MAHJONG FINAL ROMANCE 2

by VIDEO SYSTEM

NEO GEO MVS NGM-098

DETAILED DESCRIPTION:

Final Romance 2 was the fifth and final mahjong game developed for the NEOGEO system. It was also one of eight "exclusive" titles released solely for the CD format. The game of Mahjong is very popular in Japan as well as several other parts of the world. However, since some of the tiles used to play have Chinese symbols, a minimum understanding of the characters coupled with a basic knowledge of how to play Mahjong itself is required for the game to be "playable" and thus enjoyable. This is also the case with the other NEOGEO Mahjong games.

Many cartridges of Final Romance 2 exist today, but little is known regarding the history and facts of who assembled the first rom set. It is also not as readily and easily found on the internet. Only hard core NEOGEO cartridge collectors have gone through the trouble and expense of adding this game to their library. One of my sources told me long ago that the individuals who should be credited for it were "NewDump", "Kanyero", & "Kikexx". Thanks to their conversion work, we are all able to play it on the cartridge system.

INFORMATION TIMELINE:

-- August 1995 -- Final Romance 2 is officially released for the NEOGEO CD system.

-- April 2004 -- NEOGEO Final Romance 2 cartridges are finally possible and assembled.

-- May 2004 -- HP MAN improves the Final Romance 2 rom build by correcting glitches with the photo album girls.

CURRENT STATUS: RELEASED


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