Recent Blog Posts
December 18, 2015
One of our top requests has been for a more engaging scoring system. Our traditional scores awarded 1 point for each card, so your winning score in a game of Klondike would be 52. Yes, there was room for improvement. So as we designed the new scoring system, we looked at every element of gameplay. What
December 18, 2015
Windmill Solitaire is unique because of its enormous center foundation. Unlike most foundations which contain a single suite of cards (Ace through King), Windmill’s center foundation will receive 4 full suites when the game is won. Also, unusually, all foundations in Windmill build regardless of suit. The 4 corner foundations (shown with a K) build down
April 28, 2015
One of the best ways to win at Gin Rummy is to knock early in the hand rather than playing for Gin. Why? Here are two reasons: ♦ The temptation to hold high cards, like these, is very strong, especially to a rookie player. In the beginning of the hand, when your opponent is likely to
December 4, 2015
Pyramid Solitaire is a favorite among solitaire fans. This is one of those great classic games that has been passed down through generations. I learned it from my grandmother, back when we still used real cards. Amazing how some things are timeless that way. Sure, these days we play on phones and tablets, but the
About Tesseract Mobile
Tesseract Mobile is a software development firm that creates free apps and games for Android mobile phones and tablets. They also develop free apps for wearable devices including Google Glass and the Sony Smartwatch.
Joshua Frank and Laura Ockel founded the company in early 2009. Combining Josh's programming expertise with Laura's design skills, they released their first free mobile app, Montana Solitaire, in April of 2009.
In October of 2009 (just before the first Droid mobile phone came out) they released the Android app Solitaire MegaPack with 25 different free solitaire games. Today the MegaPack includes more than 150 free games with new games added all the time. It is still the top paid solitaire app in the Google Play Store.
The Solitaire Free Pack, a free alternative to the MegaPack, has been featured by Google Play 25 times and has gotten over 3 million downloads worldwide. With more free games and features added regularly, these are considered the best solitaire collections available.