Shogun 2: Total War was set during the ‘Sengoku Jidai’ or ‘Warring States Period’ of Japan, while the expansion Rise of the Samurai dealt with the ‘Genpei War’ some 400 years prior to that. However, a new stand alone expansion Fall Of The Samurai leaps a few centuries into the future to depict the ‘Boshin War’ and the modernization of Japan during the ‘Meiji Restoration.’