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Knights of Valour / Sangoku Senki (ver. 117)

Knights of Valour (c) 1999 IGS.

A very good beat-'em-up with lots of special moves and great artwork.


IGS PGM hardware

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 20 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 8.468 Mhz)

Sound Chips : ICS2115 (@ 8.468 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 448 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 2304

Players : 4

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 4


Licensed to Alta for Japan distribution.

This game is also known as "Sangoku Senki" (translates from Japanese as 'Knights of the Three Kingdoms').

Based on the Three Kingdoms saga.


"Knights of Valour Plus" is an upgrade with some differences :

* The bonus after every stage is higher for the original version.

* The colour of the lifebar is different for the 2 versions (yellow and green).

* The three secret characters in the original version are already unlocked.

* Two new characters, the white Huang Zhong and the red Zhang Fei.


* Play As Diao Chan : Press B, C, D, Up, Right, Down, Left, Up, Right, Down, Left.

* Play As Xu Zhu : Press Left, B, C, Up, D(x2), B, C, Right, B(x3), C, Right, C(x2), B, C.

* Play As Zhang Liao : Press D, B(x2), C, D, Up, Down, Left, Right, Up, Down, Left, Right, B, C, D.

* Play As Zhuge Liang : Press Down(x2) B, Left, Down, Right, C, Left, Up, Right, D, Left(x2), B.

* Internet Ranking Mode : To play in the Internet Ranking mode, hold Up+B on first player and Down+C on second player before pressing Start.


1. Knights of Valour (1999)

2. Knights of Valour Superheroes (1999)

3. Knights of Valour 2 (2000)

4. Knights of Valour 2 - Nine Dragons (2001)

5. Knights of Valour 2 - Bushou Retsuden

6. Knights of Valour - The Seven Spirits (2004)


Executive producer : Ray

Directors : Zhong Ren Gau, Keith Young, Andy Chu

Programmers : Alf, Why, Fred Liao, Yao Wen Lo, Mssheir, LTH

Hardware : Franklin Wu

Stylists : Joseph Chang, Muta Chen, Chun Lung Wu, Benson, Hark Lin

Pictures : Yao Kun Lai, Szu Chiang Wu, Pon-Pon Peng, Su Ping Chen, Abthony Ling, Yu Jem Lin, Gui Xin Xu, Hanks, Chia Sen Yeh, Mei Sen Chune, Hsien Chin Chou, Hsu Wei Chu, Feng Chiu Fu, Sheng Kai Chang, Ricky, Sung Chih Lin, Elvis Chen, Yang, Jeffrey Chang, Owl, Leo

Music conductor : Ray

Music & Sound effects by : Eddie Yao, Dean

Producers : Ko-Chu Lee, Paulchiang, A.C. Chen, Tzung-Hui Cheng