Crescent Solitaire

Crescent solitaire is a card game played with two decks of cards and of course one person. The game is called crescent solitaire, because the cards are laid out in such a way to create a crescent, or arc in front of you. Crescent solitaire is a nice challenging game to play to keep your mind sharp.

To begin the game, one King and one Ace of each suit are removed from the deck to form the foundation. The Kings are placed in a row, and the aces are placed in a row below the Kings.

The remaining stub, 96 cards to be exact, are dealt into 16 stacks of six cards. These cards are dealt face down, and arranged into an arc, of crescent so you can reach all the piles from your playing position. After all the piles are dealt, the top card of each pile is flipped face up.

The object of the game is to get all the cards form the crescent into the 8 foundations in the center. The aces build up, while the Kings build down.

The game is played by moving the top card from the crescent to either a foundation location, or a new spot on the crescent. Only one card can be moved at a time. To build on the crescent cards you must build up or down by one, of the same suit. You can build round-the-corner (placing a King over an Ace and vice versa). Once a face-down card becomes exposed, it is turned face up. Spaces are not filled.

When the king and ace foundations are in sequence, one can transfer the cards from one foundation to the other except the base cards. When all possible moves have been made or the player has made all moves he wanted to make a special redeal move is made. The bottom card of each pile on the semicircle is placed on the top without disturbing the order of the other cards in the pile. This can only be done three times in the entire game. The game is won when all 104 cards end up in the foundations.

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All In One Solitaire

Crescent solitaire and 12 more games: Cruel Solitaire, Tri-Peaks Solitaire, Pyramid Solitaire, Klondike Solitaire, Gaps Solitaire, Spider Solitaire, FreeCell Solitaire, Fortune Solitaire, Scorpion Solitaire, Accordion Solitaire, Penguin Solitaire and 60/90 Second Solitaire
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Crescent Solitaire Arc de Triomphe

The same great Crescent Solitaire game you love, with a beautiful background of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France. This game is played with two decks of cards and 16 piles of six cards to begin.
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Crescent Solitaire Classic

The classic Crescent Solitaire game played with 2-decks and 16 piles arranged in a crescent. Each pile contains six cards, and in the center are four aces and four kings. The object is to move all the cards to the center piles, in order by suit.
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