Hoyle Kids Games

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In this compilation of kids classic games, Hoyle brings their familiar format of internet play and colorful graphics. It features 12 fun titles: Battling Ships, Checkers, Chinese Checkers, Snakes & Ladders, Crazy Eights, Go Fish, Memory Match, Old Maid, War, Hangman, Placer Racer and Speedy Racer. There's also 2 bonus games to be found - The Music Game (similar to Simon), and Tic Tac Toe.

By using the Facemaker utility, players can customize their own character avatar and play against built-in animated computer characters, and up to 3 other human players on the same computer or on the internet. You can alter screen background environments where the games are played to your liking, as well as adjust difficulty level. An animated talking Genie also explains the rules and provides any help required.

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Hoyle Kids Games Windows This is the game screen for Crazy Eights
Hoyle Kids Games Windows The Xylophone in the main menu starts the Music game
Hoyle Kids Games Windows This is the screen that's displayed while the game loads something new, in this case it was as the player abandoned a game of checkers and returned to the main menu
Hoyle Kids Games Windows The end of a Tic-Tac-Toe game. The fish blows bubbles which form the O's

Alternate Titles

  • "Hoyle Kids Games 2" -- Used in documentation and installation

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Tech with Kids (Computing with Kids) Windows Dec 15, 2000 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Review Corner Windows Nov, 2000 8.9 out of 10 89
Deaf Gamers Windows 2000 7.5 out of 10 75

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