The program allows making some changes to the rules of the “Fool” game.
To do that you should enter the menu
and click on
and in the open
window choose the
This will enable you to change a number of settings.
the trump while rounding"
that you may change a weaker trump for the stronger one at the
beginning of the game, after the cards have been dealt.
– determines the person to lead. The “traditionally’ option
means that the first to lead is the person who has the weakest
trump. Once you set the “traditionally’ option you’ are given
two other ones: to lead after the “fool” or before the “fool”.
cards of the deck"
determines the person who gets the last cards of the deck. For
instance, one of the players has 4 cards, the computer has 2
cards and there are only two cards left in the deck. In case “to
the one who lead” option is on, all the cards go to the one who
was the first to lead. In case the “divide in halves” option is
on, the cards are divided in halves irrespective of the person
who lead first.
in the reserve"
means that each of the players gets the same number of cards as
indicated in this option.
The reserve cards are laid out once the player runs out of cards
and the deck is out. In case several players are playing and
there are not enough cards in the deck, the number of cards in
each player’s reserve is different.
in this game in case a player can’t
beat off his opponent’s
he takes this very card together with all the cards cast off
– This option is only possible in case only 2 players are left
in the game. The last but one leads and loses all of his cards.
The last player passes the lead in spite of the fact that his
opponent has got no more cards left. These cards should be taken
and the game continues.
means that by the end of the game in case the player beats off
the computer’s last card, he loses, since his lead was the last.
In case the options off, then the game ends in a draw.
– means that the burned cards are cleared off the table and
those which are not burned are taken by the dealer’s opponent.
of the burned cards"
after 1 or several cards are burned, a player can change his
mind and take all of the cards.
first round is not transferred"
– means that the 1st lead cant be transferred.
the trump at the end of the game"
means that when there are only two cards left in the deck, the
trump is changed for the last card of the deck and the game
continues with a new trump.
more than 6 cards"
means that more than 6 cards can be tossed up.