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Subject: How does this play solitaire? rss

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Rob Harrison
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With so many games designed to be solitaire only, I'm always a bit hesitant on non-solitaire games with solitaire variants. So how is this one? Is it fantastic or just okay?

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robininni wrote:
With so many games designed to be solitaire only, I'm always a bit hesitant on non-solitaire games with solitaire variants. So how is this one? Is it fantastic or just okay?

Thank you.


Honestly? I just found the solitaire to be meh. Since the AI "players" don't actually do research and don't really have any money (if I remember correctly) it just is so different from the primary game. Also, I pretty easily won the first time I played it solo and due to the weird scoring mechanisms, I honestly thought I was in last place at the end of the game but ended up winning pretty handily because the AI bot players' scores are reduced a certain amount.

Absolutely fantastic multiplayer game however! And I only played it once solo so take my comments with a grain of salt.
 
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It is much better multi-player, of course. I did try a few solo games recently, after having played it two or three times multiplayer, including the full campaign.

I got totally trashed when I tried to play vs four bots the first time. I thought I had won, until I realised I'd forgotten a step in the final scoring. Took me to dead last.

Then won well enough vs two bots, then also against all four again.
 
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I've mainly played this solitaire and have thoroughly enjoyed it. It is not an easy game to win against the AIs. That is why I really enjoy it. In fact, the only time that I actually beat the AIs was when the Germans won the war. There are differences when playing multi-player, which as mentioned above, is really where the game is best. But, this is a game I could highly recommend as a solo game.
 
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