Great Wheel

Great Wheel

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2 Decks.  Medium (50%).  Skill/Luck balanced.

 

Object

To move all the cards to the foundations.

 

Layout

Ace foundation (top left) - build with Aces only, alternating in color until the pile contains all 8 Aces.

 

Evens foundations (top) - build up in suit by twos, starting with Twos. (Two, Four, Six, Eight, Ten, Queen).

 

Odds foundations (under Evens) - build up in suit by twos, starting with Threes. (Three, Five, Seven, Nine, Jack [there are no Kings]).

 

8 tableau piles (under Odds) - top card is available for play on the foundations.  No building until the stock is empty.  At that time build down in suit.  Spaces are filled by 4 cards from the waste, unless the waste is empty, when they are filled by the stock (if the stock is empty, they are filled by any card).  At the start of the game 4 cards are dealt face up to each pile.

 

stock (bottom left, face down) - Turn over 1 card to the waste by clicking.  No redeals.

 

waste (under stock) - top card is available for play on the foundations.

 

History

Great Wheel is a unique and interesting game.

 

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