After some time, Susan Kare, a renowned graphic designer, became interested in the game. Kare was eventually invited to the Solitaire project to assist with card designs. She is best recognised for creating the icons for the original Apple Macintosh computer.
However, Kare was not the only well-known figure to recognise the game's potential. Bill Gates praised the game as soon as he had a chance to play it. In actuality, his lone gripe was that it was "too difficult to win."