While there are numerous board games that can be played solo, the more well-known single-player games are solitaire card games. The web's premier site for solitaire and patience card game enthusiasts is Solitaire Central, with solitaire downloads for all computer platforms, plus rules for a huge assortment of solitaire games, including Klondike, Freecell, Spider, Pyramid, and many more.
Here are a few of the most popular solitaire card games:
Solitaire Card Games for Windows
- BVS Solitaire Collection
An outstanding collection of over 400 multi-featured, very different solitaire card games to play. You will be able to learn solitaires not found elsewhere. BVS Solitaire Collection includes over 90 original solitaire variations, as well as all the most popular solitaire card games such as Spider Solitaire, Klondike, Freecell, Carpet, Forty Thieves, Monte Carlo, Russian Solitaire, Flower Garden, Golf, Cruel, Accordion, Pyramid, etc. And you can modify rules of almost any of the included games, thus creating your own solitaire variation.
- Solitaire City for Windows
Tired of playing the same old solitaire games and feeling empty and unrewarded when you win? Then try Solitaire City and play your favourite solitaire games against the clock. The faster you complete a game, the higher your score!
- Solitaire Plus! for PCs
Solitaire Plus is the shareware upgrade to the very popular Free Solitaire game. If you like Free Solitaire, you will love Solitaire Plus. All of the features of Free Solitaire are there plus more games, scoring and win/loss statistics, additional card artwork options, and game selection by number. Games include Australian Patience, Beleaguered Castle, Canfield, Double Klondike, Double Scorpion, Double Yukon, Forty Thieves, FreeCell, Golf, Indian Patience, Klondike (Windows solitaire), La Belle Lucie, Montana (Gaps), Pyramid, Queen of Italy (Terrace), Russian Solitaire, Scorpion, Sea Towers, Spider, and Yukon.
- SolSuite Solitaire
SolSuite is a high-quality collection of over 500 different Solitaire Card Games. All your favorite games are implemented: Spider, Klondike, FreeCell, Pyramid, Golf, Busy Aces, Canfield, Forty Thieves, Four Seasons, Carpet, Flower Garden, Rouge et Noir, Monte Carlo... and original solitaires that you cannot find elsewhere. Each solitaire has more than nine trillion possible shuffles to play, so the game remains fresh no matter how many times you play.
Solitaire Card Games for Macintosh
- Classic Solitaire for Mac OSX
A fun pack of classic solitaire games for your Mac! All your favorites are here, in a consistent and easy-to-use style. Classic Solitaire includes the following great solitaire games: Aces Up, Beleaguered Castle, Canfield, Clock, Corona, Cruel, Duchess, Freecell, Golf, Klondike, Pyramid, Scarab, Spider, and Yukon.
Hard solitaire for serious solitaire players, Solavant has over 200 solitaire games for your Mac! No easy games, hints, or cheats - it's just you versus the cards in a professional solitaire collection that does absolutely nothing to help you win. Work your mind. Play your Solavant!
- Solitaire Plus! for MacOS X
Solitaire Plus! is a collection of solitaire games for MacOS X. Several solitaire variations are provided including the Klondike, FreeCell, and Spider favorites. Spider is offered in a multi-level version: Easy, Medium, and Challenging. Solitaire Plus offers a unique smart-dragging feature that streamlines game play along with other features such as tableau spacing preferences, realistic card artwork, and more!