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    Dynasty Warriors 4: Empires

    Game » consists of 0 releases. Released Aug 31, 2004

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    Dynasty Warriors 4: Empires is a turn-based strategy game where you fight against other forces to create your own empire with a general from the semi-legendary romance of the three kingdoms period of Chinese history, or a player created character. You can create alliances with other up-coming empires and trade items, along with fighting them for their territory and capturing their soldiers, opening the possibility of hiring them as Generals or Lieutenants, or just setting them free.


    Guan Yu Taking over an Enemy base
    Guan Yu Taking over an Enemy base

    You start off the game by selecting if you want a pre-made team, (like Xiahou Dun, Xiahou Yuan and Cao Cao or Liu Bei, Guan Yu and Zhang Fei), or if you would like to make your own. After selecting your team, you pick your starting land and from then on, you battle with other empires for that land and the resources that land has, like Gold and Items. After each turn, your officers will propose offers, such as restoring 1000 troops to each officer or fire arrows, replacing your archers’ normal arrows with more damaging fire arrows.

    Other land rulers can attack your lands and you will be given the option to either defend or attack, although a failure to defend successfully (or at all) will result in the targeted land being lost, along with the gold and items received from it.


    These are the Characters that Are in DW4: Empires.

    (Characters are in alphabetical order)

    Cao Cao

    Cao Ren

    Da Qiao

    Dian Wei

    Diao Chan

    Dong Zhou

    Gan Ning

    Guan Yu

    Huang Gai

    Huang Zhong

    Jiang Wei

    Liu Bei

    Lu Bu

    Lu Meng

    Lu Xun

    Ma Chao

    Pang Tong

    Sima Yi

    Sun Ce

    Sun Jian

    Sun Shangxiang

    Sun Quan

    Taishi Ci

    Wei Yan

    Xiahou Dun

    Xiahou Yuan

    Xiao Qiao

    Xu Huang

    Xu Zhu

    Yuan Shao

    Yue Ying

    Zhang Fei

    Zhang He

    Zhang Jiao

    Zhang Liao

    Zhao Yun

    Zhen Ji

    Zhou Tai

    Zhou Yu

    Zhu Rong

    Zhuge Liang

    Character Customization

    Character Customization
    Character Customization

    You can create your own general with a weapon from anyone of the characters in the game, Make up there name, the way they look, there voice and there movement and there special skill like

    Ambush, were that general can call an ambush on some enemy soldiers in a battle at any time.

    Proposal Offers

    These are broken down into seven different categories.

    Product Devolpment


    - Cost: None

    Promote a regions industry, acquire 300 gold.


    - Cost: 1500~

    Cancel current production, and begin production of a new product.


    - Cost: 2000

    Begin production of a new product in addition to the production of current productions.


    - Cost: 1000

    Shorten production time by 2 turns.


    - Cost: 850~

    Raise the level of a product.


    - Cost: 2500

    Substantially raise the level of a product.

    Mass produce

    - Cost: 1000

    Speed up the production of an entire regions products so that those products can be used in the next battle.

    Officer Affairs


    - Cost: 3000

    Raise the level of one of your officers.

    Local Search -

    Cost: 1700~

    Search your area for free officers.

    Wide search

    - Cost: 2200~

    Search the entire country for free officers.


    - Cost: 2000

    Recruit talent and choose an officer to employ.


    - Cost: 3200~

    Present a product to another force in order to convince an officer to join you. You cannot select which specific officer will join you.


    - Cost: 6000

    Present a product to a specific officer from another force to convince him to join you. once completed, A new product will be developed.


    - Cost: 1000

    Elect an officer as Grand General or Strategist.



    - Cost: None

    Encourage an areas commerce, acquire gold.


    - Cost: 500

    Exchange production facilities with another ruler.

    Send Craftsmen

    - Cost: 1000

    Support production of another force and form an alliance for 3 turns.

    Short Alliance

    - Cost: 400

    Form an alliance for 4 turns.

    Long Alliance

    - Cost: 1000

    Form an alliance for 8 turns.

    Joint attack -

    Cost: 1000

    Receive ally reinforcements in the next battle.


    - Cost: None

    Coerce a force to enter into an alliance and make them pay gold. Alliance lasts for 4 turns.

    Battle Tactics

    Lt. Skill

    - Cost: 500

    Allow Lieutenants to use skills in battle.


    - Cost: 400

    Delay enemy reinforcements.

    Fast Heal

    - Cost: 600

    Hasten the arrival of reinforcements.


    - Cost: 500

    During an invasion, friendly local troops will appear to assist you.


    - Cost: 800

    Hinder the arrival of enemy assistance.


    - Cost: 2000

    Force the defection of an enemy officer.

    Take Over

    - Cost: 1200

    Begin the battle with half of the bases already secured.

    Heal Forces

    Heal 1

    - Cost: 200

    Restore 1000 troops to an officers forces.

    Heal 2

    - Cost: 1000

    Completely restore an officers forces.

    Triple Heal

    - Cost: 800

    Restore 1000 troops to up too 3 of your officers' forces.

    Heal All 1

    - Cost: 300

    Restore 500 troops to all of your officers' forces.

    Heal All 2

    - Cost: 2000

    Restore 1000 troops to all of your officers' forces.

    Heal All 3

    - Cost: 3000

    Restore 2000 troops to all of your officers' forces.

    Heal All 4

    - Cost: 4000

    Completely restore all forces.

    Reinforce Military

    Fire Arrows

    - Cost: 200

    Equip all archers with fire arrows.


    - Cost: 300

    Sorcerers will join your forces.


    - Cost: 400

    Shamans will join your forces.


    - Cost: 400

    Increase time limit by 10 minutes.

    Points Increase

    - Cost: 600

    Player controlled officer's point score is doubled.

    Wood Ox

    - Cost: 500

    The wood ox is added to your forces.


    - Cost: 500

    Juggernauts are added to your forces.



    - Cost: 300

    Conduct a survey to hear the people's needs.

    Holiday -


    Delay production by one turn to give people a holiday.

    Forced Labor

    - Cost: None

    Force people to harder labor to speed up production by one turn.


    - Cost: 300

    Allow troops to return home with a pension. Forces are reduced by 20%.

    Emergency Tax

    - Cost: None

    Collect 500 gold from the people in your kingdom.


    - Cost: 1500

    Conduct a draft. All officers' forces are increased by 2000 troops.


    - Cost: 2000

    Donate gold to the people of your kingdom.

    Grand Tax -

    Cost: None

    Collect 1000 (Area population x 50)


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