/mjg/ Repository
a repository of mahjong stuff from the /mjg/ threads

News and Updates

‣ The analysis of /mjg/ questionarie - questions and answers
‣ 3rd Team Tourney OC Files
‣ /mjg/ sings Nantoka Nare

Special Third Mahjong Soul Team Invitational Showdown: Second Cold War Edition
( Akari~, bob1444, sand_witch, ZZZ, Meido)

‣ Mahjong Sluts (video)
‣ DoraIchihimon Episode 21
‣ Maajan Tamashii Reviewers (Mahjong Soul Reviewers) Episode 12

Welcome to the world of Riichi Mahjong

Mahjong Soul

Come play some mahjong. Tutorial included!

Android / iOS versions available!

Majsoul+ is the (unofficial) windows client.

An Introduction to Mahjong Soul answers most questions like how to roll/upgrade my waifu, what do I do with these coppers, etc...

Practice against AI

"That flash game". If you aren't confident enough, then go practice on this bad boy.

Learn How to Play

Basic video guide / Extensive video guide

Youtube videos on how to play mahjong.

How to play Video Game Mahjong

A quick and dirty guide on how to play vidya mahjong. Should be enough to bring you out of novice, but don't take it as a consistent strategy if you want to be a better player in the long run. Meant more for beginners wanting to get a feel for the game.

Mahjong Live Pastebin

A list of everything mahjong. Made back in the /jp/ days, it's perhaps one of the best mahjong link dumps you'll find. Updated with new stuff every now and then, especially if talked about in the thread.

Yaku List
Yaku For Beginners

Images that list all the yaku in the game.

Delve Deeper

Riichi Book 1

Do you want to stop being bad at mahjong? Read this. RB1 is essential mahjong reading. Teaches tile efficiency, defense strategies, yaku chasing and everything else to bring you to the level of an intermediate player.

Read online

Riichi Mahjong Strategy

Considered as Riichi Book 2. Tackles a lot more difficult problems and situation that rb1. Come read this if you think you want to ascend to a higher plane of mahjong play.

Read online


Beginning to feel confident in your riichi skills? Try playing on Tenhou where some current professionals honed their skills. Fortunately, even if you can't read Japanese there is a third-party add-on for both Chrome and Firefox that translates the interface to English and Hon hon hon.

Firefox / Chrome

Android / iOS versions available!

It even has an official Windows client.

The Tenhou article on the Arcturus wiki answers most questions about the rules and ranking system.

Official Rules

Official ruleset from the European Mahjong Association.

Mahjong Soul ruleset

Mahjong Wiki

For more in-depth rules about mahjong like furiten, atozuke etc.

Here is a list of Japanese Terms used by everyone.

Mahjong IRL

Mahjong Equipment Buying Guide

Everything you need to know about owning a mahjong set irl. Play some real mahjong with your friends.

Find Players IRL Article

The section in the live pastebin about how to find mahjong players / clubs near you.


Watch Japanese pros play mahjong in their natural environment.

m-league schedule

/mjg/ players map

A map of the /mjg/ players. Find an anon near you and try not to stab each other. Well, this is mostly used for coordinating time zones during tourneys.

To add yourself to the map, fill out this google form.

Alternatively, you can send your zipcode/location, user name, majsoul player ID (at the friends tab), a custom icon (or what you usually main) and a short message at mjgrepo@tfwno.gf cock.li ded just contact me through the usual irc channel