A downloadable game for Windows

Bureaucracy is an original card game in which you must clear all cards from the screen. (as is true in many Solitaire games) Technically, this game is not a true Solitaire game, because there is no "organizing" of cards by suit, and ordering them by value. Nevertheless, much strategy is entailed when playing.

You have four rows. In the beginning of the game, these are represented by the four cards laid out to the right of the deck. To "clear" the row, you must make either its top card or bottom card lie outside the screen window. Rows can be "bumped up" by placing a card with a higher value than the bottommost card of the row in the space below the row, thus forcing all the cards up one space. Similarly, rows can be "bumped down" by placing a card with a lower value than the topmost card of the row in the space below the row, thus forcing all cards down one space. However, suits must be matched. (e.g. if you want to 'bump up' a row whose bottommost card is the Jack of Diamonds, you must use the Queen, King, or Ace of Diamonds)

You can change the suit of a card by placing a card with the same value on top of it.

Aces can count as both "1" and "14," so they can bump anything up or down, and be bumped by anything.

Essentially, you 'bump up' rows with cards of higher value than the bottommost card of the row, (of the same suit) and you 'bump down' rows with cards of lower value than the topmost card of the row. (of the same suit)

You can discard cards if you cannot (or do not want to) use them. You can, however, draw the top card of the discard pile as you would a card from the top of the deck.

A more detailed description (with pictures) is included with the full Windows-style help file. (make sure you unzip, though!)

Controls:

Click and drag cards with the mouse.

More information

Published160 days ago
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows
Release date8 years ago
AuthorThetaGames
GenrePuzzle
TagsCard Game, solitaire
Average durationA few seconds
InputsMouse
Player countSingleplayer

Install instructions

Make sure you unzip! Thanks for playing!

Download

Download
bureaucracy.zip (1 MB)

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