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1552 Tenka Tairan (TurboGrafx CD)

1552 Tenka Tairan TurboGrafx CD Title screen

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1552 Tenka Tairan is a war strategy game set during the Sengoku period of the Japanese history. The three campaign scenarios are set, respectively, in the years 1552, 1582, and 1600. The player is put in the midst of the so-called gekokujou situation, when ambitious daimyo (feudal lords) began to overthrow their superiors, resulting in a global war for dominance in Japan. The player controls such a warlord, choosing one of the available historical figures, or creating his/her own character. Character creation is Ultima-style; the player is asked a series of questions, and depending on the answer, the player-controlled general will have different statistics.

The gameplay involves managing the army, advancing the troops, conquering neighboring provinces, defending own castle, etc. Though the game pauses when the player makes a decision, the time advances regardless of the player's actions, effectively making Tenka Tairan a real-time strategy game. Battles take place on separate screens, with a wealth of tactical possibilities for positioning and manoeuvring the troops.

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1552 Tenka Tairan TurboGrafx CD As the intro unfolds, you learn about the time period the game is set in
1552 Tenka Tairan TurboGrafx CD Historical background
1552 Tenka Tairan TurboGrafx CD Battle screen
1552 Tenka Tairan TurboGrafx CD ...stylish colors...

Alternate Titles

  • "1552天下大乱" -- Japanese spelling

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אולג 小奥 (171372) added 1552 Tenka Tairan (TurboGrafx CD) on Oct 17, 2010