Starts a new Spider Solitaire Game.
(the key h) When selected Hint will chime and
two cards which can be played together. If there are no available
moves, a bleep sound is heard and the reserve cards are highlighted.
Hints on Hint:
- Only one hint is shown at a time and that may
or may not be the best move available.
- Hint will not show you move combinations. In
other words, a move you can make if you make another move first.
- Because hint can not show you move combinations
often announces the game is over when you have other moves to make.
Many times I have gone on to win a game after the game has been
(Ctrl z) Using this
undo or reverse the last move. This can be done repeatedly until you
return to the desired game configuration. Remember that when using the
undo feature, 1 point is subtracted from your score and 1 move is added
to the moves counter.
Here you can view your winning
game stats by level of difficulty. Also available here is the option to
reset Spider Solitaire game stats. As your game skill
you may wish to reset the winning game stats to see how much you have
- Difficulty: Here
you can select the
level of difficulty. The difficulty increases with the number of suits
selected. As your game skills improve you may wish to challenge
yourself by selecting a higher difficulty level.
If checked the computer will deal and pickup the cards rapidly one at a
time. If unchecked the cards just magically appear or disappear as
- Play sounds: If
checked you will hear the sounds of cards being moved about and a chime
sound when the hint function is used.
- Show tips: This
option will display
a pop-up explaining errors in your play. For example, it will
explain that you cannot put a 9 on a 6. This option can be
annoying and distracting, when I play solitaire, I do not have this box
- Always continue saved games:
Check this box if you want the computer to restart your last spider
solitaire game where you quit playing.
- Always save a game on exit: This
automatically save your solitaire card game on exit without prompting.