History Headscratchers / DynastyWarriors

29th May '17 11:50:54 AM nombretomado
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* The broken base over Zuo Ci's appearance in DW8. Most of his detractors complain that "mystical" characters shouldn't appear in this series, but ignoring the fact that the series itself is not free of mystical elements (Yellow Turban's magic, Zhuge Liang's "prayer ceremony" in Chi Bi, etc), where is it exactly mentioned in this universe that he's indeed a mystic? His character page on ThisVeryWiki said it's confirmed in WarriorsOrochi, but I don't recall ever seeing such statements (The fact that he appears with the Mystics in the final stage of Orochi's story don't count because Zhang Jiao is also there).
** Zuo Ci character in the source material is clearly a "mystic", having used what is obviously magic in messing around with Cao Cao. In the [=DW=] series, he is a Taoist who certainly uses magic as well, having said so himself in his debut. As for WarriorsOrochi, it is mentioned in the first stage when Zhao Yun meets him...Not sure how the English version translated it, but it was roughly alone the lines of "That old man seems to be a mystic. Could he be that rumoured Zuo Ci?". So yeah, he's definitely a mystic. As for the BrokenBase over his appearance, personally I think it's just because he doesn't have a very interesting story, therefore making his presence seeming trivial. In his [=DW5=] debut, he is wondering among the chaos to find a virtuous man who can end it, and he gets 8 stages, that's as much as the 3 patriarchs get, but they are really dull to play, mainly because you don't seem to accomplish much storywise: You find Liu Bei, who you deems the one worthy to end the chaos, then you go through various battles to aid him. But in the end he dies and you did little to prevent that. So you are devastated, you go to Wuzhang Plains to aid Shu once more, kicked Sima Yi's ass, then treated with an ending stating that the chaos is to reign on...It just seems pointless, you know. So overall, IMO it's not so much of Zuo Ci being mystic therefore seems out of place, it because his storyline is a lot less engaging.

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* The broken base over Zuo Ci's appearance in DW8. Most of his detractors complain that "mystical" characters shouldn't appear in this series, but ignoring the fact that the series itself is not free of mystical elements (Yellow Turban's magic, Zhuge Liang's "prayer ceremony" in Chi Bi, etc), where is it exactly mentioned in this universe that he's indeed a mystic? His character page on ThisVeryWiki said it's confirmed in WarriorsOrochi, ''VideoGame/WarriorsOrochi'', but I don't recall ever seeing such statements (The fact that he appears with the Mystics in the final stage of Orochi's story don't count because Zhang Jiao is also there).
** Zuo Ci character in the source material is clearly a "mystic", having used what is obviously magic in messing around with Cao Cao. In the [=DW=] series, he is a Taoist who certainly uses magic as well, having said so himself in his debut. As for WarriorsOrochi, ''VideoGame/WarriorsOrochi'', it is mentioned in the first stage when Zhao Yun meets him...Not sure how the English version translated it, but it was roughly alone the lines of "That old man seems to be a mystic. Could he be that rumoured Zuo Ci?". So yeah, he's definitely a mystic. As for the BrokenBase over his appearance, personally I think it's just because he doesn't have a very interesting story, therefore making his presence seeming trivial. In his [=DW5=] debut, he is wondering among the chaos to find a virtuous man who can end it, and he gets 8 stages, that's as much as the 3 patriarchs get, but they are really dull to play, mainly because you don't seem to accomplish much storywise: You find Liu Bei, who you deems the one worthy to end the chaos, then you go through various battles to aid him. But in the end he dies and you did little to prevent that. So you are devastated, you go to Wuzhang Plains to aid Shu once more, kicked Sima Yi's ass, then treated with an ending stating that the chaos is to reign on...It just seems pointless, you know. So overall, IMO it's not so much of Zuo Ci being mystic therefore seems out of place, it because his storyline is a lot less engaging.
22nd Sep '16 12:33:25 AM dde221
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** It is a throwback to the statement made by Xu Shao before Cao Cao that Cao Cao is a "treacherous villain in times of peace and a hero in times of chaos". As Cao Cao united the land in his DW6 and DW8 hypothetical ending, he has completed one half of the prophesy. In order to avoid fulfilling the more negative parts of this prophesy, he decides to step down after order is restored.

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** It is a throwback to the statement made by Xu Shao Shao, before Cao Cao took the post of Consultant in the capital in 180, that Cao Cao is a "treacherous villain in times of peace and a hero in times of chaos". As Cao Cao united the land in his DW6 [=DW6=] and DW8 [=DW8=] hypothetical ending, he has completed one half of the prophesy. In order to avoid fulfilling the more negative parts of this prophesy, he decides to step down after order is restored.
21st Sep '16 2:46:28 PM dde221
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** It's probably just a pure political move on Cao's part (basically making a show that he doesn't want all those lofty titles) and he still control everything from behind the scene.

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** It's probably just a pure political move on Cao's part (basically making a show that he doesn't want all those lofty titles) and he still control everything from behind the scene.scene.
** It is a throwback to the statement made by Xu Shao before Cao Cao that Cao Cao is a "treacherous villain in times of peace and a hero in times of chaos". As Cao Cao united the land in his DW6 and DW8 hypothetical ending, he has completed one half of the prophesy. In order to avoid fulfilling the more negative parts of this prophesy, he decides to step down after order is restored.
21st May '16 9:19:10 PM nombretomado
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* ''Dynasty Warriors 6'' on PS3 got re-released with additional features... on the PS2? Isn't it supposed to be the other way around? Koei, you make no sense.
** This is mostly because the PS2 version came after the PS3 version. Although, the PS2 version didn't let you swim...

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* ''Dynasty Warriors 6'' on PS3 [=PS3=] got re-released with additional features... on the PS2? [=PS2=]? Isn't it supposed to be the other way around? Koei, you make no sense.
** This is mostly because the PS2 [=PS2=] version came after the PS3 [=PS3=] version. Although, the PS2 [=PS2=] version didn't let you swim...
18th Apr '16 8:25:15 AM manusiabumi
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** Being a hero of chaos with much blood on his hands, he probably doesn't see himself fit to rule in a time of peace.

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** Being a hero of chaos with much blood on his hands, he probably doesn't see himself fit to rule in a time of peace.peace.
** It's probably just a pure political move on Cao's part (basically making a show that he doesn't want all those lofty titles) and he still control everything from behind the scene.
15th Apr '16 10:50:53 AM manusiabumi
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** The very same reason why it's called Wei despite it's still being technically Han.
6th Jan '16 8:40:26 PM nombretomado
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* In DW7, why do so many weapons have a [[{{Soul Series}} Soul Edgey]] feel to them?

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* In DW7, why do so many weapons have a [[{{Soul Series}} [[VideoGame/SoulSeries Soul Edgey]] feel to them?
14th Jan '15 3:04:10 AM MTS3991
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** It's basically a re-call to Cao Cao's Story Mode ending in [=DW6=], where he pretty much did the same thing.

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** It's basically a re-call to Cao Cao's Story Mode ending in [=DW6=], where he pretty much did the same thing.thing.
** Being a hero of chaos with much blood on his hands, he probably doesn't see himself fit to rule in a time of peace.
14th Oct '14 4:27:51 AM NetImp
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** It's basically a re-call to Cao Cao's Story Mode ending in DW6, where he pretty much did the same thing.

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** It's basically a re-call to Cao Cao's Story Mode ending in DW6, [=DW6=], where he pretty much did the same thing.
14th Oct '14 4:27:32 AM NetImp
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** I think that was his way of honoring Lui Bei's LastRequest.

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** I think that was his way of honoring Lui Bei's LastRequest.LastRequest.
** It's basically a re-call to Cao Cao's Story Mode ending in DW6, where he pretty much did the same thing.
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