Tesseract Mobile

Shedding Deadwood to improve a bad hand fast

One of the easiest ways to improve your Gin Rummy strategy is to get rid of your high point deadwood cards quickly. It’s the top priority when you have a hand like the one above. There are four 10 point cards that are utterly unconnected. I want to dump them ASAP. I have a choice of taking the
Continue Reading

Chinese Solitaire

Do enjoy playing Yukon, Scorpion, or Klondike solitaire? If so, you will love Chinese Solitaire. It combines aspects from all 3 games! Watch the video we made which shows how to play Chinese Solitaire, and get playing!     Chinese Solitaire is available in our Solitaire Free Pack and Solitaire MegaPack apps for Android.  Download today
Continue Reading

Double Klondike Solitaire

There’s regular Klondike Solitaire, and then there’s Double Klondike Solitaire. Double the FUN!! Watch this video we made, and start playing today.     Double Klondike Solitaire is available in our Solitaire Free Pack and Solitaire MegaPack apps for Android.  Download today and start the fun!  Look for the Solitaire Free Pack on the Google Play Store or Amazon
Continue Reading

Cool Free Photos – GRATISOGRAPHY

As I’ve been working on the phenomenal new wallpaper options coming soon to the Solitaire Free Pack and Solitaire MegaPack, I’ve learned about some excellent resources for awesome free images.  Unsplash has been gaining notice over the last few years, but there are several sites offering similar content, and many individual photographers who created photo source sites using only
Continue Reading

Reimagining Sound Design

A Dev’s Life – Game Changers In December of 2015, Tesseract Mobile released a huge upgrade to our flagship apps, the Solitaire Free Pack and Solitaire MegaPack.  We created a revolutionary scoring system with improved statistics customized for each game, and a beautiful new sound suite designed to engage and delight the player. The changes required months of development and
Continue Reading

Improved Scoring

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
Continue Reading

Windmill

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 unique, all foundations in Windmill build regardless of suit.  As such, the strategy for Windmill solitaire is unusual but
Continue Reading

Pyramid Strategy

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
Continue Reading

Terrace Solitaire

Terrace Solitaire is a rather unique game, especially in that it allows you to choose the base card for your foundations from 3 cards dealt out at the beginning of the game. Also known as Queen of Italy Solitaire, you can learn how to play Terrace in less than 4 minutes by watching this fantastic video!
Continue Reading

Yummy Pumpkin Seeds

What do you do with the seeds from 5 pumpkins? Let’s find out… After hosting our Company Pumpkin Carving Night, I had 5 pumpkins’ worth of seeds.  Last year, I’d heard people talk about cooking and eating the seeds, so I figured I’d give it a whirl. To dry or not to dry? Everyone says you
Continue Reading

Translate »