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Special Features for Your Best Ever Experience with Digital Solitaire

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Special Features for Your Best Ever Experience with Digital Solitaire

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGamePlaying card games on your personal computer, phone, or mobile device is never going to be the same as playing with a physical deck of playing cards. Few things can compare with the pleasure of riffling through a new deck of cards, shuffling and dealing fresh card-stock, and admiring the artwork of a custom deck. The interaction with other people is another essential element that usually makes card games fun, whether it's the personal challenge of pitting your brain-power against others, or just the social banter around the table.But when it comes to playing solitaire card games,...

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Popular Builder Solitaire Card Games

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Popular Builder Solitaire Card Games

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameSolitaire is the much beloved choice for killing time in the office or at the home computer. The three most popular solitaire card games are Klondike, Spider, and FreeCell, and these enjoy dizzying heights of popularity as a result of being included as part of Microsoft Windows in the 1990s (for more on this, see my article: The three most played solitaire card games in the world). What these three games have in common is that they all fit the "builder" genre. That means that they follow the basic formula of many solitaire games, where the overall objective is to arrange cards...

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The Best Digital Resources For Playing Solitaire

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The Best Digital Resources For Playing Solitaire

Digital Resources That You Should Know About by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameThe classic game of solitaire with playing cards has been keeping people amused for a couple of hundred years. The advent of computers has only helped make this genre of card games more accessible, easy, and fun to play. And as a previous article explains, there are real advantages in playing a digital version of solitaire. But what are some of the options for playing digitally? And of the different software that is available, which is the best? Factors to Consider To help figure out which digital resources are best, let's...

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Fun Games For Kids To Play Stuck At Home

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Fun Games For Kids To Play Stuck At Home

    The coronavirus quarantine has undoubtedly affected everyone in the world. As we all do our part in flatting the curve, it is important to take care of our mental health as well as our physical health. Months into quarantine, it seems that cabin fever is as widespread as the virus. Instead of rearranging your bookshelf again or vacuuming your house for the 4th time this week, consider entering into the world of card games. There are an infinite number of card games out there and a deck of cards is guaranteed cheaper than any electronic gaming device. Fight...

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The Advantages of Playing a Digital Version of Solitaire

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The Advantages of Playing a Digital Version of Solitaire

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGamePlaying cards really started blossoming more than six centuries ago, after arriving in Western Europe in the late 1300s. So what was the huge catalyst that was key to spread throughout Europe and eventually around the world? Card games. Solitaire card games, however, only began making a lasting mark after experiencing a boom in development some two hundred years ago in France.Two centuries is still plenty of time for solitaire card games to become entrenched into playing card culture. But despite this long history, the solitaire card game really only came into its own with the birth...

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