Secret Island is a part of the solitaire card games series that has a story. In the game, the player is marooned on a secret island, as the name suggests. The island is full of mysteries and the player is required to solve them. There are 12 points on the island that need to be explored for clues. To reach these areas the player must first play many rounds of solitaire, where they have to match pairs of cards from a spread. The game has in total over 60 unique levels of Solitaire matching and special power-up cards to help you further in the game. Each of the card games is simple to get through, but interesting enough to keep you playing till the end.
Once one of the 12 exploring points is reached the game converts to a hidden objects game. Here the player has to find a list of objects that are in the scene to discover the clue. Secret Island version of the game offers the players a chance to revisit the solved games to execute better strategy. The game is fun and has a great set of graphics and music score. The game has good graphics and the players can choose their personas from three different card faces.
MECC (the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium) started as a state agency. The software was given away to schools in Minnesota and elsewhere in the country. MECC was a publisher and distributor of high-quality educational software for children. In May 1996 MECC was acquired by SoftKey International Inc.