"The Game" is the digital single player version of the popular card game, that was nominated in 2015 for the german "Spiel des Jahres" (Game of the Year).

Play ... as long as you can! The Game is you opponent. You can beat it, but even if the rules are very simple - it will not be easy. Think carefully and plan ahead, this is the only way to succeed! During the game, four piles of cards are formed. Two piles are in ascending order (numbers 1–99), and two piles are in descending order (numbers 100–2). The player tries to lay as many cards as possible, all 98 if possible, in four piles of cards.

Play the game - or the game starts playing with you ...

- Easy start into the game
- Game mode "Classic" - corresponds to the 1-player game of the card game
- Single player mode "On Fire" - including the popular extension
- Brandnew variant "Lift Up" - with additional scoring
- Additional difficulty levels in game modes "Classic" and "On Fire"
- Local leaderboard for the "Lift Up" variant
- Supporting Game Center with leaderboard and achievements


"This is the solitaire game only, and it's nearly perfect [...] It's this combination of luck-of-the-draw mixed with hand management that creates a load of tension and makes The Game shine." BoardGameGeek

"The Game offers a fun and challenging puzzle game and a faithful recreation of the cardboard version." (4/5) pocket tactics

"... a solid, really enjoyable and challenging solitaire-style game [...] well worth a look."

What’s New

Version 1.0.2

- Added some informations about controls and undo to the instructions
- Fixed a problem with the first achievement
- Fixed a bug where a non-fire card could start flashing

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
19 Ratings
19 Ratings
MiguelDo ,

Great Game

Definitely a fun solo card game and well worth its price. It’s original and engaging. I grabbed the physical card game version too because I enjoyed this game so much.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are glad you like it!

Hcny ,

Make it multi player

My coworker and I love the real card game and the app! We would love to be able to play together on the app. Is this possible?

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are glad you like it! We are currently checking different options for multiplayer / coop modes. So perhaps we have something in the future for you.

Gozer.the.Gozerian ,

Ulimately Uninteresting

I rather enjoy the multiplayer version of this asininely titled game. However, this only includes the solitaire version. Although initially a decent diversion for a few games, it quickly becomes apparent that your failure or your success is predominantly destined by the order of the deck. Poor play will cost you the game, but optimal play may be moot if the cards are against you. I like chance, but this gets pointless. The interface can also be unforgiving, forbidding reasonable backtracking. Not worth what I paid.

Developer Response ,

Sorry you don't like it. We will add some things in the future like "solvable stacks" and "replay the same stack". Perhaps this is something for you. The multiplayer part of the game isn't easy to port well to digital devices, because it depends on the communication of the players.


Outline Development
52.7 MB
Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, German
Age Rating
Rated 9+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
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