Three Kingdoms RPG

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Three Kingdoms RPG
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GenreHistorical fiction
science fiction
Starring Kenneth Ma
Raymond Lam
Tavia Yeung
Ruco Chan
Lau Kong
Ha Yu
Law Lok-lam
Joseph Lee
Pierre Ngo
Cilla Kung
Opening theme"Waiting for Your Return" (等你回來) by Raymond Lam
Country of origin Hong Kong
Original language(s) Cantonese
No. of episodes25
Production
Executive producer(s) Lau Kar-ho
Production location(s)Hong Kong
Camera setup Multi camera
Running time45 minutes (per episode)
Production company(s) TVB
Release
Original network TVB Jade
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release9 July 
10 August 2012
Three Kingdoms RPG
Traditional Chinese 回到三國l="Back to the Three Kingdoms"

Three Kingdoms RPG is a 2012 Hong Kong television series produced by TVB, with Lau Kar-ho serving as the drama's executive producer. It stars Kenneth Ma as Szema Shun, a young Hong Kong game addict, who accidentally travels back in time to the Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history.

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Plot

Vincent Szema (Kenneth Ma) is a game addict who goes back to the Three Kingdoms period, and meets many historical figures. He becomes Zhuge Liang's trusted advisor and utilized modern strategies to overcome issues and obstacles. Vincent then develops feelings for a female servant in the castle of Shu. Vincent was able to maintain contact with his sister through his smart phone and learned that the time warp would take place at the "Battle of Chi Bi."

Cast

Note: Some of the characters' names are in Cantonese romanisation.

Main cast

Suk Hon (蜀漢)

Lau Bei household

  • Rachel Kan as Lady Kon (甘夫人), Lau Bei's first wife
  • Iva Law as Lady Mei (麋夫人), Lau Bei's second wife
  • Annie Chong as Cho Kuk (鶵菊), a maid in Lau Bei's household
  • Doris Chow as a maid in Lau Bei's household
  • Siu Hoi-yan as a maid in Lau Bei's household
  • Lydia Law as a maid in Lau Bei's household
  • Cheung Wai-yi as a maid in Lau Bei's household
  • Tsang Yuen-sa

Cho Ngai (曹魏)

Tung Ng (東吳)

Lau Piu household

Others

Viewership ratings

The following is a table that includes a list of the total ratings points based on television viewership.

WeekOriginally AiredEpisodesAverage PointsPeaking PointsReferences
1
9 July 2012
1
30
34
[1]
July 9 – July 13, 2012
1–5
30
35
[2]
2
July 16 – July 20, 2012
6–10
31
35
[3]
3
July 23 – July 27, 2012
11–14
34
45
[4]
4
July 30 – August 3, 2012
15–19
27
[5]
5
August 6 – August 9, 2012
20–23
29
[6]
August 10, 2012
24–25
31
36
[7]

Anachronistic elements:

1) Food: Maize and peanuts did not exist in Three Kingdoms China

2) The characters sat on chairs instead of kneeling on mats, thus they all kept their shoes on when indoors

3) Paper should have been quite common already, yet the various books are in bamboo

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