Genre: Card / Tile game - Shisen-Sho / Four Rivers

Group Description

Games based on the tile-matching game popularized by Irem with the 1989 coin-op Shisen-Sho, also known as Match It. The gameplay involves removing matching tiles -- often traditional Chinese mahjong tiles -- from a preset arrangement. Pairs can only be removed if they can be connected by a line, with no more than two bends, which does not pass through any other tile on the board.

Not to be confused with the better-known Shanghai, which also commonly uses traditional mahjong tiles and involves removing them in pairs, but has very different rules for doing so.

Selected Covers

Tiles of Fate NES Front Cover
Front cover for Tiles of Fate
3D MahJongg Nintendo 3DS Front Cover
Front cover for 3D MahJongg

Selected Screenshots

Title Screen (EGA / VGA)
Screenshot from Lin Wu's Challenge
Default board size with default tile set (Version 1.8.4, 2013)
Screenshot from KShisen
Title screen with main menu
Screenshot from Match It
Title Screen.
Screenshot from Shisenshō: Match-Mania
Game group created by 雷堂嬢太朗 -raido.jotaro- (60835), additional games added to group by Jo ST (24080) and vedder (25232)