Romance of the Three Kingdoms (ROTK) is my Civilization, the tactical strategy game I poured hours of my life into without regret. As my parting article for my run as guest editor today, let me tell you why I love this series so much.
Maybe you’ve heard of Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13—not only has the historical strategy series been around for a while, it also has several spin-offs, such as Dynasty Warriors. Well, now Romance of the Kingdoms is tearing up the Steam charts.
Hisashi Koinuma became the Vice CEO of Tecmo Koei, one of the biggest game companies in Japan. Going into the game industry worked out for him. But it was a move that his parents may have had some reservations about.