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Shanghai: Great Moments

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Windows
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Description

Shanghai is a puzzle game using MahJongg tiles where you slide available matching tiles off the stack to reveal more tiles. Slide all 144 tiles off the board and you win the game.

This game includes four versions of the classic Shanghai game: The Great Wall (Shanghai meets Tetris), Bejing (Slide rows to make matches, Action Shanghai (clear tiles quickly before more appear) and Classic Shanghai (either regular or face down for an extra challenge).

Screenshots

Shanghai: Great Moments Windows This is an example of the Contemplation mode of play where all tiles are face down
Shanghai: Great Moments Windows Yin-yang Layout
Shanghai: Great Moments Windows A game of Action Mahjongg in progress. As tiles are matched an animation is displayed, this is optional and can be disabled
Shanghai: Great Moments Windows Shanghai Layout

Alternate Titles

  • "Shanghai: Gro├če Momente" -- German title
  • "Shanghai: Grands Moments" -- French title

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User Reviews

So far, I have not been able to find any substitute for this great game. Windows 3.x daisy subakti (2)

The Press Says

Mac Gamer Macintosh 1995 88 out of 100 88
Coming Soon Magazine Windows Feb 14, 1996 86 out of 100 86
PC Player (Germany) Windows Aug, 1995 79 out of 100 79
Entertainment Weekly Windows Apr 28, 1995 B 75
PC Games (Germany) Windows Aug, 1995 74 out of 100 74
Quandary Windows 3.x Aug, 1995 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
High Score Windows 3.x Nov, 1995 3 out of 5 60
Power Play Windows Aug, 1995 59 out of 100 59
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows 3.x Sep, 1995 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
All Game Guide Windows 1995 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Trivia

Rosalind Chao did video segments to "enhance" the CD sales.

The game used WinG and Win32S under Windows 3.1 for its animations and multi-media.
Contributed to by Corn Popper (69753), Tony Van (2688) and Scaryfun (12033)