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World Of Solitaire

Free Online Card Games


Tiny
Published 03/08/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Shel Gatto
What can you use the app for?

World of Solitaire is a web based solitaire card game that lets users customize their experience with backgrounds, deck styles and animations. The site provides a handful of richly colored backgrounds, including wood grain, stone, grass, sky or tile. Users can also add a custom background by providing a URL. Deck options also vary and include Egyptian, Anglo-American, ornamental and Paris styles. The user can leave the site and return to their current game or restart using the built in menu. Additional features include undo move, view statistics and game variations. Users can also turn card animations on and off and choose to speed up or slow down the animation. Timers and scores can also be managed during play.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

World of Solitaire was introduced in 2011. The application hasn’t been widely discussed, but has received notable mentions (primarily in the form of user reviews). These praised World of Solitaire for the simple customizations that let the use easily enhance their experience as well as the numerous game type options easily accessible through the top menu. The application provides access to a simple yet popular game whenever the user has a few minutes or hours to kill.

What are the differences to other apps?

World of Solitaire offers a convenient way to play a timeless card game. Solitaire has been around for generations. It was introduced to computer users decades ago. World of Solitaire stands out because it offers a way to enjoy this well-known game from anywhere with internet access. The user can go a step further by customizing the game board, deck and type of game they play. The site gives the user access to a list of entertaining card games that are a great way to pass the time.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The appearance of the World of Solitaire game board depends on how the user chooses to set up their play space. Users can choose one of the offered backgrounds or add their own image using a URL. Deck types vary and include stylized suit symbols and face cards. Game play works much like old school computer solitaire, with a click and drag interface that lets users drop cards on top of any stack on the game board. World of Solitaire gives users a custom environment to enjoy one of the most played card games in the world.

How does the registration process work?

Newcomers are not required to sign up to begin playing. Those that plan to return frequently can create an account by clicking the white “Register” link in the upper, right hand corner of the page. A pop up box appears and asks for a username, password and email address. The user is instantly logged in after completing the form and submitting it. No further action is required to begin playing games on the site.

What does it cost to use the application?

World of Solitaire is available to all users for free. There are no subscription fees and all users receive access to all current games, even if they do not have an account. The site displays a banner advertisement tucked into one side which helps cover the cost of maintaining the services offered. Anyone can sign up and begin playing card games and saving their stats. All users are given access to the same features and customizations.

Who would you recommend the application to?

World of Solitaire is ideal for anyone who loves to play card games online. The application is free to use, which makes it appealing for all types of users. Casual players can visit the site to spend a little spare time in their day while serious players can improve strategies for various game types. The site is available anytime the user wants to stop by and play. Users are not required to log in to play which further cuts back on downtime.

  • Anyone can play, even without a registered account
  • Backgrounds can be changed or customized with a URL
  • Different deck types are available for all card games
  • Stats are recorded so the user can keep track of progress
  • Users can return to a game in progress any time


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