Pretty Good Solitaire
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The following review written by one of the Software Informer contributors applies to version 14.1
Pretty Good Solitaire is a comprehensive collection of solitaire games. The large number of solitaire games that it contains is truly impressive, and it is by far the biggest asset of this game.
It includes more than 800 different solitaire games, from popular ones like Klondike, Pyramid, Spider, and FreeCell to less-known ones.
Another nice thing about this solitaire collection is that it offers you a lot of customization options, letting you configure the look of the card deck and some aspects of the games themselves.
A unique feature provided by Pretty Good Solitaire is the “Solitaire Wizard”, which lets you create your own solitaire games either from scratch or by creating variations of the existing ones. Saving the currently played game for later is also supported, as well as endless undo and redo history.
On the other hand, the interface could have been a bit simpler and the how-to-play guides should have been integrated into it so that you could access them while playing the games. Currently, they are only available in a separate help file.
Ultimately, Pretty Good Solitaire is one of the better collections of solitaire card games. As it also offers many handy features and its downsides are minor, I can only recommend it.
- Truly comprehensive game pack.
- Contains plenty of customization options.
- Lets you create your own solitaire game.
- The interface could have been a bit simpler.
- The how-to-play guides could have been easier to find and access.
What's new in version 13.5
3 new games, increasing the total number from 792 to 795
What's new in version 13.0
10 New Games - 760 Games Total
The new games are Acquaintance One, Barricade, Boots, Crescent Four, Different Left, Great River, Limestone, Sleepers, Vincent, and Viper.
What's new in version 12.3
15 New Games - 740 Games Total
The new games are Aces Up Pairs, Carousel, Cup of Kindness, Dneiper, Dominion, Fair Maids, Fourteen Again, Klondike Territory, Luckier Thirteen, Milligan Yukon, Rank Spider, Sally, Seven by Seven Alt, Seymour, and Upside Down.
What's new in version 12.0
40 new games, 2 new card sizes
Pretty Good Solitaire is a collection of 820 solitaire card games, from classic games like Klondike, FreeCell, and Spider, to original games found nowhere else. Pretty Good Solitaire contains a solitaire game for every mood. Whether you want an easy, mindless game or an intellectual challenge, you will find it here. Pretty Good Solitaire is easy to play, giving you the choice of the standard drag and drop or its unique quick right button mouse clicks to move the cards. Don't settle for just being able to undo one move again, with Pretty Good Solitaire you can undo every move and redo them again if you wish. Leave a game while it is in progress and Pretty Good Solitaire will save it for you - when you enter that game again it will play the game back for you to where you left off. You can submit your statistics to the web site and see how you rank against other players. Pretty Good Solitaire has large and beautiful easy-to-read playing cards and lush backgrounds that make playing solitaire a visual delight and you can download additional cards as well. You can change the background to any color or any image. If you can't decide which game to play, Pretty Good Solitaire can select a game at random for you. You can even create your own solitaire games with the wizard! For an extra challenge, climb the levels of a quest by winning games and try to get the highest score! Warning: Pretty Good Solitaire may be addictive. We are not responsible for lost productivity, neglected spouses, children, or pets. We are not responsible for lost sleep because you stay up to play "just one more game". Pretty Good Solitaire makes solitaire more fun!
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