Heroes

Try to swear brotherhood with one of your Bandits He or she must be in your Home Prefecture and have a loyalty of 95 or over. A Sworn Brother or Sister's Loyalty is 100 and never decreases. A Prefecture ruled by a Sworn Brother or Sister is controlled directly by you. You can only have 9 Sworn Brothers or Sisters at one time. (Al higher game levels, the maximum is less.) The compatibility of your personalities is important for success. The bond will break if a Sworn Brother or Sister becomes a...

T Hobunagas Ambition

Longest Selling Simulation Game Ever Released in Japan. As a daimyo-one of the great warlords ol Japan's Warring States Period, you must battle valiantly against your rivals to unify the country. Dispatch ninja against them, ally with them, or meet them on the battlefield. The outcome is entirely in your hands. Features For one to eight players two separate scenarios five levels of difficulty battery backed memory deme mode complete instruction mannual and historical notes poster...

Day Limited Warranty

Koei Corporation warrants to the original consumer purchaser that this Nintendo Game Pak PAK shall be tree from defects in material and workmanship lor a period of 90 days from date of purchase, if a defect covered by this warranty occurs during this 90-day warranty period, Koei will repair or replace the PAK at is option, free of charge. To receive this warranty service l 00 NOT return your defective Game Pak to retailer 2. Notify Koei Corp. of the problem requiring warranty service by calling...

Warning Do Not Use With Front Or Rear Projection Tv A

Do not use a front or rear projection television with your Nintendo Entertainment System NES and NES games. Your projection television screen may be permanently damaged if video games with stationary scenes or patterns are played on your projection television. Similar damage may occur if you place a video game on hold or pause. If you use your projection television with NES games, Nintendo will not be liable for any damage. This situation is not caused by a defect in the NES or NES games other...

Introduction

BANDIT KINGS OF ANCIENT CHINA is based ori the heroic struggles of the bandit kings of the Song Empire Although they were branded as outlaws by a corrupt government, these men were better known for their courage, mercy and love of justice. While Gao Qui -evil spread throughout China, these good fellows fought to defend their families, loved ones, and their villages againist this scourge. They were true heroes. Nov.-. KOEI is proud to present the first simulation game ever to be based on this...

Terrain

Each Prefecture's Battle Map presents a new challenge m terrain. There are high mountains that block passage, deep forests that offer protection, and rushing rivers that threaten to sink even the hardy steersman. Each terrain affects movement and combat differently. Terrain will change with the season. Mountains Impassable. Units cannot enter Mountain hexes, nor can archery attacks bo directed over them. Hills Hills require 5 Movement Points to enter, and Provide excellent defense. Forests. A...

Conquests Of Love And

As Richard the Lion Hearted, the Sbogun. or even the Great Khan himseil. carve a path ot conquest through Asia and Europe. With everything from fighting duels to raiding towns. Genghis Khan takes the simulation game to new levels of sophistication. Features For one to four players battery backed memory two separate scenarios five levels of difficulty demo mode complete instruction mannual and historical notes poster included. 1989 PC Excellence Award IBM-PC Version Game Player's Magazine

Events

Taxes Rulers with Support 40 or over receive Food and Gold. Depreciation Skill. Arms. Flood, Land. Wealth, and Support slightly decrease. Aging All characters age one year. Unrest Loyalties decrease depending on the characters' compatibility with their rulers. Seasonal Events The season changes in March. June. September, and December. Typhoon- In Summer, typhoons may hit. A Typhoon decreases Flood, Land, and Wealth, and increases the Rate in the Prefecture...

Blue Face B

Once a proud member of the Imperial Guard. Blue Face Beast came under Gao Qiu's wrath when he lost a load ot precious stones meant for the Emperor' s garden. Stripped of his office, penniless Blue Face Beast tried to sell his splendid dagger that could Cut so quickly that blood would not touch the blade. When the bully Hairless Tiger dared him to prove the blade's boast. Blue Face Beast accidentally killed him. Sent into exile under Magistrate Liang. Blue Face Beast's superb fighting skills...

Starting A Game

While the system is OFF. insert GAME PAK, then turn on the power After the opening animation sequence or during it. if you wish , proceed to the game by pressing the START button. The following messages appear 1 Begin a New Game 2 Load a Saved Game Select which option STARTING A NEW GAME 1 Choosing a Scenario Move the cursor to 'Begm a New Game, then press button A The following 4 scenario choices will appear Sconario 1 1101 A.D.-Leopard Headed kills the agents of Gao Oiu and is exiled to the...

Battle Display And

When your Good Fellow or Sworn Brother or Sister sends heroes to war. the battle is fought on the Battle Display Battles by your Chieftains are resolved automatically, without going to the Battle Display. 1. The year, month, and day. The weather icon , and wind direction. The number, name, and Ruler of the Prefecture invaded 2. The Food. Heroes and Men for the Attacking and Defending Armies Highlighted numbers are the reinforcements. 3. The Command and message Window. 4. The Battle Map. One hex...

Move

Move heroes to another Prefecture, send supplies to a Territory, or abandon your Home Prefecture to go into a. Hero Body -10 Wisdom Experience 7 Move heroes from one Prefecture to another. If you move into an Empty Prefecture, it becomes your Territory. The new Prefecture's Ruler will be decided in this order of priority 1 Good Fellow 2 Elder Brother or Sister 3 Younger Brother or Sister 4 Bandit with nighest loyalty On the map, move the arrow to the Prefecture you are moving from with the...

Service

Body -15,'Strength Experience 10 Effects depend on the Strength of the Hero you appoint. Citizens will be grateful, and the Ruler's Support will increase according to his Mercy. Merciful Rulers are liked better. Build dams and canals to help safeguard your Prefecture from typhoons. The maximum value is 100. Cultivate land and raise your Prefecture's Land value. A high Land value increases the amount of Food you receive in January The maximum value is 100. Oo construction and increase your...

Victory Conditions

Heroes will tire. If Body becomes 0, they will be captured. The Attacker wins if all castles are occupied by attacking Units for a full turn the defenders run out of provisions an defending Units on the Battle Map are destroyed the defending Prefecture's Ruler flag with a stripe is captured, or 'eaves the Prefecture by retreat or river The Defender wins if the attacker runs out of provisions all attacking Units are destroyed the attacking Prefecture s Ruler is captured or...

Make

Build weapons or ships instead of buying them. a. lt Ships gt Body -15 Dexterity Experience 4-15 Wisdom Experience 10 Use this command to provide ships for the Bandits in your lair. Only characters with Steersman anility and Skill of 70 or greater can carry out this command. You must also pay a certain amount of Gold for every ship built. First, decide who will make the ships. Then enter the number of ships you want to build and press button A. Yol will be told how much Gold is required Answer...

Organize

The cost per man will rise with the Rate. 11. TRAIN Body -10 Strength Experience i 11 Dexterity Experience 11 Train your Men to increase their Skill. You cannot train if you have no Men. Skill maximum is 100. The training Hero's Strength and Dexterity, and your Good Fellow's Integrity determine the benefit training will have. Call for a feast at any time. I'he cost is 10 Gold per person, but varies according to the Rate A feast will increase your Heroes' 8ody points and...

How To Enter Commands

Each Prefecture has one command per month not including Empty Prefectures Turn order is random, and changes every month. You can choose command for your Home Prefecture, and any Prefecture ruled by your Sworn Brother or Sister. Your Chieftains wilt execute orders on their own. Control what kinds of commands your Chieftains select by using Command lt Heroes gt Option lt Orders gt . To enter commands and subcommands use the button to move the cursor to the command you want, then press button A....