Just Solitaire: a “Solitaire” experience!

Categories: Cards, Free, Games, Online, Shockwave

Just SolitaireJust SolitaireJust Solitaire is not a single game but a website fully dedicated to Solitaire card games! This site was launched in December 2004 by Gary Rosenzweig and his team from Clevermedia, and contains 26 different shockwave card games!

“The history of a group of card games known as Solitaire dates back to the mid-18th century. Internationally, the game of solitaire has many names. It is often called “Patience,” especially in Britain. In France, the game is sometimes called “Success” (reussite). Other languages, such as Danish, Norwegian and Polish often use the word “Kabal” or “Kabala” (secret knowledge) to describe these games. This goes back to the early origins of solitaire where the outcome of a game may have been though to be a type of fortune telling”.

Here is the introduction of the long story of how the Solitaire game became so popular. If you want to learn more, just have a look to “The history of Solitaire” on the website.

All the most famous Solitaire variations are available, such as Klondike, Pyramid, Spider or Free Cell to name just a few.

Select a game in the main page and then read the instructions carefully. Then click on the link at the bottom of the page to start playing. Click and drag any face-up card to move it with all the cards stacked on it (if any). A menu button is also available for each game: you can, at any time, clear the current game and start a new one or deal the cards exactly as they were dealt before. An undo option is also available (to the beginning if necessary), and the sound can be turn on or off.

My main complaint is that there is no high scores board nor forum implemented so far ; they would certainly help to keep players coming back from time to time.

That being said, with 26 different variations of Solitaire available for free, Just Solitaire is a recommended place if you’re looking for a “Solitaire” experience! Have fun!

By Eric

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2 Comments to Just Solitaire: a “Solitaire” experience!

  1. Nice variations. Those who are interested in other Solitaire games might want to check out Most Popular Solitaire. It’s a collection of 30 of the most popular (according to the author) solitaire games..

  2. Eric says:

    Juuso – This blog is dedicated to online free games, and for what I can see, the one you recommended is a commercial one.
    Why should we pay for something available for free on the web?????
    Please submit free games only ;)