Vindex Chronicles has you fighting for the Roman Empire in a side scrolling screen. You are Vindex, on a crusade for your ruler, Rufus, to bring peace to the world. You do this, of course, by fighting. You'll make your way through Sparta and Viking Territory and move all over what was the Holy Roman Empire. Use your arrows to move left and right. You attack with A and defend with D. You'll also have health potions and elixirs to drink as well as special attacks to learn. You'll have to learn to block and known when to make strikes of opportunity in this adventure game.