For the first couple hours spent in La-Mulana, you may find yourself completely confused, frustrated, and lost. But, that’s exactly how the developer desires you to be. In doing so, they've expertly crafted a gameplay experience that can truly give you the feeling of what it'd be like to be an intrepid explorer of La-Mulana's ancient ruins. While La-Mulana might be an intimidating game, it's rewards always make the pain well worth the effort. Knowing that some gamers will beat this game without ever consulting a guide only alludes to how expertly Nigoro built La-Mulana's deadly ruins.