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╔═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╗ ║ <<<< PC-SIG Disk #3148 THE POKER PROGRAM >>>> ║ ╠═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╣ ║ ║ ║ To print the documentation, type: COPY POKER.TXT PRN (press Enter) ║ ║ ║ ║ To start the game, type: POKER (press Enter) ║ ║ ║ ║ ║ ║ (c) Copyright 1993, PC-SIG Inc. ║ ╚═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╝
THE POKER PROGRAM - VERSION 2.1 8/15/92 The Poker Program is a high resolution graphics program which requires a color EGA or VGA monitor. To run The Poker Program, type POKER and press the Enter key. After the title screen, you will be presented with a menu with 6 options: P = Poker tutorial T = Texas Hold'em tutorial I = Instructions for the Texas Hold'em game G = Game of Texas Hold'em S = Shareware and you Q = Quit to DOS 1. POKER TUTORIAL - This teaches the basics of poker. If you are familiar with the rules of poker, you may want to skip this. The tutorial explains the ranks of poker hands, shows examples of each rank and tells how ties are broken. At the end of the tutorial, there is a practice drill which deals pairs of poker hands and asks you to determine the rank of each hand and to tell which is the better hand. The program shuffles and deals random hands and keeps track of your score. 2. TEXAS HOLD'EM TUTORIAL - This teaches the rules for Texas Hold'em, the version of poker that is steadily gaining in popularity. If you are familiar with the rules of Texas Hold'em, you may want to skip this. The tutorial explains the structure of the game and how betting is done. After explaining the rules, the program walks you through the play of a a hand of Texas Hold'em. This is done using the graphics of the Texas Hold'em program. 3. INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE TEXAS HOLD'EM GAME - This explains how to use the Texas Hold'em program; single key stroke commands are used throughout. 4. GAME OF TEXAS HOLD'EM - You play in the game against 1 to 9 computer controlled opponents. After the title screen, you will be presented with a choice of 3 levels of difficulty: 1. Easy game 2. Medium game 3. Tough game Next you choose how many opponents you wish; from 1 to 9. Your opponents each have unique playing styles. They are programmed to play (fold, bet, raise or re-raise) according to the cards they hold, the cards on the table, the actions of their opponents and the size of the pot. As the game progresses, the program tracks statistics for each player. These are avail- able for your review at the end of each hand. Colorful graphs and 3-D bar charts tell how well you and each of your opponents are doing. 5. SHAREWARE AND YOU - The Poker program is shareware. This briefly explains what shareware is and who authored the program. 6. QUIT TO DOS - This is how you end the program. PROGRAM FILES Poker consists of 8 files: POKER.EXE - The Poker program *.DAT - 4 data files used by the program *.IMG - 2 graphic image files used by the program POKER.TXT - This file
Volume in drive A has no label Directory of A:\ POKER EXE 269424 8-20-92 2:06p PIPS IMG 3888 2-27-92 11:02a GPIPS IMG 3888 3-01-92 11:05a POKER TXT 2828 8-17-92 12:55p HOLDVARS DAT 32 7-09-92 8:02a EASYVAR DAT 3700 7-06-92 1:58p MEDVAR DAT 3700 7-06-92 2:06p TOUGHVAR DAT 3700 7-06-92 1:14p GO TXT 847 11-30-92 2:44p GO BAT 31 6-04-92 2:25a 10 file(s) 292038 bytes 25600 bytes free