Odell Down Under


Dive into sea survival.

Set in the exotic undersea world of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, Odell Down Under is similar to the classroom classic, Odell Lake, but on a much grander scale--and survival under the sea has never been more challenging! As colorful fish weave through the maze of coral, it's easy to believe you've found an underwater paradise. But even the most beautiful creatures can pose a deadly threat. Unlock the mysteries of the Great Barrier Reef with Odell Down Under.

Swim with the sharks...but don't get eaten...in Odell Down Under!

Hunt for prey. No matter which fish you choose to be, one of the more than 80 other species is sure to be on your list of favorite foods.

Hide from predators. The Great Barrier Reef is filled with hiding places. Staying out of sight during a predator's meal time can be an effective survival strategy.

Create your own fish. Design a fish of your own! Try to find the perfect balance of speed, endurance and agility to increase its chances of survival. Then take it out for a swim!


Learn what it takes to survive as a fish in Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Will you lurk from hiding place to hiding place as a moray eel? Aggressively attack prey as a blacktip shark? Or play it passive and hide from enemies? Whatever fish you choose to be, you'll need to quickly learn to tell friend from foe. Or you'll quickly become someone's dinner. A great way to learn about your place in the food chain and how you should act is to check out "Information Mode." This guide features lots of facts about over 100 life forms found in Odell Down Under--from an animal's predators and prey to its special abilities and social behavior. You can even create your own fish, giving it the perfect balance of speed, endurance, agility, and size to increase its chances for a long, healthy life in the Great Barrier Reef. Then send it out to fend for itself!

System Requirements:

Minimum Windows Requirements

  • CPU: 486SX, 25 MHz processor or higher
  • Software: MSDOS 5.0 or higher; Windows 3.1 or higher
  • RAM: 4 MB (8 MB recommended)
  • Hard Disk: Required
  • Monitor: SVGA graphics
  • CD-ROM: Double-speed
  • Sound: Windows-compatible sound card
  • Mouse: Required

Minimum Macintosh Requirements

  • CPU: 68030, 25 MHz processor or better
  • Software: System 7.1 or later
  • RAM: 4 MB RAM (8 MB recommended)
  • Monitor: 13" monitor or larger
  • CD-ROM: Double-speed

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