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Re: Total War: Three Kingdoms
« Reply #15 on: January 10, 2018, 11:37:30 AM »
I canít help myself, I have always enjoyed Asian history, especially Chinese, and this seems a natural fit for the TW series. Plus it completes the circle started way back with the original Shogun TW. Also - we can only hope - I bet a lot of the systems implemented in the Warhammer games will show up here. Lots of reasons to rejoice, not least of which being that this announcement means that Martok was probably correct and Thrones of Brtittania is due out this spring.

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Re: Total War: Three Kingdoms
« Reply #16 on: January 10, 2018, 11:58:09 AM »
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Re: Total War: Three Kingdoms
« Reply #17 on: January 10, 2018, 12:41:06 PM »
I'm excited about all the opportunities to make totally inappropriate and politically incorrect Asian jokes.
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Re: Total War: Three Kingdoms
« Reply #18 on: January 10, 2018, 12:52:53 PM »
Arenít we all?
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Re: Total War: Three Kingdoms
« Reply #19 on: January 10, 2018, 01:36:07 PM »
We used to watch this one as well;



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« Reply #20 on: January 10, 2018, 01:51:00 PM »
I must admit, corny and stylised though it was, we always watched it.
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Re: Total War: Three Kingdoms
« Reply #21 on: January 10, 2018, 02:19:01 PM »
I canít help myself, I have always enjoyed Asian history, especially Chinese, and this seems a natural fit for the TW series. Plus it completes the circle started way back with the original Shogun TW. Also - we can only hope - I bet a lot of the systems implemented in the Warhammer games will show up here. Lots of reasons to rejoice, not least of which being that this announcement means that Martok was probably correct and Thrones of Brtittania is due out this spring.

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Re: Total War: Three Kingdoms
« Reply #22 on: January 10, 2018, 02:53:57 PM »
The trailer reminded me of fantasy rather than history. Typical of modern Chinese movies.
Could this be Matt Daemon Great Wall style Total War? :P

I must say I am a little excited by this. However I still just don't know if I could play another game of line the troops up with nothing to do but watch the black ants.
I hope the engine comes good for this title. Because it is much more exciting than the "Brittania" one.

P.S. Anybody know when the main historical title will be announced. These little "ERAS" titles are just to line the pockets of CA while they develop the main title. I doubt their will be much innovation for the ERA titles.
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Re: Total War: Three Kingdoms
« Reply #23 on: January 10, 2018, 02:54:41 PM »
I am not excited because there's something with the strategic aspect of the TW games that keeps me from enjoying them completely, but it's one of the TW games i will buy on release. The 3 Kingdoms period (and the books!) is an exceptional time period in chinese history with greater than life heroes....it's the chinese Lords of the Rings!
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Re: Total War: Three Kingdoms
« Reply #24 on: January 10, 2018, 03:07:25 PM »
Anguille that "greater than life" Lord of the Rings feel the trailer had is what I was worried about. That instead of finally having a chinese history title that goes beyond all the cheesy movies you can watch. We may just get a cheesy chinese movie game.

I agree that the strategic layer needs updating. I want a larger tactical layer between the battle and strategy layer.
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Re: Total War: Three Kingdoms
« Reply #25 on: January 10, 2018, 03:12:17 PM »
Meh. 

A longer wait for Medieval 3 or Victoria then. 

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Re: Total War: Three Kingdoms
« Reply #26 on: January 10, 2018, 03:23:27 PM »
Anguille that "greater than life" Lord of the Rings feel the trailer had is what I was worried about. That instead of finally having a chinese history title that goes beyond all the cheesy movies you can watch. We may just get a cheesy chinese movie game.

I agree that the strategic layer needs updating. I want a larger tactical layer between the battle and strategy layer.
The thing is that the books "Romance of the Three Kingdoms" are very old and are the most read books on the planet. It is a huge part of chinese history and culture. It's a classic in chinese litterature and has his heroes and enemies: Cao Cao, Liu Bei and others:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romance_of_the_Three_Kingdoms

If you want to play an historical game on China, you can get Oriental Empires;)
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Re: Total War: Three Kingdoms
« Reply #27 on: January 10, 2018, 03:28:56 PM »
Just found it on amazon for the Kindle - £1.49, so that was an instant buy.
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Re: Total War: Three Kingdoms
« Reply #29 on: January 10, 2018, 04:09:15 PM »
The trailer reminded me of fantasy rather than history. Typical of modern Chinese movies.
Could this be Matt Daemon Great Wall style Total War? :P

I must say I am a little excited by this. However I still just don't know if I could play another game of line the troops up with nothing to do but watch the black ants.
I hope the engine comes good for this title. Because it is much more exciting than the "Brittania" one.

P.S. Anybody know when the main historical title will be announced. These little "ERAS" titles are just to line the pockets of CA while they develop the main title. I doubt their will be much innovation for the ERA titles.

This is THE NEXT BIG HISTORICAL ONE (TM)