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Senryaku Shogi (SLPS-00142)

Passing-Fancy December 13, 2018 No Comments PlayStation 1 Games , , , , , , , , ,

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Senryaku Shogi (SLPS-00142)

Senryaku Shogi (SLPS-00142)

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Product Description: Senryaku Shogi is a nice presentation of the strategy board game of Shogi, often called Japanese chess. This game was published by Electronic Arts Victor, and released in Japan in 1995.

Game Highlights:
1. Learn various offensive strategies and tactics!
2. Select the best strategy every time!
3. Teaches you to improve your game at any level, from beginner to master!
4. Practice your game against the computerized strategies of real masters at 7 different difficulty levels!

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Technical Details:
Platform: PlayStation (PS1)
Genre: Board Game, Strategy, Shogi
Developer: Electronic Arts Co., Ltd.
MPN: SLPS-00142
Region: NTSC-J (Japan)
Language: Japanese
Release Date: November 17, 1995
Format: 1 CD Disc
Memory Card Blocks: 1
Players: 1-2 Players

0 Kara no Shogi – Shogi Youchien Ayumi-Gumi, (SLPS-02044)

Passing-Fancy October 19, 2017 No Comments PlayStation 1 Games , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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0 Kara no Shogi – Shogi Youchien Ayumi-Gumi, (SLPS-02044)

0 Kara no Shogi – Shogi Youchien Ayumi-Gumi, ) SLPS-02044 (Original)
0 Kara no Shogi – Shogi Youchien Ayumi-Gumi, SLPS-01986 (Limited Edition)
0 Kara no Shogi – Shogi Youchien Ayumi-Gumi, SLPS-02920 (R Edition)

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Shogi, also known as Japanese chess, is a two-player board game in the same family as Western chess, chaturanga, and Chinese Xiangqi, and is the most popular of a family of chess variants native to Japan. Shogi means general’s.

0KaranoShogi-01dThe earliest predecessor of the game, chaturanga, originated in India in the 6th century, and spread from China to Japan, where it spawned a number of variants. Shogi in its present form was played as early as the 16th century, while a direct ancestor without the “drop rule” was recorded from 1210 in a historical document Nichureki, which is an edited copy of Shochureki and Kaichureki from the late Heian period (ca 1120).

According to ChessVariants.com, “Perhaps the enduring popularity of Shogi can be attributed to its ‘drop rule’; it was the first chess variant wherein captured pieces could be returned to the board to be used as one’s own. David Pritchard credits the drop rule to the practice of 16th century mercenaries who switched loyalties when captured – no doubt as an alternative to execution.”

0 Kara no Shogi – Shogi Youchien Ayumi-Gumi is a shogi game that features 5 different kind of boards, a complete tutorial and a dictionary in Japanese language, different vs modes (also a 2 players vs mode), a sort of a battle mode in which the player advance defeating opponents and the game has 10 different opponents. (more…)

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