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Top 59 best Steam games of all time tagged with Mahjong, according to gamer reviews.

Rank, title, date, tags, platforms and price Score Rating
94% 52 votes
83% 425 votes
100% 6 votes
73% 113 votes
71% 339 votes
75% 20 votes
60% 129 votes
56% 117 votes
33% 6 votes

Correlated tags

Correlation is how often another tag appears together with this tag. If one in every five games tagged with Mahjong is also tagged with a correlated tag, the correlated tag has 20% correlation. 100% correlation means the pair of tags always appear together.

Tags most frequently applied to the same games as Mahjong, with at least 15% correlation.

  1. Casual 97%
  2. Puzzle 75%
  3. Singleplayer 63%
  4. Board Game 53%
  5. Tabletop 47%
  6. 2D 47%
  7. Family Friendly 42%
  8. Indie 38%
  9. Solitaire 35%
  10. Logic 33%
  11. Match 3 32%
  12. Cute 30%
  13. Colorful 25%
  14. Hidden Object 23%
  15. PvE 22%
  16. Card Game 22%
  17. Strategy 20%
  18. Anime 18%
  19. Atmospheric 17%
  20. Adventure 15%

The Mahjong tag refers to a genre of games that are based on the traditional Chinese tile-based game known as Mahjong.

Originating in ancient China, Mahjong is a game that involves skill, strategy, and a bit of luck. It is typically played with four players and uses a set of 136 or 144 tiles featuring various symbols and characters.

Mahjong games on platforms like Steam often recreate the gameplay mechanics of the traditional tile-based game in a digital format. Here are some key elements:

  • Tiles The core component of Mahjong games is its tiles. These tiles feature different suits, characters, numbers, or symbols. In each round, players take turns drawing and discarding these tiles to form specific combinations.
  • Combinations The objective in Mahjong is to collect sets or combinations of matching tiles. Typical combinations include "Pungs" (three identical tiles), "Kongs" (four identical tiles), and "Chows" (three consecutive numbered tiles from the same suit). The goal is to form certain sets while maintaining a hand that can win by either drawing from the wall or claiming another player's discarded tile.
  • Strategy Strategy plays an important role in Mahjong games. Players need to consider their own hand, track which discarded cards might be useful for their opponents, and make strategic decisions about when to call for certain combination types.
  • Variations There are many variations within the broad category of Mahjong games. These variations reflect regional rule differences found across different parts of Asia or variations resulting from evolving rules over time. Some popular variations include Cantonese Mahjong, Japanese Riichi Mahjong, and American Mahjong.

Examples of popular digital Mahjong games on Steam include:

  • Mahjong Soul This is an online multiplayer game that offers various rule sets and customization options. It features colorful anime-style visuals.
  • Mahjongg Legends: Sandlot Games This game provides a collection of different variations of Mahjong with different levels of difficulty. Players can choose from classic layouts or unique puzzles.
  • Shanghai: Dynasty A classic tile-matching game in the style of Shanghai solitaire where players must remove pairs of matching tiles until none remain on the layout.

In summary, the Mahjong tag represents video games that recreate the gameplay experience found in traditional tile-based Mahjong games. The goal is to collect specific sets or combinations using strategically chosen and discarded tiles. These games offer both single-player challenges and multiplayer options for those interested in experiencing this centuries-old Chinese pastime.

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