Solitaire Royale

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Developer(s)Software Resources International
Publisher(s)Spectrum HoloByte
Designer(s)Brad Fregger
Programmer(s)Michael Sandige (PC)
Brodie Lockard (Mac)
Artist(s)Dennis Fregger (Mac)
Platform(s)Amiga, Apple IIGS, MS-DOS, FM-7, Macintosh, MSX2, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X1
Release1987
Genre(s)Strategy

Solitaire Royale is a collection of solitaire games published by Spectrum HoloByte in 1987 for the Apple IIGS, MS-DOS, Macintosh, and Amiga. The eight games included are 3 Shuffles and a Draw, Pyramid, Golf, Corners, Reno, Klondike, Canfield, and Calculation. There are also three children's games: Pairs, The Wish, and Concentration.

Gameplay[edit]

Solitaire Royale is a computer solitaire card-game simulation. The game features colorful card-back designs, digitized sounds of cards shuffling, and eight solitaire games included.[1] The game features a tournament competition where the challenge is to accumulate the highest total score upon playing all eight games in a row, with the two combatants receiving exactly the same deal. When a solitaire game is won, fireworks are displayed.

Reception[edit]

The game received 5 out of 5 stars in Dragon #141 in the "The Role of Computers" column.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lesser, Hartley; Lesser, Patricia; Lesser, Kirk (January 1989). "The Role of Computers". Dragon (141): 72–78.

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