Gameplay involved moving from location to location, picking up any objects found there, and using them somewhere else to unlock puzzles. Commands took the form of verb and noun, e.g. "Take Shovel". Movement from location to location was limited to North, South, East, West, Up and Down.
The object of the game was to enter an Egyptian pyramid and plunder its treasures. The player must face a variety of challenges, such as an angry mummy, a purple worm, and an irate desert nomad.