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  • Publisher: Neil Coffey
  • Genre: Strategy
  • Device: iPad
  • Size: 24.6 MB
  • Version: 1.0
  • Price: Free
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App description: A free, high-quality version of the classic solitaire (patience) game along with equally addictive variants. Features include animation, retina graphics and in-game instructions and hints. The app also includes a link to its sister app Solitaire Whizz, featuring Free Cell, Pyramid and over 20 different solitaire games.

General rules

Click the ? icon in any of the games to get full on-screen instructions. Click the light bulb icon at any point to be prompted with a possible move. In general:

* the object of the game is to build up the cards on to 4 foundation piles, from Ace to King;
* build one suit per foundation pile;
to help you organize the cards, build downwards on to the bottoms of the tableau of columns;
* initially, cards not in the tableau are placed on a stock pile; double-tap the stock pile to go through the cards, building them on to the tableau and foundations where possible;
* face-down cards in the tableau are turned face up when there are no cards on top of them;
* you can move whole sequences from one column to another;
* empty columns can be filled with cards or sequences, depending on the game in question.

Variants included

KLONDIKE - This is the classic solitaire or patience game. If youve played solitaire or patience without knowing precisely which game you were playing, it was probably Klondike. Cards are built on to the tableau in downwards sequence, alternating color (red/black). Empty columns are filled with a King or sequence beginning with a King.

WHITEHEAD - This is an easier variant of Klondike. All cards are visible from the start of the game. Build on to the tableau in downwards sequence, with cards of the same color. Move sequences that are of the same suit. Any card or sequence can fill an empty column.

AGNES - In this variant, foundations do not necessarily start with an Ace. Instead of a stock pile, there are 8 reserve cards, all available for play.

Support/more games

If you enjoy this app, search for Solitaire Whizz in the App Store to get 24 addictive solitaire games in a single app. Visit http://www.solitairewhizz.com/ for further information. To keep up to date with news and tips, follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/solitairewhizz

javamex's comments:
Dear all,

I invite you download Klondike Solitaire Collection, a new mini-compendium of solitaire games available free for iPad. If you enjoy the games, you may also like to check out two sister apps: Pyramid 13 Solitaire Free and the full Solitaire Whizz Compendium, featuring 20+ solitaire games in a single app.

Klondike Solitaire Collection on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/klondike-solitaire-collection/id726606827?ls=1&mt=8

And finally... if you enjoy the games, please do consider leaving a rating on the App Store! Your support always help bring you more games!
10-27-2013, 10:09 AM
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 154
Competition winners

Thank you to all those who have downloaded the app so far! Just a quick reminder that if you have downloaded it, you may like to take part in this competition to win $20 that I'm also running on TouchArcade!
10-29-2013, 03:26 PM
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 154

Congratulations to:

- @Asaret, who takes the $20 first prize
- @forfun & @Nishimare, who I am awarding runners-up prizes of a free copy of the full "Solitaire Whizz" app (I'll PM shortly with your codes)

Thanks to all for participating and I look forward to seeing you at my next competition!
11-15-2013, 06:45 PM
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 154
Promo codes released for full 'Solitaire Whizz' app

Just to mention that I have released a few promo codes for the full version of 'Solitaire Whizz' in this thread. Enjoy!