And it’s not the price alone ($90 is expensive, however).. it’s the fact that Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13 is just plain not available in English. And that disappoints me.
It’s one of the most powerful periods of world history, as rival warlords try to reclaim the throne of China after the fall of the Han Dynasty. And the crazy thing is that if it wasn’t for a epic-length novel written about over 1000 years later.. we wouldn’t care so much about it.
The Chinese Author Leo Guanzhong took the story in the 14th century and basically romanticized it, adding a ton of detail from historic records, but then adding to it (yes, even in the 14th century, you have “Inspired by True Events” stories). It had one of the coolest opening lines, “”The empire, long divided, must unite; long united, must divide. Thus it has ever been”
And the latest version is out for PS4, X1 and PC. Unfortunately, English is not yet supported, but I’ve seen previous stories that English is coming. It’s the 30th anniversary of the long running series, so I’m hoping that I will be able to play it soon.