Microsoft Solitaire is celebrating its 30th anniversary today by trying to set the record for the most games of Solitaire completed in one day.

In a blog post celebrating the anniversary on their official site, Microsoft shared that more than 35 million players, from more than 200 countries, and in 65 different languages, log on to enjoy a few games each month.

Solitaire, which was first released as Windows Solitaire on the Windows 3.0 operating system, has been a regular presence in the casual gaming space since 1990. Microsoft boasted that the solo card game “helped people learn how to drag and drop items on their computer screens using a mouse, which was novel at the time.”

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