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SOLITAIRE SUITE 1.04: A popular collection
of seven highly addictive graphical card
games: Calculation, Concentration, Idiot's
Delight, Midnight Oil, Monte Carlo, Osmosis,
andRoyal Cotillion. Stunning graphics and
an elegant, easy-to-use interface. Requires
EGA or VGA and a mouse.


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SOLITAIRE SUITE 1.04: A popular collection ÿof seven highly addictive graphical card ÿgames: Calculation, Concentration, Idiot’s ÿDelight, Midnight Oil, Monte Carlo, Osmosis ÿandÿRoyal Cotillion. Stunning graphics.
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CONCEN.EXE 59988 30202 deflated
FILE_ID.DIZ 297 218 deflated
HISTORY.TXT 15389 2490 deflated
ID.EXE 54126 27917 deflated
MC.EXE 56606 28920 deflated
MO.EXE 63884 32118 deflated
OSMOSIS.EXE 58866 29400 deflated
RC.EXE 63156 31393 deflated
SOLSUITE.DOC 40613 11505 deflated
SOLSUITE.EXE 32866 17515 deflated
SOLSUITE.ICO 766 150 deflated
SOLSUITE.PCS 22567 2113 deflated
SOLSUITE.PIC 8219 1303 deflated
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Contents of the HISTORY.TXT file



Solitaire Suite Revision History
--------------------------------
1.00 06-30-92 Initial release ...
1.01 07-11-92 Fixed CALC undo problems.
1.02 07-17-92 Fixed CONCEN crash problem.
1.03 08-08-92 Changed Royal Cotillion to 10-level undo default.
Added on-demand "SP" button to main menu.
Changed ID to display "deal ..." message if no more moves.
Small improvement to mouse init routine.
1.04 10-21-92 Mouse initialization routine changed in all programs.
Changes to all games (detailed below).



Calculation Revision History
----------------------------

1.00 01-03-91 First Public Release.
1.01 01-11-90 Added "Session Statistics" option.
Cosmetic changes.
1.02 02-15-91 More cosmetic changes.
1.03 03-12-91 Added registration procedure.
1.04 03-23-91 Modified registration procedure.
1.05 04-23-91 Added option to print registration form.
Changed card definition filenames to CARDS.CD*.
1.06 05-17-91 Fixed problem with equipment test.
1.07 07-01-91 Added Abort (F10) feature.
The program now exits to DOS after running the
registration procedure, and the program date and
time are set correctly.
1.08 08-21-91 Added /LCD command-line switch.
Added /M command-line switch.
Clear message line for Help and Options menus.
1.09 09-02-91 Rewrote mouse initialization routine.
Removed /M command-line switch.
1.10 10-28-91 Added dialog box to select card back.
Improved parsing of command-line arguments.
Modified the "abort" sequence so that pressing F10
once will bring up the abort dialog box, and
pressing F10 again will exit the program.
1.11 02-14-92 Increased number of available card backs to seven.
Added "/NC" (No Cheat) command-line option.
Added "/W" (Windows Compatability) command-line option.
1.12 06-30-92 Fixed de-selection bug.
Fixed screen-clearing problem.
Added "progress meter".
Added a 10-level undo (accessed via the 'U' key).
New mouse routines.
Increased number of card backs to 8.
Now part of "Solitaire Suite".
1.13 07-11-92 Fixed problems with the undo.
1.14 10-21-92 Added "Same Hand" button to replay last hand.
Added "Undo" button.
Fixed another undo bug.





Concentration Revision History
------------------------------

1.00 11-17-89 First Public Release. Text-based version.
2.00 06-14-91 New EGA version released.
2.01 08-23-91 The program now exits to DOS after running the
registration procedure, and the program date and
time are set correctly.
Added /LCD command-line switch.
Added /M command-line switch.
Fixed bug in "Select Player" menu.
2.02 09-02-91 Rewrote mouse initialization routine.
Removed /M command-line switch.
2.03 10-28-91 Added dialog box to select card back.
Improved parsing of command-line arguments.
Modified the "abort" sequence so that pressing F10
once will bring up the abort dialog box, and
pressing F10 again will exit the program.
2.04 02-14-92 Increased number of available card backs to seven.
Added "/NC" (No Cheat) command-line option.
Added "/W" (Windows Compatability) command-line
option.
2.05 06-30-92 Fixed F10 crash problem.
New mouse routines.
Increased number of card backs to 8.
Now part of "Solitaire Suite".
2.06 07-17-92 Fixed start-up crash problem.
2.07 10-21-92 Added 'Quit' dialog box.
Added 'Quick Deal' option.





Idiot's Delight Revision History
--------------------------------

1.00 01-29-91 First Public Release.
1.01 02-15-91 Cosmetic changes.
1.02 03-12-91 Added registration procedure.
1.03 03-23-91 Modified registration procedure.
1.04 04-23-91 Added option to print registration form.
Changed card definition filenames to CARDS.CD*.
1.05 05-17-91 Fixed problem with equipment test.
1.06 06-16-91 Added "Assist" option.
Added Abort (F10) key.
1.07 06-21-91 Fixed bug when moving a card to an empty pile
(program would crash if wrong key or mouse button
was pressed).
1.08 08-13-91 The program now exits to DOS after running the
registration procedure, and the program date and
time are set correctly.
Added /LCD command-line switch.
Added /M command-line switch.
1.09 09-02-91 Rewrote mouse initialization routine.
Removed /M command-line switch.
1.10 10-28-91 Added dialog box to select card back.
Improved parsing of command-line arguments.
Modified the "abort" sequence so that pressing F10
once will bring up the abort dialog box, and
pressing F10 again will exit the program.
1.11 02-14-92 Increased number of available card backs to seven.
Added "/NC" (No Cheat) command-line option.
Added "/W" (Windows Compatability) command-line option.
1.12 06-30-92 New mouse routines.
Increased number of card backs to 8.
Now part of "Solitaire Suite".
1.13 08-08-92 If no moves available display "deal ..." message.
1.14 10-21-92 Moving cards to empty spaces is now optional.
Added "Same Hand" button to replay last hand.
Added "Undo" button with 10-level undo.





Monte Carlo Revision History
----------------------------

1.00 01-03-91 First Public Release.
1.01 01-11-90 Added "Session Statistics" option.
Cosmetic changes.
1.02 02-09-91 More small cosmetic changes.
1.03 03-12-91 Added registration procedure.
1.04 03-23-91 Modified registration procedure.
1.05 04-23-91 Added option to print registration form.
Changed card definition filenames to CARDS.CD*.
1.06 05-17-91 Fixed problem with displaying an equipment test
failure.
1.10 06-14-91 Added "Undo" feature.
Added "Abort" (F10) key.
Made outline of selected cards easier to see.
1.11 08-27-91 The program now exits to DOS after running the
registration procedure, and the program date and
time are set correctly.
Added command-line help ("MO ?").
Added /LCD command-line switch.
1.12 09-02-91 Rewrote mouse initialization routine.
1.13 10-28-91 Added dialog box to select card back.
Improved parsing of command-line arguments.
Modified the "abort" sequence so that pressing F10
once will bring up the abort dialog box, and
pressing F10 again will exit the program.
1.14 11-30-91 Increased number of available card backs to seven.
A few minor tweaks ...
1.15 02-14-92 Added "/NC" (No Cheat) command-line option.
Added "/W" (Windows Compatability) command-line option.
1.16 06-30-92 Fixed F10 crash problem.
New mouse routines.
Increased number of card backs to 8.
Now part of "Solitaire Suite".
1.17 10-21-92 Added 'Move Alert' option.
Added "Same Hand" button to replay last hand.
Added "Undo" button.





Midnight Oil Revision History
-----------------------------

1.00 11-08-89 First Public Release. Text-based version. Through
the next year, the program went through about a
dozen revisions as bugs were fixed and features
were added ...
2.00 12-19-90 New EGA version released.
2.01 01-03-91 A few small enhancements and bug fixes.
Documentation upgrades.
2.02 01-05-91 A few cosmetic changes.
2.10 01-11-91 Added "Session Statistics" option.
More cosmetic changes.
2.11 02-08-91 Fixed bug in draw routine.
More cosmetic changes.
2.12 02-24-91 Added auto mode speed adjustment.
2.13 03-12-91 Added Trefoil option.
Added registration procedure.
2.14 03-23-91 Modified registration procedure.
2.15 04-09-91 Fixed bug in "Peek" mode.
2.16 04-23-91 Added option to print registration form.
Changed card definition filenames to CARDS.CD*.
2.17 05-17-91 Fixed problem with equipment test.
2.20 06-14-91 Added replay option.
Added F10 (abort) key.
Added "Easy Mode" option.
2.21 07-08-91 The program now exits to DOS after running the
registration procedure, and the program date and
time are set correctly.
Added command-line help ("MO ?").
2.22 07-31-91 Added /LCD command-line switch.
Added /M command-line switch.
2.23 09-02-91 Rewrote mouse initialization routine.
Removed /M command-line switch.
Added "manual-auto" mode.
2.24 10-28-91 Enlarged the undo buffer. You can now undo
everything except a shuffle.
Fixed a bug in the single-step auto mode.
Improved parsing of command-line arguments.
Modified the "abort" sequence so that pressing F10
once will bring up the abort dialog box, and
pressing F10 again will exit the program.
2.25 12-17-91 Added "/NC" (No Cheat) command-line option.
Fixed bug in undo routine.
2.26 01-09-92 Fixed two more bugs in the undo routine.
Added "/W" (Windows Compatability) command-line option.
2.27 02-28-92 Fixed some more bugs in the undo routines.
A few minor tweaks.
2.28 06-30-92 Fixed another undo problem.
New mouse routines.
Now part of "Solitaire Suite".
2.29 10-21-92 Added right mouse button peek.





Osmosis Revision History
------------------------


1.00 01-03-91 First Public Release.
1.01 01-11-90 Added "Session Statistics" option.
Cosmetic changes.
1.02 02-15-91 More Cosmetic changes.
1.03 03-12-91 Added registration procedure.
1.04 03-23-91 Modified registration procedure.
1.05 04-23-91 Added option to print registration form.
Changed card definition filenames to CARDS.CD*.
1.06 05-17-91 Fixed problem with equipment test.
1.07 06-27-91 Added Abort (F10) feature.
The program now exits to DOS after running the
registration procedure, and the program date and
time are set correctly.
1.08 07-31-91 Added /LCD command-line switch.
Added /M command-line switch.
Darken foundations as they're filled.
1.09 09-02-91 Rewrote mouse initialization routine.
Removed /M command-line switch.
1.10 10-28-91 Overwrite completed foundation with "COMPLETE"
instead of darkening it.
Added dialog box to select card back.
Improved parsing of command-line arguments.
Modified the "abort" sequence so that pressing F10
once will bring up the abort dialog box, and
pressing F10 again will exit the program.
1.11 11-24-91 Added "Darken Filled Foundations" option to allow
the user to select whether a completed foundation
is darkened or overwritten by the word "COMPLETE".
Added "Move Alert" option.
When "peeking" is disabled, cards in reserve piles
now display slightly spread, so the number of
cards in the pile can be seen.
Increased number of available card backs to seven.
1.12 01-27-92 Added "/NC" (No Cheat) command-line option.
Added "/W" (Windows Compatability) command-line option.
1.13 06-30-92 New mouse routines.
Increased number of card backs to 8.
Now part of "Solitaire Suite".
1.14 10-21-92 Cards are turned over as they're dealt.
Added "Same Hand" button to replay last hand.
Added "Undo" button with 10-level undo.





Royal Cotillion Revision History
--------------------------------

1.00 02-24-91 First public release.
1.01 03-12-91 Added registration procedure.
1.02 03-23-91 Modified registration procedure.
1.03 04-23-91 Added option to print registration form.
Changed card definition filenames to CARDS.CD*.
1.04 05-17-91 Fixed problem with equipment test.
1.05 05-23-91 Added "peek" feature.
Added abort (F10) feature.
1.06 07-08-91 Fixed problem that displayed mouse coordinates.
The program now exits to DOS after running the
registration procedure, and the program date and
time are set correctly.
Added command-line help ("RC ?").
1.07 09-02-91 Rewrote mouse initialization routine.
1.08 10-28-91 Added dialog box to select card back.
Improved parsing of command-line arguments.
Modified the "abort" sequence so that pressing F10
once will bring up the abort dialog box, and
pressing F10 again will exit the program.
1.09 11-24-91 Added "Move Alert" option.
Increased number of available card backs to seven.
Added "/LCD" command-line option.
1.10 01-05-92 Added "/NC" (No Cheat) command-line option.
Added "undo" function and "/U" command-line option.
1.11 02-14-92 Added "/W" (Windows Compatability) command-line option.
1.12 06-30-92 Undo buffer now auto-sizes if short on memory.
New mouse routines.
Increased number of card backs to 8.
Now part of "Solitaire Suite".
1.13 08-08-92 Changed to 10-level undo default.
1.14 10-21-92 Added "Same Hand" button to replay last hand.



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