Goodsol Newsletter #166 -- http://www.goodsol.com
Pretty Good Solitaire version 13.3 with 790 Games
A new release of Pretty Good Solitaire (for Windows) is now available. Version 13.3 is available for download from http://www.goodsol.com/download.html .
Version 13.3 contains 10 new games, bringing the total number of games to 780.
You can download Pretty Good Solitaire version 13.3 from http://www.goodsol.com/download.html . Be sure to exit the game before you install.
Pretty Good Solitaire version 13.3 is a free update for those who originally ordered version 12 or 13 (ordered after October 25, 2007) or those who paid for an upgrade during that time. However, it is not a free upgrade for those who originally ordered version 11 or earlier.
The quick way to determine whether you need to upgrade to use version 13.3 is to look at your registration code. If your registration code starts with "42", "2g", "27", "2r", "2p", or "2m", the upgrade is free and your registration code will work in version 13.3. Otherwise, To use the latest version you need to upgrade. If your code worked in version 13.0, 13.1, or 13.2, it will work in version 13.3.
If you need to upgrade, version 13 will tell you and direct you to the upgrade page at http://www.goodsol.com/upgrade.html . If you don't need to upgrade, your code will just work.
Full details on upgrading are at http://www.goodsol.com/upgrade.html . Upgrades are still only US$11.95. Note that we always keep older versions available at http://www.goodsol.com/downloadpre.html for those who prefer not to upgrade.
If you have lost your code and need to type it in again, you can request that your registration code be sent to you again from http://www.goodsol.com/regusers.html .
Pretty Good Solitaire version 13.3 is US$24.95, plus an optional $7.50 shipping for a CD-ROM. In addition to installing the basic game, the CD-ROM also installs all of the currently available extra card sets.
You can order online from http://www.goodsol.com/orderonline.html .
The 10 New Games
The 10 new games in Pretty Good Solitaire v13.3 are almost all variations of popular and often played games. The new games are:
-- Aragonese Patience - a slightly more difficult variation of Spanish Patience.
-- Barney's Spider - a harder variation of the popular Fred's Spider.
-- Book Scorpion - a more difficult variation of the classic game Scorpion.
-- Ceiling Fan - an easier variation of the game Fan, similar to La Belle Lucie.
-- Eight by Five - an easier variation of FreeCell, with 5 cells rather than 4.
-- Klondike Mini - a 4 pile variation of the classic game Klondike.
-- Mount Logan - a variation of Yukon with one fewer tableau pile, making it a more challenging game.
-- Open Peek Cell - the game Open Peek with a free cell, making a very difficult game somewhat easier.
-- Sticko - a new game invented by David Parlett, the inventor of Penguin.
-- Whistler - an easier variation of the 3 card deal Canfield.
Pretty Good Solitaire Mac Edition v2.36
A new version 2.36 of Pretty Good Solitaire Mac Edition is now available.
This update includes bug fixes, Mountain Lion compatibility and support for Apple's new Gatekeeper security feature. Version 2.36 contains 350 games.
You can see the list of 350 games (plus 50 bonus games in the full version) in this version at http://www.goodsol.com/mac/features.html
The Mac Edition runs on OS X version 10.4 or later - including Snow Leopard, Lion, and Mountain Lion. It does NOT run on iPads, iPhones, or iPods.
Download the TRIAL version of Pretty Good Solitaire Mac Edition from http://www.goodsol.com/mac/download.html . The trial version is limited to game numbers 1 to 30 of each game, while the full version has over 2 billion game numbers for each game.
To update the FULL version, simply run your installed full version. Go to the Internet menu (note that the menus are located at the very top of the screen with the Apple logo on the left and the date/time on the right). Select "Download Latest Version" from the Internet menu. Click on the download link and the new version will begin downloading.
If you do not have the full version already installed, you can download from the link in your receipt email (the email you received after your order with your registration code). If you don't still have this link, email me at email@example.com to have it sent to you again.
Pretty Good Solitaire Mac Edition is US$24.95. You can order online from http://www.goodsol.com/mac/orderonline.html . After your order you will get an email with a link on where to download the full version and a registration code. Registered users can submit scores to the web site and you get free upgrades to new versions through 2015.
Registered users of the Windows version of Pretty Good Solitaire can get a coupon code worth 30% off the Mac Edition - just go to http://www.goodsol.com/mac/coupon.html
More information about Pretty Good Solitaire Mac Edition:
Screenshot Tour: http://www.goodsol.com/mac/tour.html
This update of Pretty Good Solitaire Mac Edition is mainly to support Apple's new Gatekeeper feature. A new version with new additional games is coming soon.
Thomas Warfield - Software Designer - firstname.lastname@example.org
Anne Warfield - Order Fulfillment - email@example.com
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