Did Koei spur you on to learn the history?

Discussion of other Three Kingdoms games (e.g. Destiny of an Emperor and Dynasty Tactics) and other games by Koei (e.g. Samurai Warriors).

Did Koei encourage you to study these eras?

Yes
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No
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9%
 
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Re: Did Koei spur you on to learn the history?

Unread postby James » Fri Nov 14, 2008 7:19 am

Technically Capcom is most responsible for spurring my interest in the Three Kingdoms. Destiny of an Emperor was my introduction. I started to learn about it, and read the book, only after playing Romance of the Three Kingdoms for the NES, but I wouldn't have been as interested in that game—and wouldn't have been as interested in the characters—if not for Destiny of an Emperor. So KOEI played an initial role, but not a very great one. Now, I do owe a lot about my current interest to KOEI.
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Re: Did Koei spur you on to learn the history?

Unread postby Ci Cao » Mon Nov 24, 2008 8:02 am

Learn the history? Actually I got to RTK and China in general via the games, and now I'm almost done with my B.A. in Sinology...
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Re: Did Koei spur you on to learn the history?

Unread postby SunXia » Mon Nov 24, 2008 5:25 pm

Well I've always been bit of a history junkie so with the introduction of Koei into my life I guess you can say it ignited my interest in Chinese and Japanese history!! But I haven't had a chance to study any of them formally yet!!
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Re: Did Koei spur you on to learn the history?

Unread postby xiaoxiannu » Mon Dec 01, 2008 4:35 pm

yes, KOEI has responsible for make me a RTK freak... :lol:
I first play RTK II..and goes to IV..after that I borrow from my auntie SGYY made by LGZ..that's my stories :lol:
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Re: Did Koei spur you on to learn the history?

Unread postby Tianshan Zi » Mon Dec 01, 2008 4:41 pm

Koei definitely spawned my initial interest in Ancient Chinese history via the Romance of the Three Kingdoms series, and the Nobumnaga's Ambition series, along with the ridiculous mini-series Shogun, got me interested in Medieval Japanese history. :)
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Re: Did Koei spur you on to learn the history?

Unread postby WuLordoftheNewAge » Thu Dec 11, 2008 11:44 pm

Not really... It was actually a conversation on this forum in which SGZ was referenced. I swore that I would be a buff in the Sanguo era history and culture.
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Re: Did Koei spur you on to learn the history?

Unread postby Kayzr » Tue Dec 30, 2008 5:03 pm

Not really, although Dynasty Warriors/ROTK spurred my interest in the Han period in China. I already knew a little bit about Chinese history, but these games helped me to become familiar with the names, places, and such. I didn't really take the Dynasty Warriors game at face value, simply because they're too silly in a lot of cases.
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Re: Did Koei spur you on to learn the history?

Unread postby Sun Fin » Tue Jan 06, 2009 7:57 pm

Dynasty Tactic's and Warrior's are what got me intrested in the book then history so without a doubt yes. Thats why I'll always support Koei no matter how bad the games get!
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Re: Did Koei spur you on to learn the history?

Unread postby Jordan » Sat Jan 10, 2009 11:54 pm

Simply and admittedly, yes.
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Re: Did Koei spur you on to learn the history?

Unread postby KhanFeiHung » Mon Jan 12, 2009 6:41 pm

I would probably not have been exposed to A Romance of Three Kingdoms if it had not been for Koei. :)
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