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Classic Speed Run

Get your fastest win times in Klondike, Spider, and FreeCell to add up to 10 minutes or less.

Classic Speed Run0
4 guidesOnline Game ModeSingle PlayerTime/Date
Nekro NekoNekro Neko387,086
01 Feb 2016
29 0 14
Just picked off this achievement after trying so long on Spider to get the time down below 5 minutes with no luck. However this game has a massive exploit when playing timed games. When you are playing and have made your first move, when you go to start a new game the timer pauses but the board still shows all the cards. This is especially useful to plan your next move/chain of moves. With this I managed to get down to 4:15 which was enough on top of the other two games to get the achievement.

Now that I know that, I could have used this exploit for both Freecell and Klondike so maybe it'll be of use to some of you out there.

Also, do note that playing a game with a custom seed number will not count toward the statistics and thus, no matter how fast you do that, it won't go toward the classic speed run achievement.
ChooseMyFateHelped a ton. Thank you!
Posted by ChooseMyFate on 07 Mar 16 at 09:28
xMac73I was sooooo close without using this, but, alas, I needed it to shave off 30 seconds. Thanks for posting this!
Posted by xMac73 on 03 Jul 16 at 12:59
Big Killa CBrilliant guide! Worked like a champ! +1
Posted by Big Killa C on 09 Oct 16 at 04:32
Vandel BusterIf people suck at Freecell, like me, use this: http://fc-solve.shlomifish.org/

Then hit New Game to pause the timer to look at each move. Got a time of 1:32 first time I used it.
Posted by Vandel Buster on 01 Feb 17 at 22:06
OniDestinyI have 9:xx but no Achievement
Posted by OniDestiny on 03 Jun 17 at 16:33
AxtricaChanging the options to non-random matches, and doing solvable easy helped me a lot as well.
Posted by Axtrica on 14 Aug 17 at 01:56
PhillipWendellThis and Vandel Buster's tip on freecell did the trick for me. Thank you!
Posted by PhillipWendell on 06 Apr 18 at 03:27
Myckel JayThis trick didn't work for me for some reason -- I'm playing on iOS.
But I did find that double-clicking the home button will work in the same way. It'll stop the timer and let you see the whole board to decide what your next move will be.
Posted by Myckel Jay on 03 Jul 18 at 18:12
MrValhallaoh my god what an annoying achievement but I managed to get it with 9 seconds to spare.
Posted by MrValhalla on 20 Mar 19 at 13:42
Alelima77It's worked for me. Thanks!
Posted by Alelima77 on 08 Jan at 20:05
Dustmite72I just did this today... but I misread the title. I thought it was all 5 games under 10 minutes total. So, my combined best time for all five are Klondike: 2:12, Spider: 3:58, Freecell: 1:42, Pyramid: 0:53, and TriPeaks: 0:48. That leaves my total at 9 minutes 33 seconds for all 5 games. The three that matters, however, my time is 7 minutes 52 seconds. Freecell took the longest to shave to that time.
Posted by Dustmite72 on 29 Jan at 23:57
YatsuiHayamotoI got 4:32 on Spider, Klondike 2:34 and Freecell 2:45
Posted by YatsuiHayamoto on 14 Apr at 03:39
Im Papa JustifySo my times are this

Klondike(3:33)
Spider(3.16)
Freecell(2.58)

Still hasn't unlocked anyone know why
Posted by Im Papa Justify on 30 May at 06:46
Im Papa JustifySo my times are this

Klondike(3:33)
Spider(3.16)
Freecell(2.58)

Still hasn't unlocked anyone know why
Posted by Im Papa Justify on 30 May at 06:50