Game info: Klondike type: 1 deck (52 cards);
- Game time: Medium
- Difficulty level: Easy
- Skill level: Moderate
- Chance of winning: High (about 1 in 4)
Object of the game:
To move all the cards to the foundations.
- This variation of
Klondike is played in the same way as the
parent game but with a Joker added to the deck.
Foundations (4 piles: complete these piles to win the game)
Build up in
suit from Ace to King (for example, a 2 can be played on an Ace).
Tableau (7 columns)
Build down in
alternating colors (for example, a 10 can be played on a Jack).
card of each pile is available for play to another tableau pile or to the
packed sequence, or any portion of it, may be moved to another
Spaces may be
filled only with a King or a King-sequence.
Whenever the Joker becomes available, it may be played to a
foundation as a
Additional cards in correct sequence are then built on the Joker.
When the natural card (as shown in the label above the
foundation) becomes available, it
replaces the Joker, which is placed on top of its foundation and then may be built to
another foundation pile.
If no foundation has been started at the time the Joker first
becomes available, it must remain in position until an Ace appears.
Waste (One pile)
- The top card is available for play to the
or to the tableau.
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