The Legend of Tianding


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.
A fast-paced side scroller character action game exploring the life of Liao Tianding, the legendary Taiwanese folk hero.

 Explore Colonial Taiwan at the turn of the century, as you rob the rich, feed the poor, and fight against the darkness gripping the very heart of Taipei.

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.




  • Play as Taiwan’s legendary “Robin Hood”. Rob the rich to feed the poor, and teach the oppressors to pick on someone their own size!

  • A master thief relies on his tools: Use a tanto, a waist sash, and lightning-fast Kung Fu to battle your enemies in style.

  • Steal your enemies’ guns, blades, axes, and more, all with their own unique movesets and properties.

  • A comic book art style depicting the Dadaocheng area of Taipei as it looked like in the 20th century.

  • Equip different magic talismans to augment your abilities and tailor Liao Tianding to your fighting style!

  • Take a break from rebellion and play a game of Four Color Cards, a traditional Taiwanese board game.