Dazzeloids (ダズロイド) is a CD-ROM-based edutainment title created by Rodney Alan Greenblat for the Pippin Atmark console.[1] It was awarded "The Best CD-ROM for Children" at COMDEX 1995.[2]


Dazzeloids (Pippin Atmark)

Dazzeloids (Pippin Atmark)

Playback demonstration.

Dazzeloids was originally released by Voyager Company in 1994 as a hybrid disc for Windows 3.0 and Macintosh.[3] The Pippin version was released in Japan on June 7, 1996.[4]

Greenblat went on to achieve wider recognition for his next project, PaRappa the Rapper for Playstation consoles, in which he began a longtime collaboration with producer Masaya Matsuura, the designer of Tunin'Glue, another Pippin title.[5][6]


  1. PIPPIN@MARK software release list (Japanese), Retrogeme.
  2. Dazzeloids (Japanese), RodneyFun. Accessed 2017-05-16.
  3. Dazzeloids / Rodney A. Greenblat., Virtual CD-ROM / Floppy Disk Library, Indiana University.
  4. ダズロイド (Japanese), Third Stage. Archived 1999-09-16.
  5. Chris Kohler, Power-Up: How Japanese Video Games Gave the World an Extra Life, p.144. 2016.
  6. Austin Clark, Retro Weekend: PaRappa the Rapper and Nanaon-Sha’s PlayStation Legacy, Invisible Gamer. 2015-04-18.

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