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Stalactites Solitaire

Stalactites is an open game (all 52 cards are displayed face up at the beginning of the game). There are eight tableaus that contain six cards each. The objective is to move all cards to the four foundations by building them up regardless of suit.

How to Play Stalactites

Build foundations up regardless of suit and wrap around on Kings. No building on the tableau.

Game Objective

The goal of Stalactites is to move all fifty-two cards to the foundation piles. You achieve this by building sequences of cards up regardless of suit that start with an Ace and end with a King. You win when the four foundations each contain a complete sequence of thirteen cards.

Foundation Rules

  • There are four foundations.
  • Initially containing one card face up in each foundation.
  • The foundations build up regardless of suit. Foundations may build around-the-corner (an Ace may move onto a King).
  • For example the 9♠ may move onto the 8♠, 8♥, 8♣ and 8♦. Starting with the J♠ the following sequence may build on top Q♦ K♠ A♣ 2♥.

Cell Rules

  • There are two cells.
  • The cells are initially empty.
  • The top card is movable.
  • Any single card may move to an empty cell.

Tableau Rules

  • There are eight tableaus.
  • Initially containing six cards face up in each tableau.
  • The top card is movable.
  • Once empty the tableaus remain empty.