Mini-Review of iOS Kiwame Professional Mahjong

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Re: Mini-Review of iOS Kiwame Professional Mahjong

Post by or2az » Wed Sep 18, 2013 5:47 pm

Got really lucky and was able to test the Haku Pocchi option in this game. Was playing the room of the "Midori" character and became tenpai, waiting on the 2-dot or the 5-dot . Called riichi and was able to tsumo on the special white-dra.
This room has a fixed ruleset which uses only one of the white-dra with the Red dot. Note the other three white-dra in the discards.
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Re: Mini-Review of iOS Kiwame Professional Mahjong

Post by Barticle » Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:50 pm

Good work, Steve. Nice to see this rule in action - thanks for sharing.

Perhaps, as I suggested, the wildcard effect only works when you draw the special tile on your next turn immediately after reaching.

Unsure why it didn't work for Dave though... maybe an opponent's call (pon/chii) invalidated both ippatsu and the wildcard effect?

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Re: Mini-Review of iOS Kiwame Professional Mahjong

Post by or2az » Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:20 am

Mission Accomplished: The final door has been unlocked
As expected, it led to the rooms of the last two characters.
"Eizo" uses two haku pocchi white dragons and only two red fives, both dots and you must win all 3 matches for an A. "Sotaro" disallows the bankruptcy rule and kan ura dora, which is odd, since he allows kan dora and ura dora, and you must score at least 120 pts over 3 matches for the A. Playing in these 10 different character rooms and experiencing different combinations of the various optional rules and victory conditions has helped improve my strategy. A great app for 99 cents!
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Re: Mini-Review of iOS Kiwame Professional Mahjong

Post by Barticle » Fri Nov 29, 2013 3:14 am

Here's a quick pic of the same rule option applied in Mahjong Haoh: Dankyuu Battle 3.
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Immediately after accepting the tsumo win the game asks you which tile you want as your wildcard.
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There are three related rule options:

haku pocchi - off / 1 / 2 / 4 tiles
conditions - tsumo after riichi / tsumo ippatsu only
bonus chips - off / 1 / 2 / 4 chips

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Re: Mini-Review of iOS Kiwame Professional Mahjong

Post by or2az » Mon Jun 30, 2014 5:15 am

A synopsis of the various rulesets used in the 10 jansou (mahjong parlours) hosted by each of the 10 characters in the non-free version of the Kiwame app. (credit to Ignatius for his translation help regarding this app.) viewtopic.php?f=5&t=53180#p56471

Host............Shiho......Gempei.....Kumiko....Onodera....Terasaka....Okano....Takeshi....Midori.....Eizo.....Sotaro

Rounds.......... E/S....... E/N......... E/S..........E............ E/S.........E/S..........E........E/N........E/S.......E/S

Uma.............5-10.........X............X............X..............X..........10-20......10-20.......X........10-30.....10-20

Start.............25K........30K..........25K.........20K...........25K..........25K........20K.......25K........25K.......25K
End...............30K........30K..........25K.........20K...........30K..........30K........20K.......30K........30K.......30K

Oka bonus.......yes.........no...........no...........no............yes..........yes.........no........yes........yes........yes

Bankruptcy......yes.........yes..........no...........yes...........yes..........yes.........no........yes........yes.........no
and penalty......5pts......5pts......................10pts.........10pts....... 10pts.................10pts......10pts...........

Shuugi(tips)......no........no...........yes..........no............no............no..........no........yes........no..........no

Wareme..........yes.......yes..........no...........no............no............no..........yes........no.........no.........yes

Yakitori...........no.......yes...........no...........no............no...........yes..........no.........no.........no.........no
and penalty................5pts....................................................10pts..............................................

Haku Pocchi......no.......no............no...........no...........no.............2............no..........1..........2..........no

Red Fives....... 1,1,1....2,2,2........1,1,1.......2,0,0........4,2,2..........1,1,1.......1,1,1......1,1,1.....2,0,0......2,1,1
(dots first)

Dora Indicators:
Standard.........yes.......yes..........yes..........yes..........yes............yes..........yes........yes........yes.........yes
Ura dora..........yes.......yes..........yes..........yes..........yes............no...........yes........yes........yes.........yes
Kan dora..........yes.......yes..........yes..........yes..........yes............yes..........no.........yes........yes.........yes
Kan ura dora......no.......yes..........yes..........yes...........no............no...........no.........yes........yes..........no

Renchan:
East round.......win.......win.........win........tenpai.........win..........tenpai......tenpai......win........win..........win
2nd round........win.....tenpai.......win.........................win..........tenpai..................tenpai.....tenpai.......win

# of matches
to victory..........2.........4.............4............4.............4..............3.............4..........3...........3............3

The victory conditions for each jansou are described above in posts from Aug 20 thru Sept 19 and are more detailed in the "severely" thread.
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Re: Mini-Review of iOS Kiwame Professional Mahjong

Post by ijontichy » Fri Oct 17, 2014 2:05 am

Does this app still not have a native iPad resolution version?

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Re: Mini-Review of iOS Kiwame Professional Mahjong

Post by francesprince » Wed May 25, 2016 1:16 pm

I placed 2nd,2nd,1st, and 2nd, picking up lots of tips along the way and getting an "A".

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Re: Mini-Review of iOS Kiwame Professional Mahjong

Post by or2az » Fri May 27, 2016 6:20 am

Nice to see you are enjoying the various rulesets in this app. I am curious how you are doing this since you mentioned in the other thread that you were also getting that white screen. Are you on Apple IOS, or a different android device operating system. If so, which one?
http://reachmahjong.com/en/forum/viewto ... 403#p59422

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