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This version of Hoyle Card Games is the fifth release of this title. It contains sixteen games and a version of Hoyle Solitaire for the Palm OS.

The main new feature in this version is the 'International Games Selection' which introduces Skat, a three-player game from Germany and Tarot, the national game of France. All games have full sets of rules and a strategy guide. In common with other games in the series the player can play against ten animated AI opponents and can create their own likeness using the Facemaker function. Player identities created in this game can be used in other products such as Hoyle Board Games and Hoyle Casino and vice-versa.

The full list of games is: Bridge, Canasta, Crazy Eights, Cribbage, Euchre, Gin Rummy, Go Fish, Hearts, Memory Match a concentration like game, Old Maid, Pinochle, Pitch, Poker, Solitaire - forty three varieties, Spades, and War.

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Hoyle Card Games Windows The Solitaire game has the usual options for changing card backs and backgrounds.
Once a background has been selected it stays in use until it is changed
Hoyle Card Games Windows This is the Facemaker function where the player creates an avatar for their in-game identity. 
It is optional and identities created in other Hoyle games can be re-used in this game
Hoyle Card Games Windows Playing Canasta with Marvin.
It's worth reading the rules for this game 'coz we lost and not understanding the controls was probably the reason
Hoyle Card Games Windows The game of Hearts has the option to review all played tricks at the end of a hand

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  • "Hoyle Card Games 5" -- Install / Documentation title

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piltdown_man (138874) added Hoyle Card Games (Windows) on May 11, 2015
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