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Special K Software - release of Skat Card Game

Special K Software - release of Skat Card Game

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Special K Software has just released a new card game, Skat from Special K, to add to their suite of card game software.
Special K Software has just released a new card game, Skat from Special K, to add to their suite of card game software.

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Published by: Garry McKay on Nov 17, 2012
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Special K Software

7 Smith St Brunswick West, 3055 Australia gmckay@specialksoftware.com www.specialksoftware.com

24th June 2011

For Immediate Release
All those who enjoy playing card games on their computer will enjoy this. Special K Software has just released a new card game, Skat from Special K, to add to their suite of card game software. This extensive range has been progressively enhanced over many years, and the latest game release is a further advance. Skat, the latest release, is the national game of Germany, although often played in sections of America. At this stage only the Windows operating system is supported, but later plans will introduce other versions. You play against the computer, which plays all your opponents. You can choose your style of play, as well as customizing for the local rules popular in Germany and the US. It features French / English cards, as well as the different ancient and modern German cards. It supports both English and German languages. It has animation, supports all sound cards, and all features can be customized as never before. This is in addition to the known other key games in the range:

500 Card Game to play Australia’s national game of 500, also popular in the USA, Canada, and New Zealand. The US Playing Card Co invented 500 in 1904 as a variant of Euchre. Bridge Card Game From Special K plays the most widely played game in the world, Bridge. This game plays both ACOL and American Standard, with many selectable conventions. Canasta Card Game From Special K - the word Canasta is Spanish for ‘Basket’ and the card game evolved in Uruguay and Argentina in the mid 1940's. This derivative of Rummy became the most popular card game in America from 1948 and in Britain in the years 1950 to 1952. Euchre Card Game From Special K - Euchre is derived from the game ‘Juker’, played in Alsace. It reached the USA in the early 1800's, and in the 1850's it became the first game to use a Joker. Rummy Card Game From Special K contains 11 separate Rummy games, including 500 Rummy, Gin Rummy, Michigan Rummy, Boathouse Rummy, and Kaluki.

Whist Card Game From Special K – Whist is well known in ‘Whist Drives’ and is derived from the 16th century games Triumph and 'Ruff and Honors'. This game contains both Knock-Out and Standard Whist.

Users around the world can fully customize all these games, so they can play to the rules that they are used to, and at the skill level that can challenge them. With the extensive instructions, these games are ideal for beginners as well as experts. You can download Shareware versions of this PC software from Special K Software’s website at http://www.specialksoftware.com . Special K accepts registration to obtain the full version online and by post.

Garry McKay Special K Software ### A screen shot of the Skat Card Game From Special K is included for illustration

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