Sakura Wars 3: Is Paris Burning?

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Sakura Wars 3: Is Paris Burning?
Sakura Wars 3: Is Paris Burning? cover
Developers
Red Entertainment
Overworks
Publishers
Sega
Dysin Interactive
AcerTWP
Release dates
Windows September 18, 2003
Reception
IGDB TBD
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Turn-based
Perspectives Cinematic camera, Bird's-eye view
Controls Point and select
Genres Adventure, Strategy, Visual novel
Art styles Anime
Themes Fantasy, Japan, Romance, Steampunk
Series Sakura Wars
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Sakura Wars
Sakura Wars 2000
Sakura Wars 2: Thou Shalt Not Die 2001
Sakura Wars 3: Is Paris Burning? 2003
Sakura Wars 4: Fall in Love, Maidens 2005

Warnings

SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).
This game is not playable in English (see Localizations for supported languages).

Sakura Wars 3: Is Paris Burning? is a singleplayer cinematic camera and bird's-eye view adventure, strategy and visual novel game in the Sakura Wars series.

It was released as Sakura Taisen 3 ~Pari wa Moeteiru ka~ (サクラ大戦3 〜巴里は燃えているか〜) on March 22, 2001 for DreamCast console in Japan. PC received port from DreamCast and released on March 25, 2004 in Japan while China and Taiwan version was released on July 23, 2003 as Ying Hua Da Zhan 3 ~Ba Li Zai Ran Shao Ma~ (Simplified Chinese: 樱花大战3 ~巴黎在燃烧吗~, Traditional Chinese: 櫻花大戰3 ~巴黎在燃燒嗎~)[1]. The game was ported to PlayStation 2 on February 24, 2005. A PC Premium Edition, which includes all first four games of the Sakura Wars series was released on September 21, 2006, while the DVD version of Sakura Wars 3 which the Premium Edition used was sold separately on January 25, 2007. There is no known western release of Sakura Wars 3 until today.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc 4.60 DRM[Note 1] disc check (DVD Edition)
StarForce 3.03.022 DRM disc check (Traditional Chinese version)
Windows
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).

Game data[edit]

General options menu
General options menu

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\SAVEDATA\SAKURA3.SYS[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Video[edit]

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Known as Cursor Speed (カーソル速度/游標速度)
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Japanese

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements[edit]

CD Edition[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Pentium III 500 MHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 640 x 480 16-bit resolution
16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0a compatible
Other 8x CD-ROM drive
CRT Monitor was listed under Recommended requirements

Premium Edition and DVD Edition[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Pentium II 300 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 640 x 480 16-bit resolution
16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Other 4x DVD-ROM drive

Notes

  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[2] and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[3]
  2. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References