Hoyle Solitaire and Mahjong — This CD-ROM contains 50 different types of solitaire and over 62 different ways to play mahjong, plus a feature that lets you design your own Mahjong layout with infinite possibilities. Solitaire games include 10 two-deck games: Aces and Kings, Alhambra, Batsford, Colorado, Forty Thieves, Mount Olympus, Red and Black, Spider, Sultan, and Terrace; 35 one-deck games: Aces Up, Bakers Dozen, Baroness, Beleaguered Castle, Betsy Ross, Bowling, Bristol, Calculation, Canfield, Clock, Cribbage Square, Eagle Wing, Eight Off, Eliminator, Euchre, Flower Garden, Fortress, Four Free, Four Seasons, Gaps, Golf, Klondike, La Belle Lucie, Nestor, Penguin, Poker Square, Pyramid, Scorpion, Seahaven Towers, Shamrocks, Slide, Spiderette, Strategy, Triplets, and Yukon; and 5 arcade games: 3 Towers, Best 21, Fast 21, Pick 2, and Sum 11. The cards have large numbers and are therefore easy to read on virtually any computer. With the mahjong games, you decide whether to play alone or against another player on the same computer. You can choose from 62 different tile layouts or create your own. Tiles can have either Chinese or Egyptian designs. Along with the traditional mahjong, there are two additional games using the mahjong tiles: Gravity Tiles has you earn points by removing 3 or more same colored tiles at a time. Memory Tiles is a matching game.
Hoyle Word Games CD-ROM contains nine different word games with hundreds of variations. Here's what you get: Anagrams, DoubleCross, Enigma (a code breaking game), Hangman, Speedy Racer (a typing challenge sure to increase your WPM), Wordox, Word Yacht, and over 1000 Crosswords and Word Searches from Dell Magazines. This is literally a library full of games. These games are remarkably fun because they include a cast of animated characters, and you can adjust the personalities of the characters. There is even a face creator that lets you make a character to represent yourself. There's also a dictionary for looking up words used in the games.
These 2 CD-ROMs are Windows compatible (including XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10).