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FreeCell (Four Decks) Solitaire

FreeCell (Four Decks) is an open game (all 208 cards are displayed face up at the beginning of the game). The objective is to build the sixteen foundations up by the same suit.

Difficulty: Average

Rules provide a challenge.

Odds of winning: High

Win about 2 in 3 games (66%).

Duration: Long

More than 10 minutes per game.

Skill Level: Mostly Skill

Winning is mostly determined by skill. A small amount of luck is involved.

How to Play FreeCell (Four Decks)

Game Objective

The goal of FreeCell (Four Decks) is to move all 208 cards to the foundation piles. You achieve this by building sequences of cards up by suit that start with an Ace and end with a King. You win when the sixteen foundations each contain a complete sequence of thirteen cards.

Foundation Rules

  • There are sixteen foundations.
  • An Ace may move to an empty foundation.
  • The foundations build up by the same suit.
  • For example the 7♠ may move onto the 6♠ and the 7♦ may move onto the 6♦. Starting with the 7♠ the following sequence can build on top 8♠ 9♠ 10♠ J♠.

Cell Rules

  • There are fourteen cells.
  • Any card may fill an empty space.
  • The top card is movable.

Tableau Rules

  • There are fourteen tableaus.
  • Any card may fill an empty space.
  • The tableaus build down by alternating colors.
  • For example the 6♠ may move onto the 7♦ and the 6♥ may move onto the 7♣. Starting with the 6♥ the following sequence can build on top 5♠ 4♦ 3♣.
  • Any card may move to an empty tableau.
  • Sequences of cards built down by alternating color can move together as a group.

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