I'm now a rated player at Janryuumon 2. Yay for me. I'm not doing so bad. I'm busting the heck out of them nashi-nashi tables because of the sengoku event. If I finish this event on time, I'll start doing some 3p for the nuki-dora event. I'll explain the events later, for now, stat screenshot

So, yeah, the events. Sengoku is a nashi-nashi table only event. Sengoku event consists in that, all players start with 50 ovals, and each time they deal in, they lose an oval. You can't recover any ovals. Every time you win off someone else's discard, the points you won are added to a counter. When you are out of ovals, the more points you got, the better. You can get premium items with those points, and there is also a ranking with nice prizes. Until the end of this month.

The nuki-dora event is a sanma only event, where it counts how many kita you made until the end of this month. There is also a ranking, and prizes for ranked players.

As of now, I have 313000 points and 19 more ovals. According to my initial calculations, I should be around 600k by the time I run out of ovals. Not enough to win anything (1st place has 1300k, and 5th place has 630k or so) currently, but I tried.

And some funny moments along the way.

Chinitsu baiman

Haitei haneman.

ippatsu haneman

riichi ippatsu 7 pairs baiman sha tanki

Comeback hand

A very nice mahjong lady that was on the same table a few times. Wish I could find her again. I really liked her style. And the character voice. Username was 花「」姫 but I forgot the middle kanji... Oh, well, until we play again.

This is so unnecessary. w

Upper Nashi-nashi

Never seen the tiles so unorganized...

Yeah, well? I had a flush, too. And it's not like yours gave you first place, because you dealt in the whole game. Thanks for giving me first place, jerkoff.

Comments (6)

On December 12, 2010 at 8:36 AM , Anonymous said...

Hi xKime! This is Fat Dragon speaking. Nice blog, I really like it. May I ask which client is your favourite? Tenhou or Janryuumon? It seems like you work both of them quite regularly...

On December 15, 2010 at 12:59 AM , xKime Aisun said...

Hey, there.

Hm... which one is my favorite... it is hard to say. Before, I would have said Tenhou without a doubt, but Janryuumon 2 is pretty good. Nashi-nashi is a great feature, and the people at Jukuren table can be pretty good too.

But, if you take appart all the "nice extras" like action, graphics, voices, human-factor, etc, I'd say playing in Tenhou is a little more linked to skill. Mainly because of the many divisions among players. If you play in the general lobby, you aim to play in dan lobby, then upper dan, then phoenix. You can improve your rank and rate as well as move up some tables with people who play more seriously.

In Janryuumon, you have General and Profficient. Also, the rate system is very poor. But all the other features rock.

Add to that the fact, that everyone with flash player has access to Tenhou. Some people have limitation to entering Janryuumon.

I would have to say Tenhou. But if Janryuumon keeps improving (they should speed up the games a little, too), we are looking at a formidable contender.

On December 16, 2010 at 5:27 AM , Fat Dragon said...

It seems like you prefer playing... both! :-)

I would like to play Janryuumon too but my computer does not want what I want (because of ActiveX reasons) so I'm limited to playing Tenhou. As I tried to install Janryuumon it asked me to install additional software beside the client. What's that software? Is it neccessary to play Janryuumon? I try to keep additional software installations on a minimum so this really made me nervous.

The pictures of Janryuumon just look great. It sounds like if they really try to get some players to steadily play there. I'm sure there are enough players in Japan so Tenhou and Janryuumon can exist beside each other.

On December 16, 2010 at 10:55 PM , xKime Aisun said...

No additional software is necessary, it's probably just suggesting the installation. Ignore it. You just download the starter (+game) and everytime you want to run it you will run it from the site (using the files in your computer).

If you consider players on Janryuumon are 90% playing in Japan, and that there are an average of 600-700 people online, I think they are doing a great job. If it was made easier for foreigners and people with slow computers, I bet it would be a success. English version soon, I hope. But in a different server, please.

It deppends on how many games I'm going to play and with what purpouse. I enjoy Tenhou as "it's always there." Fast and efficient and I can grind for longer periods of time.

On December 17, 2010 at 10:01 AM , Fat Dragon said...

That's good to know that there are no add. installations needed. I guess it's something like "add search bar from blah blah" which you find in every Java update installation or maybe some advertisement service.

As I registered it took me a while to figure out that the button I was consequently hitting next to the security code entry meant "request new code"! :-) It almost drove me mad! :-) But at least I did it but then the issue with ActiveX appeared... Oh well, that's the way it is. As long as Tenhou loves me everything is okay! I wouldn't like it just to play offline Fight Club or something. That's somehow not the real thing! :-)

Have fun grinding!

On December 20, 2010 at 6:50 AM , xKime Aisun said...

Thanks, you have fun, don't get too frustrated, and have a nice day.

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