Penta

Penta

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

 

Object

To move all the cards to the foundations.

 

Layout

8 foundation piles (vertically on left and right) - 4 piles on the left build up in suit from Fives to King, wrapping to Ace up to Four.  4 piles on the right build down in suit from Fives to Aces, wrapping to King down to Six.  At the start of the game the Fives are dealt here.

 

6 tableau piles (across top) - the first 3 piles (left of the line) build down regardless of suit, wrapping from Ace to King as necessary. The 2nd 3 piles (right of the line) build up regardless of suit, wrapping from King to Ace as necessary.  Only one card at a time may be moved.  Empty piles can be filled by any card.  At the start of the game 1 card is dealt face up to each pile.

 

stock (bottom, face down) - move 1 card to waste by clicking.  No redeals.

 

waste (beside stock) - top card available for play on the foundations or tableau.

 

Options

AutoPlay

 

History

Penta is the 5th game in the series Busy Aces, Deuces, Three's Company, and Fours Up.  Penta was invented by Thomas Warfield.

 

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