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Description

Dragon's Eye is an installment in the tile-matching game series initiated by Activision. Players try to remove mahjong tiles in pairs from a set pattern. Different versions of the game have up to eight different tile sets, twelve patterns based on the animals of the Chinese zodiac, and a layout editor for creating patterns.

In addition to the standard mode, the game also features "Dragon's Eye", a two-player Shanghai variant. Players take turns adding and removing tiles from a small field with one player attempting to remove all the tiles and the other trying to position tiles to make this impossible.

Screenshots

Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye DOS Shanghai layout with Mah-Jongg tiles (Advanced difficulty)
Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye DOS Boar layout with Alphabet tiles (Easy difficulty)
Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye DOS Rat layout with Hanafuda tiles (Easy)
Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye DOS Snake layout with Flags tiles (Easy)

Alternate Titles

  • "Super Shanghai: Dragon's Eye" -- Japanese title
  • "Shanghai II - Drachenauge" -- German Green Pepper release title

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User Reviews

Beautiful... and surprisingly tough for the computer Nowhere Girl (1688) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Play Time Apr, 1991 92 out of 100 92
Play Time Jul, 1992 89 out of 100 89
Power Play Feb, 1991 84 out of 100 84
Génération 4 Feb, 1991 83 out of 100 83
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1993 82 out of 100 82
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Mar, 1991 9 out of 12 75
All Game Guide 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Custom tilesets? 2 CalaisianMindthief (6888)
Oct 27, 2014
I'm missing the fantasy tile set, why? 1 Nowhere Girl (1688)
Oct 26, 2014

Trivia

Extras

Some copies of Shanghai II came with a pouch containing two Chinese "Dragon's Eye" marbles for therapeutic rolling in the hand.

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1992 – Best Puzzle Game in 1991

ClydeFrog (10044) added Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye (DOS) on Jul 24, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Charly2.0 (36361), Corn Popper (69509), Infernos (12000), Sciere (357868), Zovni (9318), monkeyislandgirl (8615) and Terok Nor (21814)