Using the full potential of the BBC's colour graphics, these games allow the users to achieve a sound levle of competence against a reasonably proficient opponent... the computer!
The full and comprehensive manual, contains detailed rules for playing, plus hints on how to improve your play... until you can consistently beat the computer. At which point, you should be ready to take on most players for modest stakes!
Perhaps the best and most demanding of all Patience games, Accordion offers opportunities to use imagination and concentration and is suitable for players of all levels of skill. Beginners should play the cards one at a time, until they become experienced, when the computer will display all the cards in one deal.
A card game for two players and one of the great family of Rummy games, where your hand of ten cards in matched against the computer. The object is to build your hand, collecting and discarding as play proceeds, until you are in a position to lay it down.
Although not a difficult game so far as the rules are concerned, to play well requires considerable expertise, judgement and memory.
Perhaps one of the best and oldest card games in existence, Piquet is mentioned in Shakespeare and is of French origin. It is an excellent game of skill, the objects being twofold, namely to bild a hand with certain characteristics, and then to win tricks. Pitting your wits against an opponent as skilled as your BBC will provide endless hours of pleasure and entertainment!
Although widely played in Casinos throughout the world, Backgammon is a centuries old game thought to have originated in the Near East.
It is played on a monitor presented board with set piecs which are movd at the throw of a pair of dice, and the recently introduced Doubling Dice facility is incorporated in this computer version of the game. This enables a really good player to consistently beat a weaker or wilder opponent.
The following utilities are also available to allow you to edit the supplied screens of this game:
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