DescriptionPlay six different card games (Crazy Eights, Old Maid, Hearts, Gin Rummy, Cribbage, and Klondike Solitaire) against 0-3 computer opponents (as appropriate for each game).
There are 18 available computer opponents, including characters from other Sierra games (Colonel Henry Dijon, Shelly LeBlanc, Officer Sonny Bonds, Larry Laffer, King Graham, Roger Wilco and Princess Rosella), Sierra employees (Warren Schwader and Jerry Moore) and their children, and others. The different opponents play the different games at different skill levels, and are broken up into "Serious" and "Not-So-Serious" categories. All the opponents will taunt you (in character) as you play (though you can turn off in-game conversation if it's too distracting).
- "Hoyle's Book of Games: Volume One" -- US Back Cover title
- "Hoyle's Book of Games" -- US media title
- "Hoyle: Book of Games - Volume I" -- Alternate US media title
Part of the Following Groups
- Game Engine: Sierra's Creative Interpreter (SCI)
- Genre: Card / Tile game - Cribbage
- Genre: Card / Tile game - Gin Rummy
- Genre: Card / Tile game - Solitaire / Patience
- Hoyle licensees
|A neat collection of board games.||DOS||Tomer Gabel (4354)|
|The DOS Spirit||DOS||Dec 06, 2010||5 out of 6||83|
|Génération 4||Amiga||Apr, 1990||74 out of 100||74|
|ST Format||Atari ST||Nov, 1990||73 out of 100||73|
|Atari ST User||Atari ST||Oct, 1990||69 out of 100||69|
|The Games Machine (UK)||DOS||Dec, 1989||67 out of 100||67|
|Power Play||DOS||Nov, 1989||63 out of 100||63|
|Power Play||Amiga||May, 1990||62 out of 100||62|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||DOS||Nov, 1989||5.6 out of 12||47|
|Amiga Joker||Amiga||Mar, 1990||43 out of 100||43|
|ST Format||Atari ST||Dec, 1993||27 out of 100||27|
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