2 Decks. Easy (98%). Mostly Skill.
To move all the cards to the .
|•||8 piles (top) - build first 4 from Ace to King, build last 4 from King to Ace. The first 4 piles start with an Ace of each suit, the last 4 piles start with a King of each suit. The Kings are dealt at the start of the game, Aces are moved here as they become available.|
|•||8 piles (below ) - build , Kings and Aces if necessary. Only one card at a time may be moved. Spaces are filled by any available card. At the start of the game 1 card is dealt to each pile.|
|•||6 piles (bottom) - Top card is available for play on the or . At the start of the game 6 cards are dealt to each pile. When a pile is completely empty, it may be used as a storage cell to store one card from the .|
|•|| (face down, top left) - clicking deals 2 cards to each pile, except for the last time it deals 1 card to each pile.|
Algerian Patience is a rare game of unknown origin found in David Parlett's book "Teach Yourself Card Games for One". Parlett's rules have been changed slightly to make the game come out.