Piquet by MeggieSoft Games 2008


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MeggieSoft Games Piquet is a comprehensive implementation of the highly-regarded card game dating back to the 15th century. Play against an online opponent or against your computer. There are many customizable graphic, sound (including MIDI music and speech output), rule and scoring options. Six different computer opponents are available for when you are unable to get online, or just want to practice privately.

Piquet is a game of exchanging cards, declaring combinations, and playing tricks with the object of scoring more points than your opponent. Each game, or "partie", comprises 6 rounds. Piquet is one of the oldest card games and is widely regarded to be the finest and most challenging card game ever devised for two players.

Each round starts by the players exchanging some of their cards with fresh cards from the "talon" (the stock). The declaration phase follows during which the players attempt to out bid each other's Point (long suit), Sequences (runs) and Sets (three or four of the same rank). The winner in each category scores points for the winning declaration and any additional sequences or sets, respectively. Finally the cards are played as tricks, with points awarded for leading and capturing tricks.

The challenge of Piquet is to balance the exchange, the declarations and the trick winning in order to have the maximum advantage over the opponent. Special bonuses exist in both the declaration and trick phases for the artful player.

The user interface, common to all MeggieSoft Games, supports both point-and-click and drag-and-drop mouse operations. Features include: realistic animated card movement; right-click pop-up menus; a hint facility; a tutorial; automatic play; automatic save and restore of partly finished games; multiple-user scoreboards; a clean and uncluttered main window; status-bar shortcut buttons; and fully customizable main display font and wallpaper effects for the table and playing mat, and the card backs.

Piquet by MeggieSoft Games is a free trial software application from the Card Games subcategory, part of the Games & Entertainment category. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2007-10-19. The program can be installed on Win95, Win98, WinME, WinNT 4.x, WinXP, Windows2000.

Piquet by MeggieSoft Games (version 2008) has a file size of 2.13 MB and is available for download from our website. Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 84 times. We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.

Program Details



General

 
Publisher MeggieSoft Games
Released Date 2007-10-19
Languages English

Category

 
Category Games & Entertainment
Subcategory Card Games

System requirements

 
Operating systems windows

Download information

 
File size 2.13 MB
Total downloads 84

Pricing

 
License model Free Trial
Price $20.00

Version History



Here you can find the changelog of Piquet by MeggieSoft Games since it was posted on our website on 2015-04-26. The latest version is 2008 and it was updated on soft112.com on 2017-07-01. See below the changes in each version:

version 2008

posted on 2007-10-19

Various

version 2007.1

posted on 2007-03-02

Various






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Release Date: 2007-10-19
Publisher: MeggieSoft Games
Operating System: windows
Type: Free Trial