“Hardwood Solitaire” game is a cards game to play alone, as you sure guess from its name. So if you like playing cards and you are alone at the moment, go ahead and try this game out to see if you like it. If you are asking yourself why to play cards on the computer instead of using real cards, there are several answers that come up to my mind. For example, if you are a laptop user, you can play during a trip or a waiting room without the need of carrying a deck with you. Besides, the game offers alternative backgrounds and sound themes that make it more interesting to play a solitaire. Most important of all, you have access to 101 different types of solitaire games with full help available, so you won’t get bored for a long time.
If you don’t know how to play a solitaire game that won’t be a problem since “Hardwood Solitaire” has an interactive help that will show you how to play in no time. When you press the help button, a side bar displays keeping the game on sight and as you read the information the game shows you in the screen what’s going on.
There are multiple solitaires from which you can choose, all varying in skills, time, chance to succeed, number of decks and object. One of the main five solitaires is the Klondike which object is to build the foundations (4 piles) from Ace to King and clean the tableau.
When you enter the game, you’ll be reaching the Main Menu, with the following options:
- Choose game: choose from the 101 different solitaires available to play.
- Select Player: you can create several profiles to share your game with family and friends.
- Help: an interactive help to teach you how to play each game.
- Options: View game options and adjust settings, such as sound volume, and music volume, among others
- High scores, About and Close: no further explanation required.
- Check for Updates: launches a web browser to the game’s home page.
You can try this game for 60 minutes before you buy the licensed version. If you like it, you can buy this game for only 19.95 dollars, right from the Oberon Media Game Center, on the Web.
About system requirements, here’s a list for you to check out:
• Windows XP/Vista
• P166 or Higher
• 32 MB RAM
• 25 MB of Disk Space
• 800x600 16bit Color or Better
- Easy to learn how to play the game using the interactive help
- Affordable price
- Many different types of solitaires
- Only available in English
- It’s not a multiplayer game
- Use on network is not supported