Picture Gallery (solitaire)

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Screenshot of Picture Gallery

Picture Gallery is a solitaire game using two decks of playing cards. The object of the game is to move cards to the foundations to create a gallery full of picture or face cards.

Picture Gallery is also known as Royal Parade.

Layout[edit]

Picture Gallery has 24 Foundations total. There are three rows with eight Foundations each. The top row of Foundations all start with twos, and build up in suit by threes. Here is an example: 2♣, 5♣, 8♣, J♣

The next row's Foundations all start with threes, and build up in suit by threes.

Here is an example: 3, 6, 9, Q

The last row's Foundations all start with fours, and build up in suit by threes.

Here is an example: 4♠, 7♠, 10♠, K♠

Underneath the 24 Foundations are eight Tableau Piles, and no building is allowed. An Ace Pile or Castoff Pile is also present, due to the fact that there is no need for Aces in this game.

Rules[edit]

Seeing how there is no need for Aces in Picture Gallery, all Aces are discarded to the Ace Pile (Castoff Pile). This will create some openings in the Foundations, creating the availability to move cards around. Only twos can be placed onto the first row's openings, threes onto the second row's openings, and fours onto the last row's openings. The game is won after the Foundations are completely filled with "Picture" cards (face cards).

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