Ballads Of Hongye

About the game

“Ballads of Hongye” is a city building game that combines innovative gameplay with building strategy to showcase the art of ancient oriental architecture. Hongye has long been ignored by the Emperor and you have been tasked with reviving him! Ensuring profits and stable growth is key to reviving Hongye.

Every choice you make will contribute to your destiny and that of the land you rule. A small split-second decision can result in a completely unexpected event. You must heed the council's requests, manage your advisors, lead your people, and continually nurture and utilize your lands to prosper while fighting natural and urban disasters.

Take advantage of industrial chains, use your advisors, decide your investments and build your path to victory. Keep your people happy, your treasury full, and your cities safe because the evaluation board is sure to grade you on everything you do!

But as you develop Hongye, you may notice that there is a force working against you and that not everything is what it seems to be. You can dive deep into the conspiracy and find the truth, for you and your people. What will you sacrifice to revive Hongye? Will you be a fearsome leader or will you be respected through love and admiration? The choice and the setting are yours!

Earning the right to govern is difficult. From valleys and mountains to the desert, different lands demand different approaches. The attributes of the land impact production, security and trade, providing a unique playing field and experience for each challenge. The challenges cleverly designed around the unique aspects of the terrain also differ greatly from each other. For example, some lands are abundant in minerals, but the soil is arid, limiting food production. Some lands welcome refugees while others are on the front lines of war.

System Requirements

  • SW: Windows® 8/Windows® 10/Windows® 11 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-6500
  • Memory: 16GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB)
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 30 GB of available space


Game history

In “Ballads of Hongye,” you are transported to the ancient city of Hongye, which has fallen into disrepair and neglect. The Emperor has given you the monumental challenge of reviving the city and returning it to its former glory.

As you delve deeper into the game, you will uncover a conspiracy that threatens not only the city but also your own position of power. It becomes clear that there are hidden forces at work and you must navigate the treacherous political landscape to uncover the truth and protect your people.

Throughout the game, you will face various challenges and obstacles that will test your leadership and strategic thinking skills. You must make difficult decisions, manage limited resources, and balance the needs of your people with the demands of the council.

From managing the economy and infrastructure to dealing with natural disasters and urban unrest, every choice you make will have consequences. Will you be a ruthless leader who rules with an iron fist or will you earn the respect and admiration of your people through compassion and justice?

The game's story unfolds through a series of quests and missions, each with their own unique objectives and challenges. As you progress, you will discover more about the conspiracy and the true nature of the forces working against you.

Ultimately, Hongye's fate is in your hands. Can you revive the city, uncover the truth, and secure your place as a respected leader? The choice is yours.

Frequent questions

Q: How can I download “Ballads of Hongye”?

A: “Ballads of Hongye” can be downloaded from the official website or through popular digital distribution platforms such as Steam.

Q: What is the objective of the game?

A: The goal of “Ballads of Hongye” is to revive Hongye City by making strategic decisions, managing resources, and overcoming various challenges.

Q: Can I customize my city and its architecture?

A: Yes, you can customize your city and its architecture to reflect your vision and leadership style. Build and design structures that best fit the needs of your people and the challenges you face.

Q: Are there different difficulty levels in the game?

A: Yes, “Ballads of Hongye” offers different difficulty levels to cater to players of different skill levels. Choose the level that best suits your preferences and challenge yourself accordingly.

Q: Are there multiplayer options available?

A: No, “Ballads of Hongye” is a single-player game that focuses on the player's individual experience and decision-making skills.