Monthly Archives: January 2010

No Love For Uguisudani?

So, a couple of years ago, on one of my trips to Japan, I recorded (audio only) a complete circuit of the Yamanote line.  It didn’t actually come out very well, since I wasn’t using a very good microphone and … Continue reading

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Glorious People’s RTS

So I’ve gone a few days without a backlog status update, which isn’t that much of a surprise since I do have, you know, classes and all that. That’s not the only reason, though.  See, I’ve been experimenting with an … Continue reading

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I’VE MENDED SOMETHING!

So a few months ago, my wife decided that, since she was going to be working from home full-time, she needed a new laptop, and if we were buying her a new laptop anyway, it might as well be one … Continue reading

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Corral Demons, Repel Aliens, Play Mahjong

You know, the plot behind your average mahjong game is something like, you meet a strange girl who wants to play mahjong and who is willing to show you her knickers if she loses, you play a lot of mahjong, … Continue reading

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Hello again, Showko

That romanization there, “Showko”, that hurts to type and to look at, but it appears to be the more or less official romanization for the name of your opponent in Super Real Mahjong PII, the oldest of the “Super Real” … Continue reading

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Counting down…

I played through Super Real Mahjong PIII in between Japanese grammar review sessions; it’s a pretty short game. Well, that is, it’s a pretty short game if you change the options.  It only has two opponents, but beating both of … Continue reading

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I am 37.5% pervy.

I seem to be running through about one mahjong title per day – this is pretty easy when you’re working on games that have, at most, four opponents.  Finished Super Real Mahjong PIV off of the Saturn “Graffiti” compilation disc … Continue reading

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