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Description

Mahjong is an enjoyable game, played around the world. However, for beginners (and even more experienced players!), calculating the value of a hand can be confusing. On top of that, payments between players after the value of each hand is calculated can also be tricky.

Mahjong Helper aims to simplify the tasks of scoring and payments between games. It can also be used to keep a history of matches played, and to easily experiment with different methods of scoring.

Features:
* Multiple Matches
* Beautiful, easy-to-read tiles.
* Hand Scorer with intuitive tile/set-type selector (press, slide, and release to choose a tile)
* Supports European Classical, Hong Kong, Japanese Modern / EMF Riichi (with Dora tiles and Red Fives), and Chinese Official (MCR / Competition) scoring
* 4, 3, and 2 player scoring modes
* Send scores from Hand Scorer to Score Sheet, or enter scores manually.
* Score Sheet calculates payments between players, supports "Ready" declarations and counters in Japanese Mahjong.
* see how the score is calculated on the "Scoring" panel - great for those learning the game, or just to double-check!
* Supports seat rotation between rounds, or groups that prefer keeping the same positions throughout.
* Share matches across devices - other players can keep a record of the match & contribute to scoring from their own devices. Requires a data connection.
* Print score sheets to your AirPrint-enabled printer!

I hope you like it!

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Version History

Launched Jul 16, 2010 (over 9 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 2 months, on average.

Dec 04
2019
(Current)
Version 5.710.5

* Multi-lingual support added. :)
* Currently Supported: English, Korean, German, Thai
* More languages possible. If you can help, please get in touch! :)

Oct 11
2019
Version 5.710

* Multi-lingual support added (Korean/English, more languages possible. If you can help, please get in touch! :) )

Sep 28
2019
Version 5.705

* Various fixes to Chinese Official (MCR) scoring.

Sep 17
2019
Version 5.703

* Standardized Yaku Names based on EMA conventions (Japanese Modern)
* New point selection on Score Sheet (HK)
* "Pay for all" Y/N ability added (HK)
* Fix for "Nine Gates" (various) and "Two Terminal Chows" (MCR)
* Fix for "Pung of Terminal or Honors" with "Pung of Seat Wind/Round Wind" (MCR)
* Various other tweaks/fixes

Sep 16
2019
Version 3.72

* Standardized Yaku Names based on EMA conventions (Japanese Modern)
* New point selection on Score Sheet (HK)
* "Pay for all" Y/N ability added (HK)
* Fix for "Nine Gates" (various) and "Two Terminal Chows" (MCR)
* Fix for "Pung of Terminal or Honors" with "Pung of Seat Wind/Round Wind" (MCR)
* Various other tweaks/fixes

Sep 13
2019
Version 3.70

* Standardized Yaku Names based on EMA conventions (Japanese Modern)
* New point selection on Score Sheet (HK)
* "Pay for all" Y/N ability added (HK)
* Fix for "Nine Gates" (various) and "Two Terminal Chows" (MCR)
* Various other tweaks/fixes

Jun 03
2019
Version 3.65

* [Hong Kong] Set faan value of "Full Flush" hands
* [Hong Kong] New score-entry method available on Score Sheet (Slider for Faan)
* [Japanese Mahjong] Bug fix on Twice Pure Double Chow

Thanks for the support. :)

Apr 20
2019
Version 3.62

* Added a toggle between 2 and 3 faan for "Half Flush" and "All Pung" hand scores (Hong Kong style)
* Layout adjustments

Mar 01
2019
Version 3.61

* Sorry, iPad users! This update fixes the layout problems in the previous version!
* Fix for trouble dismissing keyboard on player name-entry panel

Feb 19
2019
Version 3.60

* Fixes some issues with Yaku in "7 Pairs" (Japanese Modern)

Nov 06
2018
Version 3.55

* Fixes a bug with Flowers/Seasons/Wind bonuses in South/West/North rounds when seat rotation is enabled

Aug 23
2018
Version 3.50.0

* Chinese Official (MCR) - now you can change the minimum points required for a valid hand from the default of 8.

Jan 17
2018
Version 3.47.0

* Fixed some bugs with MCR scoring
* Added set labels and annotations to MCR 'explanation' panel
* Allow Seven Pairs in Hong Kong scoring
* Individual removal of tiles from Bonus Tiles area

Jan 06
2018
Version 3.46.0

* Fixed some bugs with MCR scoring
* Added set labels and annotations to MCR 'explanation' panel
* Allow Seven Pairs in Hong Kong scoring
* Individual removal of tiles from Bonus Tiles area

Jan 05
2018
Version 3.45.0

* Fixed some bugs with MCR scoring
* Added set labels and annotations to MCR 'explanation' panel

Dec 29
2017
Version 3.40.0

* Added settings toggle to use Japanese Terms (Chi/Pon/Kan)
* Full-screen support for iPhone X

Aug 21
2017
Version 3.37.10

* Framework update
* Rating request
* Added a mention of my new app (Kemono Mahjong)

Mar 26
2017
Version 3.37.00

v3.37.0
* Fixes an issue with the "Round to 10" option in European Classical scoring.

Mar 06
2017
Version 3.36.00

* Fixes a couple issues with Chinese Official / MCR scoring

Mar 02
2017
Version 3.35.00

v3.35.0
- Fixes a bug in MCR scoring (Pure Shifted Chows)
- "13 Fan Limit" changed to "EMA Han Limit", adjusted to properly reflect EMA Riichi rules.
- various other EMA-related setting notations updated to reflect 2016 guide.

Feb 22
2017
Version 3.33.00

* Adds two new Match options for Japanese Modern:
- "13 Fan Limit" (EMA Rules set a limit of 13/Yakuman)
- "Counter Bonus" setting (100/player or 500/player)

Jan 06
2017
Version 3.30.00

v3.30.0
- fixes for scoring in European Classical rules. Sorry for the problems!

v3.2x.x
- Introduces support for Chinese Official (MCR) scoring!*
- Print score sheets with AirPrint!

*** Note ***
While I've worked hard to ensure MCR scoring is accurate, please let me know if you find a hand configuration you think should result in a different score & I will review!

Reviews and feedback appreciated! :)

Jan 02
2017
Version 3.25.00

v3.25.0
* Introduces support for Chinese Official (MCR) scoring!
* Print score sheets to your AirPrint-enabled printer!

*** Note ***
While I have worked hard to ensure MCR scoring is accurate, there may be a quirk or two in this first release. Please let me know if you find a hand configuration you think should result in a different score & I will review!

Dec 09
2016
Version 3.01.50

* Fixes a bug in Hong Kong scoring that could potentially have made the app unresponsive.

Oct 19
2016
Version 3.01.00

* Added switch: "End on Negative Scores" (Japanese Modern)
* Fixes issue with scoring in European Classical (from v3.0.9)

Oct 04
2016
Version 3.00.09

v3.0.9
* fixes a bug with bonus tile entry if "Clear Hand Scorer after finalizing Game" was checked.
* "Winner Required" option added (European)
* "Double East's Score" option added (2P mode).

Jun 19
2016
Version 3.00.07

Support for 2-player scoring added.

Jun 14
2016
Version 3.00.06

v3.0.6
- fix issue with 3-player layout on Score Sheet

May 19
2016
Version 3.00.05

Layout fix for landscape mode on iPad when selecting Flowers or Seasons.

Apr 15
2016
Version 3.00.03

v3.0.x
New Framework!

* More responsive UI.
* New transitions and animations.
* Adapts to iPad screens better!
* Ability to move sets between concealed and exposed areas in one step.
* Ability to have Hand Scorer cleared automatically when a Game is finalized.
* Save 'Pass on Win' setting when creating new games.
* Various other tweaks and changes!

I hope you enjoy. Reviews and feedback appreciated! :)

Sep 23
2015
Version 2.49.20

2.49.200
* support for player names in all character sets (not just Roman)
* addition of "pass on draw" and "pass on win" options
* bug fixes

Apr 02
2015
Version 2.49.10

2.49.10

* When viewing the 'summary' screen, if a cross-device sync occurs the graph and score sheets will now correctly update.
* Ability to enter a "Double Yakuman" added to new Japanese Modern score-entry panel.
* "Multiple Winners" match setting now retained when creating a new match.

I hope you enjoy. Reviews and feedback appreciated! :)

Feb 24
2015
Version 2.49.00

* More intuitive score entry panel for Japanese Modern - enter Han/Fu instead of points. This panel is enabled by default, but you can use the number pad if you like using the toggle under "Settings".
* Fixes a rare problem when changing a score and score sheet doesn't immediately update.

I hope you enjoy. Reviews and feedback appreciated! :)

Feb 04
2015
Version 2.48.12

Fixes a problem with some elements acting improperly on the Score Sheet after finalizing Game 3 or higher, if you hadn't left that screen and come back to it.

Jan 15
2015
Version 2.48.00

Happy New Year!

2.48.00
- new 'settings' icon in top right allows customization of colours (more planned!)
- various other bug-fixes and tweaks

Thanks for using Mahjong Helper! I hope you like the update, & please let me know if you run into any problems.

Dec 17
2014
Version 2.47.53

2.47.53
- bug fix: when sharing a match with multiple winners enabled, 'multiple winners' match setting is properly retained.

2.47.5x
* added support for multiple winners in Japanese Modern rules, to better support EMA Riichi Competition scoring. (Option is under Match Settings).
* fixes problem with sharing a match ("double-email" or "no-email" issues).
* some minor bug-fixes.

Nov 12
2014
Version 2.47.52

* added support for multiple winners in Japanese Modern rules, to better support EMA Riichi Competition scoring. (Option is under Match Settings).
* fixes problem with sharing a match ("double-email" or "no-email" issues).
* fixes problem with Japanese Modern scoring introduced in 2.47.51, on Tsumo (Oops! Sorry!)
* some minor bug-fixes.

Nov 10
2014
Version 2.47.51

* added support for multiple winners in Japanese Modern rules, to better support EMA Riichi Competition scoring. (Option is under Match Settings).
* fixes a problem with sharing by email
* some minor bug-fixes.

Thanks all for using this app, I really appreciate it. :)

Aug 18
2014
Version 2.47.00

* Matches
- Cross-device Sharing implemented! Other players can keep a record of the match & contribute to scoring from their own devices (iOS, Android, and Windows Phone 8). Requires a data connection

* Hand Scorer
- Fixes a problem recognizing the "13 Orphans" Limit Hand
- Japanese scoring: Double Yakuman now properly recognized ("Big Four Winds", or combinations of Yakuman (eg. "Four Kongs" + "All Honours")

* New Icon for iOS7
* Various other tweaks and fixes.

Jan 10
2014
Version 2.41.2

* more visual improvements to iOS7-style design

Jan 07
2014
Version 2.41

* new look for iOS7!
* fix problem with paging between Score Sheets on iOS7
* fix scoring for half- and full-flush hands in Hong Kong rules
* other tweaks

Nov 01
2013
Version 2.40.22

* Minor update - display fix for 3P (Japanese) Score Sheet.

Oct 09
2013
Version 2.40.2

* Fixes issue with display on non-retina-display iPads
* prevent "Robbed a Kong" if exposed chow not present
* various other bug fixes

If you like this app, please leave a review. :)

Aug 02
2013
Version 2.40.01

* corrects a couple extra bugs with end-of-match and Chombo payments (Japanese Scoring)

Jul 30
2013
Version 2.40

* Counters after a Chombo in Japanese Scoring treated correctly
* End-game option now presented properly if P4 is leading at end of South Round, or East leading in subsequent rounds (Japanese Scoring)
* Other bug-fixes

Jun 06
2013
Version 2.35

* Redesigned UI
* Japanese Scoring: can end match if North is leading at end of 2nd round
* 3-player mode - players will always be East-South-West; "4th player" no longer selectable from "Discarder" options
* Animation added to tile-selection panel
* Bug fixes.

I hope you like!

Feb 23
2013
Version 2.30.1

* Fixes a problem with Japanese Scoring and Red Fives.

Jan 23
2013
Version 2.30

* 3 player scoring support! Supports a few variations, including support for "North Wind as Bonus Tile"
* Warning of no Yaku hand, no longer scored if dora or Red Fives are the only Han
* Addition of 2-Han requirement after 5 counters
* Newer tile graphics
* Various bug-fixes

Oct 05
2012
Version 2.05

Various fixes, mostly affecting the Japanese Modern scoring:

* Adds Japanese names for yaku to "Calculation Details" sheet in Japanese Mahjong
* Corrects a bug in scoring with Partially Concealed + Pinfu (No Points Hand)
* Adds a Winning Condition for "Declared Riichi + exposed hand"; replaces a Win Condition that is implemented better by marking Dora on tiles instead.
* Minipoints (fu) no longer shown if hand has 5 or more Han.
* Settling Table display now simplified for 5 or more Han.

+ various other tweaks.

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