Category Archives: mahjong

“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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Rinshan Kaihou, y’all

If’n you need me, I’ll be over here in a girl’s high school uniform practicing getting +/- 0.   Also, I actually had the guts to register for a user ID on tenhou.net.  I’m up to 6kyuu now. Having 24/7 … Continue reading

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I am your Mahjong god

I have been trying my hand at online Mahjong on Tenhou.net lately, and by and large I have been losing.  A LOT.  I have been considering the occasional game where I wind up in third place to be Great Success. … Continue reading

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About that resolution…

A few days ago, I mentioned that I’d missed my goal of working through my Dreamcast backlog by 9/9/2010, and that was apparently sufficient shame to convince me to go back and boot up the little white box and play … Continue reading

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Speaking of Mahjong

A friend of mine recently sent me a link to a flash implementation of four-player mahjong.  It doesn’t have moe characters, or any characters at all for that matter, and it’s decidedly bereft of flashy visuals, catchy tunes, and, well, … Continue reading

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Moeru Mahjong Moe-Jong: A Quick Note on Save Problems

Back in December, Hudson released a game called “Moeru Mahjong Moe-Jong” on the Japanese PSN, for the princely sum of Y1200.  That represents a savings of 75% from its retail price, which is pretty odd for the PSN, so maybe … Continue reading

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