Category Archives: mahjong

If you think Mahjong ain’t happening, get down with the midnight fever.

OK.  So I am probably one of about ten people who still remembers Super Zugan, a Kitty Films / Studio Dean production from the early 90s, but the damn theme song keeps getting stuck in my head whenever I buy … Continue reading

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A very simple guide to playing Mahjong video games.

I will be the first to acknowledge that my fondness for Japanese arcade mahjong games is one of my more… rarefied quirks, and that any time I post about them I am basically screaming into the void in the vain … Continue reading

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Hot Gimmick Cosplay-Jong for Nintendo Switch

Sometimes, I put a great deal of effort into finding a pun or a bit of wordplay to use as a post title, and sometimes it seems superfluous.  With a game like this, I saved myself the time. So.  To … Continue reading

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Moenai Gomi

When I wrapped up Suchie-Pai IV, I thought I might be out of mahjong games, but it turns out that I still have at least two PSP games. Today’s post is about the one I decided to start with: Moeru … Continue reading

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Idol Janshi Suchie-Pai IV: War Sometimes Changes

  Another day, another mahjong game.  This time, Idol Janshi Suchie-Pai IV – the last entry in the series and not a bad way to wrap things up. Fourteen years passed between the first Suchie-Pai game, a Super Famicom cartridge … Continue reading

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Idol Janshi Suchie-Pai II

Another day, another decades-old strip mahjong game off the backlog. So a bit of a historical note here – there was not a lot of software available when the Saturn launched in North America.  It never did terribly well, but … Continue reading

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Idol Mahjong Final Romance 4 : Romancing the Pai

So, this is a weird but ultimately very fun bit of Saturn history. Most console mahjong games – and, by the way, I learned today that Wikipedia has an entire category page for “dasui mahjong”, or “strip mahjong” games – … Continue reading

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