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September 24, 2016
Inspired by some playing card designs on Pinterest and a 100 day sketch challenge blog, I combined these ideas into this Playing Card Art Challenge. Take an old deck of cards ♣ Doodle, decoupage, do whatever to turn each of these cards into art ♥ Share 1 per day for 30 days ♠ ♦ Day 14/30 Squiggle Paths This one
September 9, 2016
Royal Cotillion solitaire is one of those games that takes a minute to learn and a lifetime to master, but here is some Royal Cotillion strategy to help you on your way! This is a double-deck solitaire game. The Foundations are in the center and build in twos in suit, so the piles shown with an A build:
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 discard
September 25, 2016
When I learned this solitaire game, it was called Montana. Today it is often referred to as Addiction solitaire. It IS addictive, once you know how to play! A popular addiction… This is also my all-time favorite solitaire game. Three years ago, I wrote a strategy article called To Win and Love Montana, and it is
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.