With December 31, 2020 being the end of life date for Adobe Flash and all Flash content being blocked on January 12, 2021, let’s take a look at the how mahjong flash software and games have changed us and guided us along our mahjong journey.
“That Flash Game”
The place where many mahjong veterans started, the place of nostalgia for many, is “That Flash Game”. Whenever someone wants to learn how to play, when they need an easy CPU game where they can take their time, we point them to “That Flash Game”.
With a list of yaku below, you learned bit by bit the list of yaku. You read about a yaku, you tried to apply it and you learn whether or not it was easy to get. You got a good idea about how the game progressed, learned about round and seat winds, and learned that the dora was the tile after, not the actual tile in the middle.
This game, hosted on gamedesign.jp, was the first place where I learned mahjong. Even with the dreaded “No multiplier” pop-up, I stuck through and learned how to play riichi.
Every club should have a logo. It makes the club recognizable and lets them express their individuality. Here we take a look at different logos from riichi clubs around the world and what elements you can add to your own logo!
Tired of reading the same strategy books over and over again? Ever wanted to read more new riichi mahjong content on a regular basis? Here I will list the currently active riichi mahjong blogs and forums available in English.
Some friendly advice from a friendly neighbourhood riichi player. Some of these tips on how to not lose in riichi mahjong are all based on mistakes or remarks I’ve done or heard or seen someone else do or thought up of. Of course, I can’t guarantee a win (and I can’t guarantee you won’t lose based on skill). Continue reading 101 Tips on How to NOT Lose in Riichi Mahjong
Pao (パオ), or Sekinin Barai (責任払い), is a punishment for a particular player’s discard.
What’s the Point?
Pao makes the person who is truly responsible pay for their actions. If you deal into a daisangen hand when someone else dealt the third dragon, you’d think the other person would be responsible for half of that. Pao can apply to specific yakuman, as well as rinshan kaihou.