iOS Tenpai Trainer

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iOS Tenpai Trainer

Postby wavemotion » Tue Jun 04, 2013 2:49 pm


Just a quick post to let folks know about a free iOS Tenpai trainer tool (available in the US and Japan Apple/iTunes store). It's simply called Tenpai and while it's not fancy, it is useful. It gives you a random hand and by default hints are off (the vertical column of numbers above the tiles). Your goal is to get your hand into Tenpai as quickly as you can - discarding what you want and drawing another random tile. You get 15 turns to get into Tenpai and make your hand ready.


Normally the hints are off - but you can see the numbers above indicate how close to various Tenpai conditions (four sets and a pair, seven pairs, 13 orphans) you would be if you discarded that particular tile.

It's worth the free price - I find myself practicing without hints to see how quickly I can bring my hand into the ready state.

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Re: iOS Tenpai Trainer

Postby Kyuu » Tue Jun 04, 2013 7:10 pm

One thing I haven't learned yet ... counting Shanten off of Haipai.

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