Utiliser votre puissance de seigneur féodal pour unir les terres du Soleil Levant sous votre poigne de fer.
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Date de parution : 15 sept 2011

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“It’s a setting that’s seen rarely in video games. European conflict dominates the strategy landscape and seeing a fresh perspective is very welcome. The fact it’s addictive and enjoyable is even better. This is history made fun.”
8/10 – Strategy Informer

“Sengoku is in every aspect a wonderful simulation of its time, and a historic marvel for strategists.”
9/10 – Gamegrin

“...a game that provide such rich strategic scope that it will very likely be the only game armchair strategists need for the remainder of the year.”
4,5/5 – Digitally Downloaded

À propos de ce jeu

Sengoku est un jeu de stratégie à narration axée sur ses personnages prenant place dans le Japon du 16ème siècle. Jouez le rôle d'un noble japonais et unissez les terres du Soleil Levant sous votre poigne de fer. Utilisez votre puissance militaire, votre éloquence et votre astuce pour augmenter votre pouvoir. Regardez la chute de vos ennemis comme celle des pétales de cerisiers aux premiers jours du printemps. Doublez vos ennemis d'une manière propice et honorable. Soyez sûr d'avoir toujours un héritier compétent, si jamais vous mourriez avant d'avoir pu réaliser votre destinée.

Caractéristiques principales

  • Jouez en tant qu'un seigneur féodal japonais et gérez vos relations avec votre famille, vos amis et vos ennemis
  • Augmentez votre influence et votre pouvoir au sein de votre clan avant de revendiquer la récompense ultime, le contrôle du Japon
  • Conquérez et grandissez tout en récompensant vos serviteurs les plus précieux alors que vous créez votre chemin pour devenir Shogun
  • Une carte historique du Japon, divisée en 350 provinces différentes, de l'ère des conflits d'États
  • Gérez vos relations avec trois factions religieuses différentes, les Shintos, les Chrétiens et les Bouddhistes
  • Aidez vous des puissants clans Ninja lorsque vos armées de samouraïs ne sont plus suffisantes

Configuration requise

    • Système d'exploitation : Windows XP, Vista, 7
    • Processeur : Intel® Pentium® IV 2.4 GHz ou AMD 3500+
    • Mémoire vive : 2 Go de RAM
    • Disque dur : 2 Go d'espace disque disponible
    • Carte graphique : NVIDIA® GeForce 8800 ou ATI Radeon® X1900
    • DirectX® : 9.0c
    • Son : Carte son compatible DirectX
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m.kernahan.mk
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Posté le : 29 mai
This piece of ♥♥♥♥ doesnt work at all
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[-TMI-] CaptainLukeJ
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Posté le : 29 mai
This is A Amazing game, I regret nothing.
best 10 dollar game a man can buy.
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The Nac Mac Feegle
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Posté le : 21 mai
Having recently reviewed and rubbished the over-paced Total War: Shogun 2, I move on to another game set in that extremely popular period, Songoku Jidai, this time it is the aptly named Sengoku.

This is a much easier game to stomach. It was something of a warmup for Crusder Kings 2, I believe, and it feels thus: a lightweight, pared back real time grand strategy game with some pacific art and music working together with simple but effective gameplay.

Like Shogun 2, brinkmanship and vicious attacks are rewarded in Sengoku. Again like Shogun 2, your opponents can be cold as stone or grudingly warm. Unlike Shogun 2, none of this is shoved down your throat, and the pacing is largely in your own hands. Sure, when you get close to the borders of giant factions like the Uesugi you will have to think quick if you are going to avoid anihilation, but the pace of the game never seems subjugated by the gameplay in the same way that it is in Shogun. A bit more attention is paid to the civil affairs of the time, too, with marriages and the like a key part or the gameplay - not the mention the all important Honour currency, which is great fun to build, and even greater fun to spend.

This game is a calm, patient exercise in faction building and subtle, largely representative intrigue - you fill in the blanks with your own imagination in various instances - and it is a really nice thing to try to get your teeth into over a weekend or on a long flight.
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The Hype Train
( 5.6 heures en tout )
Posté le : 14 mai
Takes a few hours to actually get the game, but once you do it's pretty cool

Soundtrack is good if you're a weaboo

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Trazz666
( 70.2 heures en tout )
Posté le : 18 avril
Sent ninjas to lower a 2 year olds honor constantly until he was forced to commit sepaku.

10/10
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Katashi Katsumi (AKA:JEFix02)
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Posté le : 17 avril
it is missing some key islands and needed a bit more work, but other than that it is a great game from paradox.
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elStrages
( 9.0 heures en tout )
Posté le : 4 avril
Not my favourite but still enjoyed it. So i must give a thumbs up!
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Scott Patterson 1973
( 334.8 heures en tout )
Posté le : 3 avril
HAVE SPENT 780 hr and love this game
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Hellfire Shinobi
( 11.3 heures en tout )
Posté le : 24 mars
Very addictive, fun and has a chalenging gameplay.
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boss_duel
( 7.2 heures en tout )
Posté le : 13 février
love this game you need to see a tutorial before buying this game
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Lothar7
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Posté le : 1 février
Jeu moyen.
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adiabolicalduck
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Posté le : 19 janvier
I only sort of recommend this game; Europa Universallis and Crusader Kings are better games, more expansive and flexible, especailly after you've picked up some of the DLCs but when on sale this makes a cheap, narrow alterinative.
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APadrevics
( 2.9 heures en tout )
Posté le : 17 janvier
This game is a great start for the Sengoku era, it could be even bigger with some kind of DLC or a SENGOKU 2. For those who are familiar with Paradox games like CKII would feel like this is a interesting but a easy game. I like the theme and that it differs from the usual games, what is also expected taking the cultural differencies in factor. I recomend for everyone to try this game and let's hope, that Paradox will work on it to make additional tasks aviable for this game in the future. Althoug I just started this game I quickly came into understanding what is what. Also achievements whould be nice. If You are interested in strategy games this is worth consideration even if for a brief while.
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arschy
( 8.1 heures en tout )
Posté le : 4 janvier
Everything was goin well, until I got leprocy, then everyone turned against me, my wife asked me to commit sepuku, they're all dead now, except my wife, ***** has mad stats.
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Kavats are for Oberons
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Posté le : 30 décembre 2015
Suicide Simulator 2016
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イタチ™
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Posté le : 22 décembre 2015
great game ,great music
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oceanbreeze8008
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Posté le : 15 décembre 2015
Needs more work I really wish they put in the effort in this game as they did in CKII.
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Ryuko Uesugi
( 69.5 heures en tout )
Posté le : 10 décembre 2015
Sengoku est un excellent jeu de stratégie.

C’est mon premier jeu dans cette catégorie, donc je ne serai pas le comparer à un autre jeu de ce genre-là.

Pourquoi j’ai pris Sengoku ? Je suis une grande fan du Japon et de son histoire. J’étudie la période Sengoku depuis un long moment, je suis une grande admiratrice d’un Seigneur de guerre de cette époque : Uesugi Kenshin (Nagao Kagetora de son premier nom). Je retrouve donc dans ce jeu le Clan Uesugi, Shiba, Takeda, Toki, Nagao, …

Franchement ce jeu vaut le détour. Par contre si vous n’êtes pas habituer aux termes Japonais de Kojukin, daimyō, … vous risquez d’avoir un peu de mal mais avec le temps vous vous y habituerez.

Attention quand même c’est un jeu qui demande beaucoup de patience, de stratégie, de détermination, vous ne terminerez pas une campagne en 1 heure si je puis dire. Je suis toujours sur la campagne débutant : "Guerre du Kanto", ( +- 23 heures de jeu) car énormément d’éléments rentrent en jeu, comme l’honneur, l’intrigue (attaque Ninja et complots), mariages arrangés, , …

Je conseille vivement Sengoku aux personnes aimant les jeux de stratégies et comme moi fan du Japon. Qui plus est Sengoku est en français.
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Joeyboots80
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Posté le : 28 novembre 2015
My second favorite paradox grand strategy title after Victoria II.
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[くはく] Zangston
( 15.2 heures en tout )
Posté le : 24 novembre 2015
Become Shogun of Japan in Paradox Interactive's Sengoku!
There is a huge amount of clans in the game, where the player can start out as the leader of a clan, or just a vassal of a clan's family. This allows different playstyles, such as starting out as the head of a clan and immediately going to war, or breaking free from your leige and forming your own clan and forcing your leige to commit seppuku (ritualistic suicide). The game also puts the aspect of religion, as upsetting a religious group will cause rebellions to spawn near a temple, shrine, or church of that particular group; having good relations will grant the player bonuses. Although the teminology and mechanics of the game are hard to learn at first, it's easy to understand.
The soundtrack is amazing, as well.
Would recommend Sengoku to a friend.
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Sengoku est un excellent jeu de stratégie.

C’est mon premier jeu dans cette catégorie, donc je ne serai pas le comparer à un autre jeu de ce genre-là.

Pourquoi j’ai pris Sengoku ? Je suis une grande fan du Japon et de son histoire. J’étudie la période Sengoku depuis un long moment, je suis une grande admiratrice d’un Seigneur de guerre de cette époque : Uesugi Kenshin (Nagao Kagetora de son premier nom). Je retrouve donc dans ce jeu le Clan Uesugi, Shiba, Takeda, Toki, Nagao, …

Franchement ce jeu vaut le détour. Par contre si vous n’êtes pas habituer aux termes Japonais de Kojukin, daimyō, … vous risquez d’avoir un peu de mal mais avec le temps vous vous y habituerez.

Attention quand même c’est un jeu qui demande beaucoup de patience, de stratégie, de détermination, vous ne terminerez pas une campagne en 1 heure si je puis dire. Je suis toujours sur la campagne débutant : "Guerre du Kanto", ( +- 23 heures de jeu) car énormément d’éléments rentrent en jeu, comme l’honneur, l’intrigue (attaque Ninja et complots), mariages arrangés, , …

Je conseille vivement Sengoku aux personnes aimant les jeux de stratégies et comme moi fan du Japon. Qui plus est Sengoku est en français.
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I only sort of recommend this game; Europa Universallis and Crusader Kings are better games, more expansive and flexible, especailly after you've picked up some of the DLCs but when on sale this makes a cheap, narrow alterinative.
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This game is a great start for the Sengoku era, it could be even bigger with some kind of DLC or a SENGOKU 2. For those who are familiar with Paradox games like CKII would feel like this is a interesting but a easy game. I like the theme and that it differs from the usual games, what is also expected taking the cultural differencies in factor. I recomend for everyone to try this game and let's hope, that Paradox will work on it to make additional tasks aviable for this game in the future. Althoug I just started this game I quickly came into understanding what is what. Also achievements whould be nice. If You are interested in strategy games this is worth consideration even if for a brief while.
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A lot of players have called Sengoku a not-quite-Crusader Kings II: something Paradox released when they didn't quite have CKII's system down, but wanted to make money with something they had thus far. People had told me it was mediocre, and so I wasn't interested in spending too much money on it. Recently it went on sale for $2.70, which is about the same amount of money spent on a few Mountain Dew Kickstarts at 7-11, so I decided to try it out, being a lover of strategy games in general and especially the Sengoku Jidai time period.

So is it true that it's like a poor man's CK2? Actually, there's a LOT of truth in this. Sengoku is basically somewhere between CKI and CKII, with elements from both games in the interface and gameplay. You have your nobles, you marry them, have heirs, interact with nobles above and below you (depending on who you play), and improve the desmense you control directly. Unlike in CKII and later Paradox games, you can't go to war with specific regions as a war goal, but you can capture provinces in a war and keep them as soon as peace is made (a bit like how wars of religion happened in CK1).

Warfare is like any other Paradox game, with individual armies battling it out and battles won/lost depending on a combination of numbers and morale. How the morale is decided, I don't know - sometimes I just throw armies at my enemies and hope the little green bar stops going up and down until I win. The AI does that annoying thing that the AI often did in older Paradox games - namely, refusing to try to stop your armies and just meandering around taking empty provinces, leaving their home country wide open or permitting their armies to be surrounded. In the end, I sometimes fought wars like I was dealing with modern armies - ie., lining up several columns of soldiers and charging into my enemy's territory with a line of forces. If you're looking for a Sengoku Jidai game with detailed individual battles, or campaigns that operate like real campaigns do, you would probably do best to invest in the far superior Shogun 2 Total War (or even its predecessor, which is still one of the best TW games in my opinion).

One of the major hang ups with Sengoku is that, because the war aspect is so limited, you rely heavily on court and political gameplay for entertainment - but this is incredibly lacking. Unlike in CK2 (or even CK1, for that matter), where you could spend half the game wheeling and dealing to work your way up the ranks of medieval royalty and politics, and plenty of events permitted you to interact and make use of your character's personal traits, there is not much of that in Sengoku. Generally, the only interaction I had was having to turn down nobles who kept asking for land and funding my kid's education. I'm sure there are some mods out there that add way more events and make court life as interesting as it was in medieval Japan, but as far as the vanilla game goes, it feels almost unfinished. In the end, it comes across more as a CK2 mod someone made, rather than an actual game created and published onto the market.

Do I recommend this game? This is where I wish Steam had a "maybe" option. I put down "Yes" because the game is fun every now and then, or if you want something CK-ish that is set in medieval Japan...but I would not spend too much money on it. Get it when it goes on sale.
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10.2 heures en tout
Posté le : 24 juin 2014
Il faut un tutoriel et un wiki à ce jeu !!!
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I saw only negative reviews so let me bring some variation to the mix. If you have an interest in grand strategy games, and are willing to do a bit of homework (don't worry, just a YouTube search) this game will become really addictive.

The game is a strategy game, but you could also describe it as a role-playing game in the same sense as dungeons and dragons is a role-playing game. It's all about your chosen dynasty and how you develop it. So instead of a character you'll be playing a line of characters. That is if you're lucky enough to survive the onslaught going on in 15th-16th century Japan, and your family head manages to produce offspring. If you lose all your lands, or your dynasty ends it is game over.

This happens often, and that's a good thing. Not achieving the ingame goals doesn't really feel like a loss, just like the death of a character in a good book doesn't feel like a failure of the author. I just lost a game where I managed to conquer 50% of Japan (one of the in game goals) but I didn't manage to be shogun for 3 years (the other goal). So technically I lost, but I don’t remember it that way.

When early on I found out my character, the second clanleader of the Nanbu clan, had became infertile, with no male heir, I realized time had become an important factor in my strategy. Thankfully the father of the clanleader had already managed to conquer the complete northern tip of Japan by scheming with other small clans, and now the clan controlled about 20% of the map. I launched a frantic military attack on my most powerful neighbor, the Togashi, who had grown from a small region to the biggest force on the map, about 35%. With some help of another clan, the Amago, I managed to conquer most of his land, which also made his military strength weaken. There was not much the Togashi could do, being battered from the east by the Nanbu (me) and later on from the west by the Amago, who were about as powerful as I was. I started to divide my newly conquered lands under my vassals, who sadly were not my sons but other members of my court. I pressed on unrelenting, I had to achieve my goals with only little time left, as my clan leader started to grow older and older with no male heir. When the Togashi were wiped of the map and hadn't provided me with the right amount of land, I backstabbed the Amago with whom I had conspired before and took a lot of their land as well.

Because the clan leader of the Nanbu had become infertile at a young age he didn't produce any offspring. He finally became shogun at age 71. He was so close to victory he, and I, could almost taste it. And then he died at age 72, only two years short of achieving our goals.

Every playthrough becomes a short story like that. Never does the playthrough feel like you played it already, not even if you decide to pick the same clan for a second time. The thing is that you need some imagination to fill in the gaps that this simulator leaves you with. I guess that if you can't add to it with your own imagination this game is a dull list of stats. But if you can imagine the stats and the simple portrait of your character and other characters as being real, and manage to connect the dots, this game is an endless story generator.

To summarize; this game is more like a book than a movie, where for most games it is the other way around. For me every playthrough feels like an unique interactive story. I can imagine that to others it might seem like a glorified spreadsheet.
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Posté le : 18 mai 2015
If you are looking for an alternative to Total War Shogun, this is the best game for you.
If you got dat dope ♥♥♥ swag, this is the best game for you.
If you like committing ritual suicide to maintain your honor, this is the best game for you.
If you like marrying off your 10 year old daughters to your neighboring clan leader whose land holdings are a bajillion times larger than yours to make sure they don't kill you, this is the best game for you.
If you enjoy the sweet taste of victory after you have just slaughtered an entire clan, this is the best game for you.
If you like samurai, this is the best game for you.
If you like staring out your window while planning world domination, this is the best game for you.
If you like tea ceremonies, this is the best game for you.
If you like having to take a break from the game so you can figure out what the ♥♥♥♥ just happened and how you are all of a sudden fighting a war against all of your neighbors except that one guy Steve because he married your 10 year old daughter, this is the best game for you.

This game is amazing. It is a grand strategy game set in the Sengoku Jidai period of Japan. It is totally unfair how this game is considered "mixed" simply because everyone is comparing it to Crusader Kings. I call bull on that.

11/10 Would appease larger clans until enough people want to stab them in the back, then kill that entire family
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Posté le : 31 mai 2014
This game... oh man this game. It's basically CKII lite set in Japan. That's not necessarily bad, but you will not enjoy this game if you keep comparing it to CKII. Aside from that, it's pretty fun. There are a couple of unique features not found in CKII, such as the Religious Factions system and the goal in this game is pretty clear - Become Shogun of Japan. There aren't flexible starts like in most of Paradox's grand strategy games. Another unique thing about this game is that sieged provinces automatically become yours. That means expansion is quick in this game. That also means that you can lose all of your land pretty easily. This game, although inferior to CKII, is still very fun and interesting. Rewrite history, and unite Japan!
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Posté le : 21 juillet 2014
In Sengoku you control a Japanese noble in the Sengoku Jidai period. You develop provinces, hire and direct armies, conduct diplomacy, and once your noble inevitably dies, you continue playing as his heir. This continues until someone manages to unite half of Japan for 3 years, thereby becoming shogun.

The game is very similar to the next game by Paradox Development, Crusader Kings 2, The main difference besides the setting being that whereas CK2 is (arguably) primarily about the relations and personalities of characters, Sengoku is primarily about waging war.

Declaring war in Sengoku is as simple as spending some honor. (You need no casus belli.) However, you don't want your honor to fall too much, or your subordinates will cause you trouble, so you need to replenish honor by making gifts of money and land, acquiring titles at the imperial court, build temples, etc.

Unfortunately, while this honor mechanic is fun, it doesn't really keep you occupied very much, and unlike CK2, it's the only non-war element of the game with any real substance to it. There's very little depth to diplomacy, plotting, dynasty-building, or ambition-chasing; the economic model is very simple; and there is no tech-tree. At any time that I wasn't at war, I set the game to maximum speed until I had enough resources to start another war. There simply wasn't much of anything to do.

Unfortunately, combat isn't any better than in CK2 either. It's mostly a matter of creating a big stack with a decent leader and sending it to the enemy. You get to decide where the armies go, but once you meet the enemy and combat starts, it's all purely abstract with some numbers going down over time. It's more fun than it probably sounds, but not a lot more. And again, CK2 does it better, since there you can at least divide your troops over the flanks and center, assign leaders, and utilize a greater variety of troop types.

In conclusion, while I can't say that Sengoku is a bad game, I simply cannot recommend it, since it's been so thoroughly obsoleted by CK2.
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Posté le : 23 octobre 2013
Surprisingly entertaining and substantially less complicated than I thought it would be, CRUSADER KINGS II: JAPAN EDITION (Sengoku) is a grand strategy game that puts you in charge of uniting the clans of Japan under your rule as Shogun. Of course, there's nearly a hundred other different clans with that very same objective, so you'll have to play your cards right using diplomacy, might and sabotage to earn the respect of the emperor and conquer the nation.

You can HIRE NINJAS to COUNTER OTHER NINJAS, assemble armies of RONIN and even stab other leaders in the back! Also, GUNS. IF you happen to be visited by western traders.

Also, since it's Ancient Japan we're talking about, HONOR is a very important currency, with a decisive hand in negociations and your internal political stability: be an honored leader and the other clans and your people will respect you and your decisions. Screw up and you might as well commit sepukku to guarantee your lineage (yes, you can do that and, yes, if your son fails to become the next ruler when you die, it's GG).

RECOMMEND. Just beware that matches can (and wil) last FOREVER (as in, more than half a dozen hours forever), so you better be patient. Also, do yourself a favor and play at maximum speed - you can pause to issue orders anyway.
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Posté le : 3 octobre 2015
-started the game.
-looked for a wife for one of my children
-asked for permission for my son to marry the girl
-parents said no.
-send ninja to capture daughter
-perfect kidnapp
-tried to have the girl marry my son... because I have her captured
-Parents decline the marriage, parents still not aware I have her...... What?!
-send ninjas
-Assasinate father and mother.
-try to marry the daughter to my son again
-parents decline the marriage.... ghost parents?
-Kill off the captive

10/10 would destroy a clan to get a marriage aproval again.
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Posté le : 25 octobre 2014
A interesting strategy game based in the lands of Japan. This game spans the period of time when lords were constantly fighting for territory. Considering that I'm writing this review without having played any of the other games made by the developer I can say that this game is good from my understanding of it. There are some pros and cons I feel that need to be brought up, though take into account I'm not a expert at evaluting games.

Pros:
-Somewhat addictive, possible to play this for hours. I keep finding myself returning to it.
-Quite fast-paced and fun depending on who you play
-An interesting take on Japan, relevant for those with some interest for that country
-Satisfies military and management minded people

Cons:
-Difficult. One moment you could have a lot of territory, the next thing you know half your nation is in civil war, which is tricky to manage (Though this could just be my skill!)
-A little hard to get into. I found it quite difficult to really understand what I was doing at the start.
-Unbiased starting positions. It is part of the game to choose who you want to be but sometimes it just seems impossible to play some nations.
-Those damn Ikko-ikki. Stop invading my territory goddamit!
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Posté le : 2 décembre 2013
First off I'd like to say that Sengoku is a very good game. It focuses heavily on the internal affairs of a clan and the political relationships with the other clans in Japan. It also brings about an interesting land management system that must be used carefully. One must be careful not to promote undeserving vassals who are likely to rebel against their master. However, the combat does leave a bit to be desired as it is nothing more then really a number game. Having a general with high martial skill and a large number of troops guarantees your victory. Primarily, the game focuses on an even pacing between combat and diplomacy so as to advance your clans influence throughout the realm and not angering those within and around you by acting dishonorably or becoming too threatening. Over all, I would give the game an 8.5/10.
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Note: Summary at the bottom of the review.

If you are interested in Japanese history, you probably already know that the Sengoku Jidai or Warring States (C.E. 1467-1573) is a defining part of it, culminating in the Tokugawa Shogunate. This game places you in control of any one of a large number of clans in this era. From there, your strategy skills decide if it will be your clan that rises to unify Japan, or fade into obscurity. It is impossible not to compare this to Crusader Kings though, with which it has a lot in common. You can call this a "proto-Crusader Kings", as some of the systems are the same, but it still lacks a lot of the things that made CK2 so brilliant! Even so, it has a charm all its own.

Through diplomacy, assassination, warfare and alliances, you can change history, which is always fun, right?

Pro:
*A fairly deep strategy game from the masters of the genre, Paradox.
*A setting that will have you hooked if you love the period.
*Frequently on sale for hardly more than a CK2 or EU4 unit pack.

Con:
*Falls short of its brilliant sibling, Crusader Kings II.
*Takes some effort to understand the mechanics, which can be complex.
*Battles aren't really that involved, the conquest is where the fun lies.


Summary:
The game is similar to the excellent Crusader Kings II, though it lacks some of the brilliance and fun of CK2, not to mention the scope. Nevertheless, it succeeds in being a very detailed and interesting strategy game set in a defining moment of Japan's history. 6/10 -Recommended.

For more recomendations and reviews: http://steamcommunity.com/groups/strandedkerbonaut#curation
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There is no tutorial I have found for this game, sides comments from various forums, I've googled.
But if you like a almost 'Game of Thrones' style deception, diplomacy, backstabbing, plotting, assasination styled game with the end goal being a Shogun of Japan then this is the strategy game for you. Forget watching epic armies clash it out, that's more like Shogun 2, no this game is built on the decisions you make and your handling of the pressure.
I've not heard of any more support for this game, but overall I have still thoroughly enjoyed this game nonetheless.

Therefore I reccomend it. I'd give it 7.5/10
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Posté le : 1 juin 2013
Sengoku is yet another of the mods for a Paradox game turned into a full fledged retail release. This one in particular was a mod for Europa Universalis 3 intended to add dept to an otherwise neglected Japan. And it succeeded quite well, both then as a mod and now as a full game.

Where most of the other mod made retail releases from Paradox never seem to move beyond their mother game Sengoku manages to introduce several new concept and in many ways drastically change the gameplay from what was present in regular Europa Universalis 3.

The setting is Japan with all the diplomacy and politics that entails. Several concepts from the Crusader Kings series are brought over with spies, marriage and character sheets now taking up a good portion of your time. Warfare is less emphasized which is unusual for a Paradox game but for my part there is a good amount of satisfaction in finally being able to play as a political entity rather than a warmongering horde without having to handicap your advancement in the game.

Honor is introduced as an important new resource that determines many of the possibilities available to you, most notably if you can safely declare war on your neighbors. With the introduction of character sheets also comes the vassal system from Crusader Kings and all the turmoil that brings.

Perhaps one of the greatest strengths of Sengoku is also it's greatest weakness. It's location. Feudal Japan is a fascinating place full of both familiar and foreign concepts. But it is also a place few people know about and while that may be enticing to some, many others will be put off by not being able to play as a faction they know. Going into a grand strategy game is daunting enough as it is, doing it when the game is set in a world you don't fully understand with factions and people you have never heard about only makes it all that more overwhelming.

And that leads us to the flaw that all Paradox Grand Strategy games seem to suffer from. Figuring out what to do and how to do it is purely trial and error. Sengoku has little in the way of hints and tutorials and it's incredibly frustrating to have to play multiple sessions just to learn the very basics of how the game functions. In particular new players will find it a difficult game to like.

All in all Sengoku is a game with many flaws but it is also a game that manages to do what Paradox tried and failed with when they made Europa Universalis Rome.
Sengoku combines the grand leadership and empire building of the Europa Universalis series with the character development and personal politics of the Crusader kings series and once you get into it, that is one great combo.
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You can hate this game. You can love it.

But don't say it isn't worth trying, or it is a horrible game.

This game is simple sure, but it has such a fine time to be given! Imagine it like europa, but cheaper and, more detailed on Japan. I trust you for 10 dollars this game is worth it, even by the 1$: 1 hour rule. So give it a try, watch some videos. I assure you it wont be a waste of time if you like Japanese culture.
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