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CANFIELD(6)							   CANFIELD(6)

NAME
       canfield, cfscores - the solitaire card game canfield

SYNOPSIS
       canfield
       cfscores

DESCRIPTION
       If  you	have never played solitaire before, it is recommended that you
       consult a solitaire instruction book. In Canfield, tableau cards may be
       built  on  each other downward in alternate colors. An entire pile must
       be moved as a unit in building. Top cards of the piles are available to
       be played on foundations, but never into empty spaces.

       Spaces must be filled from the stock. The top card of the stock also is
       available to be played on foundations or built on tableau piles.	 After
       the stock is exhausted, tableau spaces may be filled from the talon and
       the player may keep them open until he wishes to use them.

       Cards are dealt from the hand to the talon by threes and	 this  repeats
       until  there are no more cards in the hand or the player quits. To have
       cards dealt onto the talon the player types 'ht' for his move.  Founda‐
       tion  base  cards  are  also automatically moved to the foundation when
       they become available.

       The command 'c' causes canfield to maintain card counting statistics on
       the bottom of the screen.  When properly used this can greatly increase
       one's chances of winning.

       The rules for betting are somewhat less strict than those used  in  the
       official	 version  of  the  game.  The initial deal costs $13.  You may
       quit at this point or inspect  the  game.   Inspection  costs  $13  and
       allows  you  to make as many moves as possible without moving any cards
       from your hand to the talon.  (The initial deal places three  cards  on
       the talon; if all these cards are used, three more are made available.)
       Finally, if the game seems interesting, you must pay the final install‐
       ment of $26.  At this point you are credited at the rate of $5 for each
       card on the foundation; as the game progresses you are credited with $5
       for  each  card	that is moved to the foundation.  Each run through the
       hand after the first costs $5.  The card counting feature costs $1  for
       each  unknown  card  that is identified.	 If the information is toggled
       on, you are only charged for cards that became  visible	since  it  was
       last  turned on.	 Thus the maximum cost of information is $34.  Playing
       time is charged at a rate of $1 per minute.

       With no arguments, the program cfscores prints out the  current	status
       of  your	 canfield account.  If a user name is specified, it prints out
       the status of their canfield account.  If the -a flag is specified,  it
       prints  out  the	 canfield  accounts for all users that have played the
       game since the database was set up.

FILES
       /usr/games/canfield the game itself
       /usr/games/cfscores the database printer
       /usr/games/lib/cfscores	the database of scores

BUGS
       It is impossible to cheat.

AUTHORS
       Originally written: Steve Levine
       Further random hacking by: Steve Feldman, Kirk McKusick,	 Mikey	Olson,
       and Eric Allman.

4.2 Berkeley Distribution	 May 31, 1993			   CANFIELD(6)
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