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Description

The player must reach and explore an Aztec temple while avoiding a variety of dangerous obstacles. Each level is like a whole different game, with different challenges and different types of scrolling and exploration. The game starts with an over-the-shoulder view of the player running a gauntlet of spear-throwing natives towards a pyramid which rises on the horizon. Once this is reached, a vertically-scrolling staircase with falling rocks must be traversed, and then there are rooms to explore and deadly aquatic wildlife to avoid (among other dangers) before the game is through. Players looking for the adventuring equivalent of an Epyx sports game should enjoy this one.

There are seven levels to conquer in order to complete the game.

Screenshots

Aztec Challenge Commodore 64 Running the gauntlet
Aztec Challenge Commodore 64 Find a safe path across the room
Aztec Challenge Commodore 64 Leaping over a bottomless pit
Aztec Challenge Atari 8-bit Title screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Die Rituale der Azteken" -- German title

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Critic Reviews

TeleMatch Commodore 64 Aug, 1984 1 out of 6 100
Your Commodore Commodore 64 Nov, 1984 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Commodore User Commodore 64 May, 1984 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
The Video Game Critic Atari 8-bit Dec 02, 2009 B- 67

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Awards

  • Zzap!
    • May 1985 (Issue 1) - #60 'It's the Zzap! 64 Top 64!'

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