Simple Rickety Kate is your favorite trick-taking card game, now on your iOS device. Challenge intelligent computer opponents to as many games as you like, without worrying about lives, timers, or other limitations. The popular card game, also known as Hearts, Black Lady, Black Maria, Dame de Pique and Black Widow, is a family card game favorite.

Simple Rickety Kate is played using a traditional 52 card deck with no formal teams or partnerships. Each player plays for themselves. The objective is to avoid winning tricks with any hearts in them, and to avoid winning the trick containing the Queen of Spades. In Rickety Kate you can toggle Shooting The Moon and, taking hearts gives you a much higher score.

Enjoy this fun family card game favorite, and download Simple Rickety Kate today!


• Play as much as you want!
• Classic look and feel
• Clever computer opponents
• 3 levels of difficulty
• 3 game speeds to choose from
• Large, easy to read cards
• Ability to play offline


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The developer, Magmic Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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