Aztez

Aztez

A game of conquest & brutality

In Aztez, you expand and maintain the Aztec empire through turn-based strategy, while managing violent outbreaks via real-time beat 'em up sequences. Every game is unique; different events will occur, different challenges will emerge, and different spoils will be taken each time you play. Spread, strengthen, subjugate!

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Where Is Aztez?!

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As you can tell, Aztez did not release in 2014, like our promotional material from the last year and a half has been suggesting. We’re very sorry! But with just a few moments left in 2014 I wanted to give those of you who have been patiently waiting an explanation on why exactly Aztez has yet to be released. 1. We’re Just Two Humans! We have two amazing humans writing jams for us, and we had another amazing human model and texture a -huge- amount of the enemy equipment for us, which saved me an enormous amount of time. But everything else is Matthew and I! That’s not a complaint and it’s not for sympathy; we like it that way. We’re compulsive control […]

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Team Colorblind

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    Team Colorblind is Ben Ruiz and Matthew Wegner, an American independent game development team based in Phoenix, Arizona. They are foolishly attempting to make a game as incredible as Capcom®'s Alien™ Vs. Predator™.

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  • Ben Ruiz

    Ruiz is the artist, animator, and combat designer on Aztez. He is a formally educated artist and designer and teaches game production at Phoenix technical schools and universities throughout the year. He is an Independent Games Festival judge and visual art jury member. He has been working in games since 2004.

  • Matthew Wegner

    Wegner is the highly versatile programmer, metagame designer, and biz dev guy on Aztez. He is a co-chair of the Independent Games Festival, advisor to the Independent Games Summit, Indie Fund member, occasional photographer, and curator for Unity's "Unite" conference. He has been working in games since 2001.

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