1 Deck. Medium (32%). Mostly Luck.
To move all the cards to the .
|•||4 piles (center) - build each in suit, regardless of order. On the top , any card of the same suit as the first card dealt may be played. On the lower , start with a card of the same as the first card dealt, then play any card of that suit where a card of the same has already been played to the immediately above.|
|•||4 or piles (left of ) - top card is available for play on the . At the start of the game 4 cards are dealt to each pile, the top card is face up.|
|•|| (face down, right) - Turn over cards one at a time to the pile. Unlimited .|
|•|| (below ) - The top card of the pile is available for play on the .|
|•||Play consists entirely of playing cards to the . |
|•||For example, suppose the first card dealt to the first is the 10 ♥. Then any ♥ from the or could be played to the first pile. Suppose you can play the Ace, Five, and King ♥. The 3 below must be founded with the other 3 Tens, as they become available. Suppose the 10 ♠ is available. It is played to start the second . Then only the Ace, Five, or King ♠ could be played to the second , since these are the only in the first pile. Suppose the Ace ♠ can be played to the Second . Then in the 3rd , first a remaining Ten and then only the Ace of the same suit could be played. The effect is that the filter down through the by "osmosis", hence the name of the game. |
Osmosis is also sometimes called "Treasure Trove".
Four by Five