How to get a new game
each time ?
When you select a new
solitaire game in our products game engine shuffles the cards whether it
is a two deck game or one deck game or stripped deck game and organize
the cards according to a number called shuffle number or game number so
each time you will get a new game.
999 Trillion Shuffles
This is a very unique
feature of our solitaire card games. All our products supports 999
trillion game shuffles. i.e. In Zonora Solitaire Card Game products
Shuffle number range can be any number between 1 and 999
trillion (999,999,999,999,999). In today's solitaire game market you
will not see any other solitaire products supporting this much of
Shuffle Number valid
range and Shuffle Algorithm
You can give
any number inside this range then game engine feed this number to
internal game shuffle algorithm. This algorithm decided each cards
position in the game layout. Output of this algorithm will be given to
the game engine and game engine will direct this value to Graphic Engine
to display and arrange the cards.
Game Number and Unique
Each number represents a
unique shuffle and cards layout. So in future if you select the same
number then you will get the same game and card layout. So each shuffle
no represent a unique game arrangement so it is called game number.
Manual Game Number
Selection and System Generated Shuffle No.
Game number can be selected
in two ways. Either you can manually enter a number in the valid
range or you can leave it to the solitaire game engine and it will
create a random game number for you within the allowed limit.
To play solitaire game first
you will click on the new game button or select game button. According
to this game engine will call game shuffle algorithm to create a number
or take the manually entered number and create the card layout and
direct the graphic engine to display the cards.
System Generated Game
When you click on the New
Game button game engine call the random game generating algorithm to
create a new game number. This shuffle algorithm take current date and
time as input so each time when you select a new game a totally unique
game number is guaranteed.
Setting Random Range
You can also set the maximum
limit of this random range. In options window there is a Random Range
Selector. With this you can set a random range according to your choice.
This range selector has many values lie 9, 99, 999 ... etc For e.g. if
you set the random range limit to 9 then game engine directs shuffle
algorithm to create a random game number between 1 and 9. So if random
range is set to 9 and when you click on New Game button you will get a
game number between 1 and 9. This is especially useful if you want to
small game numbers which are easy to remember.
Restarting Game Number
With restart button you can
restart the current game and shuffle. When you click on the restart
button or menu item game engine will feed the same game name and number
and redraw the game one again and move the game pointer to move number
Storing a Game Number
When you save a a game to
favorites list it stores the game or shuffles number too. likewise when
you move a game to pending list or when a game is saved with autosave or
manual save, the game shuffle number also stored. So when you open these
game later you will get the same game layout and card arrangements.