The Japanese pirates have terrorized the Ming Dynasty for generations. You've devoted your life as a soldier to fighting them.And now you are in their turf, alone with your sword; the last soldier in pirate's land in this 3D-action game inspired by traditional Chinese ink painting landscapes.
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Very Positive (273) - 81% of the 273 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Dec 6, 2023

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About Developers

The Last Soldier of the Ming Dynasty is the first game independently developed by our team. Despite our passion for the game, our lack of experience led us to blindly embark on a project of significant scale. Like blind men feeling an elephant, we learned and created simultaneously, encountering numerous challenges along the way. Many envisioned features proved unattainable, but fortunately, we managed to bring the game to completion.

Due to our limited experience in various aspects such as combat, art, and level design, Our game does have some issues. It may not ultimately become a masterpiece that satisfies all players, but for us, the official launch of this work is a milestone achievement.

We sincerely thank players for your support and expectations. We are grateful for your companionship along this journey and are committed to continuing our efforts, striving not to disappoint your expectations.

About This Game

The Last Soldier of the Ming Dynasty is a 3D action game inspired by traditional Chinese landscape ink paintings.

You take on the role of a Qi army soldier, tasked with fighting back the Japanese pirate raids during the Ming Dynasty. After your unit's boat shipwrecks, you find yourself cast on an island controlled by the Wokou, Japanese pirates that have been terrorizing the Chinese coasts for decades. You are alone with your sword, the last soldier of the Ming Dynasty standing against the pirates – but your duty won't be fulfilled until your people's coasts are safe again.

Explore the beautifully painted landscapes of Fuling Island to defeat the 5 pirate bosses, each with their own unique characteristics, experiencing the most intense traditional melee combat. Embrace the challenge of this hardcore action game, rich in historical charm and martial arts depth!

Fighting against Japanese pirates

The Last Soldier of the Ming Dynasty is set during the Jiajing period of the Ming Dynasty. At that time, rampant Japanese pirates plagued the southeastern coastal regions. General Qi Jiguang was tasked with combating these pirates; after successfully finishing his campaign, he headed north to Jizhou, pacifying internal rebellions in his path and guarding against external barbarians. But as the Qi's army moved north, the remnants of the defeated Japanese pirates gathered back its forces and conspired with other sea raiders from Fuling Island, readying to make a bloody comeback.

As a member of the Qi's army stationed to guard the coastal regions, specifically tasked with pacifying the seas, you were patrolling the waters when a storm shipwrecked your boat – and you find yourself a castaway on the shores of Ryukyu Island, the only survivor of your unit. With your sword by your side, you walk into the depths of the Island, set on uncovering and dismantling the clandestine plots of the Japanese pirates.

Ink and wash painting world

The game's art is inspired by traditional Chinese ink and wash paintings. From the humblest blade of grass to the most majestic mountains of Fuling Island, each scene is beautifully painted in ink and wash. Its artistic design also draws inspiration from ancient Chinese paintings' character styles and proportions, providing players with a captivating visual experience.

Tactical melee with cold weapons

The Last Soldier of the Ming Dynasty will put your reflexes and warrior senses to the test. Its combat system is built upon three basic attack actions: stab, cleave, and sweep, which form the basis of both offense and defense. While executing these moves, it is crucial to discern the enemy's attacks simultaneously. You can deflect their attacks by accurately anticipating the enemy's actions. Stay calm in the midst of the storm while you ponder the enemy's every move, and you will remain undefeated in battle.

The game offers a variety of combat styles, ranging from close-quarters melee weapons to long-range bows and arrows. You can either block enemy attacks with your weapons or utilize evading maneuvers and counterattacks. The key to overcoming adversaries lies in swiftly switching between offense and defense, adeptly countering their moves. Only by mastering the art of adaptation and switching styles you will ultimately triumph over your foes.

Historical weaponry and armor

The game offers a variety of weapons and equipment for players to choose from. Each piece of weaponry is meticulously recreated to reflect its origins in real historical contexts.

You can also disarm enemies and utilize their weapon skills against them. Through diligent practice, mastering the techniques of your adversaries, and then applying them to your own weaponry, you will become even more formidable in combat.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

The game does not involve any extreme violence, sensitive topics and other content

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: i5-3570K
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 1050ti 4G
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Need a mouse device with a middle button.
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 6700
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 1660s 8G
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Need a mouse device with a middle button.

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