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New Mike Bithell game is Solitaire with a spy thriller twist

And yes, there are FMV cutscenes

the cover of the solitaire comspiracy, featuring three figures in purple lighting Image: Bithell Games
Petrana Radulovic is an entertainment reporter specializing in animation, fandom culture, theme parks, Disney, and young adult fantasy franchises.

If you ever thought to yourself “Hmm, I’m nostalgic for the days of playing Solitaire on my Windows XP laptop, but I’m a true gamer now so I need something a little more hardcore,” then you’re in luck.

From game designer Mike Bithell (Volume, Thomas Was Alone) comes The Solitaire Conspiracy, which takes everything you know and love about the solo card game and turns it into a tactical spy mission.

While The Solitaire Conspiracy might have Solitaire in the name (and is certainly designed to be a solo card-based experience), it’s not just a fancy recolor of the card game. The game has a different modes (including a story-based campaign taking place in the middle of a cyberpunk conspiracy), characters with different abilities, and full FMV cut-scenes — definitely not the simple solitaire on your old flip phone!

The Solitaire Conspiracy will be available on Steam and the Epic Games store on Oct. 6.

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