The Portal: Three Kingdoms set is the third set for the
Portal card game. It is based entirely on China's
epic drama Romance of the Three Kingdoms. This story has been
compared in importance to the Homeric and Arthurian tales. The art in this
set will be by popular asian artists.
Portal: Three Kingdoms was printed with white borders on the face of the cards.
Cards can be identified by the expansion symbol on the right hand size of
the middle section. The expansion symbol is a
chinese character for the number '3' (looks like a letter 'Z' with a line under it).
The expansion symbol is black for common cards ()
silver for uncommon cards ()
and gold for rare cards ().
The 180 card set's breakdown by rarity looks like this:
It was released in May 1999 in Japan. It was also released in English, but not in
the United States. It was only made available in Asia-Pacific countries (although
many people have imported the cards from those countries back to the U.S. and
The print run is unknown.