Symantec Game Pack
Windows 3.x - 1991
Description of Symantec Game Pack Windows 3.x
Symantec Game Pack is an above-average collection of 6 mini-games written by Charles Timmerman and published by Symantec in 1991 for Windows 3.1.
All six games are computerized versions of common parlor games, some not usually seen in a PC game (Jacks and Smart Dots). The games are a nice mix of action, puzzle and strategy: Jacks (typical pick-up-the-jacks-and-catch-the-ball game a lot of people play as kids), Memory Blocks (a straightforward memory game), Pick Up Sticks (another game I played a lot as a kid, where you must pick up one stick at a time from the random pile without moving others), Hangman, Smart Dots (an interesting and more complicated variant of Tic-Tac-Toe), and Code Breaker (a straight clone of deduction game Mastermind).
Overall, Symantec Game Pack is a decent collection that is fun for short coffee breaks, although the quality of games is inconsistent: I found Smart Dots and Hangman quite interesting, but the rest only marginally above average. Worth a look if you're looking for some short games to play at the office.
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Comments and reviews
NostalgiaMaster98 2019-12-03 0 point
I had SEVERAL of these games on my old laptop! To be able to download them again is just nostalgia!
And a Windows 98 Virtual Machine, while tricky to set up, is more than sufficient for these games.
Muhammad Rizvi 2019-09-29 0 point
They works fine in win 8 with dosbox(win 3.0 emulated) thanks for sharing such things.
TzOk 2018-09-26 0 point
If you have Windows 7/8/10 x64 you will need a WineVDM/otVDM by otya128: https://github.com/otya128/winevdm/releases
OldDude 2016-02-28 0 point
My wife has played these since they came out, however it looks like they no longer work in windows 10.
Ytsejammer 2015-03-29 -1 point Windows 3.x version
settings for all of these games are stored in the C:\WINDOWS folder in the SYMGAMES.INI file.
Ytsejammer 2015-03-29 0 point Windows 3.x version
Derm der games need Winda's me thinks! - not ole DOSe
Johnny M 2014-11-30 0 point Windows 3.x version
All 6 games work just fine.
I find 'Blocks' to be the most entertaining, as the game includes a score board. I feel a scoreboard would make 'Hangman', 'Sticks', 'Jacks', and 'Code Breaker' more fun to play. Also, I wish 'Dots' and 'Hangman' had two player modes. The graphics are simple, yet enjoyable. That said, I would definitely recommend the game pack to anyone.
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