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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 SNES The war begins!
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire Windows 3.x Romance of The Three Kingdoms IV Intro Screen #5
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire PC-98 Oops...

Promo Images

Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire Screenshot
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire Screenshot
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 (20902)

Critic Reviews

Game Players PlayStation Jun, 1996 82 out of 100 82
Game Players SNES Aug, 1995 81 out of 100 81
Sega-16.com SEGA 32X Aug 13, 2012 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) SNES Jul, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Electric Playground SEGA Saturn Jan 26, 1996 7 out of 10 70
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SEGA Saturn Jun, 1996 7 out of 10 70
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SNES Aug, 1995 7 out of 10 70
PC Player (Germany) Windows 3.x Aug, 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
GameSpot Windows 3.x Jun 20, 1996 3.8 out of 10 38
High Score Windows 3.x Apr, 1996 1 out of 5 20

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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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