"Tale of Ninja" is a ninja role-playing game based on the history of the Japanese Sengoku period (Age of Warring States)
The gameplay of this game is mainly a puzzle game combine with action elements.
The Player will receive a target at each level. However, each time player receives only minimal information after receiving the task. The Player must discover and judge how to achieve the goal next.
Usually, every mission has four ways: "wind, forest, fire, mountain" to pass, that is, four different Nindou (忍道, the way of ninja)
The way of the Wind: find a shortcut to the goal, and finally assassinate the target.
The way of the forest: search for available mission clues and use the clues to reduce the number of enemy needs.
The way of the fire: being like a fire killing into the enemy formation
- Immovable as the Mountain
The way of the mountain: look for clues, complete the task in a bloodless way.
Each time you complete the mission, your nindou will be evaluated to see what you finally achieved.
Each level also has a guidance ninja that can provide players with various nindou cues. Of course, if players can find them by themselves can add points in the final assessment.
The story-line is adapted from the real history of the Sengoku period.
This time the game centers on the Miyoshi clan, which rapidly rises and dominates Kinki and Shikoku in just a few decades. How did they quickly decline in only ten years? The puzzles are waiting for you to solve.
Matsunaga Hisahide, Sogo Kazumasa, Miyoshi Nagayoshi, and other historical figures will also appear in this game.