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Escape to the land of the rising sun! Relax & play the second game in the hit Mahjong Escape series. Your tile-matching adventure begins over 10,000 years ago in Ancient Japan. Match the Magic Gold tiles and travel through 12 Japanese era's, unlocking ancient wisdom on your quest to collect the lost Emperors' treasures. Enjoy over 200 unique levels and 2 ways to play - Emperor's Adventure & Classic Mah Jong solitaire. Six different tile designs, 21 hand-painted backgrounds to unlock, 3 difficulty settings (relaxed, normal, and expert) and a japanese inspired soothing soundtrack. Escape today! A Quest of Legendary Proportions Come forth, wary traveller, and I shall describe to you a tile-matching quest of legendary proportions. Take a journey that spans over 10,000 years of history, populated by shinobi and kabuki, Zen and wisdom. In this latest edition of the hugely popular Mahjong Escape series, you have the opportunity to venture through Japan's storied past, from the early Jomon, Yahoi, and Kofun Periods of several millennia ago, to the more recent Edo, Meiji, and Taisho Ages. The classic mahjong gameplay you know and love is here for you to enjoy, with many extras and bonuses that will keep you coming back for more. If you pick up one mahjong solitaire title this year, Mahjong Escape: Ancient Japan should surely be at the top of your list. Emperor's Adventure Of the two game modes available in this fantastic offering, you will likely be spending the lion's share of your time in the Emperor's Adventure. It is here that you are challenged with countless layouts, unique bonus tiles, and the chance to unlock thousands of years of wisdom. Collect the lost Emperors' treasures and learn a few things along the way. As you progress, you will start to encounter new experiences, beautiful new graphics, and much, much more. In order to pass each level, you must do one of two things. You can remove all of the tiles from the field, collecting the most points you possibly can in the fastest time possible, or, alternatively, simply aim to remove the two golden tiles buried underneath. When you remove the two golden tiles, the rest of the game pieces are automatically removed as well. Bear in mind that you are timed, so do make haste as you attempt to unlock centuries of treasure, history, and wisdom. Words of Wisdom Perhaps the greatest appeal of this particular title is that when you complete each stage in the Emperor's Adventure, you are presented with ancient sayings that have been passed down over the ages, each of which can help you not only live your life better (and to its fullest), but also open your eyes to a greater understanding of the world as a whole. Some of the most popular and profound mantras include: A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. No matter how long or hard a particular project seems to be, remember that everything is accomplished one step at a time. With perseverance and dedication, anything -- no matter how great, how exceptional -- is possible. Fall down seven times, get up eight. Life can be hard, and sometimes you feel like just throwing in the towel. Don't. Never give up and you will surely reap life's many rewards. Adversity builds character. A person's character is not defined by how they act when circumstances are ideal. Rather, it is only when they must face adversity and challenges that their true character, merit, and mettle come shining through. Classic Gameplay Sometimes, you just need a break. An escape from the everyday, if only for a few minutes. This is when you may want to have a look at the Classic game mode. No pressure to unlock stories of the past or words of wisdom; just a whole lot of tile-matching fun. The traditional mahjong game is here at its best, complete with plenty of options to keep you entertained for hours on end. There are well over 150 different layouts to challenge you, three difficulty settings for when you feel like upping the ante, and six varied tile sets to achieve a truly unique look. If you check out the options menu, you will find the choice to play either in a windowed or full screen mode, adjust the music and sound volumes, activate or deactivate auto hints, implement 3D hardware acceleration, and adjust the classic difficulty level (relaxed, normal, and expert). Hone your skills, ascend the ranks, and become the ultimate mahjong solitaire player! You can even keep track of your best scores and times. Can you beat your personal best? Lending a Helping Hand Looking to the bottom of the field, you will see several tools that can help you in your tile-matching adventure. Show free tiles: With some mahjong games available on the internet, it can be difficult to discern which tiles are free to be matched and which are not. This certainly is not an issue here as the "show free tiles" option highlights available tiles while dimming ones that are still buried. Undo: Made a mistake? Want to do a different move instead? The "Undo" feature lets you take a step back and try again. Hint: With more complex and difficult layouts, it can be exceptionally challenging to find an appropriate match. Fear not, because you have an unlimited number of "hints" at your disposal. Shuffle: Running out of options? By implementing the "shuffle" function, all of the tiles are re-arranged to give you a fresh look at what's available. This option automatically presents itself (in addition to "undo last move" and "restart level") when you run out of moves. Moreover, when you have a look at the bottom-left corner, you will see how many matches are currently available and how many tiles are still remaining on the board. Special Tiles For an added spin, you will also encounter a number of specialty tiles during your time-travelling, wisdom-gaining adventure. Some of these include magnets, jokers, flowers, seasons, and "lock and keys". The Look, The Feel, The Experience Behind the vibrant, colorful, easy-to read tiles is beautiful hand-painted Japanese art that acts as your background. The tiles are very clearly marked as to avoid any sort of confusion. The timely, ethnic music perfectly sets the mood and atmosphere. The animation is silky smooth. Best of all, you are treated to thousands of years of incredible wisdom. Pick up this wonderful title: you will not regret it.