Diminishing Reserves

Diminishing Reserves

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2 Decks.  Medium (15%).  Mostly Luck.

 

Object

To move all the cards to the foundations.

 

Layout

8 foundation piles (top right) - build the upper 4 piles up in suit from Ace to King, build the lower 4 piles down in suit from Kings to Aces.  At the start of the game one Ace and one King of each suit are dealt here.

 

5 reserve piles (below foundations) - storage spaces for cards.  No building.  Top card is available for play on the foundations or Queen reserve.  Cards are dealt here from the stock.  Two cards are dealt to each pile at the start of the game.

 

Queen reserve (top left) - begins with the Queen ♣. Build down regardless of suit.  Top card is available for play on the foundations.

 

stock (left, face down) -  clicking plays cards to the reserve piles.  On the first deal, one card is dealt to each of the 5 piles.  On the 2nd deal, one card is dealt to the first 4 piles.  On the 3rd deal, one card is dealt to the first 3 piles.  On the 4th deal, one card is dealt to the first 2 piles.  On the last deal, one card is dealt to the first pile only.  Click on the empty stock to redeal.

 

Options

AutoPlay

 

Notes

The first deal after a redeal (and the initial deal at the start of the game) deals 2 cards to each pile.

 

Although the Queen can be played to the foundations at the start of the game, if you do so you will not be able to use the Queen reserve to store any other cards.