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Game Overview: Eureka

Game Set: TRIPLICARDS Volume One

Type: A TRIPLICARD game. A Free Fall® game.

Summary: Eureka is the more winnable TRIPLICARD equivalent of Klondike (aka "Solitaire"), the best-known conventional solitaire.

Beginners Simple enough for beginners Veterans
Impossible Can be won 90% of the time Winnable
Luck Involves more luck than skill Skill
Casual Takes very little concentration Intense

Players: One.

Playing Time: 5-10 minutes.

Object: To complete nine towers [orderly piles], each containing a single family of six cards arranged in ascending order (Ace to Six).

Deck: The common pack of 54 TRIPLICARDS, ranked Ace [A], Two [2], Three [3], Four [4], Five [5], Six [6].

Layout: The same as standard Solitaire (Klondike).

Foundations: There are nine foundations [tower bases], one for each family.

Play: In the work piles, build down (in rank), alternating in color and suit; in the foundation row, build towers up by family.

Quirky Rule: When a work pile is emptied, start a new one with a Six [6], not a king. (There are no kings in a TRIPLICARD deck.)

Other Information: For pictures and descriptions of TRIPLICARD playing cards, decks, or other games, choose one of the links below.

  • Introduction to TRIPLICARDS
  • TRIPLICARD Decks - The common pack, the standard deck, and others
  • TRIPLICARD Elements - Suit, color, rank
  • TRIPLICARD Types - Common cards and court cards
  • TRIPLICARD Games - Overview, downloads, and player's guide

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