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Hoyle Official Book of Games: Volume 2 (DOS)

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From the back cover:
    Warren Schwader's Hoyle, Volume 1, Book of Games has sold more than 250,000 copies worldwide. Now he brings you more hours of entertainment with Hoyle, Volume 2, Solitaire.

    SOLITARY PURSUITS



    A singular selection of solo entertainment

    Lovers of Solitaire or 'Patience' card games have never had it so good. Hoyle, Volume 2, Solitaire is 28 completely different solitaire games in one terrific program.

    A LITTLE SOMETHING FOR EVERYBODY



    Some popular, some obscure, some you've never seen before!

    Hoyle, Volume 2, Solitaire brings you a fascinating variety of card games, from familiar favorites like Klondike, Canfield and Pyramid, to exotic exercises in card strategy such as Eliminator and Beleaguered Castle. There are even two entirely new, never before seen solitaire games, Warren Schwader's Slide and Bowling games.

    FEATURES



    • 28 Solitaire games in one program.
        -Calculation          -8 Off
        -Strategy             -Shamrocks
        -Eagle Wing           -Yukon
        -Beleaguered Castle   -Eliminator
        -Klondike             -Slide
        -Canfield             -Bowling
        -Golf                 -Nestor
        -Flower Garden        -Aces Up
        -Scorpion             -Gaps
        -Spiderette           -Penguin
        -La Belle Lucie       -Pyramid
        -Fortress             -Triplets
        -Baker's Dozen        -Poker Square
        -Cribbage Square      -Bristol
    • Easy and Hard variations on each game.
    • Mouse, Keyboard or Joystick interface.
    • Full color high resolution graphics.
    • Complete game rules on screen.


    Warren Schwader is the Ace of electronic card games, beginning in 1981 with Sierra's Hi-Res Cribbage, and continuing his winning streak with the 6 entertaining pastimes in Hoyle, Volume 1, Book of Games, and the 28 challenging diversions of Hoyle, Volume 2, Solitaire. He lives in central California with his wife and daughter.

    Contributed by Belboz (6553) on Oct 19, 2001.