The Far Kingdoms: Winter Solitaire

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A powerful new evil is coming from the north. The Ice Queen, filled with anger and bent on revenge has cast a cold harsh winter upon the kingdoms! Princess Arianna is our last hope, but she needs your help in her difficult journey. Only you can control the power of the magic cards. Display your solitaire skills and aid the Princess in her mission to defeat the Ice Queen before the land is sealed in eternal winter!

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  • Unique combination of solitaire and hidden objects
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  • OS: Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8
  • CPU: 1.0 GHz
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • DirectX: 9.0
  • Hard Drive: 120 MB

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The Far Kingdoms: Winter Solitaire 3.6 5 29 29
Solitaire Worthy Of 5 Stars (Maybe Even 6) I love solitaire games where the goal is to play a card either higher or lower than the face card shown and I even enjoyed the change of locations with a storyline. The Ice Queen has awoken from a 1000 year slumber and apparently she woke up on the wrong side of the bed because she is angry and vengeful and has turned the entire Kingdom into an icy eternal winter. Once again the Princess must save the Kingdom by defeating the Ice Queen before everything and everyone freezes eternally! Corvus the beautiful white raven is back and serves as your Chronicler once again, as well as the Frog who lounges quietly upon a wild card until you require his services. You will eventually add 4 more people on your team such as Tommen who is a thief that collects the clubs, when you click on his portrait, he will remove any face up card. The Fortune Teller will start the journey by giving you a deck of magical cards, some contain Gold to use in the shop, some contain Rubies that are used to activate your Royal Amulet to thaw out frozen cards. Once you collect enough Gold you can buy bonus cards such as The Sword of Glory which removes any face up card, the Spear of Destiny which randomly opens two face down cards, the Wheel of Time which gives you one more undo (you automatically get one undo per game) the Book of Knowledge which allows you to see the top card in the deck, the Ruby Key which unlocks a card on the board, and the Runes of Wealth which is a medallion that will set the initial multiplier to 1.2. When you make combos of 5 cards, the multiplier will be activated, the longer the combo the higher the multiplier goes which means more Gold earned. If you are a fan of this type of solitaire, you really need to check this game out, it'll have you hooked in no time at all, enjoy! September 9, 2014
Same ole solitaire.... but with a twist! Ok, let's be honest here! I'm not 24/7 in the right mood for misteriuos stories, haunted castles, chasing ghosts or mad scientists or plain crazy serial killers, so, from time to time, just relax, let's enjoy a really quiet, soothing, silly game. The music is basically a lullaby, visuals are beautiful and the challenge is.... well almost non existant. You play your regular game of 'one card up, one card down', and I imagine most of us doing so while watching tv on a quite night home. Still, many surprises are in store, as completing the required rounds in a level collecting all the required items, to progress to the next bunch of rounds is not so simple. Given that you can do very little, if anything, to better your performance, all the trick resides in selecting the right powerups to help in the quest... During trial time I got just a few, but many slots for powerups and allies stayed empty, so I think a lot more will be added as the game progresses. Also, a very extensive map suggests that many levels are in store for those quiet nights I mentioned. The only disagreement I might have is that levels are composed of 5 rounds each, and anytime something goes wrong, as if you fail to gather enough gems, you are forced to start over the entire level, not the round. Even if you decide to exit the game, because all the relax and lullaby are making you doze off.... you will have to start over the entire level, next time you want to play. Minor problem, once you know it, so, give it a try if you are also in for a change of mood..... September 9, 2014
One of the Best Solitaire Games Around! Wow, I RARELY give a 5 star review (because my reviews are honest and I have no problem being on the back page if I think a games deserves a 2 or 3 star - just sayin'). But, when I do give a 5 star rating, I am definitely going to own that game (something else I'm not sure all those other reviewers who ALWAYS give 5-star reviews do). But, i digress. Yes, I LOVE this game and yes, I am purchasing it. What I Like: The story line. Ice Queen wakes after 1,000 year sleep and the Princess (you) have to put her back in her place - sleepy land. The whole country's turning icy cold, blah blah. There's an owl and a frog and a Fortune Teller and ..... it goes on and on and on as you play the game. I LOVE a story that keeps on keeping on. The game itself. Yes, it is simply solitaire (high or low card on the board card) but, the simplicity stops there. There are different layouts to play. There is a frog who you can buy wild cards from (after you unfreeze him). There are various bonuses to help your game play that you can buy (although I'm not sure where they go and how to use them yet). You have to get 10 rubies to pass the level. There are 5 rounds to each level. But, there's a catch. Isn't there always??? LOL If you get a "perfect" game - all cards used - you earn coins and rubies during game play. You have the choice to "continue" or "replay". Ok. BUT, if you don't get that "perfect" game, the Ice Queen's face sneers at you (grrrr - hate that) and, again, you have the choice to "continue" or "replay" (you still earn coins and rubies). However, if you continue, continue, continue without that "perfect" game and you get all 10 rubies, you STILL have to play all 5 rounds of the level. AND, if you continue, continue, continue and don't get all 10 rubies but pass all 5 rounds with "perfect" games. Guess what? You have to start the level again from ROUND 1 and gather those rubies again from the beginning. PAY ATTENTION TO THIS because there is a tutorial and, sweeties, those little points are not mentioned. You're welcome. The background is lovely and the characters you meet are humorous as well as helpful. It appears there are quite a few levels before you get to the Ice Queen's Castle (there's a "level" map) and having to "perfect" 5 rounds in each level could take a while. My kind of game. It's also not onerous replaying the games that weren't "perfect" over several times until they are because that Ice Queen, I just want to .................... well, not see her face is the polite way of putting it. LOL. Things I Disliked: The tutorial got on my nerves a bit but it's great for beginners. That nasty, stupid, so and so Ice Queen. Her glaring face every time I didn't get a "perfect" game. LOL. Yeah, I was DEFINITELY going to keep going until every round was "PERFECT" just to avoid that. Kind of like "yeah, take that _____". Such a sense of satisfaction. Sigh. I found this game to be fun, enjoyable, has a continuing story, great characters, lengthy and challenging. Getting a "perfect" game ain't that easy - smile. It's only the 2nd Solitaire game I've purchased in many years and I've played a LOT of them. I recommend this game for everyone and hope you try the demo. Happy Gaming! September 10, 2014
Perfect for laptop These days it is not easy to find a game that you can play with on your laptop because it is getting hot very quick. This one pass the test. Plus, the graphics and the music are very good. The storyline is original. You'll try by yourself! What I can say is: It will distract you on winter nights for sure! September 9, 2014
Relaxing and fun I picked this up right away because it is relaxing and the artwork and music are beautiful. After playing awhile, I had some reservations, but they were overcome as I kept playing. What I didn?t like was that when cards are frozen, you have to give up a ruby, but you need 10 rubies to make it to the next round. This was frustrating at first, especially when the cards are frozen on the first hand in the round. (There are 5 ?hands? in the round.) Then I realized if I replayed the hand, I got to keep the rubies I?d collected. If I wanted, I could collect all 10 rubies in the first hand, so that really took the stress off because I knew I could make it through any round. I also stopped stressing about giving up a ruby to unfreeze a stack. All I?d gain would be the ruby I?d given up. (And a shot at a perfect score, but I wasn?t concerned about a perfect score. I just wanted to make it through each round and progress. If you want to go for a perfect round, you?ll have to give up some rubies.) If you quit a round before playing all five hands, you will lose all progress for the round and have to start over again. There is an undo function. You can use it once per ?hand,? but you can buy another undo in the store for 3000 coins, but it takes a while to save 3000 coins. The 2nd undo is called the ?Wheel of Time.? If you buy it, you can sell it back, but you only get half of what you spent for it. I bought it at the end of one round but didn't use it. I didn't know if it would still be there on the next round, but it was. Not sure why, but the coins I'd spent for it were back in my "bank" as well. At first, I was buying a lot of wild cards. After realizing I could replay a hand to collect more rubies, I stopped buying as many wild cards. I would only buy one on the first hand of each round to give myself an edge. There are helpers you gain along the way. The first one is the frog. He sells you wild cards for 100 coins. I was disappointed when I realized the cards weren?t really ?wild?. They couldn?t be played as any card in the deck but had a set face value. The second helper you collect is Tommen the Thief. He removes a face card of your choice. He recharges but only as you clear spades from the playing field. I counted once, and unless I made a mistake, it takes 13 spades to recharge him. The third helper you collect is the Elf Queen. She removes two random face cards. You don?t get to choose which cards she removes. I didn?t like that at first either. You have to be careful when you use her because she might remove cards that are part of a sequence. She recharges as you clear hearts from the playing field. I counted once, and unless I made a mistake, it takes 13 hearts to recharge her. The hidden object mini-games at the end of some rounds are easy. You look for 10 items, such as crystals or runes. Some are well hidden but most are easy to spot. There is a multiplier for long combos, but I didn?t get many really long combos. I think the longest one I had was 18 to 20 ? most of my combos were in the 5 to 10 range. Not all hands are frozen but many were. However, after you get to the Gnome King, the cards won?t be frozen for a while. Instead, there will be locked stacks. You unlock them by finding the key which is hidden under other cards. Not all hands were locked, but the locks didn?t bother me, probably because I didn?t have to give up a ruby to unlock them. You can buy a Ruby Key in the store to unlock the stacks, but it takes 4000 coins. When the Gnome King leaves you, you are joined by two more helpers: The Gnome Warrior and the Forest Keeper. The Gnome Warrior reveals 1/3 of the face down cards. He recharges as you collect clubs. The Forest Keeper randomly changes the foundation card. He recharges as you collect diamonds. Unfortunately, after these helpers join your party, the cards start freezing again. I found my helpers most useful in the first and second hands, when I was collecting most of my rubies, then I?d use the later hands to recharge them. I recommend this game. It?s simple, straightforward and relaxing? which is a nice change of pace. I like challenging games but not all the time. Sometimes I just want to relax, and this game is perfect for that. Unlike some solitaire games, it is doable. Some solitaire games make the mistake of overdoing the challenge and they cease being fun. This one didn?t do that. Without the ability to replay rounds without losing rubies, I would have given this game 2 stars and not recommended it. Because of the way the developers set this up, I?m giving it 5 stars and recommending it. Next to the classic ?Solitaire Mystery ? Four Seasons?, this is my favorite solitaire game here. I?m sure I?ll replay this several times. September 12, 2014
Beautiful Solitaire The kingdom is under a frozen curse by the Ice Queen and you must meet her challenges.The solitaire levels can be challenging as you continue on your quest but can be replayed if you wish.The graphics and sounds are more than just pleasing and game play is smooth. As you progress you can purchase special items and there are some scenes where you find hidden objects but the visuals are clear.Loved this game and am buying it. September 9, 2014
Frosty Fun! Far Kingdoms Winter Solitaire has beautiful graphics and soothing music! The storyline moves along, changing the background scenery to progress you through the tale. The solitaire is surprisingly difficult: it is typical golf (one up and one down) but the hands are challenging! Yet the HOS are extremely simple that is why I split the level of challenge. There is reference to a previous game I have not played before, but overall it is a good solid solitaire game. As you progress, new friends are added to help you defeat the Ice Queen, so be prepared to do some chilly battle! September 9, 2014
Very Nice Game! Just a sweet little game to pass the time. Lovely music--the Ice Queen doesn't like it when you have too many cards left on the table and kind of scolds you for that. Otherwise...just a nice little solitaire game. September 10, 2014
Love this type of Solitaire I love this one, solitaire with a storyline. Makes solitaire more fun. Plus you get a little bit of other things, some easy hidden object levels, etc. You collect rubies that are behind cards, and can spend a ruby to unfreeze frozen cards. You also can buy wildcards and other helps with the points you earn. My kind of solitaire. :) September 19, 2014
be careful of the sound! fantastic game, nice story and level challenges is awesome. BUT the sound will turn your head into a mess, the sound is between a Christmas melody and horror and DON'T pit this game - I play without sound... September 13, 2014
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