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 {{:​sengoku:​azukizaka_1564.jpg?​600|Battle of Azukizaka}} {{:​sengoku:​azukizaka_1564.jpg?​600|Battle of Azukizaka}}
 ===== Introduction ===== ===== Introduction =====
-This game is about the political and military activity during the Sengoku Era of Japanese History (roughly speaking the second half of the 16<​sup>​th</​sup>​ century). This is an age of land-grabbing lords (daimyo), incessant warfare and power plays. We start the game in year 19 of the Tenbun Era. +This game is about the political and military activity during the Sengoku Era of Japanese History (roughly speaking the second half of the 16<​sup>​th</​sup>​ century). This is an age of land-grabbing lords (daimyo), incessant warfare and power plays. We start the game in year 19 of the Tenbun Era. The current Shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru, is only 16 years old and currently in exile.
-The current Shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru, is only 16 years old and currently in exile.+
  
 Much of the game is about the power politics of the time, the forming and dissolution of alliances and consequent military activity. However, it is important that under all circumstances,​ correct behaviour and etiquette is observed. An impolite man is an unlucky man. Much of the game is about the power politics of the time, the forming and dissolution of alliances and consequent military activity. However, it is important that under all circumstances,​ correct behaviour and etiquette is observed. An impolite man is an unlucky man.
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 Another part of the game has to do with economics as each controlled province provides rice income and possibly cash income. With this income, troops can be levied, and castles/​fortresses maintained or built. Another part of the game has to do with economics as each controlled province provides rice income and possibly cash income. With this income, troops can be levied, and castles/​fortresses maintained or built.
  
-Player teams come in 3 kinds. First, seven or more player teams represent the most important clans of the time. Second, two of the teams represent large, influential and military strong temples of warrior monks (Sohei). The last team is formed by the Bakufu (The Shogun'​s military and civil administration which serves the Empire, not the Emperor).+Player teams come in 3 kinds. First, seven or more player teams represent the most important clans of the time. Second, two of the teams represent large, influential and military strong temples of warrior monks (Sohei). The last team is formed by the Bakufu (The Shogun'​s military and civil administrationwhich serves the Empire, not the Emperor).
  
 {{:​sengoku:​uesugi_kenshin.jpg?​300|Uesugi Kenshin, Daimyo of the Uesugi renowned for his honour}} {{:​sengoku:​uesugi_kenshin.jpg?​300|Uesugi Kenshin, Daimyo of the Uesugi renowned for his honour}}
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