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Solitaire by MobilityWare
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We’ve made some incredible NEW FEATURES for Solitaire: DAILY CHALLENGE CALENDAR THEMES Each month of the year has a unique theme to spotlight. Take a look at your Daily Challenge calendar for a fun new theme each month! MODERN CARD FACES Solitaire has a fresh card face style, without sacrificing the classic look and features that our fans enjoy! This Solitaire game features DAILY CHALLENGES. Each day you’ll receive a unique Daily Challenge. Solve the Daily Challenge and receive a crown for that day. Earn trophies each month by winning more crowns! Your Daily Challenges, crowns, and current trophy status are available to view any time How great are your Solitaire skills? With LEADERBOARDS, you can compete for the best Solitaire score against players all around the world. Solitaire is a universal app, playable in the highest quality available for each Apple device. = FEATURES = • Ad-Free Gameplay • Daily Challenges • Themed Card Backs and Backgrounds • Multiplayer Solitaire • "Show Me How To Win" for difficult deals • Leaderboards • Draw 1 and Draw 3 cards • Portrait and Landscape orientations • Customized card backs and backgrounds • Achievements • Right or left handed play • Unlimited Undo • Auto Complete to finish game • Standard and Vegas Scoring • Statistics The addicting game you’ve been playing on your computer for years now goes wherever you go. Download Solitaire today! LIKE US on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/mobilitywaresolitaire For the latest info and what we are up to, check out http://www.MobilityWare.com/ Created and supported by MobilityWare
Love this game!!
by Carolina Retiree on 2020/10/29 14:17
Great for killing time - includes daily challenges and daily goals!
Great game
by Ed Obster on 2020/10/28 05:33
The only gripe that I have is that there seems to be one player who is cheating. Potentially more. The player I notice most goes by SloPop. I suppose it may be possible for one player to be vastly superior to all of the hundreds of thousands who play this game. But I feel it’s unlikely given that he/she’s scores are consistently thousands of points higher than others in daily challenges. It has gotten to the point where when I am number 2 to SloPop’s number one, I consider myself to have the top score because they must be cheating and therefore their score is invalid. I will keep telling myself that I guess.
Lost games
by Darryl$ on 2020/10/26 14:30
I REPEATEDLY LOSE PREVIOUSLY PLAYED, AND COMPLETED GAMES, DESPITE CLOSING THOSE GAMES.
Best stress reliever!
by cmoreook on 2020/10/26 14:10
Great way to start my day. Play it daily, relieves stress and winning games sends a positive message.
Fantastic. Great game on a damp rainy day
by 68mgmidget on 2020/10/25 16:11
The solitaire game on this site is a tremendous time and choice game that is both challenging and enjoyable👍👌
Hotflash
by Hotflash 53 on 2020/10/25 08:45
Love playing this game.
How can I eliminate these daily goals?
by AL on MI on 2020/10/25 05:00
It is so annoying that they added a barrier to getting to play the next game. It just slows me down to have to wait for the graphics to finish on something I don’t care about. Why can’t it be optional? Who does it serve to have it otherwise? App developers, are you paying attention to feedback?
Great!
by Dianne V. on 2020/10/24 13:19
Super way to pass time and keep brain active. Love it.
Solitaire game good to star your morning
by Shreveport1992 on 2020/10/24 11:37
I play this game first thing in the morning, before my coffee just to start ex my brain early.
Love it
by tapfre on 2020/10/24 10:15
Look forward to game everyday
Best Solitaire app on iTunes!
by bobg529 on 2020/10/23 19:05
This is a great app. Works extremely well, has smooth graphics, and allows you to set your own difficulty level and change it as you improve. It’s a mixture of luck and skill and is lots of fun. Pay the small one time up charge and avoid the ads too!
Solitaire
by Miss Daisy aka Jan on 2020/10/22 20:38
Super
Goals
by okatoma on 2020/10/22 01:48
I so dislike those added goals. Just want to play regular Solitaire. It seems a waste of time having to let the goals load
Too many pop-ups!
by hgcambria on 2020/10/21 23:49
I do not want to see all my achievements etc., just let me play this game.
Morning wake up
by Word Whomp player on 2020/10/20 14:27
I look forward to the Daily Challenge every morning.
Great fun
by DCGreen on 2020/10/19 14:40
Love it
Points
by Gghgfhxhsgwyu on 2020/10/19 13:01
I don’t like getting the bonus points
Nice
by Curb Lady on 2020/10/19 02:10
Fun to play I enjoy the game.
Bigbear uno
by bigbearuno on 2020/10/19 02:01
Fun and a great way to pass the time. The daily challenges are addicting too.
Fun way to start, pass or end the day
by Spicabrac on 2020/10/18 20:38
Thanks for this platform so pleasant for relaxing but often challenging and satisfying. I find The Daily Challenges stimulating, and ever now and then, quite a challenge. The addition of the Bonus Point threesome was a nice extra and the Multi Player option is fun, challenging and addictive. Great job😊
Great time Killer
by Nana5260 on 2020/10/18 10:59
Enjoy the Daily Challenges!
Solitaire
by jgjudge on 2020/10/18 02:02
This game is additive ! I love it !
Fun after all these years
by Cuvicki on 2020/10/17 07:54
Thank goodness I'm retired, so many hours fly by trying to beat my last time and get my percentage higher. Now I'm hooked on the daily challenge. Only reason it's not higher is sometimes the wrong card moves and I have to undo which lowers my score. Been playing three years everyday! I love the upgrades made last year, automatically finishing saves so much time. Plus the extra points challenges are fun too.
Better than others
by Rev Sam on 2020/10/16 11:34
I’ve tried other online solitaires but this provides the best options. I like playing 3-card draw and switching to one-card draw if I can-t win with 3. This apt is the only one that allows that that I found.
Love this game but I have an IPad and can not figure out how to move my game over to the IPad.
by Christmasbichons on 2020/10/16 04:12
This game is so much fun. I send my score to my husband at least once a day. I am waiting for the next game you build.
Love it
by LCRS40 on 2020/10/13 17:18
Best solitaire game for iPhone, only problem I can find is I wear hearing aids and if I am streaming to them and go to this game, it blanks out my hearing aids! Hope you can fix this!!
Always Challenging
by hap66 on 2020/10/13 14:23
A different look each day. I usually start my day with the daily challenge. It keeps my aging mind working! It is fun and there is always a twist to keep you on your toes.
Don’t care about all the fancy stuff
by zjnaitnr.babnun on 2020/10/12 02:31
Just want to play solitaire don’t care about any our other stuff.
Too much
by Sub1407 on 2020/10/11 14:47
This used to be very good until they over improved it. I just want to play solitaire but messages are constantly popping up. There are goals. There are levels. I play solitaire to get away from all that and just relax.
Review
by dresback on 2020/10/10 23:39
Not enough shuffling, too often I get two red aces OR two black aces. It happens too often to be a coincidence.
My most enjoyable “fruitless activity”!
by carrinal on 2020/10/10 14:04
I think everybody needs a down minute at the end of the day and this is how I spend mine. I love the daily challenge and extra challenges that signal when I’m done.
YEP
by smltits on 2020/10/09 00:27
you guys rock! I used to play years ago. now I made just the way I want it. reminds of back then. While I play with my new device.
Solitaire
by solo girl 70 on 2020/10/08 16:49
It took awhile to get used the the updated version. I do not like that I have to reopen the ap each time I play, even if I just left it for a short time. I like everything about the game except as above and the goals. I play to relax, not meet goals!
👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
by Madame Ambassadress on 2020/10/08 00:23
I ❤️it! Helps me to relax & enjoy during this 😭
Solitaire
by JoannPell on 2020/10/07 12:05
This is a fun game. Starts my morning. I like to play when it’s quiet!
Used to be much better!
by Sparky 460 on 2020/10/07 04:53
When this was a simple game it was awesome. Now you have added all of these bells and whistles that can’t be turned off! The user/player should have complete control in settings to turn off the frills that interrupt what used to be a very pleasant low key game. I love the music and graphics at the end, but there should be absolutely no interruptions in the game and no prompts to participate in any goals unless you choose to select them in settings. Please fix this. Thank you for your response, somehow I missed the option in settings and I apologize. My only other pet peeve about this game is that when I select a winning game, sometimes I don’t get one; Sometimes I can go back via undo, make changes and win other times not and the hints just say no useful moves detected! Now I wonder if I missed something in settings about this? Anyway I’m changing my review to five stars and I’m very happy that I am able to turn off the goal animations! Ah I went back and looked again and I found a setting for winning deals too! Hopefully I fixed it. Again please accept my apology, I’m feeling as thick as a brick.
Solitaire
by Hooikaika on 2020/10/06 18:57
Good fun and challenging. Keeps your mind active.
Great brand game
by PeiPei Gunter on 2020/10/06 14:01
I’m in 70 now I have play this game every day for last 3 years now Truly enjoyed .
Fun game!
by ladycrady on 2020/10/06 06:35
Have really enjoyed playing!
Love to play
by Grifpag on 2020/10/05 13:26
This is my go-to game when I have a few moments to myself. I love the challenge!
Satisfying game..
by Philmkhiaq on 2020/10/04 23:01
This is a satisfying game to both fill those odd moments and to binge on with morning coffee.
Like the old way better!
by Anne8349 on 2020/10/04 18:45
I would like the option to just play solitaire without all your versions like it used to be!
It’s Fun!
by LindaGNPA on 2020/10/04 14:58
Keeps my brain going.
It’s Just OK
by Embrlady on 2020/10/04 13:46
It used to be better and is just tolerable now. I’ll keep it just for something to do when I’m waiting for commercials to end.
Solitaire
by Petercm04 on 2020/10/04 00:35
Love the challenges
Solitaire
by plottonotreadreviews on 2020/10/03 21:18
I would like the option to turn off the new bonus feature.
Good
by never rumper on 2020/10/03 10:15
I like to play it to pass the time. It’s a good diversion
My Solitaire App
by Eppsy812 on 2020/10/03 02:07
This app is easy to use and loads of fun. It's also a great way to tune out the real world and simply relax. I enjoy playing solitaire, especially with this App. I love this Solotaire.
Solitaire
by Sticks36 on 2020/10/02 22:29
Great mind relaxing game.
Ducky 1
by duck @ rest on 2020/10/02 19:23
I liked the old version better. The new version is much is much slower to auto-complete and takes to long to come on. I don’t think that we need to read about how long Mobility Ware has been around while waiting for the game to load. After the new update the game opens much faster! Thanks Mobility Ware. I have got used to the levels of the game, I have found that I play more to just get to the next level. I’m at level 137 now. I like the fireworks after a win but have never figured out how often they appear. Any answer? I’m at level 398 now and I really like the new challenges on the latest version. Took me a while, I’m set in my ways and don’t like change but this is great! Customer service is great on this app!!! I’m at Level 567 and love it!
My Appreciation for Solitare
by DARatliffII on 2020/10/02 17:41
I’ve thoroughly enjoy and appreciate Solitaire. It’s help pass the time and keeps my mind occupied. Giving my mind a break from all the COVID & political stuff.
Recomendation
by Titosol52 on 2020/10/02 15:56
The option to move the deck form right side to left side will help the left handled people a lot. Everything el is excellent
Request/suggestion
by randyfnyc on 2020/10/02 12:26
There should be some “celebratory” acknowledgement of getting a jeweled crown every day in a month.
Great game
by verstra on 2020/10/02 02:28
U used to be able to time it and play the game..now u cant
Soltaire
by Rus53 on 2020/10/02 02:17
Enjoyable game
Fun fun fun
by S sue on 2020/10/02 01:21
I really enjoy it!
New version slow and blingy
by Nobody20100531 on 2020/10/01 04:54
The new version is half as fast as the prior versions. Takes too long to start and bling menus require many unnecessary clicks. Now Game Center popups ruin the experience. I didn’t pay to get spammed.
It’s fun
by bizzymac on 2020/10/01 04:46
And a total waste of time when you want it to. Actually a good way to kill time while waiting for something or anything.
Solitaire
by jmcc115 on 2020/09/30 20:35
I love playing solitaire!
Fun game
by mahjongg1 on 2020/09/30 14:53
Like playing this. Passes the time and helps to keep my brain sharp
👍🏼
by K I N K on 2020/09/30 06:58
Fun!!!!!
A truly great game for those moments when you have nothing else to do
by emcaffee on 2020/09/30 04:52
A truly great game for those moments where you have nothing else to do.no
Fred
by wa4ddd on 2020/09/30 02:59
Wat to much time wasting
Review
by Helonie Balony on 2020/09/29 23:37
Thank you so much for the Challenge game every day. I read my Bible first thing of each day, then the next is The Challenge!
Solitaire
by tinaace on 2020/09/29 20:48
Good mindless game but too many undesirable bells and whistles
Solitaire
by Mazzymair on 2020/09/29 20:47
Fun game!
Almost perfect
by Nursewise on 2020/09/29 13:12
The paid version is way too expensive and the adds have gotten longer ☹️
Solitaire
by larryeddie on 2020/09/29 08:22
Love it look forward to getting daily challenge and goals every day
Why do u have to lose 10-15 games before being allowed to win one?
by 72z28 on 2020/09/28 19:14
I play the Vegas version of this game. I have found in the latest updates, that you have to lose many games before you can win one. This maybe due to my high level, 400+, but it makes the game very boring to play. I rarely play it any longer, because it is asinine to have to play 15 minutes before you even get a good enough hand to try to win
Game
by astrolloyd! on 2020/09/28 05:09
Great game
Everyday!
by Judimiss on 2020/09/28 01:17
I really look forward to playing this game every day! It helps me start my day out good! I play a lot.
Love this game!
by Lsart3 on 2020/09/28 00:40
I play solitaire every , yes , everyday for at least an hour, to past time while listening to Fox News.
Good except for music
by PlayingInScottsdale on 2020/09/27 23:18
I enjoy playing the actual game but I do not like the things that have been added – goals, awards, etc. They just take time.
Alerts my mind
by Goosealot on 2020/09/27 21:57
During the shut down the days have no distinction so time feels irrelevant and time is just a flat line. With solitaire at least my mind is active!!
Great Game but with a problem for me
by pearleaf529 on 2020/09/27 17:27
I have been using Mobilityware Solitaire for several years. Until recently, I have been very happy with it. However, from time to time bugs have shown up. In the past these were quickly repaired. Very recently I noticed that the setting I used for winnable deals is not functioning. I kept it at 40% since the beginning. That level kept my cumulative score moving slowly but surely upward. Now, as an experiment, I set it at 100% because I clearly see the 40% is not functional. The 100% is not functioning. Winning games are still rare. The response from Mobilityware was a disappointment. They took away the winning game slider control from Vegas cumulative scoring because they felt users were abusing it to get quickly rising scores. Huh? Why would the personal choices of app users be a concern? If someone gets some pleasure out of quickly rising scores, why would that bother anyone?. The purpose these games is for users to enjoy. I liked a slowly rising score and had found the right winnable percentage to do that for me. I have saved my cumulative score and switched to standard with 100% wins, which means I treat every hand as a puzzle I play until I find the winning plays like the daily challenges.
Best solitaire ever
by darden989 on 2020/09/27 04:17
I have been playing this game app for at least two years, am up to some crazy level now, and it has been a fun ride! Hope it never ends! Programmers have made continuous improvements that have made the play more enjoyable, and spur the player to improve their game! Graphics are fast and enjoyable at every level, and I’ll admit to not having been able to finish a game sometimes, it is always challenging and enjoyable! I play every day at midnight when the new game comes out! Kudos to the designers and programmers!
Solitaire
by Nickie Bell on 2020/09/27 01:15
I love this game!! I play it everyday. I miss playing cards with friends, but this is the next best thing!
I like the older version better!
by Randy 001 on 2020/09/26 21:32
This new version has too much stuff! I like KISS. Better. Just wants play the game.
Solitaire
by Bald headed German on 2020/09/26 19:37
No ads quick response and they help you win. The new game each day is fun to use. Nice past time for this 80 year old guy. Thanks
Review
by smg7272 on 2020/09/26 16:49
I love playing this game but I don’t like the “goals” and “recap after each game.
Solitaire
by 80yroldgranny on 2020/09/26 16:34
The best way to waste time ever!! Cant wait to jump up to a higher level and tease my hubby about my new “title”.
Best solitaire game ever
by slug53 on 2020/09/26 13:17
I play the daily game every morning. It will keep track of your wins for the month and from the beginning.
Just a great daily challenge
by CardHandler on 2020/09/26 12:47
Solitaire at its best. Try it you will like it!
Enjoyed for years
by Janetnmi on 2020/09/26 12:34
I’ve been playing for years and really enjoy the daily challenges, it’s a nice stress reliever. The game runs perfectly. The option to change backgrounds and the cards is nice, I especially like the holiday themes.
Card gamer
by Will 40 40 on 2020/09/26 07:53
One of the very best card games. I really enjoy the all winning setting and the Daily Challenge. This app is hard to put down. I play it daily. I never get tried of this game.
Great fun
by Horns day on 2020/09/26 00:21
Trying to beat the experts is keeping this challenging. Love to test various strategies. It’s easy to loose track of time, which is the reason fro playing in the first place! Very enjoyable during down times have a lot of fun trying to beat the leaders
Solitaire
by rbw1940 on 2020/09/25 23:59
Great time waster.
Need a Random Shuffle Button
by Player sixty on 2020/09/25 20:47
As a player of over 100,000 games on your app on several devices over years it is clear that you need a separate button for full Random shuffle and not a slider that changes the algorithm. There are clear, predictable patterns that emerge when on random shuffle and Las Vegas scoring. Very bad! It’s not exact percentages of gain or loss but clear trends of several chunks of pattern losses and wins on a few definable patterns. For example: during a run of mostly losses it is unlikely to exceed $1000. in total losses before a run in the opposite direction usually ending in two to four successive new high scores out of less than 12 games then hanging in that score range of plus or minsus 400 points until the next slide downwards. This utilizing about 100 well defined, self imposed playing protcols to maximize scores. Please..... a real well programmed random shuffle. Thanks.
Vegas Solitaire
by cjlummis on 2020/09/25 19:57
I love this game - but in the last year and a half, they have made it nigh on to impossible to win enough to maintain or win more points! I have lost about 10,000 points and I am not happy about that!
A GREAT GAMEEE🙀👍😜😜🙀
by Old geezer:))( on 2020/09/25 19:55
If U play a lot U will enjoy IT🙀👍👁👁 ENJOY YOUR GAME VERY MUCH 👏👏👏👍👍🙀🙀😜👍👍👍 +++++++=+++++++++====+++
Addictive
by Jumpinjim3 on 2020/09/25 12:49
Love it,play it. Every day,sometimes to much. A good start to my day.
Review
by kdrjvkl on 2020/09/25 12:38
Would like a way to know how many more wins are needed before reaching the fifth or tenth game. Would also like rewards after 15 or 20 wins.
Drag and drop
by Juanita Bob on 2020/09/25 02:17
I can drag and drop a card to the foundation on my iPhone but, on my iPad I can’t. Please enable drag and drop on all devices.
Playing Solitaire
by TV App User on 2020/09/24 05:12
A fun game my mom taught me many years ago. The game is helpful in keeping a person thinking quickly and in making choices . The brain must not be idle!
Solitaire
by MLGutwein on 2020/09/23 01:00
Thanks for a good game. It is a nice relaxer moment. Each game just takes a few minutes with a win and entertaining finish. MLG
Game Center pestering
by Ac2341 on 2020/09/22 22:55
I’m not sure why but now it keeps pestering me to log into Game Center. I see no value in Game Center for me so I’d prefer to not have to hit CANCEL every time I open Solitaire.
Daily goals
by don't wasre my time on 2020/09/22 22:20
Not enjoying it as much as I used to! Keep hoping for an update that includes a switch to turn off the “Daily Goals” feature that came with the last update. Really don’t like it! Thanks.
Kip
by kipcfii on 2020/09/22 15:35
Well worth the price - works well and nice features. It's a good value. Now they are doing almost impossible daily challenges like put the 6❤️ in the foundation in 60 moves. This type of challenge is almost always impossible- STOP THOSE KINDS OF STUPID THINGS AND DO REASONABLE ONES!!
Great game
by Lori2018 on 2020/09/21 16:39
Never a boring moment with this game
Used to be much better!
by Sparky 460 on 2020/10/07 04:53
When this was a simple game it was awesome. Now you have added all of these bells and whistles that can’t be turned off! The user/player should have complete control in settings to turn off the frills that interrupt what used to be a very pleasant low key game. I love the music and graphics at the end, but there should be absolutely no interruptions in the game and no prompts to participate in any goals unless you choose to select them in settings. Please fix this. Thank you for your response, somehow I missed the option in settings and I apologize. My only other pet peeve about this game is that when I select a winning game, sometimes I don’t get one; Sometimes I can go back via undo, make changes and win other times not and the hints just say no useful moves detected! Now I wonder if I missed something in settings about this? Anyway I’m changing my review to five stars and I’m very happy that I am able to turn off the goal animations! Ah I went back and looked again and I found a setting for winning deals too! Hopefully I fixed it. Again please accept my apology, I’m feeling as thick as a brick.
Great Game but with a problem for me
by pearleaf529 on 2020/09/27 17:27
I have been using Mobilityware Solitaire for several years. Until recently, I have been very happy with it. However, from time to time bugs have shown up. In the past these were quickly repaired. Very recently I noticed that the setting I used for winnable deals is not functioning. I kept it at 40% since the beginning. That level kept my cumulative score moving slowly but surely upward. Now, as an experiment, I set it at 100% because I clearly see the 40% is not functional. The 100% is not functioning. Winning games are still rare. The response from Mobilityware was a disappointment. They took away the winning game slider control from Vegas cumulative scoring because they felt users were abusing it to get quickly rising scores. Huh? Why would the personal choices of app users be a concern? If someone gets some pleasure out of quickly rising scores, why would that bother anyone?. The purpose these games is for users to enjoy. I liked a slowly rising score and had found the right winnable percentage to do that for me. I have saved my cumulative score and switched to standard with 100% wins, which means I treat every hand as a puzzle I play until I find the winning plays like the daily challenges.
THE BEST SOLITAIRE GAME!!
by Eilid Sidhe on 2020/04/26 04:44
I am an avid Solitaire player, and thoroughly enjoy this particular Solitaire version. I tend to only order/play games or other modicums (The Weather Channel, etc.) in versions that allow complete freedom from advertisements. This version of Solitaire allows that option, which is one reason I so highly value this game. Another is the freedom to select card types (backs, fronts, formats, backgrounds, etc.) immediately, and as often as one wishes. The option to download content from one’s saved photos, etc., is another reason I love this app. I use a photo of my young grandson, clutching his Sloth Christmas Gift Pillow, as the back of my Solitaire cards. The app’s ability to store information is another great feature, as is the Daily Challenge, whereby your accumulated solved puzzles are updated to show your current level, as well as your earned trophies (Bronze for 10 completed wins; Silver for 20 wins, and Gold for completed months). All in all, my satisfaction with this Solitaire Game is the highest
Newer Version
by RevivePlants on 2017/02/21 04:39
This Mobility Solitaire game had been my favorite of all Solitaires, then it disappeared from my apps. I found another version, the graphics still good, but some changes in how cards fell in random deals. The cards would all be red and the same numbers, eg., 4 sevens in succession, and several eights in succession, etc. It become what seemed like impossible to win, and boring. I got back to pretty much liking the play, and winning a fair number of times. I've just gotta win those Daily Challenges! I just downloaded what seems to be the latest version and I like it thus far. I lost the first time I played, but undid everything and tried again and won. A sliding scale is one of the settings, so that the player can choose a percentage of win-able games. I chose 45%, but I'm going to lower it. I like a challenging game. I just don't like "random" deals that are like those described above. There are updates on the graphics, it seems. The graphics on this game have always been beautiful, card backs are like fine art. It is such a fine-looking game to play, and there are some new choices, also nice. I'm looking forward to playing lots of games with this version.
Confused
by Radlw on 2018/09/06 17:10
Before a recent update, I was playing Vegas solitaire. I was $100K in the hole after about 50,000 games (not bad, really; a loss of only $2 per game). My win rate was about 8%. The update hijacked my statistics, zeroed out my debt, and started me over with a new look I didn’t like. Now I am $100K in the black after only a few thousand games and my win rate is through the roof. Have I finally perfected my system? Am I a Vegas solitaire genius? Or did the boys and girls at Mobility decide to tweak the odds in my favor so I would feel better? I don’t feel better. I was okay with my old stats, powered by the conviction (no doubt false) that I was slowly perfecting my game and improving (remember, tens of thousands of games; 50K in my last run, but that was only my most recent reset - I’ve been playing for years and resetting my stats now and then when I wanted a do-over). Now I am a disappointed winner. I’ll keep playing, but gambler’s reinforcement - winning runs after long periods of loss - is gone, replaced by certainty. Who wants to be a winner?
New version needs some work, but nice
by Sua2385 on 2018/07/28 18:48
I also am tired of having to wait for the first screen to disappear. I have pretty much got used to the abbreviated cards, but don’t prefer them. They and the card outlines in back take up so much room it feels crowded, and I don’t like having the outlines in the background while your new and mostly great (I hate the martial swords and the clown face, which you kept) animations perform. And I wish you had more choice of thematic backgrounds, this year you keep messaging in this and another game that a new background is available, but it always turns out to be the same seasonal background as last year or the year before. And if you had all the time in the world, which I know I am not paying for much of it, I would love to see those original old card faces you mentioned on one first page! But I find the game relaxing while I think - at least until one takes 30 minutes to solve - and love it.
Developers mistake
by Wilie1 on 2018/08/30 11:33
I’ve used this app for 2 years. I purchased 3 other games from this developer because of this one. Now I wish I hadn’t. This abomination is not what I bought and no mount of fixing will make it better. I’ve asked the developer to consider an alternative that may satisfy but all I get is a canned reply. Zero customer satisfaction. Never will purchase another Mobilityware app. Update: Please don’t assume that the canned responses make up for a lack of credible customer service. Kicking the can upstairs to a “development team” is not accepting responsibility for what was done to this app. And it’s not showing consideration to the numerous customers who have complained in this space. I’ve made my case, added the suggestion to role this back or change the model for the Solitaire version in the app store that does not allow ad removal, to one that does. If there are others like me that are frustrated by this, check out the Solitaire+ app from A-Star. LATEST: Looks as though customer service kicked this debacle upstairs to the development team. And they’ve punted. No updates or fixes for nearly 4 weeks. This developer no longer cares to address any complaints. Don’t waste your money. Bad reviews outnumber good 10 to 1 or better.
Want to get to the game!
by Low carber on 2018/07/25 21:37
Overall, the latest update is good, but with the mobility ware, page, then the solitaire facts/ads for other games/game info page, it takes time to get to the game. I play this game numerous times daily, and going through these pages every time I go to the app is getting annoying! I’ve already seen all the the second pages numerous times. If these must be there, at least add a way to click through or skip them. Even if I want to read them, I am a fast reader and still end up waiting. I would also like other options for card faces. The current ones are basically the same except larger font. Would even like to see a complete card face. Took a deeper look and compared with the free/last version. In the update there are fewer card face styles - not including the one I had been using, and no choice for card spots. I prefer no outline. I do appreciate the no more moves flash on the play button, but that’s about the only thing I see as an “improvement”.
Add-free & worth it! (Revised)
by MamawPJ on 2018/08/17 14:55
Finally found the add-free version ($0.99 alone or in a bundle of 4 games for $1.99). Love it & the other 3 in the bundle! I’m finding that I do not enjoy the changes made in the recent update. I was not having any problems with the operation of the game am not seeing any changes in that aspect now. I do, however, think the aesthetics of the visual are much less than previously. I do not like the changes in position of the various properties, preferring the tool bar at the bottom of the page. (I keep tapping on them unintentionally where they are now.) I love the very intricate pictures made with the cards when one wins one of the games, I find them very entertaining and I always am awed by the mind that could make them appear on my screen. I especially love the sailing boat and would feel especially rewarded for winning a game when it appeared.
Not a fan of the recent changes 8/18
by 235790865325 on 2018/12/07 05:16
Bought the app and have enjoyed it for years. It’s a simple game you can play for fun, stress relief, etc. No biggie. However, the recent overhaul now forces you to look at their logo (an ad for them) while everything loads (allegedly) for a surprising length of time. Every single time you open the app (even if you haven’t closed the app and just switched apps for a second. Ugh! This was not the case before. Their customer service folks are nice... but their response was not satisfying. There is no need to have to wait that long... and no, your solitaire/company trivia is not fun. Please... just let people play the game! I may just delete the game and move onto another company. :-( Update: 12/18 — more changes in update that are a distraction from the game. Forced to pick king or queen-type personality, forced to sit through more stupid screens about some new points program. I want to pick up my phone and distract myself with a game of solitaire... not be bombarded with carnival graphics that you can’t shut off. These updates are so frustrating. I hope they are making buckets of money, because I see no point in the nonsense.
My Favorite
by Chardenay on 2018/07/20 21:41
UPDATE - This USE to be my favorite until this last update!! I agree 100% with the others who are saying this latest update ruined it. I hate it! The new lay out is terrible and my running high score (vegas accumulative) is gone from view, I have to purposefully look it up every time instead of it being in constant view. The new graphics & UI are obnoxiously inconvenient and were much better the way they were. If I can’t change it back to how it was before the update, I will be looking for a new favorite. Love this game. Played a lot of others that don't have the features this one does. Smooth graphics with a lot of options - you can change the background and card backs with their numerous selections or your own pictures - a feature I love. You can turn animations up or down, play different versions ( I like Vegas scoring), and select different card faces such as regular to easy to see. Too many options to list - in short - you can't go wrong with this one! I've had it for years and it just keeps getting better. Thanks for the great app!! A+++++ 👍
The Best Solitaire game in the App Store
by Randoma on 2018/05/24 08:02
I have been plain this game for years. It is beautifully rendered. You can choose from a good sized library of background images and card backs to change the appearance of the game just to your liking. There are many options, but not an overwhelming amount. You can also choose whether you want a random shuffle, a winning deal (even with a winning it doesn’t mean it is easy. that easy) there is a choice between 3 or 1 card draw and it isn’t going to troll you with ads all the time, or requests, and it doesn’t have in-app purchases. There is also a daily challenge, which I like. Also, there are leaderboards and rewards for surpassing yourself. I have tried many solitaire games over the years, but I always end up returning to this one. If you like no nonsense solitaire, this is the one folks.
Reliable. Performs Well
by Wm Gardner on 2017/07/20 12:32
Really, my ONLY complaint about this app is that it sometimes indicates (in advance) that a game is "winnable", when the only way you could win the game is through illogical moves that require advanced knowledge of where the cards are. That aside, I have owned this app for years but only started playing it regularly a couple of months ago. It is nice mental exercise and I now play the game everyday. I play the "daily challenge" and while I am not fast enough to achieve scores in the top tier, I do enjoy the stimulation. The app offers various modes of play, with multiple draw styles, multiple scoring methods, and the ability to minimize being dealt "unwinnable" hands (although, just because a game is not indicated as "winnable" does not mean it is "unwinnable"). TL;DR- game is reliable, fast and has multiple methods of play. Only quirk is how it occasionally will determine a game "winnable". Would definitely buy again.
It’s good, BUT...
by Stymyx on 2019/07/10 00:18
It really is a real good Solitaire game, with plenty of options for play, but… At the end of each win, you get a screen showing your score, your time and the number of moves you made in the game. You also see those same figures for “Best” that’s not explained very well (it’s not your personal best, but measured against some unclear metric). Under the Best Time, it ALWAYS says a time in the neighborhood of 30 seconds, give or take a few seconds! I even once saw a Best Time of about 23 seconds! I want to meet THE HUMAN BEING that can play and win a hand of Klondike Solitaire in this app in 23 seconds!! It’s this screen that’s the only thing about this game I don’t like, and this is a totally personal gripe. I’m sure the numbers are supposed to be a motivator to encourage you to play better, but I find it more depressing than anything else, so I turned that screen off in Settings. Other than that, I love this game.
Solitaire
by Ishbear1 on 2016/12/10 01:34
Prior to using this, all I used was a standalone unit that had few features. I wore out two of them. Once I got hooked on your game on my phone, I use it constantly! Great game, and I know I will never use all of its capabilities. After suffering a stroke a few years ago, my ability to speak, read, and generally reason were affected, and my wife has commented many times that she felt that this game was of tremendous benefit for its unintended purpose as a therapeutic device. Any rationale that will permit me to play the game is OK by me! Apparently my last entry was still in limbo, so this is an update. The latest version has a curious feature that is mentioned by (kiddo20 or something, I couldn't remember ) wherein the "feeling" as I touch the keys has been omitted. I'd like to have that back. Other than that, I love it!
FIX THE GLITCHES
by Almathea67 on 2018/08/01 20:42
I loved this game so much I purchased the full $5 app with no ads. I’ve literally played over 10,000 games with this app. This new update is terrible. It glitches constantly when I attempt to play it. It’s much slower than it used to be, so trying to finish a game faster to get a higher score is impossible. The new layout isn’t bad, except the leaderboard is so close to where you pick a card that I touch it almost every single time, which pauses my game and it starts glitching again. At least twice now when I try to play a winning hand, it will deal and then when I start to play the cards disappear. I honestly don’t hate the new layout, aside from the leaderboard, the game just needs some tweaks. Customer service is no help. I emailed them over a week ago, and they haven’t emailed back. Even though the automatic email stated that I would be replied to within 48 hours. I’ve already attempted to delete the app and reinstall it, force stop the app, and turning my phone off and on again. Nothing works. I’m about to find a new solitaire app.
Thank you.
by Judy D. on 2018/08/03 19:54
Update to 4 stars: the latest release brought back the status bar and snappiness in card movements so I’ll download to my other devices. Thank you. I still find the large size and blinking play button annoying but I’m glad you made the latest fixes to my favorite Solitaire game. Prior comments: Have been using this App for years. The newest update is so annoying and frustrating, that the game I’ve enjoyed playing is now a COMPLETE turnoff. It’s too slow to load. Keeps asking annoying questions and stays on way to long. I use to jump into the next game, now I’m forced to wait for the congratulatory comments to stop. The flashing play button is distracting. I could go on. I wished I would have read the reviews for this version before downloading. I’ve not downloaded this version on my other devices and have no intention of doing so.
Liking it Less with new Display Format
by JSanibel on 2018/07/30 03:48
For a while now I have been frustrated with this game. For years I’ve loved playing the game after a very challenging work day. It relaxed me and let me chill out and get ready to sleep. In about the last year or 6 months it has become very frustrating, kind of like a difficult day at work! Instead of having fun and feeling successful, it seems you can win less and less. More frustrating than fun. I guess it’s just me but other friends have commented on this too. Now after the latest update, you can’t go right into the game. The blue screen is slow as you wait to get into the regular green screen where you can just start playing. I find myself less engaged in a game that I enjoyed every evening. It’s disappointing.
New look and other changes with latest upgrade - updated
by GrammaCajun on 2018/09/04 21:05
Update: After last update for this app, I upgraded my rating. Most of the issues were addressed and I appreciate the response by the developers to the comments by many reviewers. To the developer: do you read the reviews which are mostly negative, and are you going to do anything to change the app? Is there any way to revert to the old version? I don’t like the changes made in the last update. The cards are now extra large and there is no way to select a size. And I don’t like the Game Center screen popping up when I open the app. This never occurred before and I didn’t make any changes to my settings on my iPad. Much slower to start up than it used to be. I regret updating from the old version. I will not upgrade my iPhone until changes are made.
Too intrusive
by Scribe1215 on 2018/07/23 18:43
I’ve played this game for years and loved it, but the new version is too intrusive. It not only tells you when it thinks you’ve lost but does everything it can to end the game. I’ll give up when I’m ready, not when the game tells me to. I hope they disable that function. Two other minor quibbles: The screen no longer shows iPhone info at the top, especially the current time, which is a problem for those of us who play during stolen moments... Also, the controls at the bottom (hints, undo, etc.) have always toggled with a single tap. If they toggled with a double tap, those of us who want them there all the time wouldn’t have to keep bringing them back just because we touched an unused part of the screen.
Recent Changes Put Me Off
by SJ_Art on 2018/09/28 05:30
I enjoy playing a bit of Klondike, which I learned with playing cards as a child, around 60 years ago when computers largely were still on vacuum tubes. My mobile devices are much more convenient than cards, and I’ve enjoyed playing MobilityWare Klondike for years, but the most recent updates have made it much less enjoyable for me. It’s now what I would call twitchy as it often flashes a notice to me that a given draw is unwinnable while I’m still poking around. I play the game for my own casual enjoyment, not to be rushed around by the solitaire algorithm. I buy action games to rush me around. Can Klondike get a control to turn that behavior off? My rating is low only because of that behavior. Thanks for your consideration.
Best. Solitaire. Ever
by NanaEllen on 2017/03/08 00:28
I have been using this app on my iPad and love it, but I had a different solitaire on my iPhone until just now. When I thought why am I doing this and installed the mobilityware solitaire for iPhone. What's good about it? One, No ads. No having to find the mysterious hidden little X to get back to the game. (How do they monetize this I wonder?) But that's not all that's good. I can control whether or what percentage of winning deals I am given. It shows me whether the deal has been won before. The hints are meaningful and when there are no more productive moves, it tells me, instead of moving some card back and forth endlessly without it opening up any additional moves. So, all good. I like it.
Need a Random Shuffle Button
by Player sixty on 2020/09/25 20:47
As a player of over 100,000 games on your app on several devices over years it is clear that you need a separate button for full Random shuffle and not a slider that changes the algorithm. There are clear, predictable patterns that emerge when on random shuffle and Las Vegas scoring. Very bad! It’s not exact percentages of gain or loss but clear trends of several chunks of pattern losses and wins on a few definable patterns. For example: during a run of mostly losses it is unlikely to exceed $1000. in total losses before a run in the opposite direction usually ending in two to four successive new high scores out of less than 12 games then hanging in that score range of plus or minsus 400 points until the next slide downwards. This utilizing about 100 well defined, self imposed playing protcols to maximize scores. Please..... a real well programmed random shuffle. Thanks.
Fix your program for dealing cards — it’s broken
by Ret. USAF Colonel on 2019/09/03 00:27
You’ve obviously decided that your game isn’t difficult enough. Therefore, you’ve decided to deal pairs of cards of the same color, one on top of the other. Almost every hand has, for example, two black nines, or two red tens, or two of something else of the same color, together in the same stack. This makes these games much harder to win, as you know and as you have no doubt intended. Please stop this and fix it now! The odds of getting two cards of the same number/face and same color on top of one another, hand after hand after hand is astronomical. I don’t appreciate being manipulated by your organization. Give the players a fair random deal each and every game. That’s not asking too much. I love to play your card game, but only if it’s fair. It’s not fair now!
Still the vey Best solitaire out there!
by suzanne-del on 2018/10/29 00:59
Used for over 3 years and it just keeps getting better and better! Lots of setting options, amazing animations and love the new themes for the holidays and on daily challenges area. The trophies are really a lot of fun; just wish you could more frequently earn them, perhaps by winning a certain amount of games in a row, or something like that? , as waiting every ten days seems too long😆. Developers: if you’re reading, that would REALLY make the game Da,Bomb! And even more fun and addictive! There is still a little lag when flipping the cards since the latest animation-packed update too, but not a deal breaker. Keep up the awesomeness mobilityware , and thanks!
Our favorite game is back!!!
by Guima0126 on 2018/09/26 04:35
I play this game since it was available on my 3Com Palm... a lot of people doesn’t even know what I am talking about... I have being a faithful player for more then 20 years... last year we were all surprised by a new version that turned out favorite game into a cheap and slow Hollywood scenario... it was awful... a lot of people gave up and uninstalled it after years playing. I complained and so did hundreds of people and you guys heard us! Thank you for that! Thank you 3 times! This last version update brought our favorite game back, with some interesting new design and style but the same god old game we all love! Thank you for listening to us!
Good but frustrating
by vcmjr on 2018/03/21 14:57
I have been playing this app a lot. It has some of the most original graphics of the competing Solitaire games. I like playing winnable deals. The frustrating part is that many of those deals seem to have been played and won with extremely high scores and unbelievably fast. So fast, in fact, that I don't think they could have been played by real people. So I must be playing against a computer program—and that is frustrating. But I have also become a better player thanks to this app. I have learned to look for a number of playing options through the app’s hints that I had been overlooking before.
Still works, but has become relentlessly annoying
by jkr90000 on 2018/08/06 07:58
I’ve played MobilityWare’s Solitaire app most days, for years. I paid to get rid of ads long ago, but since a recent thorough revision, the developers have undertaken to become incredibly annoying in other ways. Now they force use, or repeated avoidance, of Game Center. They provide little messages about the history of Solitaire. They encourage participation in contests, and the winning of vanity awards. Guys, c’mon, it’s Solitaire. I play it explicitly not to compete with anybody or in any way. I don’t want to share it with anyone. Solitaire, get it? I suppose some customers want these features. But, could a fella that just wants to idle away a little bit of time get a break? Give it a rest with all the ‘did you know you could change your card backs’ please.
Great company, great game, cards easy to read
by mjbuzzy on 2018/07/24 11:06
Great game and intuitively the place tools. My only challenge these days is they just upgraded the program and it runs much slower. It’s slower to open, slow to re-open if you open another app, keep it open in the background, and then go back to. Also, now much slower when it auto completes after being prompted. It was much faster before the update. I really appreciate the fact that the moment Yep realizes that your hand is a losing hand, after many various choices in a game, it lets you know they flashing play icon. I stop the game at that point and either start another one or replay the game to see if I can win it. Beyond its recently being slowed down, it’s a great app.
Great
by CathieQ on 2017/05/24 20:30
This is an update to the following review from years ago. I am still addicted to the game and play very often. My one complaint is that the last update took away the visual cue that you had selected a card. I find myself touching the card a second time to be sure. Other than that the following still applies I am addicted to this game. Much better than other solitaire games I have tried over the years. Works well and I like the info it provides. It's nice to see that you have solved in as few steps as the previous best solvers. My time is always much slower so my score is low. It's also nice to solve one of the random deals.
Can’t transfer progress
by Bsakelarides on 2019/02/22 12:50
I have been playing the free version of this app for several months. The Ad implementation on that version is terrible. Even in airplane mode you are bombarded with 2 ads before every single game. So I finally broke down and bought the ad free version. Unfortunately your progress in one version is not transferred to the paid version. So I lost 2 months of daily challenges. Not the end of the world but why wouldn’t you be able to transfer your progress through Game Center? Also I haven’t found a single difference between this and the ad sponsored version so you’re only paying to remove ads.
From 5-Star to 1-Star in single update
by Sam77w on 2019/09/04 14:22
I love the game. I wish I could choose “default order” for Aces to build, though. Having them in the same order each time makes it easier to focus on the rest of the game. I wrote the above comment a few years ago, and I still wish for that option...in fact, I periodically look through the Settings to see if this option was “snuck” in there. Would it be that hard? Club, Diamond, Heart, Spade is the order I always build on, no matter which appears first. It would be nice, say, to “tap” the ace of spades and have it go to the far right, even if it were the first ace to come up.
What happened
by GinGinnieGin on 2018/01/31 15:17
This app used to be the very best. I was constantly playing with my sister in another state. We could hook up really well and talk while playing. For quite awhile now we never get to Hook up, maybe ONE out of 10times. We miss each other, we’re solitaire nuts. Can’t we get back what we had. Sure your app works great now if you want to play by yourself but to invite a certain person doesn’t work well now. Fix it I beg you, we loved you. Need you back Denise in CT Ginnie in WA, sisters for over 60 years, solitaire buds on your app for maybe three years. Help us, solitaire was providing us sanity before some update made it impossible.
Don’t Change When Ahead!
by Chrisrs2000 on 2018/07/26 18:44
Dear Mobility Ware, I’ve been a faithful user of your Solitaire game for quite a while. I started using it for free until I decided I really liked it & paid. Without the ads, I loved the fast way it came on, the moment I tapped the icon. THEN, you thought you were the best & changed things! Now, when I tap the icon, I have to read about how great you are & wait while the four card faces light up. ALSO, you’ve changed the graphics & made them “cartoon-like”, which seems to slow things down even more! PLEASE stop changing things & making the game worse! You said you were “the best”, then did this! I don’t mind changes for the better, but this is ridiculous!!!
Used to be a five star app!
by Shortcircut on 2018/10/17 00:44
Up till the last big update, this app was fun to play. Now it has one major flaw that really ruins the fun. In the old game scores (last game played) were remembered. Even when the game was shut down & restarted. Now if you leave the game for any reason, when you come back, the last score is erased. Even a game as important as the challenge game of the day, doesn't get retained! I am using an old iPad & an iPad Pro. The old iPad is too old to be included in software updates, so it still has the last game memory. If they would restore the last game memory I would up my rating to 5 stars!
The Good Old Version
by BJJ71 on 2018/11/22 03:10
When I got my first I-pad 4 years ago, I downloaded and paid for Solitaire and it was was simple and easy to play. Now, this version I down Loaded to a second I-pad the settings no longer give me the ability to switch the side on which the deck of cards resides. Also, the pop up bar for the settings covers the cards while using the I-pad in the landscape position. I do not understand why changes have to eliminate things users actually use and/or create views that are bothersome. What do you say, folks, can you take ideas from the past and include them in future versions? If you do, I would like to be able to update my current version.
Strike three
by mariposafan on 2018/09/07 13:23
Even if, as the condescending popup says, you needed to rewrite the program from scratch due to new technologies (I'm skeptical), you didn't need to ruin the gameplay. It's still painfully slow to launch. Tip, if you're making your app slower to start you're screwing up. It still has that stupid 'tips' screen - which is utterly without merit and slows things down even further. I still would prefer to set the percentage of winning/random deals ahead of time and just play my game. - fixed I intensely dislike the bright flash for a solving a deal. - fixed On the good side, the status bar is back and play doesn't feel as painfully slow. One more version. I think if that stupid tips screen is still there after the next version I'll just delete the app. As it is I use the tips screen to remind me that the game has been mangled and just shut it down. That stupid and utterly without merit tips screen is still around. Almost make you wonder if the company pays attention to these reviews. When I read them that screen appears to be universally panned. Three updates and the stupid thing is still there. Three updates and it's still horribly slow to load. You lose.
Uglier and slower 🙁
by Ingeborg Ninja on 2018/08/05 23:57
The cards are now having skinny print for A K Q J and the numbers AND without the historical art with the feel of the traditional playing card design—now they are harder to read and less interesting as art. The extra questions that get in the way of playing are obnoxious! The only change that I’d recommend over the previous version that was pretty and worked very well is to give players the option to have the popup “Solved >shall it automatically finish your game?” Turned off so that WHEN we have finished a game as far as we wish, we can trigger the auto-finish. Oh! And I liked the ruby crowns as art MUCH much more than this new crowded bad art finish for each game!
Great app but update has problems.
by Bartaloni on 2018/08/03 23:50
I’ve been a long time fan of this app. However with the recent update there have been two problems for me. First, the time and battery status are no longer visible at the top of the app. Second, every time I leave the app to check those - or do anything in another app - the app has to completely reload when I return before I can resume the game. In the past that wasn’t the case. I’d love to see those issues addressed. I appreciate having the status bar back. One other problem I didn’t mention in my original review. I wear Bluetooth hearing aids and the app takes control of them and won’t allow the hearing aid app to function while I’m playing. Would really like that addressed.
Newest update has ruined my favorite game!!
by k-meow on 2018/07/24 13:38
I don’t think I’ve actually ever written an app review but after the newest update to the app I’ve probably had the longest I just had to. I can’t stand the new update, I used to love the random slider and just getting either a random game or a winning game, I don’t like having to pick if I want a winning game or a random game. The new graphics and animations give me a feeling this game will now be another battery drain, even with the animations clicked to minimize. I dislike how zoomed in it feels, I feel like it was optimized for a toddler to play. The cards appear to not move as smoothly as before either. I’m just super unimpressed and really regret updating the app, I wish I could go back to the previous version. Now I’m going to have to find another solitaire app to download :(
Latest update is terrible...
by Mr.InBetween on 2018/07/25 04:29
First try at update didn’t work right...had to delete then re-install app to get a working product. Even after that, several settings are different in a bad way. Can’t turn off timed game without also turning off the score, and so on. My favorite mode of play is no longer supported, independent of time while still showing score. And I don’t care about the number of moves, but I have to have it if I want to see the score. Don’t have any idea why they collapsed several independent settings into one setting, makes those settings essentially useless. In other words, it’s not much fun to play anymore. I’m currently shopping for a different solitaire game that works the way it should. Too bad, previous version was fine, new re-write is just broken.
All around Awesome!!
by Honeybearz on 2016/12/10 03:36
Been playing for 45 years. This particular iteration is another improvement as far as i can see. I Love that I can slide to all hands of chance. I don't compete and don't care to do all winning games-seems just a cheat. I think it sharpens my brain focus, and can easily be done while whiling away time waiting or while listening to stories or music or (shush) during phone calls!! Only thing i do not like, is having to pay for it all over after buying a new phone. But it $2, and gets more use than even my Facebook app!! It beats all other solitaire apps i have tried as well!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️
Lots of Fun
by MaryBiz on 2016/12/11 17:52
I have played thousands of rounds of this game in all different modes. I loved it so much that I finally paid for the app to avoid getting ad pop-ups. A short while ago the game froze and I had to delete and reinstall it. Of course I lost all my status ratings when I did this which was disappointing. I compete against myself but I still liked seeing the achievements that I attained. The reason I only gave four stars is because the feature that was once present when you touched a card has been removed. I miss that feature and would like to see it return. Still love playing.
Great game
by Ed Obster on 2020/10/28 05:33
The only gripe that I have is that there seems to be one player who is cheating. Potentially more. The player I notice most goes by SloPop. I suppose it may be possible for one player to be vastly superior to all of the hundreds of thousands who play this game. But I feel it’s unlikely given that he/she’s scores are consistently thousands of points higher than others in daily challenges. It has gotten to the point where when I am number 2 to SloPop’s number one, I consider myself to have the top score because they must be cheating and therefore their score is invalid. I will keep telling myself that I guess.
They listened!
by nametaken4:68 on 2020/06/05 02:14
I’ve been playing this game for years. I started having difficulty seeing the numbers on the cards so I wrote to mobility ware with a suggestion. About a month later they came out with a redesigned card that I could easily see! They have been great adding new animations, I love the dancing card man he makes me laugh. Some of their designs are quite elaborate, the card ship, the airplane and the Jeep. The new daily challenges are fun. I never paid attention to the old one it was just another game, but these kind of change things up so that’s fun. Solitaire is a great stress soother and these days that’s important.
Slow performance? Restart your device.
by LoneStrikr on 2020/04/21 12:26
I love this app, but I was also experiencing the problem where the game pauses at startup. The initial animation with the card suits freezes, and then when the game starts, you tap a card, and nothing happens for about 5-10 seconds. After the game finally responds to the initial card tap, it works as normal until you go away and come back much later, at which point you get the freezing card suit animation again. I fixed this by shutting my phone down completely and restarting it. After I did that, the game worked much better.
The BEST Solitaire game by far!!
by Another Charlie on 2018/08/06 15:56
I had posted a negative review after an update with some features I didn’t care for. I also wrote to the company and guess what, the actually DO read and respond to player’s suggestions. My main complaint was a title screen that seemed to take forever so you had to wait and wait to play. The fixed this and there have been frequent updates so I had to edit my review completely! I was trying all the other Solitaire games but this is the BEST one. Don’t even bother with the others. A big thanks to the developers for actually caring about their customers.
Response to other reviews
by azmusikluvr on 2016/12/07 12:53
I have reviewed this app before and I still love it. Play it all the time. Regarding "winning" you set how you want to win in the settings. You can set so you never win or always win or somewhere in between. Go into settings when you are in the app and click on winning deals. There is a slide scale there to change it. All kinds of things to do or change in settings. Can't save games to come back to. If I haven't won one after multiple times of replay I just close my iPad and come back to it later. Otherwise just move on it may not be winnable
I like this game but.......
by Dinard38 on 2019/10/19 22:17
I came here to see if anyone else had the same complaints as I have. Good to see I'm not alone. I like playing this game Vegas style with the 3 card draw. It seems that after the last major update, it has become nearly impossible to win a game. And the reason is that the card shuffle is totally unrealistic. I start a game and the top cards are all the same color. Or as another example, I pull from the deck, and I get a King. I hit the deck again and get another King. I've gotten three Kings in a row when I'm drawing from the deck by 3. Do you know how statistically improbable it is to draw by three and get the same card value consecutively??? Your random generator needs some serious tweaking.
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Solitaire by MobilityWare
Description
We’ve made some incredible NEW FEATURES for Solitaire: DAILY CHALLENGE CALENDAR THEMES Each month of the year has a unique theme to spotlight. Take a look at your Daily Challenge calendar for a fun new theme each month! MODERN CARD FACES Solitaire has a fresh card face style, without sacrificing the classic look and features that our fans enjoy! This Solitaire game features DAILY CHALLENGES. Each day you’ll receive a unique Daily Challenge. Solve the Daily Challenge and receive a crown for that day. Earn trophies each month by winning more crowns! Your Daily Challenges, crowns, and current trophy status are available to view any time How great are your Solitaire skills? With LEADERBOARDS, you can compete for the best Solitaire score against players all around the world. Solitaire is a universal app, playable in the highest quality available for each Apple device. = FEATURES = • Ad-Free Gameplay • Daily Challenges • Themed Card Backs and Backgrounds • Multiplayer Solitaire • "Show Me How To Win" for difficult deals • Leaderboards • Draw 1 and Draw 3 cards • Portrait and Landscape orientations • Customized card backs and backgrounds • Achievements • Right or left handed play • Unlimited Undo • Auto Complete to finish game • Standard and Vegas Scoring • Statistics The addicting game you’ve been playing on your computer for years now goes wherever you go. Download Solitaire today! LIKE US on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/mobilitywaresolitaire For the latest info and what we are up to, check out http://www.MobilityWare.com/ Created and supported by MobilityWare
Love this game!!
by Carolina Retiree on 2020/10/29 14:17
Great for killing time - includes daily challenges and daily goals!
Great game
by Ed Obster on 2020/10/28 05:33
The only gripe that I have is that there seems to be one player who is cheating. Potentially more. The player I notice most goes by SloPop. I suppose it may be possible for one player to be vastly superior to all of the hundreds of thousands who play this game. But I feel it’s unlikely given that he/she’s scores are consistently thousands of points higher than others in daily challenges. It has gotten to the point where when I am number 2 to SloPop’s number one, I consider myself to have the top score because they must be cheating and therefore their score is invalid. I will keep telling myself that I guess.
Lost games
by Darryl$ on 2020/10/26 14:30
I REPEATEDLY LOSE PREVIOUSLY PLAYED, AND COMPLETED GAMES, DESPITE CLOSING THOSE GAMES.
Best stress reliever!
by cmoreook on 2020/10/26 14:10
Great way to start my day. Play it daily, relieves stress and winning games sends a positive message.
Fantastic. Great game on a damp rainy day
by 68mgmidget on 2020/10/25 16:11
The solitaire game on this site is a tremendous time and choice game that is both challenging and enjoyable👍👌
Hotflash
by Hotflash 53 on 2020/10/25 08:45
Love playing this game.
How can I eliminate these daily goals?
by AL on MI on 2020/10/25 05:00
It is so annoying that they added a barrier to getting to play the next game. It just slows me down to have to wait for the graphics to finish on something I don’t care about. Why can’t it be optional? Who does it serve to have it otherwise? App developers, are you paying attention to feedback?
Great!
by Dianne V. on 2020/10/24 13:19
Super way to pass time and keep brain active. Love it.
Solitaire game good to star your morning
by Shreveport1992 on 2020/10/24 11:37
I play this game first thing in the morning, before my coffee just to start ex my brain early.
Love it
by tapfre on 2020/10/24 10:15
Look forward to game everyday
Best Solitaire app on iTunes!
by bobg529 on 2020/10/23 19:05
This is a great app. Works extremely well, has smooth graphics, and allows you to set your own difficulty level and change it as you improve. It’s a mixture of luck and skill and is lots of fun. Pay the small one time up charge and avoid the ads too!
Solitaire
by Miss Daisy aka Jan on 2020/10/22 20:38
Super
Goals
by okatoma on 2020/10/22 01:48
I so dislike those added goals. Just want to play regular Solitaire. It seems a waste of time having to let the goals load
Too many pop-ups!
by hgcambria on 2020/10/21 23:49
I do not want to see all my achievements etc., just let me play this game.
Morning wake up
by Word Whomp player on 2020/10/20 14:27
I look forward to the Daily Challenge every morning.
Great fun
by DCGreen on 2020/10/19 14:40
Love it
Points
by Gghgfhxhsgwyu on 2020/10/19 13:01
I don’t like getting the bonus points
Nice
by Curb Lady on 2020/10/19 02:10
Fun to play I enjoy the game.
Bigbear uno
by bigbearuno on 2020/10/19 02:01
Fun and a great way to pass the time. The daily challenges are addicting too.
Fun way to start, pass or end the day
by Spicabrac on 2020/10/18 20:38
Thanks for this platform so pleasant for relaxing but often challenging and satisfying. I find The Daily Challenges stimulating, and ever now and then, quite a challenge. The addition of the Bonus Point threesome was a nice extra and the Multi Player option is fun, challenging and addictive. Great job😊
Great time Killer
by Nana5260 on 2020/10/18 10:59
Enjoy the Daily Challenges!
Solitaire
by jgjudge on 2020/10/18 02:02
This game is additive ! I love it !
Fun after all these years
by Cuvicki on 2020/10/17 07:54
Thank goodness I'm retired, so many hours fly by trying to beat my last time and get my percentage higher. Now I'm hooked on the daily challenge. Only reason it's not higher is sometimes the wrong card moves and I have to undo which lowers my score. Been playing three years everyday! I love the upgrades made last year, automatically finishing saves so much time. Plus the extra points challenges are fun too.
Better than others
by Rev Sam on 2020/10/16 11:34
I’ve tried other online solitaires but this provides the best options. I like playing 3-card draw and switching to one-card draw if I can-t win with 3. This apt is the only one that allows that that I found.
Love this game but I have an IPad and can not figure out how to move my game over to the IPad.
by Christmasbichons on 2020/10/16 04:12
This game is so much fun. I send my score to my husband at least once a day. I am waiting for the next game you build.
Love it
by LCRS40 on 2020/10/13 17:18
Best solitaire game for iPhone, only problem I can find is I wear hearing aids and if I am streaming to them and go to this game, it blanks out my hearing aids! Hope you can fix this!!
Always Challenging
by hap66 on 2020/10/13 14:23
A different look each day. I usually start my day with the daily challenge. It keeps my aging mind working! It is fun and there is always a twist to keep you on your toes.
Don’t care about all the fancy stuff
by zjnaitnr.babnun on 2020/10/12 02:31
Just want to play solitaire don’t care about any our other stuff.
Too much
by Sub1407 on 2020/10/11 14:47
This used to be very good until they over improved it. I just want to play solitaire but messages are constantly popping up. There are goals. There are levels. I play solitaire to get away from all that and just relax.
Review
by dresback on 2020/10/10 23:39
Not enough shuffling, too often I get two red aces OR two black aces. It happens too often to be a coincidence.
My most enjoyable “fruitless activity”!
by carrinal on 2020/10/10 14:04
I think everybody needs a down minute at the end of the day and this is how I spend mine. I love the daily challenge and extra challenges that signal when I’m done.
YEP
by smltits on 2020/10/09 00:27
you guys rock! I used to play years ago. now I made just the way I want it. reminds of back then. While I play with my new device.
Solitaire
by solo girl 70 on 2020/10/08 16:49
It took awhile to get used the the updated version. I do not like that I have to reopen the ap each time I play, even if I just left it for a short time. I like everything about the game except as above and the goals. I play to relax, not meet goals!
👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
by Madame Ambassadress on 2020/10/08 00:23
I ❤️it! Helps me to relax & enjoy during this 😭
Solitaire
by JoannPell on 2020/10/07 12:05
This is a fun game. Starts my morning. I like to play when it’s quiet!
Used to be much better!
by Sparky 460 on 2020/10/07 04:53
When this was a simple game it was awesome. Now you have added all of these bells and whistles that can’t be turned off! The user/player should have complete control in settings to turn off the frills that interrupt what used to be a very pleasant low key game. I love the music and graphics at the end, but there should be absolutely no interruptions in the game and no prompts to participate in any goals unless you choose to select them in settings. Please fix this. Thank you for your response, somehow I missed the option in settings and I apologize. My only other pet peeve about this game is that when I select a winning game, sometimes I don’t get one; Sometimes I can go back via undo, make changes and win other times not and the hints just say no useful moves detected! Now I wonder if I missed something in settings about this? Anyway I’m changing my review to five stars and I’m very happy that I am able to turn off the goal animations! Ah I went back and looked again and I found a setting for winning deals too! Hopefully I fixed it. Again please accept my apology, I’m feeling as thick as a brick.
Solitaire
by Hooikaika on 2020/10/06 18:57
Good fun and challenging. Keeps your mind active.
Great brand game
by PeiPei Gunter on 2020/10/06 14:01
I’m in 70 now I have play this game every day for last 3 years now Truly enjoyed .
Fun game!
by ladycrady on 2020/10/06 06:35
Have really enjoyed playing!
Love to play
by Grifpag on 2020/10/05 13:26
This is my go-to game when I have a few moments to myself. I love the challenge!
Satisfying game..
by Philmkhiaq on 2020/10/04 23:01
This is a satisfying game to both fill those odd moments and to binge on with morning coffee.
Like the old way better!
by Anne8349 on 2020/10/04 18:45
I would like the option to just play solitaire without all your versions like it used to be!
It’s Fun!
by LindaGNPA on 2020/10/04 14:58
Keeps my brain going.
It’s Just OK
by Embrlady on 2020/10/04 13:46
It used to be better and is just tolerable now. I’ll keep it just for something to do when I’m waiting for commercials to end.
Solitaire
by Petercm04 on 2020/10/04 00:35
Love the challenges
Solitaire
by plottonotreadreviews on 2020/10/03 21:18
I would like the option to turn off the new bonus feature.
Good
by never rumper on 2020/10/03 10:15
I like to play it to pass the time. It’s a good diversion
My Solitaire App
by Eppsy812 on 2020/10/03 02:07
This app is easy to use and loads of fun. It's also a great way to tune out the real world and simply relax. I enjoy playing solitaire, especially with this App. I love this Solotaire.
Solitaire
by Sticks36 on 2020/10/02 22:29
Great mind relaxing game.
Ducky 1
by duck @ rest on 2020/10/02 19:23
I liked the old version better. The new version is much is much slower to auto-complete and takes to long to come on. I don’t think that we need to read about how long Mobility Ware has been around while waiting for the game to load. After the new update the game opens much faster! Thanks Mobility Ware. I have got used to the levels of the game, I have found that I play more to just get to the next level. I’m at level 137 now. I like the fireworks after a win but have never figured out how often they appear. Any answer? I’m at level 398 now and I really like the new challenges on the latest version. Took me a while, I’m set in my ways and don’t like change but this is great! Customer service is great on this app!!! I’m at Level 567 and love it!
My Appreciation for Solitare
by DARatliffII on 2020/10/02 17:41
I’ve thoroughly enjoy and appreciate Solitaire. It’s help pass the time and keeps my mind occupied. Giving my mind a break from all the COVID & political stuff.
Recomendation
by Titosol52 on 2020/10/02 15:56
The option to move the deck form right side to left side will help the left handled people a lot. Everything el is excellent
Request/suggestion
by randyfnyc on 2020/10/02 12:26
There should be some “celebratory” acknowledgement of getting a jeweled crown every day in a month.
Great game
by verstra on 2020/10/02 02:28
U used to be able to time it and play the game..now u cant
Soltaire
by Rus53 on 2020/10/02 02:17
Enjoyable game
Fun fun fun
by S sue on 2020/10/02 01:21
I really enjoy it!
New version slow and blingy
by Nobody20100531 on 2020/10/01 04:54
The new version is half as fast as the prior versions. Takes too long to start and bling menus require many unnecessary clicks. Now Game Center popups ruin the experience. I didn’t pay to get spammed.
It’s fun
by bizzymac on 2020/10/01 04:46
And a total waste of time when you want it to. Actually a good way to kill time while waiting for something or anything.
Solitaire
by jmcc115 on 2020/09/30 20:35
I love playing solitaire!
Fun game
by mahjongg1 on 2020/09/30 14:53
Like playing this. Passes the time and helps to keep my brain sharp
👍🏼
by K I N K on 2020/09/30 06:58
Fun!!!!!
A truly great game for those moments when you have nothing else to do
by emcaffee on 2020/09/30 04:52
A truly great game for those moments where you have nothing else to do.no
Fred
by wa4ddd on 2020/09/30 02:59
Wat to much time wasting
Review
by Helonie Balony on 2020/09/29 23:37
Thank you so much for the Challenge game every day. I read my Bible first thing of each day, then the next is The Challenge!
Solitaire
by tinaace on 2020/09/29 20:48
Good mindless game but too many undesirable bells and whistles
Solitaire
by Mazzymair on 2020/09/29 20:47
Fun game!
Almost perfect
by Nursewise on 2020/09/29 13:12
The paid version is way too expensive and the adds have gotten longer ☹️
Solitaire
by larryeddie on 2020/09/29 08:22
Love it look forward to getting daily challenge and goals every day
Why do u have to lose 10-15 games before being allowed to win one?
by 72z28 on 2020/09/28 19:14
I play the Vegas version of this game. I have found in the latest updates, that you have to lose many games before you can win one. This maybe due to my high level, 400+, but it makes the game very boring to play. I rarely play it any longer, because it is asinine to have to play 15 minutes before you even get a good enough hand to try to win
Game
by astrolloyd! on 2020/09/28 05:09
Great game
Everyday!
by Judimiss on 2020/09/28 01:17
I really look forward to playing this game every day! It helps me start my day out good! I play a lot.
Love this game!
by Lsart3 on 2020/09/28 00:40
I play solitaire every , yes , everyday for at least an hour, to past time while listening to Fox News.
Good except for music
by PlayingInScottsdale on 2020/09/27 23:18
I enjoy playing the actual game but I do not like the things that have been added – goals, awards, etc. They just take time.
Alerts my mind
by Goosealot on 2020/09/27 21:57
During the shut down the days have no distinction so time feels irrelevant and time is just a flat line. With solitaire at least my mind is active!!
Great Game but with a problem for me
by pearleaf529 on 2020/09/27 17:27
I have been using Mobilityware Solitaire for several years. Until recently, I have been very happy with it. However, from time to time bugs have shown up. In the past these were quickly repaired. Very recently I noticed that the setting I used for winnable deals is not functioning. I kept it at 40% since the beginning. That level kept my cumulative score moving slowly but surely upward. Now, as an experiment, I set it at 100% because I clearly see the 40% is not functional. The 100% is not functioning. Winning games are still rare. The response from Mobilityware was a disappointment. They took away the winning game slider control from Vegas cumulative scoring because they felt users were abusing it to get quickly rising scores. Huh? Why would the personal choices of app users be a concern? If someone gets some pleasure out of quickly rising scores, why would that bother anyone?. The purpose these games is for users to enjoy. I liked a slowly rising score and had found the right winnable percentage to do that for me. I have saved my cumulative score and switched to standard with 100% wins, which means I treat every hand as a puzzle I play until I find the winning plays like the daily challenges.
Best solitaire ever
by darden989 on 2020/09/27 04:17
I have been playing this game app for at least two years, am up to some crazy level now, and it has been a fun ride! Hope it never ends! Programmers have made continuous improvements that have made the play more enjoyable, and spur the player to improve their game! Graphics are fast and enjoyable at every level, and I’ll admit to not having been able to finish a game sometimes, it is always challenging and enjoyable! I play every day at midnight when the new game comes out! Kudos to the designers and programmers!
Solitaire
by Nickie Bell on 2020/09/27 01:15
I love this game!! I play it everyday. I miss playing cards with friends, but this is the next best thing!
I like the older version better!
by Randy 001 on 2020/09/26 21:32
This new version has too much stuff! I like KISS. Better. Just wants play the game.
Solitaire
by Bald headed German on 2020/09/26 19:37
No ads quick response and they help you win. The new game each day is fun to use. Nice past time for this 80 year old guy. Thanks
Review
by smg7272 on 2020/09/26 16:49
I love playing this game but I don’t like the “goals” and “recap after each game.
Solitaire
by 80yroldgranny on 2020/09/26 16:34
The best way to waste time ever!! Cant wait to jump up to a higher level and tease my hubby about my new “title”.
Best solitaire game ever
by slug53 on 2020/09/26 13:17
I play the daily game every morning. It will keep track of your wins for the month and from the beginning.
Just a great daily challenge
by CardHandler on 2020/09/26 12:47
Solitaire at its best. Try it you will like it!
Enjoyed for years
by Janetnmi on 2020/09/26 12:34
I’ve been playing for years and really enjoy the daily challenges, it’s a nice stress reliever. The game runs perfectly. The option to change backgrounds and the cards is nice, I especially like the holiday themes.
Card gamer
by Will 40 40 on 2020/09/26 07:53
One of the very best card games. I really enjoy the all winning setting and the Daily Challenge. This app is hard to put down. I play it daily. I never get tried of this game.
Great fun
by Horns day on 2020/09/26 00:21
Trying to beat the experts is keeping this challenging. Love to test various strategies. It’s easy to loose track of time, which is the reason fro playing in the first place! Very enjoyable during down times have a lot of fun trying to beat the leaders
Solitaire
by rbw1940 on 2020/09/25 23:59
Great time waster.
Need a Random Shuffle Button
by Player sixty on 2020/09/25 20:47
As a player of over 100,000 games on your app on several devices over years it is clear that you need a separate button for full Random shuffle and not a slider that changes the algorithm. There are clear, predictable patterns that emerge when on random shuffle and Las Vegas scoring. Very bad! It’s not exact percentages of gain or loss but clear trends of several chunks of pattern losses and wins on a few definable patterns. For example: during a run of mostly losses it is unlikely to exceed $1000. in total losses before a run in the opposite direction usually ending in two to four successive new high scores out of less than 12 games then hanging in that score range of plus or minsus 400 points until the next slide downwards. This utilizing about 100 well defined, self imposed playing protcols to maximize scores. Please..... a real well programmed random shuffle. Thanks.
Vegas Solitaire
by cjlummis on 2020/09/25 19:57
I love this game - but in the last year and a half, they have made it nigh on to impossible to win enough to maintain or win more points! I have lost about 10,000 points and I am not happy about that!
A GREAT GAMEEE🙀👍😜😜🙀
by Old geezer:))( on 2020/09/25 19:55
If U play a lot U will enjoy IT🙀👍👁👁 ENJOY YOUR GAME VERY MUCH 👏👏👏👍👍🙀🙀😜👍👍👍 +++++++=+++++++++====+++
Addictive
by Jumpinjim3 on 2020/09/25 12:49
Love it,play it. Every day,sometimes to much. A good start to my day.
Review
by kdrjvkl on 2020/09/25 12:38
Would like a way to know how many more wins are needed before reaching the fifth or tenth game. Would also like rewards after 15 or 20 wins.
Drag and drop
by Juanita Bob on 2020/09/25 02:17
I can drag and drop a card to the foundation on my iPhone but, on my iPad I can’t. Please enable drag and drop on all devices.
Playing Solitaire
by TV App User on 2020/09/24 05:12
A fun game my mom taught me many years ago. The game is helpful in keeping a person thinking quickly and in making choices . The brain must not be idle!
Solitaire
by MLGutwein on 2020/09/23 01:00
Thanks for a good game. It is a nice relaxer moment. Each game just takes a few minutes with a win and entertaining finish. MLG
Game Center pestering
by Ac2341 on 2020/09/22 22:55
I’m not sure why but now it keeps pestering me to log into Game Center. I see no value in Game Center for me so I’d prefer to not have to hit CANCEL every time I open Solitaire.
Daily goals
by don't wasre my time on 2020/09/22 22:20
Not enjoying it as much as I used to! Keep hoping for an update that includes a switch to turn off the “Daily Goals” feature that came with the last update. Really don’t like it! Thanks.
Kip
by kipcfii on 2020/09/22 15:35
Well worth the price - works well and nice features. It's a good value. Now they are doing almost impossible daily challenges like put the 6❤️ in the foundation in 60 moves. This type of challenge is almost always impossible- STOP THOSE KINDS OF STUPID THINGS AND DO REASONABLE ONES!!
Great game
by Lori2018 on 2020/09/21 16:39
Never a boring moment with this game
Used to be much better!
by Sparky 460 on 2020/10/07 04:53
When this was a simple game it was awesome. Now you have added all of these bells and whistles that can’t be turned off! The user/player should have complete control in settings to turn off the frills that interrupt what used to be a very pleasant low key game. I love the music and graphics at the end, but there should be absolutely no interruptions in the game and no prompts to participate in any goals unless you choose to select them in settings. Please fix this. Thank you for your response, somehow I missed the option in settings and I apologize. My only other pet peeve about this game is that when I select a winning game, sometimes I don’t get one; Sometimes I can go back via undo, make changes and win other times not and the hints just say no useful moves detected! Now I wonder if I missed something in settings about this? Anyway I’m changing my review to five stars and I’m very happy that I am able to turn off the goal animations! Ah I went back and looked again and I found a setting for winning deals too! Hopefully I fixed it. Again please accept my apology, I’m feeling as thick as a brick.
Great Game but with a problem for me
by pearleaf529 on 2020/09/27 17:27
I have been using Mobilityware Solitaire for several years. Until recently, I have been very happy with it. However, from time to time bugs have shown up. In the past these were quickly repaired. Very recently I noticed that the setting I used for winnable deals is not functioning. I kept it at 40% since the beginning. That level kept my cumulative score moving slowly but surely upward. Now, as an experiment, I set it at 100% because I clearly see the 40% is not functional. The 100% is not functioning. Winning games are still rare. The response from Mobilityware was a disappointment. They took away the winning game slider control from Vegas cumulative scoring because they felt users were abusing it to get quickly rising scores. Huh? Why would the personal choices of app users be a concern? If someone gets some pleasure out of quickly rising scores, why would that bother anyone?. The purpose these games is for users to enjoy. I liked a slowly rising score and had found the right winnable percentage to do that for me. I have saved my cumulative score and switched to standard with 100% wins, which means I treat every hand as a puzzle I play until I find the winning plays like the daily challenges.
THE BEST SOLITAIRE GAME!!
by Eilid Sidhe on 2020/04/26 04:44
I am an avid Solitaire player, and thoroughly enjoy this particular Solitaire version. I tend to only order/play games or other modicums (The Weather Channel, etc.) in versions that allow complete freedom from advertisements. This version of Solitaire allows that option, which is one reason I so highly value this game. Another is the freedom to select card types (backs, fronts, formats, backgrounds, etc.) immediately, and as often as one wishes. The option to download content from one’s saved photos, etc., is another reason I love this app. I use a photo of my young grandson, clutching his Sloth Christmas Gift Pillow, as the back of my Solitaire cards. The app’s ability to store information is another great feature, as is the Daily Challenge, whereby your accumulated solved puzzles are updated to show your current level, as well as your earned trophies (Bronze for 10 completed wins; Silver for 20 wins, and Gold for completed months). All in all, my satisfaction with this Solitaire Game is the highest
Newer Version
by RevivePlants on 2017/02/21 04:39
This Mobility Solitaire game had been my favorite of all Solitaires, then it disappeared from my apps. I found another version, the graphics still good, but some changes in how cards fell in random deals. The cards would all be red and the same numbers, eg., 4 sevens in succession, and several eights in succession, etc. It become what seemed like impossible to win, and boring. I got back to pretty much liking the play, and winning a fair number of times. I've just gotta win those Daily Challenges! I just downloaded what seems to be the latest version and I like it thus far. I lost the first time I played, but undid everything and tried again and won. A sliding scale is one of the settings, so that the player can choose a percentage of win-able games. I chose 45%, but I'm going to lower it. I like a challenging game. I just don't like "random" deals that are like those described above. There are updates on the graphics, it seems. The graphics on this game have always been beautiful, card backs are like fine art. It is such a fine-looking game to play, and there are some new choices, also nice. I'm looking forward to playing lots of games with this version.
Confused
by Radlw on 2018/09/06 17:10
Before a recent update, I was playing Vegas solitaire. I was $100K in the hole after about 50,000 games (not bad, really; a loss of only $2 per game). My win rate was about 8%. The update hijacked my statistics, zeroed out my debt, and started me over with a new look I didn’t like. Now I am $100K in the black after only a few thousand games and my win rate is through the roof. Have I finally perfected my system? Am I a Vegas solitaire genius? Or did the boys and girls at Mobility decide to tweak the odds in my favor so I would feel better? I don’t feel better. I was okay with my old stats, powered by the conviction (no doubt false) that I was slowly perfecting my game and improving (remember, tens of thousands of games; 50K in my last run, but that was only my most recent reset - I’ve been playing for years and resetting my stats now and then when I wanted a do-over). Now I am a disappointed winner. I’ll keep playing, but gambler’s reinforcement - winning runs after long periods of loss - is gone, replaced by certainty. Who wants to be a winner?
New version needs some work, but nice
by Sua2385 on 2018/07/28 18:48
I also am tired of having to wait for the first screen to disappear. I have pretty much got used to the abbreviated cards, but don’t prefer them. They and the card outlines in back take up so much room it feels crowded, and I don’t like having the outlines in the background while your new and mostly great (I hate the martial swords and the clown face, which you kept) animations perform. And I wish you had more choice of thematic backgrounds, this year you keep messaging in this and another game that a new background is available, but it always turns out to be the same seasonal background as last year or the year before. And if you had all the time in the world, which I know I am not paying for much of it, I would love to see those original old card faces you mentioned on one first page! But I find the game relaxing while I think - at least until one takes 30 minutes to solve - and love it.
Developers mistake
by Wilie1 on 2018/08/30 11:33
I’ve used this app for 2 years. I purchased 3 other games from this developer because of this one. Now I wish I hadn’t. This abomination is not what I bought and no mount of fixing will make it better. I’ve asked the developer to consider an alternative that may satisfy but all I get is a canned reply. Zero customer satisfaction. Never will purchase another Mobilityware app. Update: Please don’t assume that the canned responses make up for a lack of credible customer service. Kicking the can upstairs to a “development team” is not accepting responsibility for what was done to this app. And it’s not showing consideration to the numerous customers who have complained in this space. I’ve made my case, added the suggestion to role this back or change the model for the Solitaire version in the app store that does not allow ad removal, to one that does. If there are others like me that are frustrated by this, check out the Solitaire+ app from A-Star. LATEST: Looks as though customer service kicked this debacle upstairs to the development team. And they’ve punted. No updates or fixes for nearly 4 weeks. This developer no longer cares to address any complaints. Don’t waste your money. Bad reviews outnumber good 10 to 1 or better.
Want to get to the game!
by Low carber on 2018/07/25 21:37
Overall, the latest update is good, but with the mobility ware, page, then the solitaire facts/ads for other games/game info page, it takes time to get to the game. I play this game numerous times daily, and going through these pages every time I go to the app is getting annoying! I’ve already seen all the the second pages numerous times. If these must be there, at least add a way to click through or skip them. Even if I want to read them, I am a fast reader and still end up waiting. I would also like other options for card faces. The current ones are basically the same except larger font. Would even like to see a complete card face. Took a deeper look and compared with the free/last version. In the update there are fewer card face styles - not including the one I had been using, and no choice for card spots. I prefer no outline. I do appreciate the no more moves flash on the play button, but that’s about the only thing I see as an “improvement”.
Add-free & worth it! (Revised)
by MamawPJ on 2018/08/17 14:55
Finally found the add-free version ($0.99 alone or in a bundle of 4 games for $1.99). Love it & the other 3 in the bundle! I’m finding that I do not enjoy the changes made in the recent update. I was not having any problems with the operation of the game am not seeing any changes in that aspect now. I do, however, think the aesthetics of the visual are much less than previously. I do not like the changes in position of the various properties, preferring the tool bar at the bottom of the page. (I keep tapping on them unintentionally where they are now.) I love the very intricate pictures made with the cards when one wins one of the games, I find them very entertaining and I always am awed by the mind that could make them appear on my screen. I especially love the sailing boat and would feel especially rewarded for winning a game when it appeared.
Not a fan of the recent changes 8/18
by 235790865325 on 2018/12/07 05:16
Bought the app and have enjoyed it for years. It’s a simple game you can play for fun, stress relief, etc. No biggie. However, the recent overhaul now forces you to look at their logo (an ad for them) while everything loads (allegedly) for a surprising length of time. Every single time you open the app (even if you haven’t closed the app and just switched apps for a second. Ugh! This was not the case before. Their customer service folks are nice... but their response was not satisfying. There is no need to have to wait that long... and no, your solitaire/company trivia is not fun. Please... just let people play the game! I may just delete the game and move onto another company. :-( Update: 12/18 — more changes in update that are a distraction from the game. Forced to pick king or queen-type personality, forced to sit through more stupid screens about some new points program. I want to pick up my phone and distract myself with a game of solitaire... not be bombarded with carnival graphics that you can’t shut off. These updates are so frustrating. I hope they are making buckets of money, because I see no point in the nonsense.
My Favorite
by Chardenay on 2018/07/20 21:41
UPDATE - This USE to be my favorite until this last update!! I agree 100% with the others who are saying this latest update ruined it. I hate it! The new lay out is terrible and my running high score (vegas accumulative) is gone from view, I have to purposefully look it up every time instead of it being in constant view. The new graphics & UI are obnoxiously inconvenient and were much better the way they were. If I can’t change it back to how it was before the update, I will be looking for a new favorite. Love this game. Played a lot of others that don't have the features this one does. Smooth graphics with a lot of options - you can change the background and card backs with their numerous selections or your own pictures - a feature I love. You can turn animations up or down, play different versions ( I like Vegas scoring), and select different card faces such as regular to easy to see. Too many options to list - in short - you can't go wrong with this one! I've had it for years and it just keeps getting better. Thanks for the great app!! A+++++ 👍
The Best Solitaire game in the App Store
by Randoma on 2018/05/24 08:02
I have been plain this game for years. It is beautifully rendered. You can choose from a good sized library of background images and card backs to change the appearance of the game just to your liking. There are many options, but not an overwhelming amount. You can also choose whether you want a random shuffle, a winning deal (even with a winning it doesn’t mean it is easy. that easy) there is a choice between 3 or 1 card draw and it isn’t going to troll you with ads all the time, or requests, and it doesn’t have in-app purchases. There is also a daily challenge, which I like. Also, there are leaderboards and rewards for surpassing yourself. I have tried many solitaire games over the years, but I always end up returning to this one. If you like no nonsense solitaire, this is the one folks.
Reliable. Performs Well
by Wm Gardner on 2017/07/20 12:32
Really, my ONLY complaint about this app is that it sometimes indicates (in advance) that a game is "winnable", when the only way you could win the game is through illogical moves that require advanced knowledge of where the cards are. That aside, I have owned this app for years but only started playing it regularly a couple of months ago. It is nice mental exercise and I now play the game everyday. I play the "daily challenge" and while I am not fast enough to achieve scores in the top tier, I do enjoy the stimulation. The app offers various modes of play, with multiple draw styles, multiple scoring methods, and the ability to minimize being dealt "unwinnable" hands (although, just because a game is not indicated as "winnable" does not mean it is "unwinnable"). TL;DR- game is reliable, fast and has multiple methods of play. Only quirk is how it occasionally will determine a game "winnable". Would definitely buy again.
It’s good, BUT...
by Stymyx on 2019/07/10 00:18
It really is a real good Solitaire game, with plenty of options for play, but… At the end of each win, you get a screen showing your score, your time and the number of moves you made in the game. You also see those same figures for “Best” that’s not explained very well (it’s not your personal best, but measured against some unclear metric). Under the Best Time, it ALWAYS says a time in the neighborhood of 30 seconds, give or take a few seconds! I even once saw a Best Time of about 23 seconds! I want to meet THE HUMAN BEING that can play and win a hand of Klondike Solitaire in this app in 23 seconds!! It’s this screen that’s the only thing about this game I don’t like, and this is a totally personal gripe. I’m sure the numbers are supposed to be a motivator to encourage you to play better, but I find it more depressing than anything else, so I turned that screen off in Settings. Other than that, I love this game.
Solitaire
by Ishbear1 on 2016/12/10 01:34
Prior to using this, all I used was a standalone unit that had few features. I wore out two of them. Once I got hooked on your game on my phone, I use it constantly! Great game, and I know I will never use all of its capabilities. After suffering a stroke a few years ago, my ability to speak, read, and generally reason were affected, and my wife has commented many times that she felt that this game was of tremendous benefit for its unintended purpose as a therapeutic device. Any rationale that will permit me to play the game is OK by me! Apparently my last entry was still in limbo, so this is an update. The latest version has a curious feature that is mentioned by (kiddo20 or something, I couldn't remember ) wherein the "feeling" as I touch the keys has been omitted. I'd like to have that back. Other than that, I love it!
FIX THE GLITCHES
by Almathea67 on 2018/08/01 20:42
I loved this game so much I purchased the full $5 app with no ads. I’ve literally played over 10,000 games with this app. This new update is terrible. It glitches constantly when I attempt to play it. It’s much slower than it used to be, so trying to finish a game faster to get a higher score is impossible. The new layout isn’t bad, except the leaderboard is so close to where you pick a card that I touch it almost every single time, which pauses my game and it starts glitching again. At least twice now when I try to play a winning hand, it will deal and then when I start to play the cards disappear. I honestly don’t hate the new layout, aside from the leaderboard, the game just needs some tweaks. Customer service is no help. I emailed them over a week ago, and they haven’t emailed back. Even though the automatic email stated that I would be replied to within 48 hours. I’ve already attempted to delete the app and reinstall it, force stop the app, and turning my phone off and on again. Nothing works. I’m about to find a new solitaire app.
Thank you.
by Judy D. on 2018/08/03 19:54
Update to 4 stars: the latest release brought back the status bar and snappiness in card movements so I’ll download to my other devices. Thank you. I still find the large size and blinking play button annoying but I’m glad you made the latest fixes to my favorite Solitaire game. Prior comments: Have been using this App for years. The newest update is so annoying and frustrating, that the game I’ve enjoyed playing is now a COMPLETE turnoff. It’s too slow to load. Keeps asking annoying questions and stays on way to long. I use to jump into the next game, now I’m forced to wait for the congratulatory comments to stop. The flashing play button is distracting. I could go on. I wished I would have read the reviews for this version before downloading. I’ve not downloaded this version on my other devices and have no intention of doing so.
Liking it Less with new Display Format
by JSanibel on 2018/07/30 03:48
For a while now I have been frustrated with this game. For years I’ve loved playing the game after a very challenging work day. It relaxed me and let me chill out and get ready to sleep. In about the last year or 6 months it has become very frustrating, kind of like a difficult day at work! Instead of having fun and feeling successful, it seems you can win less and less. More frustrating than fun. I guess it’s just me but other friends have commented on this too. Now after the latest update, you can’t go right into the game. The blue screen is slow as you wait to get into the regular green screen where you can just start playing. I find myself less engaged in a game that I enjoyed every evening. It’s disappointing.
New look and other changes with latest upgrade - updated
by GrammaCajun on 2018/09/04 21:05
Update: After last update for this app, I upgraded my rating. Most of the issues were addressed and I appreciate the response by the developers to the comments by many reviewers. To the developer: do you read the reviews which are mostly negative, and are you going to do anything to change the app? Is there any way to revert to the old version? I don’t like the changes made in the last update. The cards are now extra large and there is no way to select a size. And I don’t like the Game Center screen popping up when I open the app. This never occurred before and I didn’t make any changes to my settings on my iPad. Much slower to start up than it used to be. I regret updating from the old version. I will not upgrade my iPhone until changes are made.
Too intrusive
by Scribe1215 on 2018/07/23 18:43
I’ve played this game for years and loved it, but the new version is too intrusive. It not only tells you when it thinks you’ve lost but does everything it can to end the game. I’ll give up when I’m ready, not when the game tells me to. I hope they disable that function. Two other minor quibbles: The screen no longer shows iPhone info at the top, especially the current time, which is a problem for those of us who play during stolen moments... Also, the controls at the bottom (hints, undo, etc.) have always toggled with a single tap. If they toggled with a double tap, those of us who want them there all the time wouldn’t have to keep bringing them back just because we touched an unused part of the screen.
Recent Changes Put Me Off
by SJ_Art on 2018/09/28 05:30
I enjoy playing a bit of Klondike, which I learned with playing cards as a child, around 60 years ago when computers largely were still on vacuum tubes. My mobile devices are much more convenient than cards, and I’ve enjoyed playing MobilityWare Klondike for years, but the most recent updates have made it much less enjoyable for me. It’s now what I would call twitchy as it often flashes a notice to me that a given draw is unwinnable while I’m still poking around. I play the game for my own casual enjoyment, not to be rushed around by the solitaire algorithm. I buy action games to rush me around. Can Klondike get a control to turn that behavior off? My rating is low only because of that behavior. Thanks for your consideration.
Best. Solitaire. Ever
by NanaEllen on 2017/03/08 00:28
I have been using this app on my iPad and love it, but I had a different solitaire on my iPhone until just now. When I thought why am I doing this and installed the mobilityware solitaire for iPhone. What's good about it? One, No ads. No having to find the mysterious hidden little X to get back to the game. (How do they monetize this I wonder?) But that's not all that's good. I can control whether or what percentage of winning deals I am given. It shows me whether the deal has been won before. The hints are meaningful and when there are no more productive moves, it tells me, instead of moving some card back and forth endlessly without it opening up any additional moves. So, all good. I like it.
Need a Random Shuffle Button
by Player sixty on 2020/09/25 20:47
As a player of over 100,000 games on your app on several devices over years it is clear that you need a separate button for full Random shuffle and not a slider that changes the algorithm. There are clear, predictable patterns that emerge when on random shuffle and Las Vegas scoring. Very bad! It’s not exact percentages of gain or loss but clear trends of several chunks of pattern losses and wins on a few definable patterns. For example: during a run of mostly losses it is unlikely to exceed $1000. in total losses before a run in the opposite direction usually ending in two to four successive new high scores out of less than 12 games then hanging in that score range of plus or minsus 400 points until the next slide downwards. This utilizing about 100 well defined, self imposed playing protcols to maximize scores. Please..... a real well programmed random shuffle. Thanks.
Fix your program for dealing cards — it’s broken
by Ret. USAF Colonel on 2019/09/03 00:27
You’ve obviously decided that your game isn’t difficult enough. Therefore, you’ve decided to deal pairs of cards of the same color, one on top of the other. Almost every hand has, for example, two black nines, or two red tens, or two of something else of the same color, together in the same stack. This makes these games much harder to win, as you know and as you have no doubt intended. Please stop this and fix it now! The odds of getting two cards of the same number/face and same color on top of one another, hand after hand after hand is astronomical. I don’t appreciate being manipulated by your organization. Give the players a fair random deal each and every game. That’s not asking too much. I love to play your card game, but only if it’s fair. It’s not fair now!
Still the vey Best solitaire out there!
by suzanne-del on 2018/10/29 00:59
Used for over 3 years and it just keeps getting better and better! Lots of setting options, amazing animations and love the new themes for the holidays and on daily challenges area. The trophies are really a lot of fun; just wish you could more frequently earn them, perhaps by winning a certain amount of games in a row, or something like that? , as waiting every ten days seems too long😆. Developers: if you’re reading, that would REALLY make the game Da,Bomb! And even more fun and addictive! There is still a little lag when flipping the cards since the latest animation-packed update too, but not a deal breaker. Keep up the awesomeness mobilityware , and thanks!
Our favorite game is back!!!
by Guima0126 on 2018/09/26 04:35
I play this game since it was available on my 3Com Palm... a lot of people doesn’t even know what I am talking about... I have being a faithful player for more then 20 years... last year we were all surprised by a new version that turned out favorite game into a cheap and slow Hollywood scenario... it was awful... a lot of people gave up and uninstalled it after years playing. I complained and so did hundreds of people and you guys heard us! Thank you for that! Thank you 3 times! This last version update brought our favorite game back, with some interesting new design and style but the same god old game we all love! Thank you for listening to us!
Good but frustrating
by vcmjr on 2018/03/21 14:57
I have been playing this app a lot. It has some of the most original graphics of the competing Solitaire games. I like playing winnable deals. The frustrating part is that many of those deals seem to have been played and won with extremely high scores and unbelievably fast. So fast, in fact, that I don't think they could have been played by real people. So I must be playing against a computer program—and that is frustrating. But I have also become a better player thanks to this app. I have learned to look for a number of playing options through the app’s hints that I had been overlooking before.
Still works, but has become relentlessly annoying
by jkr90000 on 2018/08/06 07:58
I’ve played MobilityWare’s Solitaire app most days, for years. I paid to get rid of ads long ago, but since a recent thorough revision, the developers have undertaken to become incredibly annoying in other ways. Now they force use, or repeated avoidance, of Game Center. They provide little messages about the history of Solitaire. They encourage participation in contests, and the winning of vanity awards. Guys, c’mon, it’s Solitaire. I play it explicitly not to compete with anybody or in any way. I don’t want to share it with anyone. Solitaire, get it? I suppose some customers want these features. But, could a fella that just wants to idle away a little bit of time get a break? Give it a rest with all the ‘did you know you could change your card backs’ please.
Great company, great game, cards easy to read
by mjbuzzy on 2018/07/24 11:06
Great game and intuitively the place tools. My only challenge these days is they just upgraded the program and it runs much slower. It’s slower to open, slow to re-open if you open another app, keep it open in the background, and then go back to. Also, now much slower when it auto completes after being prompted. It was much faster before the update. I really appreciate the fact that the moment Yep realizes that your hand is a losing hand, after many various choices in a game, it lets you know they flashing play icon. I stop the game at that point and either start another one or replay the game to see if I can win it. Beyond its recently being slowed down, it’s a great app.
Great
by CathieQ on 2017/05/24 20:30
This is an update to the following review from years ago. I am still addicted to the game and play very often. My one complaint is that the last update took away the visual cue that you had selected a card. I find myself touching the card a second time to be sure. Other than that the following still applies I am addicted to this game. Much better than other solitaire games I have tried over the years. Works well and I like the info it provides. It's nice to see that you have solved in as few steps as the previous best solvers. My time is always much slower so my score is low. It's also nice to solve one of the random deals.
Can’t transfer progress
by Bsakelarides on 2019/02/22 12:50
I have been playing the free version of this app for several months. The Ad implementation on that version is terrible. Even in airplane mode you are bombarded with 2 ads before every single game. So I finally broke down and bought the ad free version. Unfortunately your progress in one version is not transferred to the paid version. So I lost 2 months of daily challenges. Not the end of the world but why wouldn’t you be able to transfer your progress through Game Center? Also I haven’t found a single difference between this and the ad sponsored version so you’re only paying to remove ads.
From 5-Star to 1-Star in single update
by Sam77w on 2019/09/04 14:22
I love the game. I wish I could choose “default order” for Aces to build, though. Having them in the same order each time makes it easier to focus on the rest of the game. I wrote the above comment a few years ago, and I still wish for that option...in fact, I periodically look through the Settings to see if this option was “snuck” in there. Would it be that hard? Club, Diamond, Heart, Spade is the order I always build on, no matter which appears first. It would be nice, say, to “tap” the ace of spades and have it go to the far right, even if it were the first ace to come up.
What happened
by GinGinnieGin on 2018/01/31 15:17
This app used to be the very best. I was constantly playing with my sister in another state. We could hook up really well and talk while playing. For quite awhile now we never get to Hook up, maybe ONE out of 10times. We miss each other, we’re solitaire nuts. Can’t we get back what we had. Sure your app works great now if you want to play by yourself but to invite a certain person doesn’t work well now. Fix it I beg you, we loved you. Need you back Denise in CT Ginnie in WA, sisters for over 60 years, solitaire buds on your app for maybe three years. Help us, solitaire was providing us sanity before some update made it impossible.
Don’t Change When Ahead!
by Chrisrs2000 on 2018/07/26 18:44
Dear Mobility Ware, I’ve been a faithful user of your Solitaire game for quite a while. I started using it for free until I decided I really liked it & paid. Without the ads, I loved the fast way it came on, the moment I tapped the icon. THEN, you thought you were the best & changed things! Now, when I tap the icon, I have to read about how great you are & wait while the four card faces light up. ALSO, you’ve changed the graphics & made them “cartoon-like”, which seems to slow things down even more! PLEASE stop changing things & making the game worse! You said you were “the best”, then did this! I don’t mind changes for the better, but this is ridiculous!!!
Used to be a five star app!
by Shortcircut on 2018/10/17 00:44
Up till the last big update, this app was fun to play. Now it has one major flaw that really ruins the fun. In the old game scores (last game played) were remembered. Even when the game was shut down & restarted. Now if you leave the game for any reason, when you come back, the last score is erased. Even a game as important as the challenge game of the day, doesn't get retained! I am using an old iPad & an iPad Pro. The old iPad is too old to be included in software updates, so it still has the last game memory. If they would restore the last game memory I would up my rating to 5 stars!
The Good Old Version
by BJJ71 on 2018/11/22 03:10
When I got my first I-pad 4 years ago, I downloaded and paid for Solitaire and it was was simple and easy to play. Now, this version I down Loaded to a second I-pad the settings no longer give me the ability to switch the side on which the deck of cards resides. Also, the pop up bar for the settings covers the cards while using the I-pad in the landscape position. I do not understand why changes have to eliminate things users actually use and/or create views that are bothersome. What do you say, folks, can you take ideas from the past and include them in future versions? If you do, I would like to be able to update my current version.
Strike three
by mariposafan on 2018/09/07 13:23
Even if, as the condescending popup says, you needed to rewrite the program from scratch due to new technologies (I'm skeptical), you didn't need to ruin the gameplay. It's still painfully slow to launch. Tip, if you're making your app slower to start you're screwing up. It still has that stupid 'tips' screen - which is utterly without merit and slows things down even further. I still would prefer to set the percentage of winning/random deals ahead of time and just play my game. - fixed I intensely dislike the bright flash for a solving a deal. - fixed On the good side, the status bar is back and play doesn't feel as painfully slow. One more version. I think if that stupid tips screen is still there after the next version I'll just delete the app. As it is I use the tips screen to remind me that the game has been mangled and just shut it down. That stupid and utterly without merit tips screen is still around. Almost make you wonder if the company pays attention to these reviews. When I read them that screen appears to be universally panned. Three updates and the stupid thing is still there. Three updates and it's still horribly slow to load. You lose.
Uglier and slower 🙁
by Ingeborg Ninja on 2018/08/05 23:57
The cards are now having skinny print for A K Q J and the numbers AND without the historical art with the feel of the traditional playing card design—now they are harder to read and less interesting as art. The extra questions that get in the way of playing are obnoxious! The only change that I’d recommend over the previous version that was pretty and worked very well is to give players the option to have the popup “Solved >shall it automatically finish your game?” Turned off so that WHEN we have finished a game as far as we wish, we can trigger the auto-finish. Oh! And I liked the ruby crowns as art MUCH much more than this new crowded bad art finish for each game!
Great app but update has problems.
by Bartaloni on 2018/08/03 23:50
I’ve been a long time fan of this app. However with the recent update there have been two problems for me. First, the time and battery status are no longer visible at the top of the app. Second, every time I leave the app to check those - or do anything in another app - the app has to completely reload when I return before I can resume the game. In the past that wasn’t the case. I’d love to see those issues addressed. I appreciate having the status bar back. One other problem I didn’t mention in my original review. I wear Bluetooth hearing aids and the app takes control of them and won’t allow the hearing aid app to function while I’m playing. Would really like that addressed.
Newest update has ruined my favorite game!!
by k-meow on 2018/07/24 13:38
I don’t think I’ve actually ever written an app review but after the newest update to the app I’ve probably had the longest I just had to. I can’t stand the new update, I used to love the random slider and just getting either a random game or a winning game, I don’t like having to pick if I want a winning game or a random game. The new graphics and animations give me a feeling this game will now be another battery drain, even with the animations clicked to minimize. I dislike how zoomed in it feels, I feel like it was optimized for a toddler to play. The cards appear to not move as smoothly as before either. I’m just super unimpressed and really regret updating the app, I wish I could go back to the previous version. Now I’m going to have to find another solitaire app to download :(
Latest update is terrible...
by Mr.InBetween on 2018/07/25 04:29
First try at update didn’t work right...had to delete then re-install app to get a working product. Even after that, several settings are different in a bad way. Can’t turn off timed game without also turning off the score, and so on. My favorite mode of play is no longer supported, independent of time while still showing score. And I don’t care about the number of moves, but I have to have it if I want to see the score. Don’t have any idea why they collapsed several independent settings into one setting, makes those settings essentially useless. In other words, it’s not much fun to play anymore. I’m currently shopping for a different solitaire game that works the way it should. Too bad, previous version was fine, new re-write is just broken.
All around Awesome!!
by Honeybearz on 2016/12/10 03:36
Been playing for 45 years. This particular iteration is another improvement as far as i can see. I Love that I can slide to all hands of chance. I don't compete and don't care to do all winning games-seems just a cheat. I think it sharpens my brain focus, and can easily be done while whiling away time waiting or while listening to stories or music or (shush) during phone calls!! Only thing i do not like, is having to pay for it all over after buying a new phone. But it $2, and gets more use than even my Facebook app!! It beats all other solitaire apps i have tried as well!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️
Lots of Fun
by MaryBiz on 2016/12/11 17:52
I have played thousands of rounds of this game in all different modes. I loved it so much that I finally paid for the app to avoid getting ad pop-ups. A short while ago the game froze and I had to delete and reinstall it. Of course I lost all my status ratings when I did this which was disappointing. I compete against myself but I still liked seeing the achievements that I attained. The reason I only gave four stars is because the feature that was once present when you touched a card has been removed. I miss that feature and would like to see it return. Still love playing.
Great game
by Ed Obster on 2020/10/28 05:33
The only gripe that I have is that there seems to be one player who is cheating. Potentially more. The player I notice most goes by SloPop. I suppose it may be possible for one player to be vastly superior to all of the hundreds of thousands who play this game. But I feel it’s unlikely given that he/she’s scores are consistently thousands of points higher than others in daily challenges. It has gotten to the point where when I am number 2 to SloPop’s number one, I consider myself to have the top score because they must be cheating and therefore their score is invalid. I will keep telling myself that I guess.
They listened!
by nametaken4:68 on 2020/06/05 02:14
I’ve been playing this game for years. I started having difficulty seeing the numbers on the cards so I wrote to mobility ware with a suggestion. About a month later they came out with a redesigned card that I could easily see! They have been great adding new animations, I love the dancing card man he makes me laugh. Some of their designs are quite elaborate, the card ship, the airplane and the Jeep. The new daily challenges are fun. I never paid attention to the old one it was just another game, but these kind of change things up so that’s fun. Solitaire is a great stress soother and these days that’s important.
Slow performance? Restart your device.
by LoneStrikr on 2020/04/21 12:26
I love this app, but I was also experiencing the problem where the game pauses at startup. The initial animation with the card suits freezes, and then when the game starts, you tap a card, and nothing happens for about 5-10 seconds. After the game finally responds to the initial card tap, it works as normal until you go away and come back much later, at which point you get the freezing card suit animation again. I fixed this by shutting my phone down completely and restarting it. After I did that, the game worked much better.
The BEST Solitaire game by far!!
by Another Charlie on 2018/08/06 15:56
I had posted a negative review after an update with some features I didn’t care for. I also wrote to the company and guess what, the actually DO read and respond to player’s suggestions. My main complaint was a title screen that seemed to take forever so you had to wait and wait to play. The fixed this and there have been frequent updates so I had to edit my review completely! I was trying all the other Solitaire games but this is the BEST one. Don’t even bother with the others. A big thanks to the developers for actually caring about their customers.
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by azmusikluvr on 2016/12/07 12:53
I have reviewed this app before and I still love it. Play it all the time. Regarding "winning" you set how you want to win in the settings. You can set so you never win or always win or somewhere in between. Go into settings when you are in the app and click on winning deals. There is a slide scale there to change it. All kinds of things to do or change in settings. Can't save games to come back to. If I haven't won one after multiple times of replay I just close my iPad and come back to it later. Otherwise just move on it may not be winnable
I like this game but.......
by Dinard38 on 2019/10/19 22:17
I came here to see if anyone else had the same complaints as I have. Good to see I'm not alone. I like playing this game Vegas style with the 3 card draw. It seems that after the last major update, it has become nearly impossible to win a game. And the reason is that the card shuffle is totally unrealistic. I start a game and the top cards are all the same color. Or as another example, I pull from the deck, and I get a King. I hit the deck again and get another King. I've gotten three Kings in a row when I'm drawing from the deck by 3. Do you know how statistically improbable it is to draw by three and get the same card value consecutively??? Your random generator needs some serious tweaking.
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