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by Barticle
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Mahjong Video Games
Topic: Overview of current mahjong video-games
Replies: 241
Views: 133072

Re: Overview of current mahjong video-games

One of the trailers showed some new minigames but it was very likely that they'd recycle some old ones too.

I have to say I'm not really a fan overall. Would've much preferred a sequel to sci-fi shooter, Binary Domain.
by Barticle
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Mahjong Video Games
Topic: Overview of current mahjong video-games
Replies: 241
Views: 133072

Re: Overview of current mahjong video-games

Sega recently announced a new PS4 game from the RGG Studio ahead of the Tokyo Game Show next week. It's a detective game called JUDGE EYES: Shinigami no Yuigon . It's not a "Yakuza" game, but it has the usual Tokyo district and the usual streetfighting. It's scheduled to release in Japan i...
by Barticle
Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Mahjong Media
Topic: Mahjong at the movies?
Replies: 123
Views: 61356

Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Sparkly tiles and flat walls in House of Mahjong. (2007)

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A close-up shot in Close Encounter of Mahjong. (2011)

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Fantasy Romance. (1991) Those Chinese tiles keep getting chunkier.

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(Thanks to damionlai97 on Reddit for the tips.)
by Barticle
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Mahjong Media
Topic: Mahjong at the movies?
Replies: 123
Views: 61356

Re: Mahjong at the movies?

A nice mahjong match in All's Well, Ends Well (1992). What could possibly go wrong? awew1.jpg I'll just stack the top layer on my wall and... oops! awew2.jpg She's going for a flush - literally. She grabs his declared kong and puts it down the toilet. awew3.jpg (Thanks to damionlai97 on Reddit for t...
by Barticle
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Mahjong Media
Topic: Mahjong at the movies?
Replies: 123
Views: 61356

Re: Mahjong at the movies?

A funny mahjong scene in Pom Pom & Hot Hot. (1992)

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I think we all felt this way at one point.

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(Thanks to damionlai97 on Reddit for the tip.)
by Barticle
Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Mahjong Media
Topic: Mahjong at the movies?
Replies: 123
Views: 61356

Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Yet another Nine Gates, this time in The Tricky Master. (1999)

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Someone tell these guys it's supposed to be a four-player game.

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Yes master, that trick is tricky to master.

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(Thanks to damionlai97 on Reddit for the tip.)
by Barticle
Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Mahjong Media
Topic: Mahjong at the movies?
Replies: 123
Views: 61356

Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Mahjong played over a pool at the end of Born to Gamble. (1987)

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(Thanks to damionlai97 on Reddit for the tip.)
by Barticle
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Mahjong Media
Topic: Mahjong at the movies?
Replies: 123
Views: 61356

Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Finally checking out the Hong Kong mahjong movie Fat Choi Spirit (2002). fat1.jpg fat3.jpg After some blatant hand signals, two prehensile cheaters swap tiles barefoot under the table. :lol: fat2.jpg (Thanks to damionlai97 on Reddit - and Fat Dragon nine years ago in this thread - for the tip.)
by Barticle
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Mahjong Media
Topic: Mahjong at the movies?
Replies: 123
Views: 61356

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Similarly, Satoshi: A Move for Tomorrow (2016) is a tragic biopic of a Shogi pro but features a brief mahjong scene.

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This guy has a stylish mahjong calendar too. 8)

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(Thanks to kirinjipapa on Reddit for the tip.)
by Barticle
Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Mahjong Media
Topic: Mahjong at the movies?
Replies: 123
Views: 61356

Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Although it's themed around Baduk (the Korean name for the Chinese game Go), The Divine Move (2014) has a couple of Riichi scenes at a 'mahjong bar'.

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(Thanks to kirinjipapa on Reddit for the tip.)
by Barticle
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Mahjong Media
Topic: Mahjong at the movies?
Replies: 123
Views: 61356

Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Recent rom-com Crazy Rich Asians (2018) features a crucial scene at a mahjong parlour (filmed at Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion in Penang).

https://www.vox.com/first-person/2018/8/17/17723242/crazy-rich-asians-movie-mahjong

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(Thanks to BeOPtX8 on Reddit for the tip.)
by Barticle
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: Five Year Summary
Replies: 4
Views: 284

Re: Five Year Summary

Good work, Steve - and happy anniversary again!
by Barticle
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Mahjong Media
Topic: Mahjong at the movies?
Replies: 123
Views: 61356

Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Police interrupt a nice hand at a mahjong parlour in Japanese series Strawberry Night. (2012)

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by Barticle
Wed Jun 27, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Mahjong Video Games
Topic: Overview of current mahjong video-games
Replies: 241
Views: 133072

Re: Overview of current mahjong video-games

The Japanese game Handy Mahjong for the Nintendo Switch has an English version available called Japanese Mah-Jongg . It's available to download for five bucks. https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/japanese-mah-jongg-switch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcYgzna2n2g It has an odd split-screen mode ...
by Barticle
Wed Jun 27, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Mahjong Dojo
Topic: Why can’t i win with this hand?
Replies: 5
Views: 293

Re: Why can’t i win with this hand?

Hi Tpu, welcome and thank you! I didn't realise there was an English-language Japanese mahjong game for the Nintendo Switch. I've added " Japanese Mah-Jongg " to my game list . Japanese mahjong is played with a one-Han minimum for winning hands. You get Han from combinations (Yaku), bonus ...

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