Category Archives: mahjong

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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Puzzled

OK, so to start: I finished the three main characters’ challenges in Tottemo E Mahjong, played through the 2 DLC characters’ challenges and even downloaded the 3rd and final DLC character though I haven’t actually played any of that yet.  … Continue reading

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“E” for “Effort”

I haven’t played a mahjong game in a while, because proper mahjong games don’t get localized, I’ve played all the ones I already owned, and I hadn’t been to Japan to restock for a few years. So, I made sure … Continue reading

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I loves me some pai.

See, the counter for mahjong tiles is “-ぱい” so uh it’s a joke that is either incredibly opaque or painfully lame depending on your point of view.  Not that clever.  Moving on. I got introduced to Japanese-style mahjong – as … Continue reading

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