Falling Star solitaire rules


Play all cards into the foundation piles.

Foundation Piles

  • The 8 foundation piles are built upward in alternating color consecutively, with Aces built onto Kings.
  • A pile is complete when it contains 13 cards.
  • The first card played into a foundation pile must have the same rank as the card dealt into the first foundation pile when the game started.

Reserve Pile

11 cards are dealt into the reserve pile at the start of the game. The top card of the reserve is available for play onto foundations only.

Tableau Columns

  • The 9 tableau columns are built downward in alternating color.
  • Uncovered end cards are available for play.
  • Empty tableau spaces are filled automatically from the stock.

Stock Pile

Cards are dealt 1 at a time from the stock pile to the waste pile.

Waste Pile

The top card of the waste pile is available for play.


Every card played into the foundations will score.

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Falling Star is one of the fun solitaire games in Solavant solitaire for Mac OS X.