SolSuite Solitaire 2011

SolSuite Solitaire 2011

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 1067 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    11.0
  • Total Downloads:
    10,738,225
  • Date Added:
    December 12, 2010
  • File Size:
    24.75MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2,868
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7

Editors' Review

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This top-rated trial for one of the most popular solitaire programs around continues to improve. The 2009 version of SolSuite Solitaire adds another two original games, bringing the grand total to 500...for now. Expect to see even more new games in later releases. The excellent trial offers a free month of play (with three shuffles per game), and big solitaire fans will likely register before the 30 days are up.

The helpful interface lets you browse games grouped by type, time, difficulty, and skill level, or you can have the program choose a variation at random. SolSuite provides a glance at each game's rules, a difficulty rating, and a layout. Players can choose between different card sets and backgrounds, and they can even create their own solitaire games using the Rules Wizard.

Strategies, tips, and hints help beginners, and adepts will enjoy the robust statistics including graphs, 3D charts, tables, logs, and online high scores. You can always undo your moves and return to a good position. The suite supports multiple players, which is perfect for families and tournaments. A longtime editor and user favorite on CNET Download.com, SolSuite looks likely to further satisfy our solitaire cravings in 2009.

 
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  • Current Version

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4 stars

"Great game so so customer support"

September 24, 2014  |  By gpc111

 |  Version: SolSuite Solitaire 2014 14.9

Pros

Top notch games. Second to none. Great graphics and nicely organized. There is no complaints about the games.

Cons

Customer support is lacking. The install routine is rude.and makes additions without asking permission.

Summary

When you purchase the game you receive one year of free updates. Version 14.9 was just released. To receive the up date you must send in a form to TreeCardGames: requesting the new activation code. 24 to 48 hours later you receive the code. If you don't request the code you are sent an email with the new code.... 3 to 4 weeks later. This may have been fine 20 years ago but in today's world of instant internet access this is unacceptable. When a request is sent there is no excuse to make customers wait 24 to 48 hours. TreeCardGames: must maintain a list of subscribers. How hard would it be to send the activation code to these people? They certainly don't have any trouble sending me their spam. And you will receive spam if you are a subscriber.

Now let's talk about the installation process. there is an item placed on your desktop and two menu items placed in your Start menu. All of this done without asking permission. How hard would it be to have the installer ask the user "would you like a desktop shortcut added... yes or no?" "Would you like some start menu items added... yes or no?" Then after the installation, it opens up your browser for no reason. Game installers do not need to open the browser. To it's credit, it does use your your default browser rather than force IE but that is a very small consolation.

All in all I love the games. My grievances may seem trivial to some but I have been a subscriber for nearly 10 years. I have written to customer support many times with my requests. They have not listened and nothing has changed in all the time I have subscribed. I would love to give this game a five star rating. but due to the issues I raised I have to knock off one star. I hope TreeCardGames: will read this and maybe take some action. Thank you.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 11.0
SolSuite 2011's version 11.0 includes 2 new solitaires (511 solitaires in all): Dieppe and Sea Towers. SolSuite 2011's version 11.0 also includes 7 new pictures of Players and the following new features: The previews of the solitaires in the Select a Solitaire dialog box have been graphically improved. All the Statistics dialog boxes have been redesigned and graphically improved with new beautiful 3D graphics. Available statistics are: For single games: Games Won and Lost, Longest Streaks, Progression of Winning Percentage, Current Session, Chance of Winning, Players' Statistics; For all games: Games Won and Lost, Games Won, Lost and Not Played, Progression of Winning Percentage, Chance of Winning, List, Log Statistics. The "Game Won" dialog box (the dialog box which appears after winning a game) has been redesigned and now contains the new 3D graphic showing the number of games won and lost. New "Check for Update" Command: SolSuite 2011's version 11.0 makes available a new "Check for Updates" command. This command will check for updates to the SolSuite program and SolSuite Graphics Pack components. SolSuite Graphics Pack updates are now much easier to download and install. The program will check for an update of SolSuite or SolSuite Graphics Pack and notify you if one is available.
General
Publisher TreeCardGames
Publisher web site http://www.treecardgames.com/
Release Date December 10, 2010
Date Added December 12, 2010
Version 11.0
Category
Category Games
Subcategory Cards & Lottery
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 24.75MB
File Name solsuite-2014-v1410-setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 10,738,225
Downloads Last Week 2,868
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 3 shuffles per game/30-day trial
Price $19.95

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