Famous 'Spite & Malice' card game, also known as Skip-Bo or 'Cat & Mouse'. Win against the computer or friends by place all cards in sequential order from your own pile before your opponent does. Take the top place in the world player rankings. Game Features: - Realistic AI opponents. No cheats! - Customize your game by choosing the number of opponents, cards in the stockpile and game difficulty. - Play online together with friends or family everywhere: Smartphone, PC or Mac. - Chat with online opponents - Unlimited undo - Scoreboard with player rankings - Resume games after pause - Help for the beginners - No frills. Only ~5MB to download - Low battery drain and thus long game experience - Browser game at for PC or Mac. Game rules: The object of the game is to be the first player to play out their entire stock pile. Each player is dealt 10 (20 or 30) cards for their stock pile with only the uppermost card visible, and a hand of five card. The shared play area allows up to four build piles, which must be started using either a "1" card or a '*', and each player also has up to four personal discard piles. Each turn the active player draws until he has five cards in hand, and plays on the build piles. He must play either the next card in sequential order or a wild '*' card, using either cards in hand, the top card of his stock pile, or the top card of any of his four discard piles. If the player can play all five cards from hand, he draws five more and continues playing. When no more plays are available, the player discards one card to either an empty discard pile or on top of an existing one and play passes to the next player. When a build pile reaches 12, it is removed from the board and that space becomes empty for another pile to be started; play continues until one player has played his final start card.

Available on



mobile device

mobile device

Version notes

Version number: Varies by device

Improved game AI

System Requirements

OS Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 Mobile, Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8
Architecture ARM, x86, x64
OS Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 Mobile, Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8
Architecture ARM, x86, x64

Additional info

Published by
PB Softworks

Approximate download size
2.49 MB - 2.85 MB

Card & board

This app can
Use your location
Access your Internet connection
Use your device network services
Access your browser

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Language supported
English (United States)
Deutsch (Deutschland)

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Platform: Mobile

Lots of fun, but also challenging! My new favorite game!




Platform: Mobile

I play this ga.e often. I wish there was a harder game, I don't know if I can play online live. Enjoy not to much advertising plain a d to the point



Audreya L.

Platform: PC

Nice, simple version of Skip-Bo

This a nice, simple version of a game that I recall playing in my childhood, Skip-Bo. There are no bells and whistles, no annoying background music or sound effects, which is fine with me. I have never experienced a problem with the game loading or playing, which is a benefit of this version. Of all of the games that I have downloaded, this is one that I play the most.

3 out of 3 people found this helpful.




Platform: PC

Good game

Spite and malice is my favorite card game, and this is a good version of it, even if the computer opponent too often gets magical runs when it has under 8 cards. But the scoring must be broken; even with a string of victories, my rank often stays the same or goes up! Right now I'm stuck in a 175-90 loop, in which my ranking will improve at the end of the game, but be unimproved or worse when I reopen the game. This scoring flaw is the game's only needed fix.

One person found this helpful.




Platform: PC

Kind of a deal-breaker for me

I love the game, but they got rid of the animation for some reason. So instead of actually seeing what the computer is doing, numbers change and it's your turn again. I liked the animation; it felt more like I was playing a card game. I wish there was an option to turn it back on.

7 out of 8 people found this helpful.




Platform: Mobile

Great fun, easy to play!




Platform: Mobile

Very addicting and a great distraction!




Platform: Mobile

I loved it by hand but fun on phone definitely addictive.




Platform: Mobile

Good game

I have enjoyed playing this game. I have experienced no technical difficulties.




Platform: Mobile

This game is very unfair. It is basically 3 players against 1. The 3 challengers make very stupid plays. Although the concept is good, the game can become very frustrating.



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