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Why Is Solitaire Still Popular After 30 Years? 0

Posted on October 21, 2020 by Sofia Mia

Different variations of Solitaire can be played nowadays on each mobile device. Whether you prefer to play free Solitaire on the tablet on your way to work or during the lunch break, you won’t even notice when it becomes your “guilty pleasure”.

The digital version of this game was launched by Microsoft at the beginning of the 90s, and millions of people have spent sleepless nights trying to beat their own records. There is an interesting fact that Solitaire card games were included in Windows 3.0 so as to tech users better operate the computer mouse by the repetitive clicking and drag-and-drop moves. However, it gradually became a popular tool for killing time, and moreover, many became obsessed with it. So, how to understand whether you are already addicted to Solitaire online and what to do in this situation?

What Makes Solitaire Game So Addictive?

Classic Solitaire has absolutely simple rules and ordinary gameplay. But still, it has become an international phenomenon! Thus, https://www.solitaire-masters.com the question is how did it manage to attract so many people worldwide? Well, the answers will also explain why individuals get addicted to it so fast.

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