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Australian Patience Solitaire

1 deck. Average. No redeal.

Australian Patience Solitaire
Australian Patience Solitaire
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This solitaire uses one deck (52 cards). You have 7 tableau piles with four cards per pile. You have 4 foundations.

Aces are moved to the foundations as they become available.

The object of the game
To build the foundations up in suit to Kings.

The rules
The top cards of tableau piles and the waste pile are available to play. You may build tableau piles down in suit. Groups of cards can be moved regardless of any sequence. Any card face up in the tableau can be moved to make a build. All the cards covering it are moved together as a unit. Empty tableaus may be filled with a King or group of cards headed by a King. Empty tableaus may be filled with a King or group of cards headed with a King.

When you have made all the moves initially available, begin turning over cards from the stock pile. 1 card at a time is turned over from the stock. You can move cards from the stock pile to the tableau piles and to the foundations according to the rules above.

There is no redeal.

Comments: Australian Patience made its first appearance in Thomas Warfield's Pretty Good Solitaire. Published with permission.