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The Rules of Klondike Solitaire

By Mike - 11/24/2022

Few games are as globally beloved as Solitaire. For centuries, the game has entertained families and friends with nothing but a standard deck of cards and a flat surface...

Cinematic Solitaire: Our Favorite Card Game in Movies

By Mike - 11/10/2022

Ah, the movies. Few things can take people on adventures as film can, and as technology and film-crafting techniques get ever more advanced, the action and excitement present in these...

Secure Your Victory: Winning Solitaire Strategies

By Mike - 11/03/2022

On its face, Solitaire looks like a game that is won based on luck. Surely players win a hand of Solitaire based on how the cards were shuffled and dealt, right? Perhaps not. While...

How Random is a Hand of Klondike Solitaire

By Mike - 10/23/2022

The standard deck of 52 playing cards is nothing short of an engineering marvel. It is light, compact and can be used to entertain in many different ways. You can build a house of cards...

The History of Solitaire

By Mike - 10/13/2022

Ah, Solitaire. There are few better or more peaceful ways to spend an afternoon than sitting in a quiet room, sunlight streaming in through an open window and shuffling a deck...

The Mental Health Benefits of Playing Solitaire

By Mike - 10/05/2022

Solitaire is not a new game by any means. Its origins have been traced back to Germany circa 1788, making it over 230 years old. In all that time, countless hands of...

The 5 Best Classic Microsoft Windows Games You Must Play

By Emily - 09/27/2022

As one of the creators of this Klondike Solitaire website, I love to play classic games. Some of my favorites are Klondike Solitaire, FreeCell and Spider Solitaire. One thought...

The Mystery Creator of Windows Solitaire

By Emily - 09/23/2022

If you've worked with the Windows operating system in the last 32 years, you've probably come across Windows Solitaire. Since the game was first pre-installed on Windows version 3.0 in...