Expedition Leader achievement in Microsoft Solitaire Collection (UWP)

Expedition Leader

In TriPeaks, take 14 cards off the board in a row without using the stock

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How to unlock the Expedition Leader achievement

  • WoodlandSpiritWoodlandSpirit438,515
    28 Jul 2015 28 Jul 2015 23 Feb 2021
    50 5 36
    Pretty much as the description says, remove 14 cards in a row from the board, small tip though, take up any joker/wildcard cards you get offered via watching an advert, it would seem playing one during a streak does not count against you in the process, I managed to get a 15 card streak while playing a joker in the middle of it.

    Edit: Some further good advice in the comments, be sure to have a read through
    Edit2: Some people are reporting no longer being able to get free wildcards (platform specific?)
    Edit3: By the sounds of it you can only get a wild card on premium now playing endless
    Edit4: OK, just sounds like wildcards drop less often outside of premium now.
    Edit5: Sounds like this no longer pops in challenges if it once did.

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    steph ze killerLike ErverStoned i confirm, can't be obtain with daily challenge, today there is a easy daily challenge and at the end, no pop and in the recap there isn't the long's chain
    Posted by steph ze killer on 22 Feb at 13:01
    JacdeladI did it twice, no daily challenge, on Android, but it didn't pop.
    Posted by Jacdelad on 06 Mar at 21:20
    EverStoned77Jacdelad can see you got it the day after so guessing that it either was a synching problem (as in a delayed pop) or that you figured out what was wrong, I can add that I personally had to go several cards above before it popped but as you need 100 games played anyway (for the 100% completion) you'd have to be very unlucky to not get it along the way, anywhooo Good Luck to everyone wave
    Posted by EverStoned77 on 20 Mar at 03:45
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  • DaimajuDaimaju180,617
    14 Dec 2018 14 Dec 2018 14 Dec 2018
    5 0 1
    Off the board means you have to remove a card from the bottom off one of those 3 pyramids.
    The stock is the actually the stacked and turned / face down pile underneath.
    That means you have to use the first card that is face up next to the stock, to remove 14 cards in a row from those 3 pyramids. To remove a card, the face up card has to be one above or below the one you want to remove from the board.

    For example:

    Ace = 2 and King
    King = Ace and Queen
    Queen = King and Jack
    Jack = Queen and 10

    2 = Ace and 3
    3 = 2 and 4

    and so on.

    Here is how you do it:

    Just play the normal game, if you need a Joker, click into the stock once, until the first card changes, then press new game. Repeat this step 2 - 5 time until you have to watch the advert / video, watch it till the end and you will earn the needed Joker / Wildcard.

    If you have it, just try to build the streak. It seems like the Joker does count for the streak of 14. If you are not able to build the streak at all, there is a way to increase your chance without losing the Joker, that's what would happen, if you would just go for a new game.

    To not lose it, just click trough the entire stock and a symbol is going to appear, it shows some cards and the number 2, that is actually the number of times you are able to deal new cards, without starting an entirely new game. Click it and new cards will be dealt. The whole board gets a reset and you have another chance without loosing your Joker / Wildcard. If you are not able to string it together, you got one more chance to click through the whole stock, click the symbol and the board will be reset. You managed to do it right, if you still got your Joker next to the stockpile and the text at the bottom says: 0 deals left. That is your last chance. After that you have to repeat the whole progress to get another Joker. While playing you can go for undo as many times you want. Use it!

    With all those tips you should be able to get the achievement in the fastest possible way.
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    EarthboundXHaha, was just trying to do this, not 100% understanding how, but the Windows 10 version gives you a free week on Premium, so I got the Joker, then I was just kinda randomly checking out how it all worked, and after a few minutes of undos, it just kinda randomly popped, I don't feel like I got up to 14.
    Posted by EarthboundX on 02 Mar 20 at 07:34
  • MutantkillaMutantkilla277,467
    17 Apr 2020 30 Apr 2020 30 Apr 2020
    4 0 1
    The other guides explain pretty well how this all works. I just wanted to add that if you happen to spend the $2 for premium in your quest to do the other achievements, I have found a Daily Challenge for an Expert Tripeaks game on September 23, 2019 that allows you to get this achievement very early on in the game. Follow the video below to get a 15 card streak!

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    PaladinX87This did not trigger for me when I tried it, but when I played a regular game on easy I got this.
    Posted by PaladinX87 on 05 May 20 at 16:23
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