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King Of The Hill achievement in Microsoft Solitaire

King Of The Hill

Win 100 games of Klondike, Spider, or FreeCell

King Of The Hill0
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How to unlock the King Of The Hill achievement

  • GeoffistophelesGeoffistopheles942,784
    26 Feb 2015 26 Feb 2015 26 Sep 2015
    36 0 18
    If you've already done this on WP8, play one game of Solitaire and this will pop.

    Microsoft Solitaire Collection (WP)King of the HillThe King of the Hill achievement in Microsoft Solitaire Collection (WP) worth 11 pointsWin 100 Solitaire games.

    This is for completing 100 of one of those games, not cumulative. 100 games of Klondike counts, 40/30/30 doesn't. Also, daily challenges do not count as games. Thanks ShadyShall for the clarification.

    In terms of consistently fast games, I would rate Klondike on Deal 1 as the fastest, followed by Freecell and Spider on One Suit being equally slow. Spider on One Suit can be done quickly, but this is the consistently longest game, so unless you've been playing Spider for a while, it's not a good option. Similarly, Freecell can be confusing, and games can last anywhere from 3-8 minutes.

    Previously the fastest way to do this was Freecell, but with an update, choosing a specific deal no longer works. I've left the old solution intact in the spoiler tag below in case anyone's interested.

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    KinectKid333I can confirm the above.
    Posted by KinectKid333 on 26 Sep 15 at 18:56
    MakeMeACoffeeYou can still do a specific game on freecell on WP8
    Also having two WIN8 devices allows really fast cloud syncing of regular Klondike:

    [Device] Action
    [1] Stop on last card of Klondike

    [1]Win+Tab to upload to cloud
    [2]Open game from cloud
    [1]Win+Tab back into game
    [2]Finish game

    Then just loop between the ***
    The cloud upload/download was almost instantaneous for me, it meant each game took about 10 seconds
    Posted by MakeMeACoffee on 07 Oct 15 at 07:24
    SioulHello, If you backup the file of any game (for example, the klondike.bin.ark) you can boost any of the 5 games just leaving 1 card in the board, copying the file, solve the game, exit, paste the old file, open the game, solve, exit and repeat.
    Posted by Sioul on 05 Nov 16 at 19:44
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  • PinskiPinski721,029
    23 Jul 2015 23 Oct 2015
    5 0 2
    If you have a Windows Phone you can quickly get a lot of wins.

    1) Get close to completing a game on the first device and then exit to the menu.
    2) Then load up the cloud save on the second device and beat the game.
    3) Then on the first device go back to the game, pick "Local" over the cloud save, and then exit to the menu again.
    4) Repeat.
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    Nuckinndid this get patched? It seems that it is taking my cloud save from W10 not W8
    Posted by Nuckinn on 19 Aug 16 at 01:17
    PinskiI'm not sure if it got patched or not. I think Win10 is the "default" over Win8 at this point for cloud saves. Can't you do the same thing with Win8 and Win10?
    1) Get close to beating a game on Win10.
    2) Loading up the cloud save on Win8.
    3) Beating on Win8.
    4) Go back to Win10 and pick "Local".
    5) Repeat.
    Posted by Pinski on 20 Aug 16 at 00:33
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