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Romance of the Three Kingdoms III; San Goku Shi III; 三国寯3

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms III, a multiplayer kingdom management strategy game, is the third installation in Koei’s historic simulation series, Romance of the Three Kingdoms. You assume the role of a ruler (historic or your own creation) as you manage your kingdom, officers, diplomatic relations and economy, drafting troops, and waging war—all in a bid to unit China under your flag.

Characters and events in Romance of the Three Kingdoms III are inspired by the namesake novel, Romance of the Three Kingdoms (Sanguo Yanyi; 三国演义), written in the Ming Dynasty, 14th century, by famous Chinese author Luo Guanzhong. Events in Romance of the Three Kingdoms are, in majority, based on historic government records from the Three Kingdoms era of Chinese history—a chaotic period marred with civil war as famous warlords fought amongst themselves for control of China—and further romanticized through storytelling, folklore, and the mind of a brilliant author.

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Release Information, Game Information, and Site Links (external).
NTSC = United States and Canada, PAL = Most of Europe and Australia.

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2/23/05: Linked game information to our database and made new additions (e.g. Google, forums). Access new information through the resources and links above.

1/11/04: Updated front page display and information, added FAQs and Walkthroughs.

12/9/02: Added the Romance of the Three Kingdoms III soundtrack (offline pending host) to the music page. It is a little different than what old console gamers will remember, it is actually done with real instruments, but we think you will like it much more.

6/2/02: Took many new Romance of the Three Kingdoms III screenshots and added them to a new screenshots page for this game.

5/5/02: Three Kingdoms III section navigation and layout revised (and drastically improved). Moved credits to the new credits page. Created a requests page. Created a new site menu (with a Three Kingdoms section).

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms III FAQs and Walkthroughs

Submitted FAQs and Walkthroughs for Romance of the Three Kingdoms III.

Romance of the Three Kingdoms III is a trademark of KOEI Corporation and KOEI Co., Ltd. © KOEI Co., Ltd.

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March 7, 2014