Most of us are compulsive multitaskers, and that may account for
the popularity of solitaire games. What better way to get through
long conference calls than by matching up cards of the same suit?
Pretty Good Solitaire does an excellent job of exploiting the
addictive nature of playing cards. It claims to be the largest
collection of solitaire games available, with over 600 games.
Included, of course, are the classics: FreeCell, Spider, and
Klondike (the one you’re probably already familiar with).
Unlike with other solitaire programs, you’re given an amazing
amount of control. For instance, in many other games you must
settle for one undo move, but in this game you have unlimited
undos. You can easily leave the program and come back later to the
same game. Download a plethora of pretty card sets, and design your
own solitaire games. You can play alone or fire up your internet
connection to play against people online. You can also log your
score on the author’s site, and join fellow card players around the