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8th Aug '16 10:18:02 AM Willbyr
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* A startling GeckoEnding to ''MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro'' has Yako investigating her father in Brazil, and meeting a tribe of {{Yakuza}} Aztecs.

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* A startling GeckoEnding to ''MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro'' ''Manga/MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro'' has Yako investigating her father in Brazil, and meeting a tribe of {{Yakuza}} Aztecs.



* ''Anime/RahXephon'' uses the Mayan Long Count calendar, but also the Aztec terms [[ArcWords ollin, ixtli, and yolteotl.]] In fact, knowing what those words mean in Aztec thought is essential [[MindScrewdriver for even understanding the story.]]
* The ancient Ord tribe whose semi-ruined temples ([[spoiler: well, ''entirely'' ruined temples by the time the BigBad has messed them up]]) are featured in ''Anime/ExplorerWomanRay'' seems to be pretty much along these lines. It's claimed they used to worship the Sun and their temples have hidden treasure which no-one was able to find; their true secret is much more interesting.

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* ''Anime/RahXephon'' uses the Mayan Long Count calendar, but also the Aztec terms [[ArcWords ollin, ixtli, and yolteotl.]] yolteotl]]. In fact, knowing what those words mean in Aztec thought is essential [[MindScrewdriver for even understanding the story.]]
story]].
* The ancient Ord tribe whose semi-ruined temples ([[spoiler: well, ([[spoiler:well, ''entirely'' ruined temples by the time the BigBad has messed them up]]) are featured in ''Anime/ExplorerWomanRay'' seems to be pretty much along these lines. It's claimed they used to worship the Sun and their temples have hidden treasure which no-one was able to find; their true secret is much more interesting.
23rd Jul '16 4:33:43 PM nombretomado
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** The classic CarlBarks' DonaldDuck story ''Lost In the Andes'' has Donald and the nephews discover a lost, vaguely Inca-ish civilization where everything is cube-shaped or full of right angles, even the people and the wildlife. The natives are friendly, but consider it a terrible crime to produce anything ''round.'' Naturally, the nephews have brought bubble gum. HilarityEnsues.

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** The classic CarlBarks' Creator/CarlBarks' DonaldDuck story ''Lost In the Andes'' has Donald and the nephews discover a lost, vaguely Inca-ish civilization where everything is cube-shaped or full of right angles, even the people and the wildlife. The natives are friendly, but consider it a terrible crime to produce anything ''round.'' Naturally, the nephews have brought bubble gum. HilarityEnsues.
13th Jul '16 12:20:13 PM DeltaDart
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* Likely due to the prevalence of the aforementioned god, a Mayincatec FantasyCounterpartCulture will often by populated by LizardFolk.
9th Jul '16 1:49:07 PM SantosLHalper
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* The [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magdalena_Solis Hernández Brothers Sect]] in 1960s Mexico was a scam that took advantage of the ignorance of their iliterate victims to claim "tributes" in exchange for favors from mysterious "Inca gods in the mountains" (victims and scammers alike being unaware that the Incas lived in South America). It went off the rails when the brothers, in order to keep TheMasquerade when two victims were becoming wary, decided to bring in a psychopathic prostitute, Magdalena Solís, and present her as the incarnation of the "Inca goddess" they were prophets of. Solís rapidly seized absolute control and, [[HiddenDepths being actually versed in Aztec mythology]], presented herself as the goddess [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coatlicue Coatlicue]] and demanded human sacrifices by [[AndShowItToYou removal of the heart]]. [[OhCrap Oops.]]

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* The [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magdalena_Solis Hernández Brothers Sect]] in 1960s Mexico was a scam that took advantage of the ignorance of their iliterate victims to claim "tributes" in exchange for favors from mysterious "Inca gods in the mountains" (victims and scammers alike being unaware that the Incas lived in South America). It went off the rails when the brothers, in order to keep TheMasquerade when two victims were becoming wary, decided to bring in a psychopathic an AxeCrazy prostitute, Magdalena Solís, and present her as the incarnation of the "Inca goddess" they were prophets of. Solís rapidly seized absolute control and, [[HiddenDepths being actually versed in Aztec mythology]], presented herself as the goddess [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coatlicue Coatlicue]] and demanded human sacrifices by [[AndShowItToYou [[BeatStillMyHeart removal of the heart]]. [[OhCrap [[FromBadToWorse Oops.]]
7th Jul '16 6:54:46 PM anacharis
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* In architecture, the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayan_Revival_architecture Mayan Revival]] makes use of techniques and iconography from various Mesoamerican cultures in a Modernist and [[Art Deco]] milieu.

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* In architecture, the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayan_Revival_architecture Mayan Revival]] makes use of techniques and iconography from various Mesoamerican cultures in a Modernist and [[Art Deco]] ArtDeco milieu.
7th Jul '16 6:53:47 PM anacharis
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* In architecture, the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayan_Revival_architecture Mayan Revival]] makes use of techniques and iconography from various Mesoamerican cultures in a Modernist and [[Art Deco]] milieu.
4th Jul '16 6:34:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''TheTick'' parodies this with [[http://home.jps.net/~lsnyder/7_tick.html#aztecs The Deertown Aztecs]] -- a former sports team that crashed in the jungle and now attempt to live their lives according to the only book they had: "Aztecs On My Mind." They have a temple pyramid complete with traps.

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* ''TheTick'' ''ComicBook/TheTick'' parodies this with [[http://home.jps.net/~lsnyder/7_tick.html#aztecs The Deertown Aztecs]] -- a former sports team that crashed in the jungle and now attempt to live their lives according to the only book they had: "Aztecs On My Mind." They have a temple pyramid complete with traps.
3rd Jul '16 6:04:58 AM MarqFJA
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!! Common Mayincatec traits:

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!! Common [[folder:Common Mayincatec traits:traits]]




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18th Jun '16 12:40:59 PM erforce
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* ''[[VideoGame/{{Pitfall}} Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure]]''.

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* ''[[VideoGame/{{Pitfall}} Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure]]''.%%* ''VideoGame/PitfallTheMayanAdventure''.
6th Jun '16 12:31:38 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''{{Everworld}}'' features the Aztecs still existing (along with many other ancient civilizations) in an alternate universe, ruled over by the PhysicalGod Huitzilpoctli. As a result their whole civilization seems to revolve around getting him human hearts to eat, to the point that the people themselves are forced into [[ImAHumanitarian eating the rest]] to survive.

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* ''{{Everworld}}'' ''Literature/{{Everworld}}'' features the Aztecs still existing (along with many other ancient civilizations) in an alternate universe, ruled over by the PhysicalGod Huitzilpoctli. As a result their whole civilization seems to revolve around getting him human hearts to eat, to the point that the people themselves are forced into [[ImAHumanitarian eating the rest]] to survive.



* Presumably on account of very little being known about them, when the Olmecs appear in S.M.Stirling’s IslandInTheSeaOfTime books, their culture appears to be just a compilation of different Mesoamerican stereotypes like viewing strangers as gods and practicing human sacrifice.

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* Presumably on account of very little being known about them, when the Olmecs appear in S.M.Stirling’s IslandInTheSeaOfTime ''Literature/IslandInTheSeaOfTime'' books, their culture appears to be just a compilation of different Mesoamerican stereotypes like viewing strangers as gods and practicing human sacrifice.
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