PySol 3.10 - a solitaire game collection

Markus F.X.J. Oberhumer
Wed, 12 Jan 00 06:52:03 GMT


                    PySol - a Solitaire Game Collection
                              Version 3.10


              Copyright (C) 1998, 1999 Markus F.X.J. Oberhumer

What is PySol ?

PySol is an exciting collection of 128 solitaire card games.

Among the supported games are classics like Aces Up, Baker's Game,
Canfield, FreeCell, Forty Thieves, Golf, Klondike, Monte Carlo,
Osmosis, Pyramid, Scorpion, Spider, Yukon, and many more...

PySol may be freely distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL.

PySol aims to be Commercial Quality Freeware.

Why yet another solitaire game ?

Here are some highlights of PySol:

  - currently supports 128 (!) distinct solitaire variants
  - based upon an extensible solitaire engine
  - very nice look and feel including multiple cardsets
    and background table tiles
  - unlimited undo & redo
  - load & save games
  - player statistics and log files
  - hint system
  - demo games
  - support for user written plug-ins - add your own solitaire variants
  - integrated HTML help browser
  - lots of documentation
  - fully portable across Unix/X11, Windows 95/98/NT and MacOS
  - written in 100% pure Python
  - just run it - no need to compile anything
  - freely available
  - distributed under the GNU GPL with full source code

Yeah, I know. But what's new ?

  * Implemented 17 new games.

  * Added sound support including samples and background MP3/MOD music.
    Sound is implemented by a rather generic server (a C program) using
    the SDL library for low-level mixing and playing.

  * Wrote some really fancy tree dialogs - Python programmers will
    definitely love these :-)

  * Added 19 great cardsets to pysol-cardsets. Many thanks to T. Kirk.

Cool. Where can I get it ?

Point your browser to
The PySol Gallery is awaiting your visit as well.

What do I need to start playing ?

PySol requires Python 1.5.2 and Tcl/Tk 8.0.5. Both packages are
freely available for Unix, Windows 95/98/NT and Macintosh.

BTW, there is no need to compile anything since the whole program is just
a Python script. Just run it, and that's all.


I'm looking for people who want to contibute new games, provide
additional graphics, scan cardset packs, improve the docs, etc.
Please see the README in the distribution about details.

License terms

PySol is Copyright (C) 1998, 1999 Markus Franz Xaver Johannes Oberhumer

PySol is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).
See the file COPYING.

Have fun,

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<P><A HREF="">PySol
3.10</A> - new version of Python Solitaire Games (using Tkinter); now
supports 128 (!) distinct solitaire card game variants.  (22-Dec-99)

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