Game Classification

Aztec Wars magnussoft Deutschland GmbH, Summitsoft Entertainment, 2002  

Informations Analyses Serious Gaming





This title is used by the following domains:
  • Entertainment


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 12 to 16 years old / 17 to 25 years old
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Game-based
(designed with stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

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Aztec Wars Aztec Wars is a budget RTS game that takes place in an alternate history 17th century Europe where the ?Russes? and ?Cathayans? must fight back an invasion from the Atlantic crossing Aztecs (who have already conquered France, Germany, and Spain).

Initially in each mission, the player is in control of several basic houses. Each house produces money (the only resource in the game) and can produce the basic soldiers, but that's all it can do. However, for a large sum of money you can turn a house into a village, a city or a fortress. Each of three types of settlements allows you to build different units and buildings. (Note that the three civilizations also have varying units and buildings. )

Within a settlement, you can recruit units and construct buildings: mines and farms (that give you money), defense towers that fire at enemies, and facilities that allow the settlement to build a specific unit - e.g. you cannot recruit a war bear until you build a bear's cave.

Units are controlled similarly to other RTS games. After recruiting, they become 'garrison' of the settlement and stay inside to defend it. When you organize some units into a squad, you can instruct them to move around the map and use them to attack the enemy.

The objective of a mission is typically to conquer or destroy all enemy settlements/units. You can capture an enemy settlement by destroying all units and towers that defend it. The settlement then becomes yours and you can control it - which means you can build units normally unique to enemy civilizations.

Apart from a single Russes campaign, Aztec Wars offers fifteen single player missions and an additional thirty multiplayer maps for battles with up to six other players. [source:mobygames]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : PC (Windows)