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Spider Solitaire

The goal of spider solitaire is to place all cards in the tableau in descending order. Once an entire cascade of cards is completed (king-through-ace), it is removed from the card game. If multiple decks are used, cards of opposite colour and differing 1 rank may be placed atop another, but the the same colour must be placed in order before the cards are removed from the card game. Once all eight cascades are removed from the card game, you've beaten spider solitaire!

Spider Solitaire comes in a number of different card games. 1 Suit Spider Solitaire (as the name implies) is played with only one suit (Spades). Unlike traditional solitaire, however, you may place any cards of the same suit on top of one another. Just make sure that your cards are in ascending order! Similarly 2 , 3 and 4 suits are there in Spider Solitaire.

  • Place cards of same suit in ascending order in the tableau
  • Create stacks of cards (from King to Ace) to remove them from the screen
  • Beat Spider Solitaire when all card stacks have been removed
  • Click the "stock card" (bottom right corner) to add more cards to the screen

GAME DESCRIPTION

Spider Solitaire is a solitaire game where the objective is to order all the cards in descending runs from King down to Ace in the same suit. Once a run has been completed, for example King of clubs down to Ace of clubs, then the whole run will be removed from the table. Once the table is completely empty the game has been won.

Spider Solitaire is played with two full decks, 104 cards. At the beginning 54 of the cards are divided between 10 tableaus, the first 4 tableaus have 6 cards each, the other 6 tableaus have 5 cards each. The top card of each tableau is turned face up, the others are face down. The remaining 50 cards are placed in a stock at the bottom of the screen.

A card can always be moved onto a card that is one higher in rank. You can for example move a 3of clubs and put it on an 4 of clubs, or an 4of hearts, diamonds or spades. However, even though you can move cards onto other cards in a different suit, the objective of the game is to create runs in the same suit, so a run will only be removed from the table if it's all in the same suit, a full run in different suits doesn't do anything for you. (Although it can be useful to move cards onto other suits just to get them out of the way).

You can move multiple cards together if they are all part of a run in the same suit. E.g. if you have 4 of clubs, 3 of clubs, 2 of clubs, then you can click the 4 and move them all together onto a 5 of any suit. However if you have 4 of clubs, 3 of hearts, 2 of diamonds, then you can't move them all together, only the top card.

If a tableau is empty then any card or partial run is allowed to be moved onto it.

A full run does not have to be the only thing on a tableau to be removed. For example, a tableau might have three facedown cards and then a full run from King to Ace in the same suit and then the run would disappear, and the three facedown cards would remain.

Adding cards from the stock:When there are no more moves that can be made in the tableaus then you can click on the stock in the lower right corner. That will move 10 cards from the stock onto the tableaus, one card onto each tableau. Try not to do this until you are sure you have no other moves to make. It is required that there is at least one card in each tableau when the stock is clicked. If there is an empty tableau on the table you must first move one or more cards onto it before you can click on the stock.

modes:The game can be played in four different modes, 1 suit ,2 suits , 3 suits and 4 suits . In 1 suit mode there is only one suit (spades), In 2 suits mode there are two (spades and clubs) , In 3 suits there are three(spades ,diamond and clubs) and In four suits mode there are all four suits. There are the same number of cards, 104, in all modes.