> Aztec Adventure is a classic maze action title which takes place in the
land of the ancient Aztecs. In this setting, money talks and enemies
can be bought. You play the part of a wanderer, traveler, and adventurer
named El Nino. If you can reach the Aztec Paradise, untold happiness
and wealth awaits...
> When I first purchased it back in 1987, Aztec Adventure didn't graphically
wow me. So obviously, it isn't going to knock anyone's socks off
these days. The game's mazes are fairly straight forward, and the
backgrounds change in color and style. Eleven rounds await which
take place in different areas like a forest, desert, ruins, underground
waterway, marsh, and phantoms' shadows. As you venture forth, you'll
encounter 14 standard enemies, 5 different obstacles, and numerous end
of round bosses.
> Naturally, the gameplay is pretty easy to get into. You can move
in 8 directions, attack (sword), and select special weapons. Along
the way you can collect money, which you can use to bribe various enemies
into becoming your ally. The special weapons you collect are iron
ball, spear, 4-directional iron balls, and various round-specific items.
Most of the time you'll be avoiding enemies' attacks, while returning the
> Aztec Adventure features some pretty good happy-go-lucky background music.
It fits well with the action and never becomes bothersome. The game's
sound effects are simple and effective.
> I played Aztec Adventure endlessly when I first bought it. It offers
a good challenge and lots of rounds. These days it's nice to go back
and experience a few levels of old-school Sega excellence.