Fair Maids

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1 Deck.  Hard (25%).  Skill/luck balanced.

 

Object

To group all the cards in sets of 13 cards in sequence down in suit from King to Ace.

 

Layout

7 tableau piles - build down regardless of suit.  Groups of cards in sequence down by alternate color may be moved as a unit.  A space can be filled by any card or legal group of cards. At the start of the game 4 cards are dealt to each pile, 2 face down and 1 face up.

 

stock (above the tableau) - Clicking deals 1 card to each tableau pile.  All empty spaces must be filled before a deal.

 

Notes

Whenever a sequence of 13 cards down by alternate color from King to Ace is formed, it will automatically be removed from play.

 

Tips

Alternate color sequences should be preferred even though building is down regardless of suit.  The object is to build down by alternate color sequences.

 

History

Fair Maids is a variation of Will o' the Wisp.

 

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