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Revision as of 11:05, 22 January 2020

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Original Windows 3.0 version.

Microsoft's Solitaire is a video game version of the card game Klondike Solitaire originally developed by Wes Cherry. Versions of the game have been included with every release of Windows since version 3.0 in 1990. Each new major update of the OS has also included an update of Solitaire.

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


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.


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Best Version: Windows Vista

— This section contains spoilers! —


  • 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.


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


  • Nothing.