Step into the Edo period (1615-1868) of medieval Japan
when the Tokugawa Shogunate adopted an isolationist
policy. Despite the official stance of closing the country
from outsiders, travelers from around the world
nevertheless visited Japan and the country enjoyed
flourishing internal growth and trade.
Players take control of a roaming samurai who enters
random battles on roads against bandits, help villagers,
and enter into other scenarios which require skilled
swordsmanship and samurai might. When the samurai enters a
small town named Amahara, he discovers a tense situation
where the yakuza are in the midst of a conflict with the
local magistrate. The citizenry of Amahara are burdened by
the aggressive yakuza while being yoked by a harsh
magistrate who metes out punishment with ease. When our
hero arrives, he tips the scales in favor of whomever he
decides to work for - whether it be the yakuza, the law,
or the regular folk. The aim of the game is to survive the
skirmishes and conflicts that erupt for at least 10 days.
beginning, the masterless samurai (ronin) must befriend
any of the three factions by performing menial labor and
gradually ascending to more important tasks such as
assassinations, deliveries, and other missions. The
storyline changes depending on which party the ronin helps
and thus turns the other sides against him. A total of 60
integral events are scattered throughout the game which
affect the tide and turn of the tale.
samurai games, fighting skills are important and
traditional stances and techniques are featured in the
game. Killing blows, double sword attacks and other
fighting moves are recreated faithfully. A standard game
of Samurai Michi 2 takes roughly 2-3 hours to finish and
every adventure is ranked based on one's performance.