Pangya is a casual golf game that takes the difficult rules of golf and transforms it into an easy to pick-up -and-play casual golf experience that a player of any skill level can enjoy. Featuring simple and intuitive controls, Pangya allows anyone who has used Windows to easily play with other gamers and unlike other online games; players in Pangya are friends, not enemies!
In Pangya, players are taken to 14 gorgeous locations where they can choose one of 8 unique playable characters. Pangya offers players an extensive customization experience with thousands of possible combinations of costumes, accessories, equipment, golf clubs, power boosts and more that help them to become a pro out on the green.
Official website: http://pangya.ntreev.net/ (US) or http://www.pangya-eu.com/ (EU)
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Pangya Overview and Features:
The gameplay is designed similar to most other golf games. The power and accuracy of a shot are determined by a meter located at the bottom of the screen, using the "three-click method": one click to activate the meter's bar, one click to set power, and one click to set accuracy. Clicking is either done by moving the mouse pointer over the bar and clicking, or simply pressing the space bar.
The game's graphics look more like that of a Japanese anime than real golf, and many features are derived of creative imaginations rather than realism. For example, players have the option of using golf clubs that resemble household products or baseball bats, courses such as Silvia Cannon and Wiz Wiz are set in fantasy realms, and certain special shots that are physically impossible can be performed. However, at the same time, the game is realistic enough for the most part, with various factors like wind, angle and other external factors affecting the accuracy of a shot.
There are several game modes of PangYa, which are Stroke Play, Team Match Play, Tournament Mode, Team Tournament Mode, Family Mode, Pang Battle Mode and Approach Shot Mode. Stroke play adds up all the strokes per player for an entire round of golf. The player with the least amount of strokes wins the match. Stroke Play can be played from two to four players. As For Team Match Play, two people become one team to compete for a win on every hole. Whoever has won more holes is the overall winner of the match. Four players are required to be able to play Team Match Play. Tournament mode puts you up against 29 other online players in a stroke play match, and whoever finishes with the least amount of strokes at the end of the match is the winner. Team Tournament Mode is almost the same as Tournament Mode, except that teams of up to 15 players go against each other in a battle to see who can finish higher up on the scoreboard. Family Mode allows friends and family to play together on one computer with only one username. In Pang Battle Mode, players can wager their own pang amount per hole against opposing players. If there is a tie on a certain hole, then the current pot for that hole will be pushed to the next hole for an even greater payout.
A player will start the game with the default golf club and as player progresses, they are given the option to purchase new clubs, either using Pang or Cookies (Astros in North America server). Club sets differ from each other in term of stats provided, available upgrade slots, level requirement, and appearance. Just like in real golf, PangYa club sets contain 4 basic type of clubs, they include woods, irons, wedges, and putters.
The currency of PangYa is Pang. Pang is normally earned by finishing a hole at par or better, pulling off powerful shots, and making difficult chip-ins. Pang can be used at the Shop to buy equipment or items. Pang can also be used to upgrade equipment such as golf clubs, or the characters themselves, boosting their stats.
A cookie system has also been established on most PangYa servers which allows people to buy equipment and items using real cash. Albatross18's Astros system (which is system designed to allow their respective virtual credit systems use on multiple games) replaces the cookie system but are identical in usage.
In PangYa, a ranking system is used. When you first create a character their level will be Rookie F. As you play more games in tournament mode or match play you will gain more experience points and move up in rank, the highest being Legend (Season 3/US and EU) / Infinity Legend (Season 4/KR and JP).
List Of Ranks From Lowest To Highest Rookie, Beginner, Junior, Senior, Amateur, Semi-Pro, Pro, Regional Pro, National Pro, Legend. (All go from Ranks E through to A except for Rookie which is the only rank where you start with F)
In PangYa, special shots are achieved by doing different combinations of keys. The standard "perfect shot" is performed by hitting a shot that lands in the white bar, causing a voice to cheer "PangYa!". To add to this, under certain conditions, players can hit shots such as the Power Topspin, Power Backspin, and Power Curve, aiding them in avoiding obstacles or chipping the ball into the hole. More complicated shots can be achieved such as the Super PangYa, which adds 10-20 yards to a shot (depending on how many power bars are spent on the shot), and the Cobra, Tomahawk and Spike, which change the trajectory of the shot considerably. For example, The tomahawk shot makes the ball shoot out on fire before exploding on the floor where it stays unless Front or Backspin is applied. Spike where the ball after hitting goes straight up vertical then freezes in the sky before plummeting to the ground with an explosion much like the Tomahawk then finally the Cobra which after shooting the ball it travels inches away from the ground before going a little vertical and falls to the ground with no explosion.
Super Swing Golf series
First unveiled at Nintendo's E3 press conference during a montage trailer, Super Swing Golf was announced for the Wii gaming system. The game was in joint development by Ntreev Soft and Tecmo, was released on December 2, 2006, by Tecmo in Japan, and was released on December 12, 2006 in the U.S. Super Swing Golf has been built from the ground up for the Wii but still shares similar attributes with the PC version of the game. The sequel to Super Swing Golf, Super Swing Golf: Season 2, has also been released, featuring new items as well as the Deep Inferno, Pink Wind, and Ice Spa courses from PangYa on PC as well as the Special Shot 'Spike'.
Pangya is a cute Anime Style MMO. It involves Golfing with a strange yet a brilliant twist. You start with an average golfer and as you earn more cash, you can buy many items from the shop. As you progress you earn more skills to use in Battle. Pangya is extremly addictive for all the sporting gamers and even the average gamers. The game is fun and cute and has different game modes. Like it so far? Read More»
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Pangya System Requirements
CPU: Pentium III 800Mhz or higher
Memory: 256 MB or higher
Video Card: Geforce 2 MX or higher
OS: Windows 98 / 98SE / ME / 2000 / XP
Direct X Version: Direct X 8.1 or higher