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A retelling of the classic Chinese novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms in a way that’s more accessible to a Western audience. See 3kingdomspodcast.com for more.

A retelling of the classic Chinese novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms in a way that’s more accessible to a Western audience. See 3kingdomspodcast.com for more.
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United States

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A retelling of the classic Chinese novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms in a way that’s more accessible to a Western audience. See 3kingdomspodcast.com for more.

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@chineselore

Language:

English


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Update: Videos on Three Kingdoms Warlords

5/19/2019
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I recently collaborated with the YouTube channel Invicta History on three videos about Three Kingdoms warlords. The videos were sponsored by Creative Assembly as part of the promotion for its new game Total War: Three Kingdoms. My role in the project was to provide research and record the narration for the videos. We covered Dong Zhuo, Cao Cao, and Liu Bei. It was a fun project. All three videos are out now, so have a look.

Duration:00:00:57

Update: Appearance on "Total War" Podcast

5/1/2019
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Back in February, I took part in a podcast conversation on the Invicta History YouTube channel with the host, Julien, and Peter Stewart, a writer from the team producing the coming “Total War: Three Kingdoms” game. We chatted for more than an hour, geeking out over the history of the Three Kingdoms period, the novel based on it, and how all of that is handled in the game. It was a fun conversation, and it was interesting for me to hear how the team worked to capture the essence of the story...

Duration:00:00:41

Update: Water Margin Podcast Launch; Three Kingdoms Miscellany

1/7/2019
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An announcement about my new podcast project, and an update on a couple things I've been doing with the Three Kingdoms Podcast.

Duration:00:04:40

3 Kingdoms 154: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

5/14/2018
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A reflection on this four-year ride, and a glimpse of things to come.

Duration:00:16:17

3 Kingdoms Supplemental 020: Carousel of Characters

5/9/2018
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A rapid-fire look at a bunch of supporting players in the novel.

Duration:00:29:42

3 Kingdoms 153: Podcasts Under Heaven …

5/7/2018
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One hundred and fifty-three episodes later, we have finally reached the “long divided, must unite” part of the novel.

Duration:00:13:05

3 Kingdoms Supplemental 019: Food

5/2/2018
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A look at what they ate and drank during the Three Kingdoms era.

Duration:00:25:08

3 Kingdoms 152: Mutual Loathing and Admiration

4/30/2018
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While their respective states are sizing each other up for conquest, the Jin and Wu commanders at the borders are getting along famously.

Duration:00:27:23

3 Kingdoms 151: How Quickly They Forget

4/16/2018
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Sure I just lost my kingdom, but look at all the fun stuff they have in the Wei capital!

Duration:00:28:46

3 Kingdoms Supplemental 018: Sima Yi, Fact and Fiction

4/12/2018
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We look at the architect of the Sima clan's rise to power.

Duration:00:15:36

3 Kingdoms 150: Ulterior Motives

4/9/2018
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Everyone has a hidden agenda, except maybe for the guy suspected of hatching an insurrection. (Note: Special guest narrator this week)

Duration:00:25:05

3 Kingdoms 149: We Ain't No Fortunate Sons

4/2/2018
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A Shu commander tries to live up to his father's legacy, while a Shu prince refuses to follow his father's example.

Duration:00:28:31

3 Kingdoms Supplemental 017: Sun Quan, Fact and Fiction

3/28/2018
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A dive into the real life of the guy who ran the family business for 50-plus years.

Duration:00:15:41

3 Kingdoms 148: Ain't No Mountain High Enough

3/19/2018
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While Jiang Wei scrambles to mount a last-ditch defense, his old nemesis searches for a way to go around his roadblock.

Duration:00:27:42

3 Kingdoms Supplemental 016: Learning to Delegate

3/14/2018
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Meet two statesmen who really mastered the art of saying, "That's not in my job description."

Duration:00:11:10

3 Kingdoms 147: The Empire Strikes Back

3/12/2018
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Tired of Shu's perpetual encroachment on its borders, Wei decides to take the fight to its nemesis.

Duration:00:27:24

3 Kingdoms 146: Pyrrhic Victory

3/5/2018
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Jiang Wei finally gets the better of Deng Ai, but even that ends up backfiring.

Duration:00:27:28

3 Kingdoms 145: Even More Chaos at Court

2/19/2018
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Discord between lord and vassal simmers in the court of Shu, while things boil over in the court of Wei.

Duration:00:28:07

3 Kingdoms 144: Chaos at Court

2/12/2018
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While the Shu and Wei continue to slug it out in the West, the kingdom of Wu deals with internal unrest at the highest level.

Duration:00:28:56

3 Kingdoms 143: How the Southeast Was Won, Again

2/5/2018
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Sima Zhao takes the emperor on a buddy road trip to put down another insurgence in a particularly troublesome part of the kingdom.

Duration:00:27:41