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Purble Place

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Purble Place

Purble Place is a set of three educational games (Purble Pairs, Comfy Cakes, Purble Shop) included with every Windows Vista edition. These games teach colors, shapes, and pattern recognition in an entertaining and challenging way.


  • Purble Pairs is the school house on the left. This is a memory game. The goal is to remove all the tiles from the board by finding matching pairs.
  • Comfy Cakes is the bakery in the middle of the screen. Comfy Cakes challenges players to create cakes at match the cake in the upper left-hand corner of the game. Choose the correct pan, cake batter, icing, etc., to build the cake. The more progress the player makes, the higher the number of cakes must be made at the same time.
  • Purble Shop is the store on the right. This is a game of logic and recognition. The goal of Purble Shop is for the player to determine the features of a Purble (a game character) hiding behind the curtain. The more correct features you choose, the higher the score.

Start a Game

  1. Open the Games folder: Click the Start button , click All Programs, click Games, and click Games Explorer.
  2. Double-click Purble Place.
  3. Select the game you want to play: Purble Shop, Purble Pairs, or Comfy Cakes.

If you have not saved a game, you'll start a new one. If you have saved a previous game, you may continue that previous game. Note: The first time you play this game, you will have to select a difficulty level.

Adjust Game Options

Turn sounds, tips, and other settings on and off using the Options dialog box. You can also use Options to automatically save games and select the game's difficulty (Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced)

  1. Open the Games folder: Click the Start button , click All Programs, click Games, and click Games Explorer.
  2. Double-click Purble Place.
  3. Select the game you want to play: Purble Shop, Purble Pairs, or Comfy Cakes.
  4. Click the Game menu, then click Options.
  5. Select the check boxes for the desired options, click OK when finished.

Save Games and Continue Saved Games

If you want to finish a game later, just close it. The next time you start a game, the game will ask you whether you want to continue your saved game. Click yes to continue your saved game.

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