Regency Solitaire has grabbed its fair share of media attention in the last couple of weeks. Some of the highlights:
Felicia’s a fan
Online entertainment pioneer, actress, and “queen of the geeks,” Felicia Day has been tweeting about her Regency Solitaire addiction:
After a decade on the indie game scene, Grey Alien Games was finally honoured with a review on IndieGames.com
John Bridgman reviewed Regency Solitaire and said:
“If you like traditional solitaire games, this is probably going to be right up your alley. Also if you want a charming visual novel story, you’ll want to give this a look. The game is wonderfully endearing and I think a lot of people will be surprised if they give it a chance.”
You can read the full review here.
Rock, Paper, Shotgun
RPS reviewers Pip and Adam had a long discussion about the merits of Regency Solitaire, and more generally about the ‘casual game’ genre.
I am so into Regency Solitaire that I spent lunchtime on that instead of Dota or Destiny. This is a BIG DEAL.
…I think the whole game is a superb example of how a decent design can be elevated by a strong theme.
Read more here.
Leigh Alexander – Boing Boing
This follows on from some other great reviews, including this one from Leigh Alexander on Boing Boing, who says:
Regency Solitaire’s additional gameplay elements always feel like pleasing twists on an old classic, and they make Regency Solitaire incredibly hard to put down
Giant Bomb video
Finally, if you’ve not already seen this gripping Giant Bomb video where “Alex gets mixed up in the dark and dangerous world of high society solitaire,” then do check it out:
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If you’ve not already given Regency Solitaire a try, you can buy it direct from us for PC/Mac here, and it’s also available on Steam.
More Glowing Reviews:
“I love every minute, every second, every word of this game.”
– Wardfire (youtuber)
“I am so in love with this little game, I find that no superlatives will do.”
– Jenn Frank (The Frisky)
“Regency Solitaire, with its attention to detail in story, gameplay, and artistry, stands as an example of how a standard game can be reinvented with creativity”
– Game Rant (4.5/5)
“Regency Solitaire is as beautiful, clean, and elegant as the time period it represents.”
– jayisgames (4.2/5)
“It had me hooked from start to finish and is definitely one of the most addictive examples of the genre”
– GameRamble (8.3/10)
“A wonderfully addicting, deceptively simple solitaire game. Get it!”
– Nerdy But Flirty (A)
“Regency Solitaire is one of this year’s most surprising games.”
– DefunctGames (B+):
“Regency Solitaire is a fantastic game in an underappreciated genre.”
– Gamestyle (8/10)
“The game is wonderfully endearing and I think a lot of people will be surprised if they give it a chance.”