OGS Mahjong is a mahjong solitaire game integrating 3D graphics and relaxing soundtracks.
In 1986, Activision published "Shanghai" for Mac and Apple II platforms. Since then, Mahjong solitaires have enjoyed a growing popularity, with uncountable clones and imitations of the original software from Activision. What computer users know as Mahjong is a solitaire game, played using 144 tiles which have to be removed following the rules of the game. OGS Mahjong is another version of this popular computer game, introducing some new features, like the amazing 3d graphic interface, which make the title from Open Games Studio unique in its genre. OGS Mahjong has to offer three different versions of Mahjong solitaires: the typical Shanghai/Mahjong solitaire version as well as Shisen-sho and Shisen-sho with gravity. Open Games Studio Mahjong comes with plenty of features: OGS layouts are compatible with KMahjong ones, it supports tiles and background themes, it has save-load functionalities, it offers an unlimited history of moves, allowing the player to undo as many moves as he pleases. OGS Mahjong comes in three languages: English, Russian, and German.
OGS Mahjong is a very complete Mahjong game available for Ubuntu. It offers three different solitaires (a feature that improves a lot the longevity of the software), an amazing 3d view and all the features typically offered by other Mahjong games. You will definitely enjoy this!
OGS Mahjong can be installed a number of ways. The easiest is to download the DEB file listed as either "ogs-mahjong_0.8-1_i386.deb" or "ogs-mahjong_0.8-1_i386.deb"depending on the architecture needed...
or from the Google Code page here...
OGS requires "glut", "freeimage", "openal" and "pcre" to run. You may already have them. If not, all the necessary libraries can be installed from the Software Center or from terminal, running "sudo apt-get install freeimage openal pcre".