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by Referee
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: Why I can't Yaku
Replies: 3
Views: 30

Re: Why I can't Yaku

Shirluban gave you the reason why. Here the problem is the 1-2-3 meld, that stops the hand from being all-singles (Assuming this particular game allows open-hand all singles, which is quite common). Also the ones in your hand, but at least these could still be changed to something else, but the one ...
by Referee
Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: I just couldn't resist!
Replies: 49
Views: 14864

Re: I just couldn't resist!

Manzu chinitsu, dora 13. Kazoe yakuman. No? Well, it was worth a try... ;)
by Referee
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: another gameplay question
Replies: 111
Views: 40895

Re: another gameplay question

Hindsight is 20/20, and sometimes, the tiles play trickster, and you got a second ryanwan (2c) right away. That being said, I'm no expert by any stretch of imagination, so take my advice with as many salt as you need, but I think in that situation I would have gone with the honitsu, if only because ...
by Referee
Thu Aug 02, 2018 2:34 am
Forum: Mahjong Video Games
Topic: Overview of current mahjong video-games
Replies: 247
Views: 144376

Re: Overview of current mahjong video-games

Any one have some info on the steam game called "Mahjong Riichi Multiplayer"? It's for 9.99, so I only have seen the screenshots. One thing I didn't like it's in the screenshot where you can see a partial list, you see they've gotten for the "Closed +1" route, which we know it's ...
by Referee
Mon Jul 30, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: Illegal riichi situation
Replies: 2
Views: 633

Re: Illegal riichi situation

Yeah, the penalty is big, but it's there to discourage intentional false riichi. Of course, I understand the situation with your fellow player was not an intentional false riichi, but an inadvertant one. In this case, as shirluban said, you took the best option. If this is a very friendly play group...
by Referee
Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Mahjong Dojo
Topic: Why can’t i win with this hand?
Replies: 5
Views: 868

Re: Why can’t i win with this hand?

At this point I would discard 9-dot and the other one next round, and hope for a last tile win. Unlikely, but I am still positive points in a draw.
by Referee
Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Mahjong Dojo
Topic: Why can’t i win with this hand?
Replies: 5
Views: 868

Re: Why can’t i win with this hand?

You have no yaku. That is the risk of opening your hand. :)
by Referee
Tue Mar 20, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: oh boy!
Replies: 25
Views: 14627

Re: oh boy!

You found the answer already, but yes. The dora indicator is saying: "Add one han for each 5-pin in your winning hand". And the ura-dora indicator is saying: "Now add another han for each 5-pin in your hand". If the 5-pin were red (I don't know if you're using those), then, that'...
by Referee
Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:28 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: No one did this? What's wrong with us? :)
Replies: 9
Views: 2433

No one did this? What's wrong with us? :)

YOI KOKURISHIMUSOU MINNA-SAN!!!

1-crak 9-crak 1-dot 9-dot 1-bam 9-bam :east :south :west :north green-dra red-dra white-dra

Spoiler: show
Translation: Merry (Christmas/13 Orphans) everybody. (Wordplay KURISUMASU / KOKUSHIMUSOU)
by Referee
Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: Yakuman Club Revisited
Replies: 17
Views: 5478

Re: Yakuman Club Revisited

I still have issue with the second of those combinations, but whatever. This is a game with multiple rule details to be set between the players.
by Referee
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: Yakuman Club Revisited
Replies: 17
Views: 5478

Re: Yakuman Club Revisited

You would have gotten Suu Ankou ONLY if you drew the white to call Tsumo. If calling ron, that triplet is considered open, and you get just Toitoi Sanankou (plus Shousangen. No dora because the kandora indicator wouldn't have been flipped).
by Referee
Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: Starting game points
Replies: 25
Views: 5107

Re: Starting game points

Yeah, a noten riichi... That is weird. I'm not sure I like this rule. How does a hand become dead after riichi? Wrong number of tiles can't be the case, since you don't change the hand after the declaration... In any case, I would say that my hand becoming dead is my responsibility, and thus I shoul...
by Referee
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: Starting game points
Replies: 25
Views: 5107

Re: Starting game points

Wow, wow, wow... HOLD THE PRESSES!!!

Has no one noticed anything weird in E3-1??? Really??
by Referee
Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: Starting game points
Replies: 25
Views: 5107

Re: Starting game points

But everyone was Tenpai, not Noten! You reached! And you know better than to do a noten riichi. ;)
by Referee
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: Starting game points
Replies: 25
Views: 5107

Re: Starting game points

Something is not OK on this chart... East 1. Oya wins a small tsumo, North reached. East 1-1. South wins on oya's discard, with a riichi stick from West. East 2. Null hand. Presumably an exhaustive draw since there is a stick thrown from (original) East. All four players were tenpai. So far so good....

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