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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 PC-98 Decisions, decisions...
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire PC-98 Dong Zhuo and Lü Bu duke it out!
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire Windows 3.x Romance of The Three Kingdoms IV Post Battle Screen
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire SNES Sending troops

Promo Images

Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire Screenshot
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire Other
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire Screenshot
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "三國志IV" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Sangokushi IV" -- Japanese title
  • "RTK 4" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

KOEI is rare example that proves some developers can create better sequals than its already legendary predecessors... Windows 3.x Indra was here (20924)

Critic Reviews

Game Players PlayStation Jun, 1996 82 out of 100 82
Game Players SNES Aug, 1995 81 out of 100 81
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SEGA Saturn Nov, 1995 32.5 out of 40 81
Mega Fun SEGA Saturn Nov, 1995 80 out of 100 80
GamePro (US) SEGA Saturn Dec, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Electric Playground SEGA Saturn Jan 26, 1996 7 out of 10 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows 3.x Feb, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Nintendo Life Wii Mar 27, 2007 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60
GameSpot Wii Apr 13, 2007 5.6 out of 10 56
GameSpot Windows 3.x 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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