^^ndstitle-0916^^

Discussion in 'GBAtemp & Scene News' started by T-hug, Feb 24, 2006.

  1. T-hug
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    T-hug Always like this.

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    Oct 24, 2002
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    ^^ndsrelease-0916^^
     
  2. Sc4rFac3d

    Sc4rFac3d GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Jul 30, 2005
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    omg, shougi!! gotta try this one out [​IMG]
     
  3. Heran Bago

    Heran Bago Where do puyo come from?

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    Nov 6, 2005
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    I never learned how to play this sucker. It's on my list of weird boardgames to learn right after mahjong. (More of a card/tile game to learn but.. whatever). Mahjong's pretty easy, I just need to learn the deal with those wind tiles and such.
     
  4. deufeufeu

    deufeufeu GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Nov 21, 2005
    ...and to learn those 200 ways to make a hand, and to score point : "Hey ! I"ve made a 'Banana Split on top on Mt Fuji by Springtime', I'll score 5 points. -- No ! You've stolen a tile, and your sequences are overlapping, and it's raining, you just score 3..."
     
  5. Ranma13

    Ranma13 Member

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    Jan 27, 2006
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    Shougi is Japanese chess. It's played similar to regular chess with 2 exceptions: you can 'promote' your pieces by flipping them over once they've crossed a certain point on the board, and if you capture an enemy piece, you can place it on the board as one of your own during your turn. Hence, there's quite a bit of strategy involved and the risk of sacrificing a piece to get a better position is higher.

    Mahjong is akin to a card game played with tiles instead. You are trying to make either 3 consecutive numbers or 3 of the same tile of the same pattern set. The tiles are arranged so that you can only make 4 sets; the last one is 2 pieces only and you have to get 2 matching tiles in order to win.
     
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