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  • Estimated trophy difficulty: 5/10 for Countdown, 2/10 everything else (personal estimate) [Platinum Difficulty Rating]
  • Offline trophies: 20 (6, 5, 8, 1)
  • Online trophies: 0
  • Approximate amount of time to Platinum: 5-10hrs+, highly dependent on skill [Estimated Time to Platinum]
  • Minimum number of playthroughs: 1 + a few levels in Skirmish and Countdown modes.
  • Number of missable trophies: 0
  • Glitched trophies: 0
  • Does difficulty affect trophies?: No difficulty levels.



Welcome to The Solitaire Conspiracy, an interesting and fresh take on a classic card game. Created by Bithell Games, they've turned the old favorite game Solitaire into a gritty spy story with a completely re-imagined rule book and strategy. If you love the original game, you'll probably enjoy this once you get the hang of it, but as a whole, it's definitely not restricted to just Solitaire junkies. The story they've attached to it is not exactly robust and, if anything, is somewhat strange but can still be interesting at times. In this world, Solitaire is actually a supervillain, the suits are different secret agencies and the face cards (AKA Jack, Queen, King) are special, secret spy agents with their own unique powers and you are the Spymaster. It's up to you to save the world by, well... moving cards around. In addition to the main story campaign, two other modes are available, Skirmishes and Countdown, giving the game some replayability if you particularly enjoyed it and want more. There are also Daily Challenges which you can do and compare your move score to players from around the world.




In the beginning, the game seems confusing and challenging but by the third or fourth level, you'll get the hang of it and you'll be able to solve them without too much of a problem. Essentially, the way the game works is that in the middle are an empty row where your Ace goes and where you build up your suits, just like in normal Solitaire but on each side are all of the other cards, split into random stacks.

In normal Solitaire, you can only move cards onto another that is either +1 or -1 of the card you're moving. In this game, however, you can place a card on any card that is of a higher value. So you can move a 10 onto a Q, or a 2 onto an 8 but not vice versa. You'll need to strategize and move cards back and forth to reach the cards you need that are likely buried under many others.

The other main action is using the special powers of a specific suit's face cards. Each suit (AKA each "spy group") has their own power. For example, the Drive Team Six's suit's powers: Place the face card on top of any card from a suit and it will automatically give you the next card you need for that suit. By using the various suits' powers, you'll be able to solve the levels much faster and in fewer moves so I definitely recommend you use them. As you level up and do more Campaign missions, you'll unlock more groups/suits with different powers. There are also Recruitment missions you can do if you want to but they aren't necessary for the Platinum.

The gameplay is a little difficult to explain here but the game will take you through a tutorial in your first few levels so you shouldn't have a problem once you do a few.

Step 1:  Play through the Campaign until you hit Level 15.

Very simply, play through Campaign Missions until you reach Level 15. In the beginning, there will only be one mission to choose from but after you complete a few, you will always have 3 different Campaign Missions to choose from. It doesn't matter which one you do so it's up to you. By the time you reach Level 15, there will likely still be a few Campaign Missions left on the board. You don't need to complete them for the Platinum. Once you hit Level 15, the story is done. 

See Roll Credits trophy_gold.png for more information on the differences in Campaign modes and for tips to complete the game.

By the end of this step, you will have earned: 

Tutorial Master trophy_bronze.png 
Blood Brothers trophy_bronze.png 
Plan In Progress trophy_bronze.png 
Family trophy_bronze.png 
Mysterious Friends trophy_bronze.png 
Best of Us trophy_bronze.png 
Friendship and Jumping trophy_silver.png 
Artifice trophy_silver.png 
Sympathy for the Devil trophy_silver.png 
Better Allies trophy_gold.png 
New Questions trophy_gold.png 
Limited Run trophy_gold.png 
Organization trophy_gold.png 
Roll Credits trophy_gold.png 



Step 2: Play at least 2 Skirmish matches (1 suit & 4 suits) & Play Countdown until you reach Wave 15.

You can do this in any order you please and if you want, you can even do them during your Campaign as well. Skirmish mode unlocks once you reach Level 7 and Countdown mode unlocks once you reach Level 9.

Skirmish mode is essentially the same thing you've been doing in Campaign Missions but you get to choose both how many suits you use (from 1 to a max of 4) and which suits you play with, from whichever suits you have unlocked up until that point.

Countdown mode is surviving as many waves as you can against the clock. You only have a short amount of time for each wav and as you complete waves, the number of suits in play rises. You'll start at 1 suit but you'll soon have all 4 to deal with. 

In all likelihood, the Countdown trophies are going to be the longest part of your Platinum and the hardest trophies on the list, as you'll need to survive all the way to Wave 15, which is definitely challenging.

By the end of this step, you will have earned: 

Easy Mode trophy_silver.png 
Hard Mode trophy_gold.png 
On a Roll trophy_silver.png 
Wave Rider trophy_gold.png 
You OK? trophy_gold.png 
Royal Flush trophy_platinum.png 

The Solitaire Conspiracy Trophy Guide

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20 trophies ( 6  )

  • Unlock every other trophy

    As always, unlock all other trophies in this list to get the Platinum. Congratulations!
  • Complete Level 1

    Story-related and cannot be missed.

    This trophy is for reaching Level 1, which you'll gain by completing your first Campaign Mission, which is essentially the tutorial.

    See Roll Credits trophy_gold.png for more information and tips.
  • Complete Level 2

    Story-related and cannot be missed.

    To level up, you must complete Campaign Missions, as they're the only source of XP. You'll reach Level 2 and earn this trophy when you complete your second Campaign level. As you continue to do missions, more Campaign Missions appear on the map. You can do these in any order you please and you'll always gain XP no matter which one you do.

    See Roll Credits trophy_gold.png for more information and tips.
  • Complete Level 3

    Story-related and cannot be missed.

    To level up, you must complete Campaign Missions, as they're the only source of XP. You'll reach Level 3 and earn this trophy when you complete your third Campaign level. As you continue to do missions, more Campaign Missions appear on the map. You can do these in any order you please and you'll always gain XP no matter which one you do.

    See Roll Credits trophy_gold.png for more information and tips.
  • Complete Level 4

    Story-related and cannot be missed.

    To level up, you must complete Campaign Missions, as they're the only source of XP. You'll reach Level 4 and earn this trophy when you complete your fourth Campaign level. As you continue to do missions, more Campaign Missions appear on the map. You can do these in any order you please and you'll always gain XP no matter which one you do.

    See Roll Credits trophy_gold.png for more information and tips.
  • Complete Level 5

    Story-related and cannot be missed.

    To level up, you must complete Campaign Missions, as they're the only source of XP. You'll reach Level 5 and earn this trophy when you complete your fifth Campaign level. As you continue to do missions, more Campaign Missions appear on the map. You can do these in any order you please and you'll always gain XP no matter which one you do.

    See Roll Credits trophy_gold.png for more information and tips.
  • Complete Level 6

    Story-related and cannot be missed.

    To level up, you must complete Campaign Missions, as they're the only source of XP. Level 6 is the first level you will need multiple missions to reach, as the required XP per level increases with each level. Just keep completing Campaign Missions and you'll reach Level 6. As you continue to do missions, more Campaign Missions appear on the map. You can do these in any order you please and you'll always gain XP no matter which one you do.

    See Roll Credits trophy_gold.png for more information and tips.
  • Complete Level 7

    Story-related and cannot be missed.

    To level up you must complete Campaign Missions, as they're the only source of XP so just keep completing Campaign Missions until you reach Level 7 and the trophy will pop. As you continue to do missions, more Campaign Missions appear on the map. You can do these in any order you please and you'll always gain XP no matter which one you do.

    See Roll Credits trophy_gold.png for more information and tips.
  • Complete Level 8

    Story-related and cannot be missed.

    To level up you must complete Campaign Missions, as they're the only source of XP so just keep completing Campaign Missions until you reach Level 8 and the trophy will pop. As you continue to do missions, more Campaign Missions appear on the map. You can do these in any order you please and you'll always gain XP no matter which one you do.

    See Roll Credits trophy_gold.png for more information and tips.
  • Complete Level 9

    Story-related and cannot be missed.

    To level up you must complete Campaign Missions, as they're the only source of XP so just keep completing Campaign Missions until you reach Level 9 and the trophy will pop. As you continue to do missions, more Campaign Missions appear on the map. You can do these in any order you please and you'll always gain XP no matter which one you do.

    See Roll Credits trophy_gold.png for more information and tips.
  • Complete Level 10

    Story-related and cannot be missed.

    To level up you must complete Campaign Missions, as they're the only source of XP so just keep completing Campaign Missions until you reach Level 10 and the trophy will pop. As you continue to do missions, more Campaign Missions appear on the map. You can do these in any order you please and you'll always gain XP no matter which one you do.

    See Roll Credits trophy_gold.png for more information and tips.
  • Complete Level 11

    Story-related and cannot be missed.

    To level up you must complete Campaign Missions, as they're the only source of XP so just keep completing Campaign Missions until you reach Level 11 and the trophy will pop. As you continue to do missions, more Campaign Missions appear on the map. You can do these in any order you please and you'll always gain XP no matter which one you do.

    See Roll Credits trophy_gold.png for more information and tips.
  • Complete Level 12

    Story-related and cannot be missed.

    To level up you must complete Campaign Missions, as they're the only source of XP so just keep completing Campaign Missions until you reach Level 12 and the trophy will pop. As you continue to do missions, more Campaign Missions appear on the map. You can do these in any order you please and you'll always gain XP no matter which one you do.

    See Roll Credits trophy_gold.png for more information and tips.
  • Complete Level 13

    Story-related and cannot be missed.

    To level up you must complete Campaign Missions, as they're the only source of XP so just keep completing Campaign Missions until you reach Level 13 and the trophy will pop. As you continue to do missions, more Campaign Missions appear on the map. You can do these in any order you please and you'll always gain XP no matter which one you do.

    Note: Once you hit Level 13, Solitaire will impose a "crew restriction" on you, meaning all Mission options will only have 2 suits but once you complete that mission, the restriction will lift again and it will be back to normal.

    See Roll Credits trophy_gold.png for more information and tips.
  • Complete the Campaign

    Story-related and cannot be missed.

    Both the trophy title and description are misleading. To get this trophy, all you need to do is complete Campaign Missions until you hit Level 15, which immediately ends the story. Once you get there, the trophy will pop. You do not need to complete all Campaign Missions in the game and you'll certainly have a few left over even after you finish the story and get this trophy. You can complete them if you want but they don't offer any rewards anymore and aren't necessary for the Platinum.

    In the beginning, there will only be one Campaign option to choose but as you level up, you'll begin to get 3 Campaign Missions on the board each time and you can choose which one you prefer to do. They may differ in suit/crew sizes in play (e.g. 2 suits vs 4 suits) and/or differ in amount of XP rewarded. 

    Tips:

    1. Campaign Classic vs. Plus: You'll notice that every time you choose a mission, you have an option between "Campaign Classic" and "Campaign Plus". Campaign Classic missions are randomized each time and do not have a limit on the number of moves you can make. Campaign Plus, however, has a strict limit on number of moves and the card placements are fixed in the same spot each time. Unless you're very skilled or really want a challenge rather than a fast Platinum, stick to Campaign Classic mode. The only benefit of doing the Plus levels is that they give slightly more XP points but it's not really worth doing as you'll get to Level 15 fast enough just doing the normal missions. 

    2. Restart to reset the deal: If you're ever stuck or stumped, restart by hitting square.png and choosing Restart. In Campaign Classic, the deal is random so each time you restart, you might get lucky and get a better deal this time. Plus, there aren't any undos here and it's easy to find yourself backed into a corner so don't hesitate to start over. In addition, there aren't any penalties for restarting so you can even do it in the very beginning if you don't like the deal you were given. If you want a fast, easy Platinum, you should use this to your benefit as it can make a difference, especially for the harder, 4-suit levels. 

    3. Use Crew Powers: Don’t forget to use your powers as several crews have great powers. My favorites are: 

    - Drive Team Six: Placing it on top of any number from a suit will automatically give you the next card you need for that suit. (If you don’t have any cards of that suit in play yet, it'll give you the Ace.)
    - Alpha Division: Placing this card on top of any stack will rearrange that stack from Highest on the bottom to Lowest on top. (ie: Kings on the bottom and Aces on top.)
    - Omega Coda: Placing it on top of any number from any suit will bring that same number card for all other suits on top of their respective stacks. In other words, if you place an Omega face card on a DT6's 3 card, and you have 3's for Omega and Scorpio buried in other stacks, it will bring those other 3s to the top of their stacks so that you can immediately play them. This is extremely helpful as you'll often have 2s, 3s, even Aces buried in the bottom of large piles. 
    - Humanity+: Placing a Humanity+ face card on top of any card from a suit will cause that suit's center deck (ie. the middle section where the cards you have already placed are) to "explode" and remove those cards and place them on top of surrounding stacks. While this sounds chaotic and annoying at first, it does have one major benefit: Doing this also *resets* the powers on that suit's face cards. So if you've already used that suit's King prior to using a Humanity+ power, you'll be able to re-use that King's powers a second time. You can even do this to another Humanity+ card! What this means is... At worst, it might cause you to lose a few moves but won't screw anything up for you. At best, though, it can give you essentially infinite powers. 

    This crew's powers can be very good if used strategically. That said, such a level of strategy is not really necessary for most levels or even the Campaign in general, but it could be helpful in Countdown mode where using powers increases your timer. 

    4. Placing Aces and activating Powers: In higher deck-number levels (e.g. 4 suit levels), sometimes it can be worth it to not put down some of the Aces right away, because once you do, all of the face cards activate and from that point on, anytime you move a face card, it will activate its power. Sometimes it's better not to so that you can freely move them around. Of course, this is more for later levels where strategy is important. Remember, not all crews have beneficial powers; some of them have negative powers, such as the Scorpio crew, which steals the next card you need and drags it down to the bottom of the pile. 
  • Get to Wave 5 in Countdown

    See You OK? trophy_gold.png 
  • Get to Wave 10 in Countdown

    See You OK? trophy_gold.png 
  • Get to Wave 15 in Countdown

    Countdown mode is surviving as many waves as you can against the clock. You only have a short amount of time for each wave and as you complete waves, the number of suits in play rises. You'll start at 1 suit but you'll soon have all 4 to deal with. Each time you place cards in their center deck or use crew powers, it increases your time by a few seconds, plus it's cumulative. Whatever time you end a wave on is what you start the next one with so make sure you are using powers as you play to keep increasing your timer. 

    For these trophies, you'll need to survive long enough until you reach Wave 15. This is probably the hardest trophy on the list so don't expect to beat it on your first try or even your first few. Just keep trying and you'll eventually get it. Once you finally reach Wave 15, the trophy will pop. 
  • Complete a Skirmish with only one crew

    You'll have to do a Skirmish mode with only 1 suit to get this trophy so pick which one you want and go for it. This is probably the easiest trophy of them all. See Hard Mode trophy_gold.png for more information on Skirmish mode.

    Note: This does not stack with Hard Mode trophy_gold.png.
  • Complete a Skirmish with four crews

    Skirmish mode unlocks at Level 7 and is essentially the same as Campaign Missions but where you get to choose how many suits you want to use, as well as which ones, up to a maximum of 4 suits. It's fairly simple and straight forward, just do the same thing you've been doing in Campaign mode. You'll need to complete at least 2 Skirmish levels: 1 with only 1 suit active (Easy Mode trophy_silver.png) then one with 4 suits active for this trophy. You don't get anything for doing these levels; they're just for fun and and a way to replay missions if you enjoy the game. 

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