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Mesoamerican theme

Historical theme

Features one or more of the tightly related pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures (Aztec, Mayan and Olmec) or otherwise uses a theme very much like them.

Alternate name: Aztec, Mayan or Olmec theme

The first video game about Mesoamerican theme was released in 1982.

Nihon Falcom, Parker Brothers and Activision has published most of these games

Aztec
Notable names:
* Tenochtitlan - a city founded in 14th century
* Culhuacan - a city-state

Notes:
* Aztec empire ruled from 14th till 16th century.
* They were infamous for human sacrifices.

Maya
Notes:
* Established around 2000 BCE

Parent group

Culture themes

Characters

Moctezuma II, Ahuitzotl, Itzcoatl
(view all the 3 "Mesoamerican theme " characters)

Platforms

Windows 14
Linux 11
MS-DOS 6
ZX Spectrum 4
NEC PC8801 3
Apple II E 3
Atari 400/800 3
C64 3
Atari ST 3
Master System 2
Mega Drive 2
Amiga 2
NEC PC9801 2
Sharp X1 2
MICRO 7 - FM7 2
Mac OS X 2
SNES 1
Win3.1 1
X360 1
NES 1
TI99 1
GBA 1
ColecoVision 1
Atari 2600 1
PS 1
VIC-20 1
32X 1
Atari 5200 1
Mega-CD 1
MSX2 1

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