On the Solitaire Games, Freecell maybe is the most popular card game. Minions people all over the world play freecell but they don’t really know origin of Freecell they’re playing and who is created Freecell.
- The history of Freecell card game
FreeCell is a card game which is solved, in the majority of cases by strategy. It is played with one deck of cards – 52 cards in total which are all shown to the player throughout the game.
There are some types of Freecell Solitaire card games you can choose to play free online:
- Freecell Green Felt
- Eight off Solitaire – Freecell Type
- Baker’s Game
- Baker’s Game King Only
The game of FreeCell was created by Paul Alfille whilst he was a medical student, and is a variation of an earlier game called Baker’s Game. Alfille didn’t invent FreeCell on computer, he actually used cards to work out the game moves.
At the end of each game he commented that the cards ended up in suits, and it took quite a long time to shuffle them completely as he wasn’t very good at shuffling cards.
Alfille’s main objective in FreeCell was to know how the mathematics worked and the probabilities of achieving a perfect result.
He thought that he wanted to know how many games were winnable – and continues along the lines of – however there is a difference between the number of games which were winnable and the number of games which were actually won!
That of course, is a really interesting point. Just because there is a way of achieving a result, if the player doesn’t correctly process the information given by the cards, he may not win the game, although had he taken a different route an altogether alternative outcome may have been achieved.
The usual game of FreeCell has eight columns – however Alfille played around with variations giving between four and ten columns and between one and ten free cells. Every variant had its own ranking system for dedicated players whose objective was to get the longest winning streaks!