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Magic Castle Solitaire

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This is a fantasy-themed variation of Tripeaks Solitaire. Remove cards from the stack that are valued one more or less than the face card. Clear the entire stack on the tableau before the timer runs out. Gain bonus cards as you play the game.

  • If you can’t find the right card, deal a new face card.
  • Use special cards to bolster your score or help you out.
  • Play through 6 engaging levels.

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Magic Castle Solitaire Cards Game for Kids Video Game Play Instructions

How to Play

Clear the stack of cards by removing cards one at a time. The card’s value must be one more or one less than the face card on the bottom right corner.

  • Starting the Game
    • On the welcome screen, select Play to begin.
    • Select Help to learn the game’s rules.
    • Select High Scores to view the game’s leaderboard.
    • Use the drop-down list on the bottom left corner of the screen to choose the game’s language.
    • Your web browser automatically saves your game progress.
  • Game Controls
    • Desktop
      • With your mouse, left click to select cards.
    • Touchscreen devices
      • Tap on the cards onscreen with your fingers to select them.
    • Controls and indicators
      • The game’s controls and indicators are found on the top row. From left to right, they are as follows:
        • Pause button
        • Enlarge button: Lets you switch between windowed and full-screen modes
        • Level number
        • Cumulative score
        • Timer
        • Speaker button: Turns the game’s audio effects on and off
        • Music button: Turns the game’s music on and off
  • Game Play
    • Deal
      • 22 cards are dealt to the tableau using the ordinary Tripeaks Solitaire layout.
      • Initially only the 10 cards in the bottom row are face up with the remaining tableau cards dealt face down.
      • Only cards which do not have a card atop them can be face up.
      • This game uses a standard card deck, plus has 4 different types of bonus cards which can be found on the tableau.
      • Each level of the game has basically the same play experience except:
        • You get 1 fewer card in the stock for each level you play through.
        • You carry forward any remaining bonus cards you had from the prior level.
    • Basic rules
      • Clear the stack in the tableau by removing cards whose value is one more or one less than the face card.
        • To remove a card, simply left click or tap on it.
        • The card you remove will be the new face card.
        • Aces can be paired with kings or twos.
      • Only free cards can be removed. Free cards are face up and have no
      • If none of the cards on the stack can be matched, deal another card.
        • Select the rightmost card on the stock to deal a card.
        • This will replace the face card with a new one.
        • Keep replacing cards until you find one you can match.
        • Be warned: there are only 27 cards in the stock.
      • Select the undo button to take back your latest action. This comes in handy if you’ve ever made a mistake.
      • Finish clearing the stack before the timer runs out.
        • You lose the level if you run out of time or moves.
        • If you lose even one level, the playthrough ends.
    • Bonuses
      • You earn bonus cards as you play the game.
        • These appear on the right side of the screen.
        • To activate them, select them as you would an ordinary card.
        • These carry over from level to level until used.
      • Each bonus card has a different effect.
        • Chain cards adds to your chain multiplier bonus.
        • Wild cards (Jokers) can be paired with any card. You can keep a long chain going by throwing a Joker in the middle and then playing more cards atop the Joker.
        • Golden cards double the value of the points you earn from making a pair. This lasts as long as the pairs are consecutive.
        • Make visible cards briefly reveal the face down cards in the tableau and the deal row.
          • This comes in handy when planning your next move.
          • Memorize as many of the upcoming cards as you can.
      • The bonus cards that you didn’t use in one level will remain available in the next.
    • Levels
      • Levels are unlocked sequentially.
        • You automatically start every playthrough on the first level.
        • Finish one level to unlock the next.
        • Selecting Next Level starts a new level immediately after the previous one.
      • There are 6 levels in this game.
        • All levels offer a 4 minute time limit.
        • If you lose a level it is game over.
        • The tableau layout is the same for each level, but you get 1 fewer card in your stock or reserves for each subsequent level you play through.
      • The game offers 2 options each time you reload the game:
        • Select Continue previous game to play the last level you unlocked.
        • Select Start new game to clear your previous progress and start over.
    • Strategy
      • Work on all parts of the Tripeaks in parallel so you do not have to make a string of consecutive moves with few cards to match against.
      • Once you have a long streak going use your bonus cards to boost your score and use your Jokers as needed to keep the streak going to maximize your chain bonus.
      • Try to save your Jokers for the later levels of the game as you get fewer cards in the reserves as you progress through the game.
      • If you see many of the same card showing try to take them out so that you have a more diverse range of cards remaining, making it easier to match new cards dealt from the reserves.
    • Scoring
      • Your score in this game is cumulative. The points you earn in the first level carry over to the next.
      • Cards you remove consecutively earn a chain multiplier bonus.
        • Every first card you remove is worth 100 points.
        • The second is worth 150 points, the third 250 points, and so on.
        • The right combination of bonuses can geometrically increase your multiplier score.
      • You also receive 2 bonus points for every second remaining on the timer when you beat a level.
      • You can save your score to the leaderboard in the following circumstances:
        • Win all 6 levels.
        • End a level in a game over.
  • Target Audience
    • The game is suited for players who like Tripeaks Solitaire card games.
    • The game has no adult themed content.

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Mobile Friendly Cross Browser Support

This game is rendered in mobile-friendly HTML5, so it offers cross-device gameplay. You can play it on mobile devices like Apple iPhones, Google Android powered cell phones from manufactures like Samsung, tablets like the iPad or Kindle Fire, laptops, and Windows-powered desktop computers. All game files are stored locally in your web browser cache. This game works in Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera and other modern web browsers.

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