In Atari 2600’s Quest for Quintana Roo, you play as Yucatan Sam, an adventurer on a mission to explore the temple of Quintana Roo and find the hidden treasure within its vault. The game begins with you climbing the temple’s exterior, avoiding poisonous snakes and deadly lightning bolts along the way.
Once inside the temple, you must act quickly as your air supply is limited. Throughout the temple, you’ll find keys needed to unlock the vault. These keys and other useful items are hidden in secret rooms that can be discovered using your pickaxe or flasks of acid. To help locate hidden objects, you carry a Geiger counter, with higher readings indicating you are closer to something of interest.
As you explore the temple, you’ll encounter various enemies, including snakes, spiders, and mummies. To defend yourself, you have a gun and can also use your acid flasks as a weapon. However, ammunition is limited, so use it wisely. If you successfully complete your mission and find the treasure, you may receive a secret code that allows you to start the game at later levels, adding replayability to the game. Quest for Quintana Roo offers an exciting adventure that challenges players to solve puzzles and overcome obstacles in search of hidden treasure.