Catégorie : Focus

Dear readers, fellow gamers, Today will be the day where we (finally) close this series of articles on Chinese soldiers in the 1920s. We have explored wars, recruitment, life in the army and the battlefield. However, no one serves forever (though the case may have happened)! Today, we talk about leaving the army in 1920s […]

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Dear readers, fellow gamers, We hope you are all well and rested. The time has come to talk once more about soldiers. Last time, we touched the issue of recruitment; from sources of men to the type of relations established between officers and their men. Let us resume our journey with Chinese soldiers and explore […]

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Dear readers, fellow gamers, We return today with the second part of our focus dedicated to the Chinese soldier in the 1920s. Today, we will delve into the complexities of recruitment in a warlord army. Sources of recruits In the early 20th century, the immense majority of China was still rural and poor. There were […]

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Dear readers, fellow gamers, We today initiate the return of our focuses with a key topic for Rise of the White Sun: armies, and more specifically soldiers that comprise them. What would a warlord be without armed men to do his bidding? Nothing. The whole era would not have existed without the huge number of […]

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Dear readers, fellow gamers, We return today with another of our foci, centered this time on the weapons and armament business between Western countries and China during the Warlord era. War was raging during the period depicted in RoWS and China soon became one if not the largest world market for guns! Ready? Go! Did […]

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Dear readers, fellow gamers, We hope you are all well in theses difficult times of Covid-19, stay home and stay safe! Today’s post is a focus (as the title implied) on opium. We have all have in mind stereotypical images of Chinese people, lying down in cloudy opium dens, opium pipe in hand, looking dazed […]

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Dear readers, fellow gamers, We are coming back to the second part of our focus on opium, finally talking about the timeframe we are all interested in (thanks to RoWS): the 1920-1930s! We apologise for the small number of pictures. They are incredibly hard to find! Cultivating opium Where and how? Chinese peasants traditionally grow […]

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Dear fellow gamers, We have been silent for quite a while (holiday season, change of IRL jobs for some in the team, among other things) but surely not idle about the development of Rise of the White Sun. We intend to let you know very soon about the latest developments. However, while waiting, let us […]

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