2 Decks. Easy (80%). Skill/Luck balanced.
To move all the cards of 10 or less to the , and to have 8 piles consisting of 3 cards (King, Queen, Jack) in the below the .
|•||8 piles (top) - build the Aces to Tens. At the start of the game the Aces are dealt here.|
|•||8 (below ) - build . Only one card at a time may be moved. Spaces can be filled by any card. At the start of the game 3 cards are dealt face up to each pile.|
|•|| (face down, bottom left) - turn over 1 card to the by clicking. 1 . When the is redealt, it is dealt out to 8 piles. Each card is available for play on the or . Spaces are filled automatically from the . When no more moves can be played from these piles, clicking on the will turn over 1 card to the original pile. If this card cannot be played the game is lost.|
|•|| (next to ) - Top card is available for play on the or .|
Octave is unusual in that not all cards are played to the . Only Ace thru 10 are played up to the , the King, Queen, and Jacks remain in the .