I like to read Boomers' comments about games, so I thought I'd contribute too.
I bought the Journeyman Project Trilogy and have just finished the first game. My system is Win98 and installation was smooth after picking up some tips from the glitches forum.
There is a bit of preparation before playing. Make sure you read the manual for the game (it's on the CDrom). I played the whole game with the mouse. Movement is basic arrow controls. There are some gadgets to become familiar with, but once used a few times, they all made sense and were easy to manipulate.
Basically you view the world through an eyepiece
and early on in the game, you don a body suit that protects you from the enviroments of the places you visit in the past.
You are an agent that works at the Temporal Security Annex. This place houses a time machine and your job is not only to guard it, but, should a breech in time happen, use the machine to go back in time to fix it. Of course, the alarms go off while you are on duty, and you travel back to 3 different times to stop the present from being altered. Each place has its own inventory to find and puzzles to solve. There is a maze, but you are equipped with a mapping device that tracks your movements for you (a software feature I could have used many times over in other games). There are some timed puzzles, but they are amazingly forgiving, especially if you save game reguarly. I did use some hints, and a WT at some points, but mainly because I had missed a clue that was given in the beginning narrative. You can die in this game so save alot.
The only negatives I have are regarding the dated graphics (play this one in 256 color and 640 X 480
resolution) and one puzzle in particular that required honing in on targets (my 'fine-mouse control' is not that great. The positives are if you enjoyed the game as I did, Journeyman 2 and 3 are waiting in the wings.
Becoming an iPad junkie.