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'''''Solitaire''''' is exactly as it sounds; it is simply a game of Klondike Solitaire. The game's box says that the game takes place on an island, as depicted on the game's cover art, but the game itself exhibits no such feature.
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'''''Solitaire''''' is exactly as it sounds; it is simply a game of Klondike Solitaire. The game's box says that the game takes place on an island, as depicted on the game's cover art, but the game itself exhibits no such feature. The object of the game is to line up all of the cards from Ace (A) to King (K), all while alternating between suit colors (red and black).
  
The game has a few different options.
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The game has a few different options; you can change the card back design from 5 different designs, there's a one-card and three-card draw mode, as well as options to mute music and/or sound effects.
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The game was criticized for its difficulty. One of which is the fact that all moves are final, and cards placed on the board cannot be moved unless going into the discard pile.
  
  
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Revision as of 18:31, 30 June 2020

Solitaire
Solitaire - NES.jpg
Platform: NES
Year: 1992
Developer: Odyssey Software

Solitaire is exactly as it sounds; it is simply a game of Klondike Solitaire. The game's box says that the game takes place on an island, as depicted on the game's cover art, but the game itself exhibits no such feature. The object of the game is to line up all of the cards from Ace (A) to King (K), all while alternating between suit colors (red and black).

The game has a few different options; you can change the card back design from 5 different designs, there's a one-card and three-card draw mode, as well as options to mute music and/or sound effects.

The game was criticized for its difficulty. One of which is the fact that all moves are final, and cards placed on the board cannot be moved unless going into the discard pile.


Screenshots

Solitaire - NES - Title Screen.png

The game's title screen.

Solitaire - NES - Gameplay 1.png

The main menu.

Solitaire - NES - Gameplay 1.png

Playing a game of solitaire.

Solitaire - NES - Gameplay 3.png

I won!

Music

Solitaire has a short soundtrack by Mike Smith, Odyssey Software's in-house composer.

Recording

# Title ComposerArrangerProgrammer Length Listen Download
01 Title Screen Mike SmithMike SmithGeorge Rucker 2:52
Download
02 Game Start Mike SmithMike SmithGeorge Rucker 0:04
Download
03 Game Theme Mike SmithMike SmithGeorge Rucker 4:10
Download
04 Victory Bob LandwehrMike SmithGeorge Rucker 0:22
Download

Credits

(Source, verification from Michael Crick.)

The game's credits are displayed on the title screen.

The Victory music was used in an earlier AVE game, Dudes With Attitude. That game only credits the designers. We have contacted Michael Crick, the game's programmer who said Bob Landwehr was the composer of those games. Because that game was released 2 years before this game, the Victory music is attributed to him.

Game Rip

Format

Download

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N/A


Ripping NES music is an arduous process that is beyond the scope of this site. The music was recorded in the Synthesia Mod of NSFPlay.

Releases

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Solitaire - NES.jpg
Title: Solitaire
Platform: NES
Released: 1992-??-??
Publisher: American Video Entertainment