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Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire

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3.3
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3.0
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Description

The Three Kingdoms era of Chinese history is the setting for this strategic war game. Select one of 38 leaders and guide your people to power by military or diplomatic means in an isometrically viewed world. Military tactics such as well-placed taunts and deliberate enemy confusion are on offer. Weaponry includes catapults and automatic-firing crossbows.

Screenshots

Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire Windows Romance of The Three Kingdoms IV Duel Screen #2
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire PC-98 Main menu
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire SEGA 32X Main ingame screen
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire Windows Romance of The Three Kingdoms IV Intro Screen #1

Alternate Titles

  • "三國志IV" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Sangokushi IV" -- Japanese title
  • "RTK 4" -- Common abbreviation
  • "Romance IV of the Three Kingdoms: Wall of Fire" -- PSN release title

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User Reviews

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The Press Says

Game Players PlayStation Jun, 1996 82 out of 100 82
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SEGA Saturn Nov, 1995 8.1 out of 10 81
Sega-16.com SEGA 32X Aug 13, 2012 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) SEGA Saturn Dec, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SEGA Saturn Jun, 1996 7 out of 10 70
Nintendo Life Wii Mar 27, 2007 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows 3.x Feb, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Feb, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
PC Player (Germany) Windows 3.x Aug, 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
GameSpot Windows Jun 20, 1996 3.8 out of 10 38

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Trivia

Cutscenes

Versions of the game that shipped on a CD contain video cutscenes taken from the 84-part Romance of the Three Kingdoms TV series produced by China Central Television (CCTV) in 1995.

Hidden event

There's a secret hidden event in the game in which Liu Bei and his brothers pay Zhuge Liang three visits in order to recruit him as his Advisor.

Information also contributed by Nathan Taylor

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