The Legend of Three Kingdoms 5

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The Legend of Three Kingdoms 5
The Legend of Three Kingdoms 5 cover
Developers
UserJoy Technology
Publishers
UserJoy Technology
Release dates
Windows January 25, 2005
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Isometric, Side view
Controls Menu-based
Genres Strategy
Art styles Stylized
Themes China
Series The Legend of Three Kingdoms
The Legend of Three Kingdoms 5 on Wikipedia

Warnings

This game is not playable in English (see Localizations for supported languages).

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The Legend of Three Kingdoms 5 is a singleplayer isometric and side view strategy game in the The Legend of Three Kingdoms series.

First released as San Guo Qun Ying Zhuan V (Simplified Chinese: 三国群英传V, Traditional Chinese: 三國群英傳V) in Asia.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 3.04.070.002 DRM
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Latest patch version is 1.061.
Additional patch to remove StarForce check.

Game data[edit]

General options menu
General options menu

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Save[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Save[Note 1]

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
adjustable via setting files
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

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

Issues fixed[edit]

Corrupt graphics on Windows 10[edit]

See Palette Issue.
Compatibility setting
  1. Right click Sango5.exe in <path-to-game>
  2. Choose Properties
  3. Select Compatibility tab
  4. Tick the Reduced color mode checkbox and set it to 16-bit (65536) color

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DirectDraw 7
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Indeo 5

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Pentium 3 800 MHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.2 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 8 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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