Bicycle Bridge 1997

Bicycle Bridge 97 PC CD learn computer bidding card game! Duplicate Rubber table 

Game 

Windows 

Gunnar Games Inc 

1997 

CD 

$7.49
Packaging
Learn to Dominate this Classic Game. Learn While you Play. Get step-by step guidance while you play in tutorial mode and test your knowledge in practice mode. Increase you playing pleasure with over 8 different musical selections and more than 15 colorful table-top styles.

Bicycle Bridge can help you to learn how to play bridge or help you to improve your bridge playing ability. Increasing levels of difficulty make Bicycle Bridge a constant challenge for beginners and seasoned players. Bicycle Bridge allows you to learn as you play by selecting on-screen step-by-step tutoring, immediate feedback on plays, hints, and replay/review features. You can choose random or biased dealing distribution, save game scenarios for later review, and select advanced bidding conventions such as Jacoby Transfers, Weak 2-bid, Unusual No-Trump, etc. On-line documentation provides basic information on bridge terminology and rules.

Game types include Rubber Bridge and Duplicate Bridge. In Duplicate Bridge, you play the hand, and then the computer plays the exact same hand to see who played the hand better. You can also play the hand in normal mode or tutorial mode. You can also select the playing skill (easy, moderate, or difficult) of your partner and opponents.

The bidding sequence is shown on screen and the user can select the hint button to get the bid recommended by the computer. The play of the hand is very simple and fast. You just click on the card that you want to play. The computer will automatically play your opponent’s hand. You can view the hands played previously at any time by simply pressing the Show Previous Hand button and going backwards as far as you want to. You can also Undo a play or Request Hint for the card that should be played. At the end of the game, the score is shown and the option to replay the hand or play a new game is provided. At the end of the session, statistics, which summarize the play of all of the hands, is available.

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