Questions tagged [solitaire]

Games designed to be played by a single person or methods for modifying multi-player games for single-person play.

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Can every game of Klondike-Solitaire be solved?

I play a lot of Solitaire games on my Android phone and love to keep an eye out for the statistics. Given that the Solitaire version lets you restart the game endlessly, I usually play until I solve ...
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What is the name of this solitaire card game?

You start flipping cards over one at a time and holding them in one hand. When you have two cards of the same suit that are separated by two other cards (e.g. 4♣ 2♦ 7♥ 10♣), you discard the middle two....
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FreeCell: How many cards can be moved at once?

I'm working on a FreeCell implementation and I'm currently stuck determining how many cards the user is allowed to move from tableau to tableau at once. I've seen multiple formulas for this, but no ...
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Looking to identify a particular form of solitaire played in-hand, not on a table

Back in college I had a friend teach me a different way to play a solitaire-like game. It was played in-hand which meant you could play it while standing in line or any time you were bored and had a ...
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What is the name of this solitaire game?

I am looking for the name of a card game I played as a kid, but do not remember it's name. I found it in a Donald Duck book about the scouts (that I remember) It was played as a solitaire game with ...
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Klondike Solitaire - moving partial sequences between columns

You'd think all the rules for this game would be well established but I have a question about the movement of partial sequences between columns in the tableau. Lets say I have two columns with the ...
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Can anyone identify this variant of Yukon solitaire?

I learned this game from my grandfather, and I want wondering if anyone else has seen it before or knows the name of it. I think it is a Yukon variant. Deck: one deck with no jokers (52 cards). Deal:...
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