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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 Boar layout with Alphabet tiles (Easy difficulty)
Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye PC-98 Default (Mahjong) tiles
Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye PC-98 Animal tiles
Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye Genesis Avoid playing impossible games

Promo Images

Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye Magazine Advertisement
Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye Screenshot
Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "スーパー上海ドラゴンズアイ" -- Japanese spelling
  • "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 DOS Nowhere Girl (6324)
great for kids and adults memory Windows Deanna King (1)

Critic Reviews

PC-Spiele '92 DOS 1991 9 out of 10 90
Power Play DOS Feb, 1991 84 out of 100 84
Score Windows 3.x Sep, 1994 82 out of 100 82
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1993 82 out of 100 82
PC Gamer Windows Dec, 1994 79 out of 100 79
Video Games SNES Aug, 1992 77 out of 100 77
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Mar, 1991 9 out of 12 75
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) SNES May, 1993 9 out of 12 75
All Game Guide DOS 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Feb, 1991 Unscored Unscored

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Missing tilesets again 1 Nowhere Girl (6324)
Jul 19, 2017
Custom tilesets? 2 CalaisianMindthief (8243)
Oct 27, 2014
I'm missing the fantasy tile set, why? 1 Nowhere Girl (6324)
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

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