It’s always a joy to see an under-represented culture or time period in video games. In The Legend of Tianding, you’re thrown into the streets of Taipei - the capital of Taiwan - during the early 20th century as the legendary outlaw, Liao Tianding. It’s a wonderfully authentic take with locations that feel remarkably alive...
About The Game
Explore the dazzling streets of Colonial Japanese Taiwan in the early 20th century.
The Legend of Tianding is a sidescrolling action game about Liao Tianding, the legendary Taiwanese Folk Hero.
◆ THE TAIWANESE ROBIN HOOD ◆
Play as Liao Tianding (AKA. Liāu Thiam-Ting), vigilante of Taipei city and wanted by the Colonial Japanese authorities. Rob the rich, feed the poor, and fight for justice in the streets of early 20th century Taipei as Taiwan’s legendary outlaw.
Based on real events, real people and real situations, The Legend of Tianding is an exploration of a place and time often overlooked and presented in the style of Traditional Chinese Manga.
◆ KUNG FU FIGHTING ◆
Battle the colonial authorities in style with a tanto, waist sash, and fast paced Kung Fu in tightly tuned technical combat. Execute advanced aerial combos, steal weapons from your enemies, use your waist sash and grappling hook to fly around the battlefield, and strike fear into the hearts of your oppressors.
Take on incredible bosses like deadly courtesans, greedy businessmen, and even military leaders, each one guaranteed to challenge you with their dynamic abilities and brutal attacks.
◆ TAIPEI AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY ◆
Explore the Dadaocheng area of Taipei city as it looked like in the early 1900’s Run through colorful streets, ride on a speeding train, and make your escape through dark sewers, all done in the style of a retro Traditional Chinese Manga.
◆ POWER UPS GALORE ◆
Even the playing field and tailor Liao Tianding to your playstyle with different equippable talismans! These magical items grant you bonuses such as recovering more health from food, regaining stamina faster, or even reducing the damage you take.
◆ FOUR COLOR CARDS ◆
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