- Romance of the Three Kingdoms II
Infobox VG| title = Romance of the Three Kingdoms II
caption = Game cover
publisher = Koei
designer = Koei
released = JP 1989-?(PC-88, PC-98)
Turn-based strategy, Grand strategy
Single Player, multiplayer (max 8 (12 in Windows))
MS-DOS, PC-88, PC9801, MSX2, Amiga, NES, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, WonderSwan, Sony PlayStation, Windows 95
media = 3.5 inch floppy (PC-98, MS-DOS, Amiga), 5.25 inch floppy (PC-88), 1 CD (Windows, Playstation)
input = Keyboard (PC)
"Romance of the Three Kingdoms II" (released in
Japanas "Sangokushi II" for Super Nintendo Entertainment System, and as "Sangokushi II for WonderSwan" for WonderSwan) is the second in the Romance of the Three Kingdoms series of turn-based strategy games produced by Koeibased upon the book " Romance of the Three Kingdoms".
Upon starting the game, players choose from one of six scenarios that determine the initial layout of power in ancient
China. The scenarios loosely depict allegiances and warlord holdings in the novel, although gameplay does not follow events after the game begins:
Dong ZhuoSeizes Loyang (189 A.D.)
* Rivals Struggle for Power (194 A.D.)
Liu BeiHides (201 A.D.)
Cao CaoCovets Control of China (208 A.D.)
* Nation Breaks into 3 Divisions (215 A.D.)
* The Three-way Contest (220 A.D.)
After choosing the scenario, players determine which warlord(s) they will control. Custom characters may be inserted into territories unoccupied by other forces, as well. A total of 41 different provinces exist, as well as over 200 unique characters. Each character has three statistics, which range from 1 to 100 (higher is better). A warlord's Intelligence, War Ability and Charm influence how successful he or she will be when performing certain tasks, such as dueling or increasing land value in a province.
The goal of the game is to conquer China. This is accomplished by holding every province on the map.
reputation system, which affect the decline rate of officer's loyalty.
Added treasures, which increase officer's ability. Treasure can be obtained by conquering any country but always map county 10.
With the use of advisor, player can predict the chance of successfully execute a decision. Advisor with intellect of 100 always correctly predict the result.
Ability to create new rulers.
With the presence of advisor, after assigning an officer to perform a task, if player choose to abandon the action after advisory, the affected officer loses a turn. This may be necessary for game balance, but is unrealistic.
An advisor has been known to insult the ruler he is working for when he is summoned for advice before the player plots strategy.
* [http://www.gamecity.ne.jp/products/products/ee/Rlsan2.htm Japan Gamecity RTK2 page]
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* [http://www.gamefaqs.com/console/nes/game/587591.html GameFaqs Page]
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