Miss Milligan solitaire rules (2 decks of cards)<< Midshipman | Missing Link >>
Goal: Move out the aces when you can and build them up to king in the same suit.
Build the 8 piles of the layout down in alternating suit color. You can move a group of cards if they match the build sequence. Empty piles can be filled with a king.
Each time you are done making moves, deal one new card to the top of each pile.
Once the deck has been depleted, you can begin 'weaving' cards out of the layout. Any card or sequence of cards can be moved out of the layout. Those cards must be built back into the layout again before other cards can be moved out.
This game is popular among the English. A win is somewhat rare, but also very satisfying.
Tarbart adds weaving as an optional rule. George A. Bonaventure doesn't include it at all. Originally you could only weave a single card. Morehead & Mott-Smith, and Alphonse Moyse, Jr. allow sequences, and Peter Arnold mentions it as an alternate rule. Pretty much all modern sources allow them.
Rules source: Games of Patience - 5th Series, Miss Whitmore Jones ~ Games of Patience, Tarbart ~ Solitaire and Patience, George Hapgood ~ Thirty-One Patience Games, Tom King ~ Two-Pack Games of Solitaire, George A. Bonaventure ~ 100 Games of Solitaire, Helen L. Coops ~ The Complete Patience Book, Basil Dalton ~ Enjoying Card Games for One, George F. Hervey ~ The Penguin Book of Patience, David Parlett ~ The Complete Book of Solitaire & Patience Games, Albert H. Morehead & Geoffrey Mott-Smith ~ 150 Ways to play Solitaire, Alphonse Moyse, Jr. ~ Patience Games, D. B. Pritchard ~ Card Games for One, Peter Arnold
This is one of 7 layouts for Miss Milligan in Solitaire Forever II.
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