|Conquering the Aztecs|
Cortes conquered the Aztecs using superior weaponry and deceit. Can you?
a few brief conflicts, the Spaniards managed to land at Tabasco and prepared for
an assault. After the cannon failed to deter the attackers, the Spanish cavalry
led by Cortes charged at the back of the Tabascan army. The Indians thought at
the time that the horse and rider were one creature and quickly surrendered.
of the slave girls given to Cortes was actually a Mexican but had been sold into
slavery in the Yucatan; thus she was able to speak Nahuatl (Aztec) and Mayan.
She quickly learned Castillian and became Cortes' official interpreter (and
mistress). She was called "Marina" among the Spanish and is known as
"La Malinche" in Mexico today. It was with the help of Marina that
Cortes first learned of the powerful and affluent Aztec king, Montezuma, and the
city of Tenochtitlan.
Montezuma and destroy the Aztec army to win.
Hernando Cortez dies, you lose.
scenario details the exploits of Hernando Cortez upon landing on the mainland at
Vera Cruz. Following his journey to Tenochtitlan the capital of the Aztec empire
and his conquest of Montezuma and the Aztec people.
is a combat only mission. No citizens, buildings, or unit improvements allowed.
villages to Spanish rule to recieve local troops as reinforcements. There are
rumors of a transport vessel coming from Cuba with fresh Spanish troops.
conquering villages, you will get reinforcements.
conquering the first village, you will recieve Marina as a slave. Walk Marina up
to village gates and the gate will open.
cannons and artillery from a distance on Towers.
formations and strategic troop movements are the key to conserving your Spanish
Medics to heal injured troops.