Cribbage King/Gin King (Apple IIGS, 3 1/2" Disk) Software Toolworks - 1990 USA, Canada Release

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Cribbage King/Gin King
Packaging cover Cribbage King/Gin King.
Product ID 24294-03497
Product UPC 024294034978
Product ISBN 0-935029-58-3
Platform(s) Apple IIGS
Packaging Retail Box
Media 3 1/2" Disk
Copyright date 1990
Publisher(s) Software Toolworks
Category(s) Entertainment, Traditional
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Play Cribbage like a King!

First played by Kings and Queens in the 1600's, Cribbage is one of the world's oldest and most popular card games. Now, the creators of the award-winning Chessmaster 2100 and Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing bring you the challenge and mastery of Cribbage in... Cribbage King.

Whether you're already a Cribbage master or just beginning, Cribbage King is the game for you. With Cribbage King, you'll play against the strongest computerized Cribbage engine in the world. Seven Artificial Intelligence computer personalities- each with his or her own unique playing style- await you. You can even ask them for hints! (Receive answers in easy, conversational English.) Cribbage King has gorgeous, full-color, high-resolution graphics. Special Bicycle card designs are also included! Easy-to-use, menu-driven features and context-sensitive help create a game fit for a King.

Easy-to-use menu-driven features.

  • World's strongest Cribbage-playing algorithms.
  • Play Two-handed, Four-handed or Five-Card Cribbage.
  • Seven distinctive computer opponents.
  • Ask for advice from any computer opponent.
  • Use Setup Mode to devise scenarios for analysis.
  • Play "duplicate" Cribbage. Replay later using the same cards.
  • Special setup allows computer players to compete against each other.

Play Gin like a Master!

Gin King will astound you. Gin King brings you the fascination of playing one of the world's most popular card games: challenging play, great graphics and a real sense of fun.

Gin King's brilliance comes from the Artificial Intelligence labs that created the best-selling Chessmaster 2100 and Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing. Powered by the most advanced algorithms available, Gin King employs modern play techniques and sophisticated probability analysis. Adding to the sense of realism are stunning full-color, high-resolution graphics incorporating traditional Bicycle card designs. Gin King even lets you choose your opponents from seven computer personalities. They can play against you or give you hints (based on their different strengths and weaknesses!). Context-sensitive help and easy-to-use, menu-driven features satisfy the most demanding Gin enthusiast. With Gin King, you get the royal treatment!

Easy-to-use menu-driven features.

  • World's strongest Gin-playing algorithms.
  • Play Standard Gin or Oklahoma Gin.
  • Seven unique computer personalities.
  • Ask for advice from any computer player and receive hints and analysis in easy, conversational sentences.
  • Use Setup Mode to formulate scenarios for analysis.
  • Play "duplicate" Gin. Play again later with the same cards.
  • Set up "Computer Play" games where computer personalities play against each other.

System Requirements

Apple IIGS
Required CPU Apple IIGS
Required RAM 1MB
Rec. Hard Drive Yes

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Cribbage King/Gin King. Retail Box back Cribbage King/Gin King.



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