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Windows 8.1 All-in-One For Dummies by Woody Leonhard

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Chapter 6: Games, Games, and Games

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arrow.png Searching for games

arrow.png Cutting the Rope with style

arrow.png Tapping Pirates Love Daisies

arrow.png Starting with Sudoku

arrow.png Beating Birzzle

The Windows Store offers tons of games. Many of them, including some free ones, are well worth trying.

If you’re looking for old Windows standbys like Minesweeper and Solitaire, they’re here, too — but they’re all gussied up, fabulously more playable, and very touch friendly, unlike their elder counterparts. In fact, the free touch-savvy Minesweeper and Solitaire may be enough to convince you to buy a touch tablet. No joke.

Unfortunately, the old Windows 7 cheats don’t work any more, but the eye candy should more than compensate.

askwoodycom_vista.eps In this chapter, I talk about a sampling of games — free games — that you can download from the Windows Store and play directly on just about any Windows 8.1 computer. You don’t need a monster ...

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