Hi folks! Back in the dark ages when I was in high school, and before there was Internet and electronic games, I was taught a solitaire card game, and for the life of me, I've been unable to find the name of this game! I hope one of you will recognize it and be able to provide a name.
Game play is as follows:
A single standard deck of cards is used. Cards are dealt out, face down, in 12 stacks, 4 cards in 3 rows. Cards are dealt onto each stack in turn until all stacks have 4 cards, and there are just 4 cards left in the deck.
The remaining deck cards are the 'starters."
To begin play, the top starter is turned over. Whichever number it is, it is placed face UP under the bottom of the corresponding stack (1 through Queen). The top card on that stack is then turned up, and the resulting card placed under its corresponding stack.
Play continues in this fashion until a King turns up. It gets placed aside, and a new card is drawn from the starters.
The object is to get all the stacks fully face up before finding all the Kings.
Anyone know the name of this game? It's quite challenging!
I really don't know the name of the game, but I'm hooked on a game on the computer, Spider Solitaire. I warn you, you'll get hooked. Hee.
It sounds like a variation of patience, but as Beth points out there are quite a few variations. I know just one kind.
I found this list of patience and solitaire games on Wikipedia. Maybe your game is among them?
I used to play a similar game as a child. The only difference was that the cards were placed in a circle, to represent a clock, and not in rows. The four spare cards then went in the middle. Aim was the same. This is known as clock patience.
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