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Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV; San Goku Shi IV; 三国彲4

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV, a multiplayer kingdom management strategy game, is the fourth 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 IV 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.

Section Updates

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.

8/2/02: Added a FAQ (SNES) by David Xu (thanks for letting it be a part of this site David).

7/22/02: Added game cover art.

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

5/23/02: You can now listen to the full Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV soundtrack on the music page; this orchestrated music is better than the in game music.

5/5/02: Three Kingdoms IV 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 IV FAQs and Walkthroughs

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

Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV is a trademark of KOEI Corporation and KOEI Co., Ltd. © 1994–2001 KOEI Co., Ltd.

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March 11, 2014