Send Skaven ships to the murky depths, cut Khorne’s champions to pieces & battle sea monsters as you explore the Warhammer oceans. Turn pirate & become the scourge of the Empire, or trade your way to riches along the Bretonnian coast. Based on Games Workshop's classic Man O’ War.
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Very Positive (15 reviews) - 86% of the 15 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Very Positive (195 reviews) - 89% of the 195 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 15, 2016

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Man O'War:Corsair is a big game, based on a tabletop game with a loyal loyal fanbase. We are proud to include ourselves in that fanbase. This is a game we want the community to be ultimately proud of and to feel it was made for them. We want people to travel the coast of the Old World, feed back on it and suggest ideas that will improve the scope of content, features, and just about anything else they can think of! With a community driven game behind us we have learned a lot already and met much of the core gameplay targets, but this is still a huge game, that will improve with every constructive criticism. We want the player's help to develop Man O'War: Corsair, and through interaction and iteration with the community, we can create a game everyone wants to play. With your much valued input and contributions, we will take it all the way together! Here there be monsters!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Approximately 4 months, this will allow us to refine the various aspects of the game.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“While we have the foundation of our game at Early Access launch, there are many currently-planned features and content additions we will be adding over EA period. Apart from releasing the planned features below, will be looking to add community ideas into the game, the very reason we want to do Early Access!

Man O’ War: Corsair's planned core features include, among many other things:

• Sea based warfare - Engage in thrilling broadside battles and take command of your captain as you board enemy ships from an on deck perspective!
• Huge game world to explore with over 50 ports
• A huge variety of customisable vessel types and characters
• Trade and fight with other Captains, vessels and ports
• Hire wizards and other magical beasts to do your bidding
• Command allies from different races and fight deadly enemies including -
Orcs, High Elves, Dwarfs, Dark Elves, Skaven, Pirates, Chaos and Sea Monsters
• Travel the huge environment day and night, and in all weathers.
• Campaign Mode where you can play either as a Captain of Bretonnia, the Empire, or Chaos!
• Skirmish mode where you can play as and against different Warhammer races

In addition to game fixes, tweaks, and performance improvements, mega iterative polishing, our support for Man O'War:Corsair won't end with these features, we want this to be the start of something great.........”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Everything described on the full Features List has been developed to a basic playable state or more We still have refinements and tweaks still to do. We are releasing in stages as we want the elements of the game we do release to be right, for the community to feel it's right and then know we can release the next part! We will be updating regularly, releasing new updates every 2 weeks with community feedback additions as well as major sections of the game.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“No the game will be priced the same as on launch. Not including sale discounts.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We want to use community to help us gauge opinion and hone the game based on feedback; to build a strong and loyal group who champion our game and want it to succeed. To do this we will be engaging with the community on the Steam and Man O' War forums. We are fans of the original and we want to make the best game we can, that fans and new comers to the Man O'War will enjoy.”
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March 22

Patch 0.9.3

Update 0.9.3:
- Can now abandon non-unique quests.
- Fixed an issue with quest popups appearing too soon after docking and being unclickable
- Fixed an issue that could cause physics to go out of sync with visuals in port
- Fixed a bug with weapon UI not showing selected weapon
- Fixed brace for impact icon
- Ability refresh timer made more obvious, selected active skill is now more obvious
- Hostile (ex-)ally crew now have red health bars
- Fixed an issue that could cause ships to reposition themselves incorrectly
- Fixed the initial direction of the galleon sailing camera
- Burning Skulls and Inferno Shot effects optimised
- Longbow automatically aims and draws an arrow when wielded (don't have to zoom in)
- Team-mates in custom battles can no longer become hostile
- Region control will immediately switch to neutral when the defending force has been wiped out
- Archer regiment should animate once more
- Hellblaster scope fixed
- Cutscenes no longer show 'lower spyglass' hint
- Fixed a bug with petition ships not responding to commands
- Made turning easier at x4/x8 speed
- Fixed an error with character movement in ports

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March 17


We're pleased to announce Man O' War: Corsair is now available on Linux - official supported platforms are Ubuntu 14.10+ and SteamOS but most modern linuxes should run it OK (our engine is Unity so that determines what we're able to support).

Make sure your drivers are up to date, and check the minimum and recommended requirements.

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“It’s all so ridiculously fabulous, and I mean that in the best of ways”

“Should Evil Twins stay on course, we could have yet another Warhammer hit on our hands...Absolutely Kraken”
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“...the game despite its early access state, is a gem in your library. It has a great future ahead of it”
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Early Adopter Rewards!

Reik's Fashion and Fledgling Griffon

We have been overwhelmed by the support we have received in developing Man O’ War: Corsair so far, we’re looking forward to bringing you even more as we work towards full release. To show we are grateful for all those who have given us such wonderful constructive criticism and contributed to making the game what it is, we have created two special DLCs to say thanks.

These DLCs are free to everyone who has bought already or who buys during Early Access.
(Reik’s Fashion will also be free to anyone who buys it in first week of full release)

About This Game

Man O' War: Corsair.
Engage in epic naval combat and explore the oceans of the Warhammer world.
Man O' War: Corsair is a video game of high adventure, naval combat and exploration based on the Games Workshop classic Man O’ War table top game.

Man O' War: Corsair - Your Quest
Sail the seas plundering enemy ships, visiting ports, and trading. Dominate everything in your path with a fleet of ships at your back and watch people flee at the mere sight of you, leaving legends of your deeds in the history books and steel through the hearts of your enemies.

Man O' War: Corsair – Explore and Fight
Captain a wide variety of unique sailing vessels, explore and trade whilst combating enemy ships in frantic naval action.

Man O' War: Corsair - Boarding Actions.
As well as sea battles, engaging in boarding actions with enemy vessels sees you walking the deck, blunderbuss in hand, attacking enemy crew. Loot the vessels or sink them, the choice is yours.

Man O' War: Corsair - Enemies and Allies
Buy a variety of unique and deadly ships. Command allies from different races and fight many deadly enemies including:
Fierce storms, deadly fleets and terrible foes will block your path to ultimate glory.

Man O' War: Corsair - The Old World
A captain in Man O’ War: Corsair can sail the coast of a huge continent in the Warhammer world. Visiting over 50 ports from Erengrad to Sartosa, the sea is yours to explore.
A heroic adventurer does not only have enemy ships to contend with. The deep and unexplored oceans hold terrifying creatures that few see and live to tell the tale.
These deadly creatures emerging from the deep sea will chill blood and drop jaws in equal measure. The wise would attempt to flee but those brave enough to tackle such creatures will be famed throughout the world.

Here there be monsters....

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows 7 64 bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 2.6Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 9800 GT
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 30 GB available space
    • OS: Windows 8 64Bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 3.5Ghz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GTX 970
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 30 GB available space
    • OS: OSX 10.9
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 2.6Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel Iris
    • Storage: 30 GB available space
    • OS: OSX 10.10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 3.3Ghz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel Iris Pro 6200
    • Storage: 30 GB available space
    • OS: SteamOS or Ubuntu 14.10
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-4170T
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M 2GB
    • Storage: 30 GB available space
    • OS: SteamOS or Ubuntu 14.10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 3.5Ghz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GTX 970

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