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    Published: 2016-02-03, by .

    Inspired by Winston Churchill, developed by Donald Rumsfeld: a political take on a classic

    8.5
    • Novel take on a classic
    • Evocative audio and imagery
    • Challenging
    • Leaderboards and achievements
    • Pricey IAPs

    "V for victory"

    THE VERDICT

    This 'most diabolical version' of the classic game is a two-deck take inspired by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill's version of the card game - and it's been developed by none other than the 83-year-old former US defense secretary, Donald Rumsfeld. Big names aside, Churchill Solitaire is a smooth and impressively fiendish variant.

    The game features two decks of cards rather than one, 10 rows of cards instead of seven, and an extra pile of six cards called “the Devil’s Six” for the player to work into their strategy.

    It really is a pleasure to play: devilishly difficult, and also very stylish, backed by some tense wartime-style music and footage. Churchill Solitaire is free to download but includes in-game purchases, the proceeds of which are going to charity

    THE PROS

    The game is a genuinely novel and challenging twist on the classic, with free trial deals of easy, medium and hard levels of difficulty. You can also ask for hints, which proved helpful as I was learning as I went.

    Collect badges and ranks, as you progress from a Sandhurst Cadet through Prime Minister. We love the war-time footage, and evocative video and audio of Winston Churchill.

    The game let you play against your pals, and you can pit yourself against online players with Game Center integration, achievements and leaderboards.

    THE CONS

    The in-app purchases are pretty pricey - but proceeds do go to charity.

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    by Jayne , Appszoom

    Feb 03, 2016

    Description

    Challenge yourself with the most diabolical version of solitaire ever devised, a card game played by Winston Churchill during the Second World War.

    Begin your journey as a Cadet alongside a young Churchill in 1893 at the famed military college of Sandhurst. Take on challenging missions and follow Churchill's career as you earn promotions and new military ranks. With enough grit, you might just become Prime Minister.

    Featuring unique gameplay with two decks of cards and an added challenge of liberating cards contained in a row called the Devil’s Six, this addictive game will keep you coming back again and again. No game of solitaire will keep your mind as sharp or improve your concentration like Churchill Solitaire.

    Challenge friends, family, and opponents worldwide to beat your solitaire score and time. With classic graphics and audio that pay homage to Sir Winston, his words, and his era, Churchill Solitaire will inspire, enlighten, and entertain.

    Features:

    - Three free trial deals of easy, medium and hard levels of difficulty.
    - Cinematic video and audio of Winston Churchill.
    - Social media integration allowing you to share and challenge your scores.
    - Challenging gameplay.
    - Badges and ranks from Sandhurst Cadet through Prime Minister.
    - Access to 200 numbered “Campaign” deals.
    - Access to nearly infinite random deals.
    - Challenge your friends and family.
    - iCloud support - sync automatically with your iPhone and iPad.
    - Game Center integration with achievements and leaderboards.

    Try the game for free. If you get hooked, as we’re confident you will, you can unlock more deals with in-app purchases (IAP) and totally randomized deals to frustrate and reward the most cunning solitaire player.

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