Étiquette : china

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 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, The time has come for us to resume this series of posts on the history of China! We are now reaching a time of unity for the country: the Yuan Dynasty. They rode down from the North In the previous DD, we left you with the death of the Sòng cháo […]

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Dear readers, fellow gamers, We are back with the second part on the DD focussed on Factions of the early 1920s Guomindang, sorry for having kept you waiting! What sets us apart We introduced the 1920 factions to you in the previous DD. These GMD factions are notably gameplay-wise differentiated by their views on a […]

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Dear gamers, fellow readers, There has been quite some time since the last post… The Covid-19 crisis is partly responsible for us being silent (IRL issues management and adaptation) but, rest assured that work has continued on the game – as much as possible. It is time for us to resume our stream of posts […]

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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 gamers, fellow readers, If memory serves, the last DD was concluding just before the Sui dynasty (隋) ride to unite China. So let us not waste time and go straight to the point! Riding down from the North When Emperor Wu of the Northern Zhou eventually beat the Northern Qi Kingdom in 577 A.D., […]

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Dear readers, fellow gamers, We think it is about time to resume our very brief historical summary on China. Eons ago, we concluded the first article foreshadowing of the birth of China as an empire. Up to ten states are fighting for control during the Warring States period (approx. 475 – 221 BC). There can […]

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Dear readers, fellow gamers, First, we would like to welcome you all and thank you for the interest you have in our upcoming game – Rise of the White Sun! We are delighted to bring back to (virtual) life an era of turmoil and uncertainety – the Chine Warlord Era – which is so rarely […]

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