Various Electronic Versions Of Mahjong Solitaire

The Mahjong Solitaire games can be played both traditionally with actual playing tiles, and electronically via the internet.

The popularity of the Mahjong games has increase greatly. It has lead to it becoming less tedious to set up, and steps have been taken to make it more difficult for players to cheat.


The basic concept of Mahjong solitaire is to find and remove identical tiles from its four layer pattern of 144 tiles. But, some electronic Mahjong Solitaire games offer other options that provide variety and different challenges.


Some versions of the electronic Mahjong, let you change the tile set and pattern to something easier for you to match at a glance. Others versions offer different layouts with varying degrees of difficulty. There are also some versions that have wildcard tiles which have special functions. Mahjong solitaire games come with an optional time limit to add some challenge to the game. Some electronic Mahjong games offer cheat options that help you find matches. Also, you may be able to do some backtracking and undo your moves. There are games that have their tiles arranged in such a way that you can easily solve the game at least in one way.


Points are gained for each removed pair. You can gain bonus points for removing matched pairs in sequence. Or for removing pairs that are parts of sets.

In Mahjong Solitaire, it is better not to choose to remove the obvious pairs of tiles from the top levels. It could result in the game ending prematurely, because some essential tiles remain hidden underneath the tiles on top.


You can play with partners


Though Mahjong solitaire is usually played by a single person, you can also play with a partner. The winner of the game is the one who collects the most pairs of tiles, who scores the most points or is the last one to match a pair. Even when there’s a partner, this fundamental rule of the game does not change.


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