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The Nation

Original Solitaire

Game info: Two-Deck solitaires type; 2 decks (104 cards); 1 redeal

  • Game time: Long
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Skill level: Moderate
  • Chance of winning: Medium; about 1 in 5; 20%

Object of the game: Move all the cards to the foundations.

Solitaire Rules

Foundations (EEight piles starting with four Aces and four Kings)

  • "Ace" foundations: Build up in suit from Ace to King. For example, a 2 can only be played on an Ace.

  • "King" foundations: Build down in suit from King to Ace. For example, a Queen can only be played on a King.

  • Autoplay is available.

Reserve (Three piles)

  • These cells are storage (holding) locations for cards being played to the foundations and the tableau.

  • Cards in these cells can be moved to the foundations and the tableau.

  • Cells can hold only one card at a time.

Tableau (Twelve columns of eight cards each)

  • Build up or down in suit. For example, a 10 can be played on a 9 or on a Jack.

  • The top card of each pile is available for play to the foundations or to another tableau pile.

  • Only one card at a time can be moved.

  • Spaces can't be filled.

Stock (1 pile)

  • After all possible plays have been made, click the Redeal button to collect the tableau cards and deal them again.

  • Cards on the reserve will remain in their position.

  • One redeal is permitted (two deals in all).

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