Play the game of Thoughtful in your browser. Learn the rules and what it takes to win with our guides below.
Help

Thoughtful Solitaire

Thoughtful is a closed game played with a single deck (52 cards). The objective is to build the four foundations up by the same suit.

Game Objective

Move all cards to the four foundations.

Foundation

  • There are four 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♦.
  • The top card is movable.

Tableau

  • There are seven tableaus.
  • A King may move to an empty tableau. No other cards may move to an empty tableau.
  • The tableaus build down by alternating colors.
  • For example the Q♠ may move onto the K♦ and the Q♥ may move onto the K♣. Starting with the Q♥ the following sequence can build on top J♠ 10♦ 9♣.
  • Sequences of cards built down by alternating color can move together as a group.

Stock

  • An unlimited number of passes through the stock is permitted. There is no restriction on how many times the waste can be redealt to the stock.
  • The stock deals one card face up to the waste when tapped.

Waste

  • There is one waste.
  • The top card is movable.