Hoyle Book Of Games Volumes 1 & 2 (PC, 3 1/2" Disk) Slash - 1990 USA, Canada Release

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Hoyle Book Of Games Volumes 1 & 2
Packaging cover Hoyle Book Of Games Volumes 1 & 2.
Product ID 787659-000611
Product UPC 787659000611
Platform(s) PC
Packaging Retail Box
Media 3 1/2" Disk
Copyright date 1990
Publisher(s) Slash
Category(s) Entertainment, Traditional, Card Games
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Volume 1
6 Card games for the whole family:

  • Solitaire
  • Gin Rummy
  • Old Maid
  • Crazy Eights
  • Cribbage
  • Hearts

Back in the mid-eighteenth century, a fellow named Edmond Hoyle compiled the basic rules of play for card games in one book. Times have changed, and games have changed, but "according to Hoyle" still means "by the book".

Now Sierra brings you Hoyle's Official Book of Games, Volume One. With six games to play "by the book," Hoyle's has something for everyone; experienced card buffs will enjoy some of their old favorites, while novice players learn Hoyle's official rules as they play.


  • Six games include: Cribbage, Hearts, Gin Rummy, Crazy Eights, Old Maid, and even Klondike Solitaire.
  • On-screen rules and help make games easy to learn and play.
  • Play against any of 18 Sierra characters, with varying skill levels.

Volume 2
28 Different games of solitaire including:

  • Klondike
  • Canfield
  • Pyramid
  • Eliminator
  • Beleaguered Castle

Solitary pursuits.
A singular selection of solo entertainment Lovers of Solitaire or "Patience" card games have never had it so good. Hoyle, Volume 2, Solitaire is 28 completely different solitaire games in one terrific program.

A little something for everybody.
Some popular, some obscure, some you've never seen before! Hoyle, Volume 2, Solitaire brings you a fascinating variety of card games, from familiar favorites like Klondike, Canfield and Pyramid, to exotic exercises in card strategy such as Eliminator and Beleaguered Castle. There are even two entirely new solitaire games created just for you.


  • 28 Solitaire games in one program.
  • Easy and hard variations on each game.
  • Complete game rules on screen.

System Requirements

Required CPU XT 8088/8086
Required RAM 512K
Recommend Mouse Yes
Supported Audio Yes
Supported Video CGA

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Hoyle Book Of Games Volumes 1 & 2. Retail Box back Hoyle Book Of Games Volumes 1 & 2.



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