Hoyle Classic Card Games (v2.0)

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Hoyle Classic Card Games (v2.0)

Post by Semi-Happy Partygoer » Tue Jul 25, 2017 5:05 am

I've been looking high and low for this title and finally found a PC version listed on eBay. Just wanted to check in advance if anyone here has a copy (v2.0) in case any of the disks don't work upon arrival (the description says they do, but still). Naturally I will post proof of ownership once I get them, should I encounter problems.
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Re: Hoyle Classic Card Games (v2.0)

Post by Collector » Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:27 pm

Depends on the version. I have v2.000
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Re: Hoyle Classic Card Games (v2.0)

Post by Semi-Happy Partygoer » Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:23 pm

The disc info reads:

MS-DOS/WIN 3.1
VER # 2.0
INT # 7.16.93

Is this the same one listed second under "Versions" at http://sciwiki.sierrahelp.com//index.ph ... Card_Games, or do the two missing zeros signify a difference?
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Re: Hoyle Classic Card Games (v2.0)

Post by Collector » Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:42 am

Probably not. I got the full number from the version file.
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Re: Hoyle Classic Card Games (v2.0)

Post by Semi-Happy Partygoer » Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:32 pm

Unfortunately, I just got word from the seller that they've lost the disks, so I won't be getting the game after all right now. My search continues. Thank you anyway for your help.
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Re: Hoyle Classic Card Games (v2.0)

Post by Collector » Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:28 pm

Too bad. It took me a while to land a copy. I had a Mac version and then thought that I had found a DOS version, but when it arrived it was yet another Mac version. I finally tracked down the DOS.
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Re: Hoyle Classic Card Games (v2.0)

Post by Semi-Happy Partygoer » Thu Jul 27, 2017 3:42 am

I've noticed the Mac version is far more prevalent than DOS. Sierra must've shipped more copies of the Mac release, I suppose. In any event, I'll continue to keep a lookout for the DOS version. The seller who lost them promised to contact me should the disks eventually turn up.
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Re: Hoyle Classic Card Games (v2.0)

Post by Semi-Happy Partygoer » Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:02 am

Well, I finally managed to get a copy.
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Re: Hoyle Classic Card Games (v2.0)

Post by Collector » Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:47 am

Nice.
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Re: Hoyle Classic Card Games (v2.0)

Post by Semi-Happy Partygoer » Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:13 am

Glad to have found it at last. I've attempted to read the disks but seem to be having some trouble - not sure if it's with the drive or the disks. Is this the version you have?
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Re: Hoyle Classic Card Games (v2.0)

Post by Semi-Happy Partygoer » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:48 am

Okay, I think the issue is with my drive. It's one of those USB ones and it's never been very reliable. But it's the only means of reading floppies I currently have, so I don't have another way to check if the disks still work. Do you perchance have disk images of your copy?
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