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A.s. Goodson · 10 November 2015 - 23:39
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Don't anyone knows an alternate gaming site since MSN Sucks

A.s. Goodson · 10 November 2015 - 23:37
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Why take down the old games when you don't have the new games to replace them....Spades, Hearts, Backgammon, etc....nothing works

John-Patti Beaber · 10 November 2015 - 03:34
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Half the time it is not working. It will go for months without being able to play then for some reason it will start working again.... so it is not a PC problem... it has to be something wrong with their server.

Annette Woods · 7 November 2015 - 00:30
· · Internet Explorer 10.0 on Windows

msn sucks!

Scotty Stewart · 5 November 2015 - 19:10
· · Internet Explorer 10.0 on Windows

Same thing with Hearts .. I seem to be watching a lot of television at the moment.

Margaret Wainwright · 4 November 2015 - 12:06
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

I have not been able to play spades for over a week now.

Alan Clay · 1 November 2015 - 21:35
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

MSN games it's over hearts loads and crashes, backgammon simply doesn't work! Pushing everyone to Win 10? :(

Deborah Douglin · 30 October 2015 - 16:55
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

When is the new Spades going to be up and running? I am unable to get to the Spades Game.

Jay Pea · 28 October 2015 - 22:39
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

bullshit it is "up and reachable"

Eleanor Hughes · 13 October 2015 - 22:06
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Just some info for MSN game players -
The current versions of our multiplayer games are no longer supported as of October 1, 2015. We are adding a series of new multiplayer games in the coming weeks.

The new games will include the following, with additional multiplayer games coming online later this year:

Gin Rummy
Oklahoma Gin
Pool at the Lucky Break: 8-Ball
Pool at the Lucky Break: 9-Ball
Wahoo: The Marble Board Game

We will announce the new games on the MSN Games home page when they are live. Good luck!

Barbara McCall · 12 October 2015 - 13:07
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

cant get Jigsaw to load .whats going on?

Mary Elizabeth Bryant · 10 October 2015 - 17:32
· · Safari 6.1.1 on Mac

Am unable to play JIGSAW, just doesn't start - whats up?

Bill Armstrong · 21 September 2015 - 21:07
· · Chrome 45.0 on Windows

Scotty Stewart I use 7 and its the same story.

Cill Logie · 13 September 2015 - 13:39
· · Chrome 45.0 on Windows

Down again - at least for Windows 7 ...I have to find a different game site...this one has too many problems.

Conni Scott · 10 September 2015 - 23:05
· · Chrome 45.0 on Windows

Error message for all MSN Games "MSN Games is currently experiencing technical difficulties. (error 500-13)"

Scott Taylor · 5 September 2015 - 17:32
· · Chrome 45.0 on Windows

For the last two months I'm showing there are Zero players playing multiplayer hearts and multiplayer spades on MSN games

Scott Horton · 3 September 2015 - 23:02
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

hearts stats don`t change after playing a game

Rhonda Leigh Dinhobl Schwalm · 2 September 2015 - 21:34
· · Firefox 40.0 on Windows

So frustrating, hearts disconnects from game at last hand, so you never know final scores.

Sue Adams Miles · 31 May 2015 - 22:51
· · Internet Explorer 9.0 on Windows

MSN Spades has been down now for at least 24 hours today, June 1st

Bill Lyford · 20 August 2014 - 10:26
United States · Time Warner Cable · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

can't sign in to ---- hearts, backgammon, poker, etc

Lana Taff · 4 July 2014 - 07:55
Canada · Rogers Cable · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Backgammon will not load and msn zone will not let me sign in I've tried everything!!! so frustrating!!

Louise Martelli · 25 May 2014 - 11:48
United States · Comcast Cable · Internet Explorer 10.0 on Windows

May 25th on line games has been down all day. What is the problem?

Ernest N. Miles · 11 April 2014 - 17:52
United States · Time Warner Cable

Can not get into hearts. Had problems with PC and wonder if I broke my hearts game as well

Annamaria Lavorato · 7 April 2014 - 08:28
United States · Comcast Cable

what is the problem with MSN games? does anybody know? Please help!

Celina Titus · 6 April 2014 - 07:14
Canada · EastLink

I cannot sign in and have difficulty when I can sign in to play with windows 8.1

Annamaria Lavorato · 26 March 2014 - 05:48
United States · Comcast Cable

has anybody heard from Microsoft about the problems a lot o people are having with msn games?

Annamaria Lavorato · 25 March 2014 - 16:52
United States · Comcast Cable

I have been having problems for about a week /it keeps saying page reached to errors in autentication

Ernest N. Miles · 24 March 2014 - 13:38
United States · Time Warner Cable

Down again???

Sharon Ray · 22 March 2014 - 10:15
United States · Fairpoint Communications

I tried entering the final game of the instant games, the token surge, it is for a lot of tokens. The darn thing gave me 0, than said I played for the day, please fix it. thank you Sharon Ray

Nancy Negri · 15 March 2014 - 13:28
United States · Comcast Cable

crashes every five minutes or so when on Games site

Darrell Karjala · 1 March 2014 - 10:29
United States · Charter Communications

hearts still down

Blain Normand · 21 February 2014 - 11:58
Canada · Videotron Ltee

free MSN online games down for 3 days now. My system is fine.

Teresa Patterson-Cook · 21 February 2014 - 06:09
United States · AT&T U-verse

All morning long the games have been down. Why???

Bonnie Stark · 6 February 2014 - 11:18
United States · Time Warner Cable

I can't seem to load the free msn games. It was working okay earlier today. What gives?

Mark Carter · 20 January 2014 - 01:40
Canada · Rogers Cable

The MSN game site might not be down but it sure as hell isn't working. It has been hit a miss for three days. And of course no explanation why....

Robert Gillespie · 18 January 2014 - 18:10
United States · Windstream Communications

cannot open games selected, get a Reported Unsafe Website Message blocking access. what up with that!

Vicki Wimbush Collins · 18 January 2014 - 01:02
United States · Comcast Business Communications

I can bring up the site but Bejeweled 3 won't load... 2 days not

James Dalton · 6 January 2014 - 03:42
United States · CenturyLink

is msn hearts down right now? cant load it for days now.

Peter Badenhorst · 6 January 2014 - 01:32
Australia · Telstra Internet

Likewise, MSN not down, but can't get hearts

Lawrence South · 5 January 2014 - 10:31
United States · Clear Wireless

i cant get my chess game on msn

Nana Willsnana · 5 January 2014 - 07:32
United States · Fairpoint Communications

msn is not down but why can I not get msn hearts ? all other games work

Roy Cameron · 17 December 2013 - 15:21
United States · Verizon Internet Services

been down 4 days and counting

Darrell Karjala · 15 December 2013 - 09:22
United States · Charter Communications

still down

Darrell Karjala · 14 December 2013 - 16:36
United States · Charter Communications

down for 2 days

SG Wilcox · 5 October 2013 - 02:48
United States · Cox Communications

I have been trying to access sign in for msn games and keep getting a white page that says continue. Anyone else having this issue? I can play games, just can't sign in. Also having promblems signing in to some other sites I have in favorites. When will this issue be resolved?

Ginny Eby · 7 March 2013 - 22:13

msn will not let me signin says cant authenticate me google says my browser cookie functionality is turned off I followed instructions buy no help I can play games just not as me only "guest" any help out there please

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