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Also known as Idiot's Delight, Firing Squad, or Drivel. Similar games in Solitaire Plus include Golf and Pyramid Golf.

 

Aces Up Layout

 

Layout

 

A tableau of 4 cards in four piles (one card in each pile).
The remaining cards are placed in the stock.

 

Play

 

The top card in the tableau is available for play.
Tap any top card in the tableau to discard it only if another top card in the tableau is of the same suit and higher value.
Aces are considered the highest ranking card and cannot be discarded.
An empty tableau space may be filled with any top card of the tableau.

 

Stock

 

Whenever desired or if play comes to a standstill, tap on the stock pile or NEXT button to deal one additional card to each of the tableau piles. It is not compulsory to fill empty tableau spaces.
No recycle of the stock is allowed.

 

To Win

 

Move all of the cards except the Aces (48 cards) to the discard pile.

 

Tips: Any cards covered by an Ace can only be removed if the Ace is moved to an empty tableau space.

 

Scoring: One point for each discarded card. Maximum score is 48.

 

Chance of Winning: 1 in 20 games.