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Bicycle Holiday
 
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Just in time for the upcoming holiday season, Abandonia is proud, or at least ambivalent, about presenting the Bicycle Holiday Collection of well-known card games. This collection includes four card games: Bridge, Cribbage, Poker and, of course, the ubiquitous Solitaire. 

All four games use a Windows-type interface made famous by Wes Cherry’s Solitaire for Windows released with Windows 3.1. That is, the forest green background, outline dragging and adjustable options. 

Cribbage, a game I’ve not played since my college days– um, 16 years ago, is well done. It features hints and offers break outs of the point scoring so you can refresh your memory on the crazy rules involved. Poker offers both Draw Poker and Stud Poker, with a couple variations of each. Play against an interesting mixture of characters, such as Archie (Bunker), represented by a stogie or Spock (of Vulcan) designated by the Federation emblem. Solitaire features 7 variations for you to enjoy. While it is a DOS-based game it is just as nice as many Windows offerings. Still fun after all these years I played a few hands evaluating the game. Finally, bridge is a game I do not know how to play, so I cannot really say much about it other than it looks as nicely done as the other games. 

All in all, this is a family-safe, easy to play collection of classic card games with solid, time-proven game play. It’s perfect for your mother, grandma, or sister to play… and heck, even you.


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