A Giant Strategy Sandbox experience set in Warlord China. *Tons of playable factions! *Communist insurgents, * Boxers like rebels, *Greedy warlords, *Mongol riders, *A mad russian baron, *Shanghai gangsters, *And armored trains!
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (54) - 83% of the 54 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (368) - 86% of the 368 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 21, 2023

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“I’ve never played a wargame quite like Maestro Cinetik’s latest TBS before”
Tally-Ho Corner

“la guerre civile chinoise, c'est quand même un beau foutoir.”
The Pixel Post

“"Always Chaotic Evil", "Cursed with Awesome","Dark Horse Victory","Token Evil Teammate"...”


About This Game

"Rise of the White Sun" is the most immersive grand strategy game set in the Chinese Warlord era.

Delve into a new world filled with intrigue, murky plots, and treacherous military ventures.
Once you experience the chaos of 1920s China, there will be no going back to boring WW2 grand strategy games!

Naturally, you will encounter all the standard features found in other grand strategy games, such as:
-building your empire,
-engaging in diplomacy,
-leading military expeditions...

However, what sets this game apart is its unique focus on leading a loose clique of unreliable opium-addict warlords, commanding massive, unruly (and unpaid) armies.

You'll have the opportunity to play as an underground communist activist, a secret society grandmaster, a "lord of the mountain" bandit king, or a cunning Kuomintang politician.
The game's diverse factions offer distinct flavors and challenges.

Thanks to the valuable feedback from players, the game boasts exceptional historical accuracy, remarkable replayability, and a fresh take on strategy games that I hope you will appreciate.

Have fun!

Maestro Cinetik

PS: Are you unfamiliar with 1920s China?
Lucky you!
I developed this game with the intention of captivating you with this fascinating historical period.
I wish I were you, to discover a new all these fascinating stories!
(After experiencing the game, many of you jump into the Discord seeking a bibliography.)

System Requirements

SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: 2.5 gz and 2 cores
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • OS: Catalina or higher
    • Processor: i3 or higher
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
* Starting February 15, 2024, the Steam Client will no longer support 32-bit games or macOS 10.14 or lower.
    • OS: Unsure
    • Processor: i3 or higher
    • Memory: 8 MB RAM
    • Storage: 3 MB available space

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