Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV : Wall of Fire
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV FAQ version 1
Created: March 14, 2001
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As one of 32 rulers, you must conquer all 43 cities of China. You have an
unlimited amount of time to do this.
Conquering China is not an easy task. You need a to build strong armies for
your kingdom, Raise your city's Farm, Dam, Economy and Technology. You can
also befriend/ ask for cease-fire on powerful countries.
I'll explain the other stuff later at this faqs.
Pick a strong leader. Scout the scenarios to identify the traditional
successors of a ruler.
Appoint your most intelligent general to be your advisor. The higher the
general's intelligent the better it would give advice.
Scout on your surrounding cities and try to befriend them if needed. The
their hostility rate the less chances they'll attack you.
Always train your soldiers with a good general and always leave someone who
the recruit ability
Recruit as much General as you can for they'll come in handy at a point in
When attacking a city, always have enough soldier to defend your city you'll
never know when a ruler will attack you.
Also when conquering a city appoint the best general you have and be sure
must have the loyalty of 90 - 100.
Try outsmarting your enemy with some plots like arson, gossip etc...
When hidding a general to an enemy city be sure he has 95 - 100 loyalty
After battles try to see the talents and stats of a captured enemy general
try to recruit him/her. If he/she asked for freedom take him to prison never
execute a general unless you really want him to die.(hehehehe reminds me of
Focus investing on cities with 200,000 people, smaller cities can develop to
And most of all save always, this may help you.
Frequently Asked Questoins
Q. Why is it that this game don't have any walkthroughs?
A. This game can be different every time you play it. Other rulers can do
different actions every time you start a new game. For example the first
the first time you've played it you were attacked by a Ruler and the next
time you load or start it again thay can do a different action. Got that?
Q. How can I prevent my Officers from death?
A. It's easy you can't. But I know a way to lenghten their lives a month or
First when you have an Officer who is in at the age of 49 or 50 they can
the next one to die so save your game every month and when the message
one of your officers died load your last saved game file which is just
you last played on. Remember each time you play there can be many
that can happen.
Q. How come some item's my ruler have don't have anything special?
A. Am sure it was fake. I don't know if there are anything special about
items but they can be given to an Officer who has low loyalty points.
Q. Why won't this officer join me?
A. If you try several times to recruit an officer, but he repeatedly turns
chances are your ruler is not very virtuous. In Historical mode, it may
be that the
officer you're trying to recruit is not very compatible with your ruler.
The game has much commands and are divided into 8 categories. When issueing
a command you need an officer who has the ability for the job. For Example,
when you want to Arson the provision of an enemy city, before you can you
somebody who has the Arson skill.
Move - Move generals between city. The generals can take gold and/or
and/or soldiers with them when they move. You can only move generals into
cities, they must be one of your vassal cities or an unclaimed city.
Send - Send supplies, soldiers, and weapons between cities. Bandits may
your supplies during shipment; this is based on the leadership, power,
political ability, and intellect of the officer executing the command.
War - Attack an enemy city.
Draft - Draft soldiers from the population. It costs 10 gold and 10 food to
recruit 100 soldiers.
Train - Train your soldiers.
Build - Build weapons. The Tech level must be high enough to build the
you must have a sufficient amount of gold, and you must have an officer
available with skills to build weapons.
Spy - Gather information on other cities in a territory. The selected
must have the ability to spy.
Search - Search a territory for free officers or bring back an artifact. The
officer must have skills to recruit.
Recruit - Recruit a free officer, prisoner or an enemy officer in an
space. The officer must have the recruit command.
Reward - Give gold or an item to an Officer(maximium of 100). This will
your general's loyalty.
Give - Give food to your people. You can give up to 1000 food, and its
success is based on the officers/rulers charm. I raise your people's
Farm - Invest money and assign generals to develop farmland. The higher the
is the more provision can be produced and poeple to feed.
Dams - Invest money and assign generals to develop dams. The higher the Dam
less you get flooded.
Economy - Invest money and assign generals to develop the economy. The
economy is the better the gold production and low market rate.
Technology - Invest money and assign generals to develop the technology. The
the Technology is the better the weapon that could be build.
F.Sell - Sell provisions for money
F.Buy - Buy provisions
X-Bow - Buy crossbows.
Str X - Buy strong crossbows.
Horses - Buy horses.
Hide - Hide an officer in an enemy city. He must have a Loyalty rating of 95
or higher. You may recruit him back during a battle (if he was there) and
an army of his own. Or you can get him after conquering the city.
Bribe - Bribe an enemy officer to betray his ruler in battle. Your officer
must have skills to bribe. It depends on the loyalty of the bribed officer
Intelligent and charm of an officer.
Rebel - Persuade an enemy governor to rebel against his ruler. Your officer
must have skills to rebel.
Gossip - Spread gossip in an enemy city, either to the officers or the
Your officer must have skills to gossip. It lowers the loyalty of either of
Arson - Set fire to an enemy city's provision, arms, or both. Arsoning both
damage. Your officer must have skills to commit arson.
Snoop - Attempt to increase your Farm, Dams, Economy, or Tech level at the
expense of another city. Your officer must have skills to Snoop.
Ally - Form an alliance with an enemy ruler. Never broke it.
Joint - Launch a joint attack on a city with an allied city.
Gift - Offer gifts to a rival ruler or foreign tribe. This lowers their
Threat - Threaten another ruler into surrendering.
Revoke - Revoke an alliance. As I said never broke one, you'll see if you
Swap - Swap prisoners for other prisoners or stocks(I mean gold, provision
Invade - Ask a foreign tribe to invade a city.
Delegate - Give command of a vassal city to its governor. Choose either Army
or City control.
Assign - Assign the ranks of Advisor, Civil Officer, Marshal, Governor,
Advisor, or Chief Civil Officer from your officers.
Punish - Demote an officer, fire an officer, or confiscate an item.
Exile - Abandon your cities and go into exile.
City - Command your home city.
Vassal - Command a vassal city.
Officer - View data for you officers.
Vassal - View data for your vassal cities.
City - Shows a city statistics screen
Events - You can see events like good harvest, plague etc . . to where does
Report - Hear the latest reports from officers in charge of development,
training, and building weapons.
This FAQ is © copyrigthed 2001 by gyl127.