As the Chief Archaeologist and most experienced in Mayan culture, the Embassy has sent you to investigate the mysterious demise of the last known royal Mayan family. The royal family supposedly died in 1536, yet artifacts left by the Mayan princess have been uncovered dating back to 1556 - twenty years after her supposed death. Your mission in Forgotten Riddles - The Mayan Princess is to solve the riddles surrounding the artifacts to uncover what really happened to the royal family.
The Forgotten Riddles game series uses a variation the hidden object game genre: Instead of being given a list of items to find, you must first solve a riddle in order to realize what item you are looking for. The fantasy artwork in the series is in the various locations the protagonist is sent to investigate.