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Greetings!

Variants


World of Solitaire has many game "Variants" such as Klondike (Turn One) and Spider (1 Suit).

These variants are usually in parenthesis following the game name. However some variants don't follow this rule such as Crescent Relaxed and Pyramid Easy.

In order to be consistent, several games have been renamed:
Old Name New Name
Aces Up Relaxed=>Aces Up (Relaxed)
Algerian Patience Relaxed=>Algerian Patience (Relaxed)
Australian Patience Easy=>Australian Patience (Easy)
Canfield Relaxed=>Canfield (Relaxed)
Canfield Relaxed (Turn One)=>Canfield (Relaxed) (Turn One)
Crescent Relaxed=>Crescent (Relaxed)
Eight Off Relaxed=>Eight Off (Relaxed)
Golf Relaxed=>Golf (Relaxed)
Golf Strict=>Golf (Strict)
Josephine Relaxed=>Josephine (Relaxed)
Montana Relaxed=>Montana (Relaxed)
Pyramid Easy=>Pyramid (Easy)
Pyramid Relaxed=>Pyramid (Relaxed)
Pyramid Relaxed Easy=>Pyramid (Relaxed) (Easy)
Scorpion Easy=>Scorpion (Easy)
Scorpion Relaxed=>Scorpion (Relaxed)
Tri Peaks Strict=>Tri Peaks (Strict)
Tri Peaks Strict (Hidden)=>Tri Peaks (Strict) (Hidden)

Going forward any new "Variants" will always be in parenthesis. This should make finding variants in the game list easier.

Double & Triple


Some games have 2-deck and 3-deck variants, such as Double Easthaven and Triple Klondike.

Because these names start with Double or Triple instead of Klondike or Easthaven it was tricky for new players to realize these variants were available.

Thus to be consistent and make finding them easier, these games have been renamed:
Old Name New Name
Double Easthaven=>Easthaven (Double)
Double Easthaven (Kings Only)=>Easthaven (Double) (Kings Only)
Double Klondike (Turn One)=>Klondike (Double) (Turn One)
Double Klondike (Turn Three)=>Klondike (Double) (Turn Three)
Triple Easthaven=>Easthaven (Triple)
Triple Easthaven (Kings Only)=>Easthaven (Triple) (Kings Only)
Triple Klondike (Turn One)=>Klondike (Triple) (Turn One)
Triple Klondike (Turn Three)=>Klondike (Triple) (Turn Three)

For those that love playing the Double or Triple variants this change may take a little time to get used to, but I believe this a good change going forward as when I add new 2-deck and 3-deck variants for different games in the future I won't have to start their names with Double or Triple.

New Games


Since my last blog post in January, I've added 11 new games:
  • Feb: Beleaguered Castle
  • Feb: Citadel
  • Feb: Streets and Alleys
  • Feb: Canfield (Turn One)
  • Feb: Canfield (Relaxed)
  • Feb: Josephine (Relaxed)
  • Mar: Algerian Patience
  • Mar: Algerian Patience (Relaxed)
  • May: Canfield (Relaxed) (Turn One)
  • May: Seahaven Towers (Relaxed)
  • May: Crazy Quilt
All those games were requested by players and I have many more requested games to add!

I hope you all are enjoying the website and I hope you all continue to have fun playing!

New Game! More to come!

Greetings!

I just added a new game: Aces Up Relaxed

Over the past few years at least 3 people have requested a "relaxed" version of Aces Up and it's finally here.

This new version of World of Solitaire makes it a lot easier for me to add new games. So I plan on adding new games much more frequently than I have been in the past several years.

There over 90 new games that folks have requested over the years and now I'll finally be able to add them!

One thing to note, new games may not have a 'Tutorial Video' right away. Making the tutorial video takes me a bit of time and if I queue up a bunch and do them all at once, it's more efficient for me.


I hope you all are enjoying the web site and I hope you all continue to have fun playing!

Victory Image System Revamp

Greetings!

The Victory Image system has received a major overhaul!

In the old system, it was difficult to discover Rare and Mythical images. Your odds of seeing them were very low.

Here is the new system:


Victory Images are now grouped into levels, with 5 images per level. Once you discover all the images from Level 1, you unlock Level 2.

When you win, a random unlocked level is chosen and then a random image from that level.

You can increase the chance of discovering new images by winning games. Each time you win a game, you'll raise a bonus chance of seeing new images.

Thus the longer you play and win without seeing a new image, the easier it will become to discover a new image.

You can still prevent images from showing by simply clicking on them to X them out. I also fixed some bugs with that and now it should work much more reliably.

This new system should make it much easier to discover new images. In addition it should hopefully feel more rewarding as you 'level up'.

Lastly I plan on adding a lot more victory images in the future and this system makes it easier to do that.

I hope you all continue to enjoy playing :)

— Robert

Suit Ordering

Greetings!

I just added a new option to World of Solitaire: Suit Order

It allows you to specify an order cards should be in when they are auto played to a foundation.

It also sets the starting foundation order for games like Cruel, Trefoil and Crescent.

You can find it in your "Options" window under "Settings":


In games with more than 4 foundations, cards are ordered in this pattern:

Select the checkbox "Group Same Suits Together" to order them like this: ♥♥♣♣♦♦♠♠


Suit Ordering has been requested by several folks over the years and it's finally here!

If you don't want suits to be ordered, just select "Disable Suit Ordering" and it will behave just like it always has.

I hope you all continue to enjoy playing :)

— Robert

Other Languages

Greetings!

World of Solitaire now supports other languages!

You can change the language in "Options" under "Settings":


You can also change by clicking in the very bottom right corner on (en):


After clicking either, you will see the available languages at the bottom right corner:


Simply click one of the languages!

Different languages are at different web addresses. So if you want to continue to see World of Solitaire in your language of choice, after you change your language, bookmark the website.

Right now these languages are supported:
  • Bulgarian
  • Chinese
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Turkish
If your language isn't on the list, just comment below or e-mail me at robert@telparia.com

I'll make sure it gets added! :)

Thousands of folks from all around the world play every single day. I hope this option makes their experience more enjoyable!

I hope you all continue to enjoy playing :)

— Robert