TaiPei was created as a solitaire game that
could be played using the counters of the very popular Chinese gambling
game Mah-jong. It also is known under the names "Shanghai"
and Mah-jong Solitaire", but all these are based on the older
Chinese game called "The Turtle". The game involves removing
(beautiful) Mah-jong tiles from a stack of tiles, but only removing
matching tiles. This is a contemplative and "Zen like"