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[[Microsoft|Microsoft's]] '''''Solitaire''''' is a video game version of the card game [[Klondike Solitaire]]. The game has been included with every version of Windows since version 3.0 in 1990. Each new major update of the OS has also included an update of their Solitaire game.
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[[Microsoft|Microsoft's]] '''''Solitaire''''' is a [[puzzle video game]] developed by [[Wes Cherry]] and published by [[Microsoft]] along with [[Windows 3]] on 1990-05-22. It is a video game version of the [[card game]] [[Klondike Solitaire]]. Versions of the game have been included with every release of Windows since. Each new major update of the OS has also included an update of Solitaire.
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==Personal==
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I first played Microsoft's Solitaire in 1991 on my family's first computer, a 386 SX Packard Bell with Windows 3.0.
  
 
==Status==
 
==Status==
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==Review==
 
==Review==
* '''Overall:''' 3/10
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{{Video Game Review|3|7|6|4|5|Windows Vista}}
* '''Best Version:''' Windows 7
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{{Spoilers}}
  
 
===Good===
 
===Good===
 
* Every version of the game has offered a lot of options to make the rules less strict, like only drawing one card, undoing the previous move, and so forth.
 
* Every version of the game has offered a lot of options to make the rules less strict, like only drawing one card, undoing the previous move, and so forth.
* The ability to change the card back is cool, although, the early versions of the game had terrible card art.
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* The ability to change the card back is cool, although, the early versions of the game had terrible card art from which to choose.
  
 
===Bad===
 
===Bad===
* The early versions of the game were pretty ugly looking using a default 16-color EGA palette and no sound or music.
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* The early versions of the game were pretty ugly looking using a default 16-color [[Enhanced Graphics Adapter|EGA]] palette and lacked sound and music.
  
 
===Ugly===
 
===Ugly===
 
* Nothing.
 
* Nothing.
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==Media==
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<gallery>
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Microsoft Solitaire - WIN3 - Screenshot - About.png|Version 3.0.
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Microsoft Solitaire - WIN3 - Screenshot - Version 3.11.png|Version 3.11.
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</gallery>
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Solitaire en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Solitaire] - Wikipedia.
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{{Link|Wikipedia|https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Solitaire}}
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* [http://www.mobygames.com/game-group/microsoft-windows-operating-systems mobygames.com/game-group/microsoft-windows-operating-systems] - MobyGames (Windows OSs).
 
* [http://www.mobygames.com/game-group/microsoft-windows-operating-systems mobygames.com/game-group/microsoft-windows-operating-systems] - MobyGames (Windows OSs).
  
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Latest revision as of 14:20, 26 August 2020

Original Windows 3.0 version.

Microsoft's Solitaire is a puzzle video game developed by Wes Cherry and published by Microsoft along with Windows 3 on 1990-05-22. It is a video game version of the card game Klondike Solitaire. Versions of the game have been included with every release of Windows since. Each new major update of the OS has also included an update of Solitaire.

Personal

I first played Microsoft's Solitaire in 1991 on my family's first computer, a 386 SX Packard Bell with Windows 3.0.

Status

I own most versions of Windows, and likewise, own most versions of Solitaire. I have beaten standard play many times, and have even beaten Vegas mode.

Review

Video Game Review Icon - Enjoyment.png Video Game Review Icon - Control.png Video Game Review Icon - Appearance.png Video Game Review Icon - Sound.png Video Game Review Icon - Replayability.png
3 7 6 4 5

Best Version: Windows Vista

— This section contains spoilers! —

Good

  • Every version of the game has offered a lot of options to make the rules less strict, like only drawing one card, undoing the previous move, and so forth.
  • The ability to change the card back is cool, although, the early versions of the game had terrible card art from which to choose.

Bad

  • The early versions of the game were pretty ugly looking using a default 16-color EGA palette and lacked sound and music.

Ugly

  • Nothing.

Media

Links

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