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Microsoft Solitaire (Windows 3.x)

Microsoft Solitaire Windows 3.x Starting with a fresh deal (EGA).

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Description

Oft described as the most popular computer game ever. It was developed by an intern at Microsoft in 1988. It has 3 modes of play and a small selection of card images. It's come with every version of windows since 3.0.

The goal of the game is to sort the deck in to 4 sequential stacks of suits. (clubs, diamonds, spades and hearts.) You flip 1 to 3 cards from a deck and place them in alternating color sequential order. The table has a selection of 10 stacks of cards that you can flip from as well. The 10 stacks serve as your holders for alternating color sequential rows. The 4 suits are started with an ace and are added to as the game progresses.

Screenshots

Microsoft Solitaire Windows 3.x Did you just see the sun... it... aw, I've been playing this for too long, I'm imagining things! (EGA)
Microsoft Solitaire Windows 3.x Endgame -- just file them away! (Super VGA)
Microsoft Solitaire Windows 3.x After all my work to isolate the famous "cascading card deck" winning animation, the screenshot capture button makes it all go away.  But this is what you get after game completion. (Super VGA)
Microsoft Solitaire Windows 3.x After playing for a while (EGA).

Alternate Titles

  • "Microsoft Solitär" -- German title
  • "Microsoft Pasjans" -- Polish title
  • "Microsoft Paciência" -- Brazilian title

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The Press Says

Softpedia Dec 29, 2005 8 out of 10 80

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Trivia

This form of solitaire is commonly called Klondike, though it is also known as Canfield, Chinaman, Demon, Fascination, or Small Triangle.

Klondike is one of the harder solitaire games to win at but the option to draw the cards singly rather than three at a time improves your odds greatly.
Scott Monster (919) added Microsoft Solitaire (Windows 3.x) on Dec 19, 2003
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