Mahjong is one of the oldest games that is still being played, and Moonlight Mahjong brings this classic tile game to the iPhone. This three dimensional version of the game takes full advantage of the iPhone's touch screen, with a variety of finger gestures being used to zoom in and out, rotate, pan and tilt the tile board.
There are a number of different tile sets to choose from as well as a range of striking backgrounds. Depending on your mood you may choose to play one of the traditional tile layouts, but there are a number of more obscure ones to choose from. Using the layout editor you even have the option of creating your own.
You can play against yourself just for fun, battling to beat the board, or you can opt to play a timed game in which you aim to beat your personal best. If you want to get competitive, you can also opt to play against the computer.
It does not matter if you are an absolute beginner as helpful tile highlighting can be enabled to display the valid moves that are available. Veterans of the game will welcome the variety of challenges that are available which help to ensure that this is a game that will last for some time in to the future.
Mahjong may be centuries old, but this modern take on the game gives it a new lease of life.