Backbone

Backbone

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2 Decks.  Hard (2%).  Mostly Skill.

 

Object

To move all the cards to the foundations.

 

Layout

8 foundation piles (across top, each side) - build up in suit from Ace to King.

 

8 tableau piles (below foundations) - build down in suit.  Only one card at a time may be moved. Spaces may be filled by any card.  At the start of the game 1 card is dealt to each pile.

 

2 reserve piles (the backbone) - no building.  Top card is available for play on the foundations or tableau.  At the start of the game 11 cards are dealt to each pile and another card is placed on top of both piles.

 

stock (bottom center, face down) - turn over 1 card at a time to the waste by clicking.  No redeals.

 

waste (next to stock) - top card is available for play on the foundations or tableau.

 

Options

AutoPlay

 

History

Backbone is a game of Victorian origin.