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04 Jun 2017 7:45 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

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jedburgh04 Jun 2017 6:23 p.m. PST

God of War is a new Chinese epic – Japanese pirates raiding the Chinese coast.

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Personal logo Bowman Supporting Member of TMP06 Jun 2017 9:04 a.m. PST

I like these films, even if they do seem to be a bit propagandist and jingoist. One has to question if the Wokou (pirates) had the wherewithal to conduct elaborate sieges, like shown in the preview. I thought they just did hit and run attacks.

Also, about 70% of all Wokou were ethnic Chinese with the other 30% being Japanese and Korean. But Japanese make better baddies.

ricepot Inactive Member06 Jun 2017 5:09 p.m. PST

Like the movie. Unlike some other Chinese movies which are made "Rambo" style. Really like the efforts on the Ming uniforms too. Been reading up the history too and not too far off there either.

Still waiting for Perry Ming :-|

ricepot Inactive Member06 Jun 2017 5:15 p.m. PST

Trying very hard to avoid going into 1/72.
But these if they are released is just too tempting.



Personal logo Bowman Supporting Member of TMP08 Jun 2017 8:54 a.m. PST

Trying very hard to avoid going into 1/72.

Me too as I have too many 28mm Samurai and Koreans. But nice figures nonetheless.

Still waiting for Perry Ming

"Clibinarium" on LAF is assembling some Ming figures for release. But last entries were from 2016.


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