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Here's a challenge for you

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by bigbazza, May 3, 2010.

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  1. bigbazza

    bigbazza R.I.P. 14/12/2011 - Good Onya Geek

    For all you folk who think Freecell is a simple and wimpy game and not worth trying.

    The only game I play is Freecell as it can be a challenge if you play it the way I do.:)

    I try to get as few cards out as I can and try to setup the last move so as many cards go out as possible. 49-50 being the maximum possible as aces and deuces (two's) automatically go out, so you have no control over them once they are exposed.

    I have attached a screenshot where 46 cards will go out in one hit when I move the 4 and the 3 under the 5 of Hearts.

    The challenge is for you to better 46 and provide a screenshot proof of this.
    No proof will be honoured if you don't provide an screendump.

    If 46 is beaten I will up the ante. :-D

    Bazza
     

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  2. bigbazza

    bigbazza R.I.P. 14/12/2011 - Good Onya Geek

    Maybe I set the bar too high at 46.
    Please post your submissions from 30 onwards and we will have credit where credit is due. :-D

    Bazza
     
  3. mcadam

    mcadam Major Amnesia

    I don't have Freecell :(
     
  4. brandypeppy

    brandypeppy MajorGeek

    Another challenge, when you open freecell, select game, type in -1, or -2. :wave:wave
     
  5. bigbazza

    bigbazza R.I.P. 14/12/2011 - Good Onya Geek

    As far as I know, Freecell has been included in every release of Windows from 95 to Vista. Don't know about W7.

    Here is a download site if you want to try it.
    http://www.freecellwizard.com/downloadnow.html
    Bazza
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  6. dyamond

    dyamond Imelda Marcos of Majorgeeks

    Win 7 has freecell but I think he is on a mac.
     
  7. bigbazza

    bigbazza R.I.P. 14/12/2011 - Good Onya Geek

    Hell's bells. They are much more difficult than the standard version of Freecell, I guess. :-D I will have to give them a try.;)

    Bazza

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  8. bigbazza

    bigbazza R.I.P. 14/12/2011 - Good Onya Geek

    brandypeppy, I'm having trouble with -1 and -2. :cry :( :-D

    Bazza

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  9. TeeCee

    TeeCee MajorGeek

    Hi bigbazza, I used to play that a lot. Never thought of it as a challenge :-D I might give it a whirl. Sounds like a fun challenge too. ;)
     
  10. bigbazza

    bigbazza R.I.P. 14/12/2011 - Good Onya Geek

    That's the trouble TeeCee. Most folk, especially serious gamers, think of it as a ridiculously simple game and it is one way. If you try to exceed a certain number of cards to go out in your last move, then it is a different ball game.

    I am unhappy if I get less than 40 to go out in my last move for any game I play.

    I save a screenprint of games where I get a large number left, and ready to go out so that I can prove it to any doubters. :-D

    The challenge is still out there. How many cards can you MG members get out
    in your final move and provide a screenprint before you make that move. ;)

    Bazza

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  11. TeeCee

    TeeCee MajorGeek

    Hi bigbazza, it sure is a challenge! Darn, I can get all the aces up, but then when I start to align the rest of the cards, they too automatically go to the aces, then I win again! I'll keep at it, and see if I can get the 3's to hang at the top of the lists... Darn, so close tho!!!:-D
     
  12. TeeCee

    TeeCee MajorGeek

    OK, I think I got it. I just cannot move any more cards, because the game will end. Here is my screeny, with 46 ;) You are right, it is a challenge !;)
    View attachment 137223

    OK, that one doesn't look very clear, so try this one:

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 22, 2010
  13. bigbazza

    bigbazza R.I.P. 14/12/2011 - Good Onya Geek

    I've got up to 49 out. :-D
    See if you can equal that :-D
    I'm not going to post the screen dump right now.:-D

    Bazza
     
  14. TeeCee

    TeeCee MajorGeek

    Ouch! 49? OK, I'll give it a whirl! You do come up with some good ones too! I like a challenge!:-D
     
  15. bigbazza

    bigbazza R.I.P. 14/12/2011 - Good Onya Geek

    I'll go easier on you for now.

    Try for 47. :-D

    Bazza
     

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  16. TeeCee

    TeeCee MajorGeek

    OK, Bazza, you did say 47, so how is this? :-D :-D

    [​IMG]
     
  17. Zack Magee

    Zack Magee Post-and-Run Geek

    Yeah? Well try to beat this totally-legitimate not-edited screenshot that just happens to be the same dimensions as TeeCee'srolleyes
     

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  18. TeeCee

    TeeCee MajorGeek

    Hey, Mine was not edited. It is Totally legit. What are you implying? I don't cheat. My dimensions are LEGIT too. If you notice, I only have 4 A's.. Not too bad a job EDITING.... :p
     
  19. bigbazza

    bigbazza R.I.P. 14/12/2011 - Good Onya Geek

    99 cards left in a 52 card deck???? :-D roflmao

    Bazza

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  20. bigbazza

    bigbazza R.I.P. 14/12/2011 - Good Onya Geek

    Great effort, now for 48 :-D

    See attachment

    Bazza

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    Last edited: May 14, 2010
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