The World Video Game Hall of Fame has inducted Microsoft’s Solitaire into it’s institution. The Hall of Fame resides here in Rochester, NY, at The Strong’s National Museum of Play.
According to the article, “Solitaire may be a video game for the ages, but its inclusion in Windows had a higher purpose. The developers of the operating system felt that the familiar game was the perfect way to introduce users to relatively new computing concepts, like using a mouse and drag-and-drop. By playing Solitaire, users honed more than their card skills: a win-win for all.”
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