Inquisitor is played with two standard decks (104 cards). The objective is to build the eight foundations up by the same suit.
Odds of winning: Low
Win about 3 in 10 games (30%).
Skill Level: Mostly Skill
Winning is mostly determined by skill. A small amount of luck is involved.
How to Play Inquisitor
Move all cards to the eight foundations.
- There are eight foundations.
- An Ace may move to an empty foundation.
- The foundations build up by the same suit.
- For example the 6♠ may move onto the 5♠ and the 6♦ may move onto the 5♦. Starting with the 6♠ the following sequence can build on top 7♠ 8♠ 9♠ 10♠.
- Cards on the foundation may be moved.
- There are ten tableaus.
- Any card may move to an empty tableau.
- The tableaus build down by the same suit.
- 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♠ 2♠.
- Sequences of cards built down by the same suit can move together as a group.
- Two redeals of the waste back into the stock are permitted. Allowing for three complete passes through the stock.
- The stock deals three cards face up to the waste when tapped.
- There is one waste.
- The top card is movable.
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