Riichi City

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Riichi City
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Riichi City logo
Publisher Lancelot Tech LTD
Developer Lancelot Tech LTD
Platform iOS/Android/PC
Year 2022

Riichi City is an online Japanese mahjong platform developed and published by Lancelot Tech Ltd. It was released on January 19, 2022, with the slogan "Conquer the challenges to be No.1". The game features an urban-style design and fast-paced in-game competition, and encourages players to fight to the top to become the mahjong champion. It offers basic game modes for free, while also providing Gacha mechanics where players can obtain new items and characters via top-up. Riichi City is now available on Google Play Store, Apple App Store and PC in four languages—English, Japanese, Chinese and Korean.

History

On January 19, 2022, Riichi City was released with 8 characters to choose from.

Free characters (obtained after completing the tutorial): Isshiki Seibi, Miyake Kanna

Gacha characters (obtainable via Gacha): Toho Nagi, Kuki Renshin, Igarashi Saeko, Amami Shiotsuki, Tenmiya Kenichi, Jan Maru

Exclusive 7-Day Check-in reward from the Launch Celebration: Miyake Kanna’s Outfit - Cartoonist

Riichi City Lobby


On February 2, 2022, Riichi City invited the famous professional mahjong player Shibukawa Nanpa to join a No Bugs Challenge in-game. After playing for hours and checking the whole game, he declared "No bugs were found".

On February 28, 2022, Riichi City held its first Monthly Team Event in which players could team up with professional mahjong players and compete against each other. The winning team was decided according to their total scores in Ranked Matches.

On March 14, 2022, Riichi City launched the event Fight for the Shimmering Snowflake and made available two new exclusive outfits: Bunny (for Toho Nagi) and Sweet Girl (for Amami Shiotsuki).

On April 4, 2022, Riichi City held the second Monthly Team Event.

On April 14, 2022, Riichi City launched the Friendly Match function. Friendly Match supports in-game voice chat, Open Riichi, Yakitori and Shugi.

Riichi City Friendly Match

On April 28, 2022, Riichi City held the event Secret Trip and made available two new exclusive outfits: Tipsy (for Igarashi Saeko) and Secret Memory (for Kuki Renshin).

On May 13, 2022, Riichi City invited players to join testing for 3-Player Mahjong. Participants who sent feedback and reported bugs to the team in the Twitter, Discord and LINE groups were given rewards such as a special avatar frame.

On May 26, 2022, 3-Player mode went live in Riichi City.

On June 23, 2022, the Custom Tournament function was optimized. 3-Player mode, points customization, seating assignment, manager settings and various other features added.

Riichi City Event - Summer Live

On June 30, 2022, the Summer Live event was launched.

New Gacha characters: Saotome Yurika and Akabane Athena

New exclusive outfits: Beach Date (for Isshiki Seibi), Summer Break (for Miyake Kanna), Sound of Waves (for Saotome Yurika), Summer Undercover (for Akabane Athena).

Characters

Riichi City Characters
Name Gender Launch Day Catch Phrase CV
Isshiki Seibi F 2022.1.19 Sparkling Isshiki Ogura Yui
Miyake Kanna F 2022.1.19 Dreamer with perfect mahjong sense Arai Satomi
Toho Nagi F 2022.1.19 Talented mahjong lady Ogura Yui
Igarashi Saeko F 2022.1.19 Mind reader & queen of cocktails Hasegawa Reina
Kuki Renshin F 2022.1.19 Mahjong berserker Arai Satomi
Amami Shiotsuki F 2022.1.19 Statistics enthusiast Hasegawa Reina
Tenmiya Kenichi M 2022.1.19 Prince of the eccentrics Morishima Shuuta
Jan Maru M 2022.1.19 Master of Sichuan mahjong Morishima Shuuta
Saotome Yurika F 2022.6.30 Angel Melody Ishikawa Yui
Akabane Athena F 2022.6.30 Valkyrie of Justice Ishikawa Yui
Riichi City Characters


Game rules

Ranked Match Rules

4-Player

  • Starting Points: 25,000
  • Kaeshi: 30,000
  • Uma: [1st +30, 2nd +10, 3rd -10, 4th -30]
  • Oka: On
  • 3 Red Tiles, Uradora, Kandora, Ippatsu allowed
  • Kuitan & Atozuke allowed
  • Min. Pts to Win: 30,000
  • Extension into South (for East Only Match) / West (for Hanchan Match)  allowed.
  • Tochuu Ryuukyoku allowed (including Kyuushu Kyuuhai, Suufon Renda, Suukaikan, Triple Ron, Suucha Riichi)
  • Rinshan Pao allowed
  • Yakuman Pao allowed
  • No Renhou
3-Player
  • Starting Points: 35,000
  • Kaeshi: 40,000
  • Uma: [1st +20, 2nd +0, 3rd -20]
  • Oka: On
  • 2 Red Tiles, Uradora, Kandora, Ippatsu allowed
  • Kuitan & Atozuke allowed
  • Min. Pts to Win: 40,000
  • Kita: On (North tile as Nuki Dora, no Furiten and Chankan, break Ippatsu)
  • Scoring: Tsumo-loss
  • Extension into South (for East Only Match) / West (for Hanchan Match)  allowed.
  • Tochuu Ryuukyoku allowed (including Kyuushu Kyuuhai, Suukaikan)
  • Yakuman Pao allowed
  • No Renhou

Items

In-game currency

In game currency

Voucher: Rare currency. Can be used to Gacha and purchase a variety of items.

Coin: General currency. Can be used to join in match, exchange items and awaken characters.

Gifts

Gifts can be given to a character to increase points to their mahjong sense.

Gifts
Gifts Description
Mask Must-have face mask. Give it to a character to increase 10 pts to their mahjong sense.
Cola Ice-cold cola. Give it to a character to increase 10 pts to their mahjong sense.
Milk Sweet milk. Give it to a character to increase 20 pts to their mahjong sense.
Ramen Ramen from a century-old restaurant. Give it to a character to increase 20 pts to their mahjong sense.
Sushi Delicious sushi. Give it to a character to increase 30 pts to their mahjong sense.
Milk Tea Popular milk tea. Give it to a character to increase 30 pts to their mahjong sense.
Green Tea Invigorating green tea. Give it to a character to increase 40 pts to their mahjong sense.
Cap Low profile cap. Give it to a character to increase 40 pts to their mahjong sense.
Shoes Retro shoes. Give them to a character to increase 50 pts to their mahjong sense.
Sukiyaki Hot sukiyaki. Give it to a character to increase 50 pts to their mahjong sense.
Necklace Limited edition necklace. Give it to a character to increase 60 pts to their mahjong sense.
Figurine Exquisite figurine. Give it to a character to increase 60 pts to their mahjong sense.
Perfume Elegant perfume. Give it to a character to increase 70 pts to their mahjong sense.
Barbecue Sizzling barbecue steak skewers. Give them to a character to increase 70 pts to their mahjong sense.
Camera Portable camera. Give it to a character to increase 80 pts to their mahjong sense.
Laptop The latest laptop. Give it to a character to increase 80 pts to their mahjong sense.

Awakening items

The following items Can be used to awaken a character.

Book of Wisdom
Book of Luck
Book of Choice
Book of Attitude
Book of Judgement
Book of Focus

Ranking system

Ladder point system
Letter ranks Dan ranks
Novice 0 -> 20 1dan 0 -> 200
D3 0 -> 20 2dan 0 -> 400
D2 0 -> 20 3dan 0 -> 600
D1 0 -> 20 4dan 0 -> 800
C2 0 -> 20 5dan 0 -> 1100
C1 0 -> 40 6dan 0 -> 1400
B2 0 -> 40 7dan 0 -> 1700
B1 0 -> 60 8dan 0 -> 2000
A2 0 -> 80 9dan 0 -> 2300
A1 0 -> 100 (to dan ranks) 10dan 0 -> 2700
Legend

Rating

Players begin with a rating of 1500. Players gain or lose rating points based on the Game's variance: Final points / 3/5 - R0. R0 is tied to opponent ratings. Maximum possible is +30, while the minimum is set to -25.

Lobbies

Star Moon Sun Galaxy

Tournaments

Official Tournaments

Official Tournaments are created by the Riichi City official team. Tournaments will start when a preset number of players have registered.

In general, only the first and/or second place(s) of each match will advance to the next match.

Custom Tournaments

Custom Tournaments are created by players. Each player is allowed to create one casual tournament for free. (Limited time offer)

External links