China. Sometime in the 11th Century A.D. The Time when warlords lived as kings... Here in the shadows of the Liangshan Mountains, the 12 strongest outcasts, out of 108, gathered on the marsh to test their battle skills while the Gods of War watched from above. It was the Warlord of the Liangshan, Song Jiang, who was the toughest. Surely, there is one among us who is strong enough to challenge the evil regime in the Forbidden Palace! Let the search for that hero begin here and now!