Solitaire Royale (PC, 5 1/4" Disk) Spectrum Holobyte - 1987 USA, Canada Release

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Solitaire Royale
Packaging cover Solitaire Royale.
Product ID 85004-00111
Product UPC 085004001116
Platform(s) PC
Media 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1987
Publisher(s) Spectrum Holobyte
Category(s) Entertainment, Traditional, Card Games, Solitaire
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

A collection of solitaire games.

For generations card game shave been a source of entertainment. One of the most popular and timeless is solitaire. Now Spectrum HoloByte brings you Solitaire Royale, a collection of solitaire games on your computer. Choose from eight different versions or play "The Tour," which is all eight versions in succession. Never be concerned about lost cards. Let the computer do the shuffling and dealing. An added touch is a selection of 10 different card backs and 5 beautiful card faces from which you choose your deck.

For the competitive spirited person, a tournament mode is included. The tournament option is unique because both you and your opponent will receive the exact same deal of the cards, something nearly impossible to do with a real deck of cards. To determine the winner, scores are accumulated for each player.

The random computer dealing means you will never play the same game twice! One of the most difficult things about playing Solitaire Royale is putting it away! You'll have hours of fun either alone or with friends.


  • 8 Different solitaire games.
  • Tournament competition.
  • Scoring.
  • User selectable card decks.
  • Changeable background colors in CGA mode.
  • Menu driven.

As an added feature, three children's games are included- Pairs, The Wish, and Concentration. Games are essential skill development tools for children, so they learn while they play.

Games of Solitaire Royale:

  • 3 Shuffles & A Draw
  • Pyramid
  • Golf
  • Corners
  • Reno
  • Klondike
  • Canfield
  • Calculation

System Requirements

Required CPU XT 8088/8086
Required RAM 256K
Supports Mouse Yes
Supported Video CGA

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Solitaire Royale. Retail Box back Solitaire Royale.



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