The Chronicles of the Three Kingdoms is a real-time war game, based on the Chinese historical saga “The Three Kingdoms”. The style of The Chronicles of the Three Kingdoms is combines the grand battlefield action of a real-time tactical warfare game and the story development of a role-playing game. In it, you will have the chance to control several armies from the perspective of the Marshall, Liu Bei – the commander-in-chief of the fighting force. Instead of controlling each individual unit at a time, you will command entire divisions of up to eighty men at once. Using formations, tactics, and careful strategy, you can lead your soldiers to victory.
The campaign battles are woven into a historically-based plot. You are the head of Liu Bei's faction, on a quest to restore the government of the Han dynasty. As you fight towards your goal, you will be faced with several difficult decisions. The choices you make will guide you down your own unique path entwined with the history of the Three Kingdoms. As well, the generals under your command will grow in power with each battle, gathering experience, special items, and new abilities that can turn the tide of battle.