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Shanghai: Great Moments (Windows)

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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).


Shanghai: Great Moments Windows This is an example of the Contemplation mode of play where all tiles are face down
Shanghai: Great Moments Windows Space Exploration Tiles
Shanghai: Great Moments Windows Additional in-game help is available by clicking on the lady in the lower right corner. The game pauses and is greyed out while she comes to life and offers advice
Shanghai: Great Moments Windows Art Tiles

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 Joker Aug, 1995 79 out of 100 79
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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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 (69666) added Shanghai: Great Moments (Windows) on Jan 26, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Tony Van (2687) and Scaryfun (12415)