how to change my own diaper.
ghoul 2021-07-18 0 point
just keeps telling me to close "uninstall shield" even though i don't have that open. i've tried each file, i've tried to run as admin, mounted with two different things, changed the compatibility settings and everything :((( super bummed
ben 2021-07-02 -1 point Windows version
mounted the image file but it wont install on my PC. Im Running windows 7 on an old laptop.
bridegriggs98 2021-06-09 1 point
i used to play this game as a child. we just dont have the same kind of games anymore. this game was very fun and satisfying, while learning what was being taught to you at the same time
Anna 2021-01-08 1 point
I had the same error message as the rest so I downloaded WinCDEmu but the actual driver installer never popped up. Am I missing something?
Megs 2020-08-05 0 point
I did similar stuff to Nicky. The way my computer did it was I selected to open in the WinCDEmu app after I set up WinCDUmu.
Annie 2020-07-31 1 point
I remember back when I was maybe around 5-6 years old, playing this game, and I didn't care to do anything in orderly fashion, properly, or even within a time limit. I mostly cared to explore and experience all the game had to offer. From every area, to every item, and every in-game character (if at all responsive).
I can't recall how many times I have looked back on my childhood and always thought of this game. A classic of its series and knowing that this, along with Jumpstart: Adventure Challenge, is what led me to loving video games and grasping content that was beyond my age at the time. I never did go to preschool, I learned multiple things in life through flashcards at that time, and started my school years out in kindergarten instead.
I miss my childhood like most, but my newly found discoveries at that age sparked joy in my life that I still carry with me in spirit today.
Nicky 2020-07-27 10 points
Ok, I figured it out (So far so good). I tried a few different programs to run the image file but most didn't work for me. The software that did work was WinCDEmu. I downloaded it here: https://wincdemu.sysprogs.org/download/
1. Download file
3. Download image software (WinCDEmu)
4. Right click on disk image file and select "Select drive letter & mount"
That just worked for me on my PC!
Nicky 2020-07-27 0 point
Just downloaded this and am using Daemon tools lite. Install doesn't seem to do anything. Any advice?
Pearlite 2020-07-25 2 points
One of my earliest computer memories is of my toddler self waking up early in the morning, turning on the computer and starting this game, only for my parents to tell me that it was time for me to go to preschool.
The thing I remember most about playing this game was how big it was. My older-self's brain tends to be very goal-oriented, thinking about how to finish a game in the fastest time with the fewest errors. But as a child, when I played this, "winning" wasn't so important. I had more fun clicking on everything just to see what would happen, sometimes multiple times to see it repeat over and over. I also remember I would also deliberately activate the cooking machine too early because I thought watching the Glop Monster rampage across the screen was hilarious. "Oh no! It's the Glop Monster! AAAHHHOOOHHHAAAGRRRAHHH!!"
The game does have goals, though. You could play the games and earn points toward prizes, but you don't really have to do any of that. The real draw of this game is exploration-based learning; it's got books to read, songs to dance to and fun places to visit and play around in, and it doesn't penalize the player too hard for making mistakes. That's why the game is a classic.
Bolicho 2020-07-16 0 point
ASHLEYDH, how did you manage to install the game? I get the same error you did
ashleydh 2020-07-14 0 point
Disregard previous comment, got it to download and super excited! Does anyone know how to fix the audio issues?
ashleydh 2020-07-13 2 points
Says disc file is corrupted, are there any instruction on how to download?
Pmc88 2020-06-18 0 point
Every time I try to run it asks me to insert a disc or key if some sort. Does the game have a crack to get around this?
damnboi 2020-05-30 0 point
you guys literally have all the games i can think of when i used to play as a kid thanks
Pearlite 2019-09-22 0 point
The screenshots accompanying this game appear to be for the 1999 remake, and not the original edition, which I owned.
The original edition is tough to find these days. All I can find is the "classic" re-release, which dubbed over all of Frankie's dialogue to sound more high-pitched and child-like, and made a few graphical changes, but was otherwise the same.
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Windows 3.x Version
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