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App description: From the creator of Sage Solitaire, comes a new Solitaire variant that breaks all the rules!

Like its footwear namesake Flipflop Solitaire is unrestrictive, creating a new game for fans of spider, klondike and other traditional Solitaires.

In Flipflop you can stack down, up, or even both ways on a single stack!
Need to stack an 8 on a 7, or a club on a spade? No problem!

- but -

Be careful, you can only move a stack of a single suit!
It's fun and freeing, but still challenging and captivating.

It's Flipflops for your brain.

------WHAT CRITICS ARE SAYING

"I'm in love with it already"..."Once you start, it's hard to stop playing."
- App Advice

"Truly special" Game of the Week
- Touch Arcade

"Surprisingly absolutely brilliant"
- Cult of Mac

"A perfect diversion with just the right amount of challenge, delight, and depth to make it a must-have iOS game."
- Mac Stories

"A Breath of Fresh Air"
- Gamezebo

------WHATS IN THE BOX?

- Play Flipflop Solitaire from 1-4 suits for free!
- Unlock 5 Suit, and 1 Suit Extended with a single in-app-purchase of $2.99
- Track your best times, least moves, least undos, total wins, total plays, and more
- Over a hundred achievements
- Unlockable backgrounds, alternate card and card back color schemes
- Natural ambient binaural background audio
- A strong sense of relaxation

------A WORD FROM THE DEVELOPER

Flipflop Solitaire is sort of a sequel to Sage Solitaire in the sense that it's my second crack at the design problem of making a Solitaire game that feels like it was designed for your phone and not for a table.

To be honest this is how I wish everyone approached sequels. Usually a sequel takes the solution to a problem and duplicates it. This is why our expectations of game sequels are often more-of-the-same-but-better. I'd rather see more sequels that brought a renewed level of surprise and novelty, and I'm hoping that's what you find in Flipflop Solitaire.

While Sage was all about trying to capture the feeling of a tight, easy to play, tough to win, zen solitaire game, Flipflop is about knots.

In a typical Solitaire game, like Klondike, you're taking a knot of cards and untying it into sequences. Then you reverse those sequences into clean ordered stacks.

In Flipflop you take your knot of cards and tie it into other, hopefully better knots. Then you untie those knots into the final ordered stacks. Having so much control over the way your intermediary knots are constructed led to a lot more depth than I expected.

I hope you enjoy this game as much as I've enjoyed discovering it.

-zach
11-09-2017, 01:21 PM
#2
Awesome as always!

11-09-2017, 02:16 PM
#3
Joined: Nov 2017
Location: Westcoast
Posts: 14
Excited to play this! I like Zach Gage's other games like Really Bad Chess and Sage Solitaire.

I wish he'd make something "bigger" like Ridiculous Fishing though.
11-09-2017, 02:28 PM
#4
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 155
@Boardumb thanks for making the post!

@vectorarchitekt thanks! I'm glad im living up to whatever bar i have set

@RedDeluxe maybe some day! That was kind of a magic collaboration
11-09-2017, 03:38 PM
#5
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 3,674
Love this (of course)! Full game unlocked for $2.99.

Game Center: MarinasideSteve
11-09-2017, 04:35 PM
#6
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 155
@slewis7 thanks so much for your support !
11-09-2017, 05:35 PM
#7
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 3,674
@stfi You’re welcome!

A couple possible bugs:

My wife has had multiple crashes on her iPad Air 2 where the game just exits. That has not happened to me on my iPad Pro, but I have also had a game where I dragged an Ace up to the top of the screen and it just disappeared.

Game Center: MarinasideSteve
11-09-2017, 07:54 PM
#8
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 1,976
New Zach Gage game! Can't wait to play this over the next couple days.
11-10-2017, 12:24 AM
#9
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 19
Instantly purchased the in-app purchase. Thanks for the great games Zach. Sage Solitaire has kept me up many late nights in bed, and I'm expecting Flipflop to present the same dilemma

Also, loving the iPhone X optimization

Last edited by D Wo; 11-10-2017 at 08:26 PM.
11-10-2017, 12:52 PM
#10
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Iowa
Posts: 580
So far... (Ive only been playing two suits)
This is Excellent.

I really liked Sage Solitaire. Im liking this a lot MORE.

I know some people who could get hooked on this.
Really brilliant new mechanic here. Opens up so much flexibility during play.
Ill be spreading the word.

Mr Gage may be a genius.