In Master Chu and the Drunkard Hu you play Master Chu and your goal is defeat evil God Shiva who has cursed your village. You can play against the computer, or together with Master Hu who has turned into a drunkard. The game itself is comprised of ten levels, or worlds. Collecting all 8 symbols of harmony on each level transports you to the level's boss. After eliminating him you are awarded with a special Flaming Key of Freedom which gives you access to the next level. Your ultimate objective is to defeat Shiva on the tenth level and win the game.