The game takes place in a fantasy version of feudal Japan, and stars a wandering hero named Shiren, and his companion, a weasel named Koppa. They are on a quest for the mystical Land of the Golden Condor, where it is believed to be the home of the legendary and mysterious city of gold, known as El Dorado. This quest has been attempted many times before by other warriors but never completed due to the long, perilous journey it takes to reach the ancient place. Shiren is determined to succeed where none have before and claim the glory of reaching the Land of the Golden Condor.In this classic RPG, the player moves in a turn-based manner through randomly generated dungeons that provide a great challenge and lasting replay value. The adventure is not for the weak of heart, so advanced tactics and puzzle solving skills are required to survive the treacherous journey. This quest will take the player through a variety of settings, such as caves, forests, mountain passes, and are filled with ferocious monsters, hidden traps, thieves who may steal your equipment or money, and mysterious items to explore.