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Shanghai: Great Moments (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 Scorpion Layout
Shanghai: Great Moments Windows The menu bar option to select the Great Wall layouts. The options on the left are greyed out because they only apply to the Classic Mahjongg games
Shanghai: Great Moments Windows The SaveGame feature. Note the installation does not create a special folder to hold these files.

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Coming Soon Magazine Feb 14, 1996 86 out of 100 86
PC Gamer Jul, 1995 81 out of 100 81
PC Player (Germany) Aug, 1995 79 out of 100 79
Entertainment Weekly Apr 28, 1995 B 75
PC Games (Germany) Aug, 1995 74 out of 100 74
Power Play Aug, 1995 59 out of 100 59
All Game Guide 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.
Corn Popper (69643) added Shanghai: Great Moments (Windows) on Jan 26, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Tony Van (2691) and Scaryfun (11621)