Maurice Jones

Accordion

Commodore 64 - Released - 2000

A computerized version of the popular solitaire card game of the same name, developed by Maurice Jones and published by J & F Publishing, Inc. in the disk magazine Loadstar. Issue #196. The rules: Any pile can be moved onto the pile to its left, or the pile third to its left, provided the top cards of the piles match in either suit or rank. When you move a pile in the middle of the row, all the other piles are shifted to fill an empty space. Strategy tips: You should select four cards of the same rank, clustered near each other and near the end of the layout. The strategy is to try...

Aces Up (1994)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1994

Aces Up is a solitaire game. A row of cards is dealt, then any of them can be moved to the waste pile if the value of the card is lower than the other cards of the same kind. This gets repeated in the next round. To win, four aces must be the top cards. The game also offers alternative playmodes. Published in Loadstar #124.

Agnes

Commodore 64 - Released - 1998

A solitaire card game released in 1998 as part of Issue #166 of LoadStar disk magazine. Rules of the game: The first 28 cards are dealt in the same way as in Klondike. Then a card is placed in the first of the four foundations. This card will be the first card of that foundation and all other cards with the same rank should be placed at the other three foundations. Seven cards are then dealt in a row either above or below the tableau. This will act as the reserve. The cards in the reserve are available for play. Playing the game is a lot like Klondike except that any gaps are...

Diplomat

Commodore 64 - Released - 1999

Loadstar #184.

Double Deck Duo

Commodore 64 - Released - 1995

Loadstar #131.

Double or Quits

Commodore 64 - Released - 1990

Loadstar #078.

Duchess of Glenwood

Commodore 64 - Released - 1998

Loadstar #171.

Eagle Wing

Commodore 64 - Released - 1997

Eagle Wing is a computerized version of the popular solitaire card game of the same name. It was developed by Maurice Jones for the Commodore 64 and published in issue #161 of the North American based Loadstar disk magazine in 1987.

Eight Off

Commodore 64 - Released - 1998

A type of solitaire game published in Loadstar #164.

Eights for One

Commodore 64 - Released - 1993

A type of solitaire card game published in Loadstar #112.

FDR's Favorite

Commodore 64 - Released - 1997

Published in Loadstar #155. This is a solitaire card game.

Fifteens

Commodore 64 - Released - 1998

A solitaire card game published in Loadstar #163. In Fifteens you match up combinations of cards that total 15. Discard any combination (doublets, triplets, quadruplets, etc.) of cards totaling fifteen (for example: 9 and 6, 8 and 7, 5 and 5 and 5).

Five by Five

Commodore 64 - Released - 2000

Five by Five is a solitaire card game developed by Maurice Jones and published in Loadstar #188.

Freecell (J & F Publishing)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1997

Freecell is a C64 version of the popular solitaire game of the same name that has become synonymous with every release of Microsoft Windows since Windows '95. This version was developed by Maurice Jones and published in Loadstar #151.

Golf at the Tower

Commodore 64 - Released - 1992

Golf at the Tower is a Solitaire card game developed by Maurice Jones and published by Softdisk Publishing, Inc. in the disk magazine Loadstar. Issue #102

Klondike Jones

Commodore 128 - Released

An 80 Column Commodore 128 game where you play the solitaire game of Klondike. Published in Loadstar 128 and part of the Loadstar Compleat collection.

Miss Milligan

Commodore 64 - Released - 1998

Miss Milligan is a patience game which is played using two decks of playing cards. According to Peter Arnold, author of Card Games for One, this classic game's enduring popularity is in part due to its amazing tendency to enable complete recovery from seemingly hopeless positions. Rules: First, eight cards are dealt in a row; they are bases for eight columns in the game. Any ace that becomes available is put onto the foundations, to be built up by suit. Other cards are built down by alternating color. One card can be moved at a time, although a sequence can also be moved in part or in...

Moojub

Commodore 64 - Released - 1998

Moojub is a solitaire card game which is played using one deck of playing cards. Invented by Geoffrey Mott-Smith and Albert H. Morehead and included in their book The Complete Book of Solitaire and Patience Games, it has been included in some solitaire computer packages such as Solitaires, Solitude, and TDC Games Suite. It is also one of the easier games to win: a player can win half of his games. To start, four cards are dealt in a column, forming a reserve. To form the first foundation column, the player has to pick out the card with the lowest value (aces are ranked low in this case)....

Snake (J & F Publishing)

Commodore 128 - Released - 1996

A Solitaire game published in Loadstar #141.

Stalactites

Commodore 64 - Released - 1999

Stalactites is a computerized version of the solitaire card game of the same name. It was developed by Maurice Jones and published in Loadstar #185. Rules: The player deals four cards from the deck. These four cards form the foundations. They are turned sideways (although it is not necessary to do so). The rest of the cards are dealt into eight columns of six cards each on the tableau. These cards can only be built up on the foundations regardless of suit and they cannot be built on each other. The initial layout of a game of Stalactites. Before the game starts, the player can...

Sultan of Turkey

Commodore 64 - Released - 1996

Sultan of Turkey is a solitaire card game more famously known as Sultan. The C64 version was developed by Maurice Jones and published in Loadstar #147. Game Rules: Sultan is a rarity, a two-deck game that doesn’t need a huge table. Play is simple and wins are frequent. A won game shows you the “sultan” (the King of Hearts) surrounded by his harem of eight Queens. Layout: Remove all eight Kings and one Ace of Hearts from a double deck of cards. Lay them face-up in three rows of three, with one King of Hearts in the center spot and the Ace of Hearts below it in the bottom row....

Yukon (J & F Publishing)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1999

A solitaire card game variant published in Loadstar #178.

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