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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December 1

Update 1.3 - Pledge your allegiance



Bretonnian and Empire campaigns!

Begin your life as a newly conscripted captain in the Bretonnian or Empire navy. A trickier start than the regular independent game, you'll be commanding either a Buccaneer or a Wargalley.

As a member of your faction's navy you'll be able to capture sea zones and even ports for your home nation, though all your actions will have diplomatic consequences - attack ships from a neutral nation and a war is likely. You'll also have to keep an eye out for relations breaking down depites your actions - a hostile nation suddenly declaring war as you sail through their waters.

Joining the navy has other benefits, with enough loyalty built up with your faction you'll be able to hire elite units such as Sergeants of the Empire and Knights of the Realm.

Elite units come with a special trait (or sometimes several) which make them significantly more powerful than normal crew, but they're not cheap. Bretonnians can also hire Knights of the Realm who gain new traits as they level up, becoming especially powerful at high levels.

You can also hire captains for any spare ships you buy or capture - build your own fleet for an invasion.

Independent captains can also get in on the naval action - if you can build up enough loyalty with a human faction they'll offer to let you join their navy. This comes with all the benefits and downsides above. If you choose you can try leading the Wastelanders to glory or perhaps pledge allegiance to the Pirate Princes of Sartosa.

Beware if you choose to betray the faction you have joined, attacking your own faction's ports, hurting allies of your own faction or just destroying your favour with your own faction by attacking your fellow navy ships will lead to a banishment - you'll forever be hostile to that faction.

Finally, it wouldn't be right to join the navy without flying the correct flags - the sailmaker's shop has now opened at the shipwright's office.

Full list of changes:

- Added Bretonnian start
- Added Imperial Start
- Added military mission to join faction navy (requires high loyalty)
- Added faction diplomacy effects for player when belonging to a faction navy.
- Added capturing of ports for human factions (if joined a navy)
- Added military and elite troops for hire from military screen
- Added knight specific crew tree for Bretonnian Knight elite crew
- Added shipless captains to hire for spare ships in military screen
- Added sailmaker's shop to shipyard (can change sail design, and if member of faction use the navy sail designs)
- Added new missions for faction members
- Faction diplomacy messages shown on main screen for navy faction
- Turning in bounties now gives a small bonus to loyalty (previously only gave favour)
- Joining a faction gives additional discount on ships/refits/repairs
- Feedback messages now appear on map screen
- Boarding a bane tower mid-challenge should be less weird
- Improved fog when in tactical view
- Flag preview fixed on custom battle
- Adjusted tactical viewpoint on bane tower
- Fixed aiming arrow for Bane Tower and Great Winged Terror in tactical view
- Hellrammer sail will show correct design
- Added helmeted option for Chaos Lord
- Fixed randomising fleets in custom battle spending too much on upgrades
- Hellslicer AI improved
- Improved Greatship combat AI
- Fixed bug where captured quest ships could vanish
- Removed weird music source near Sitges
- Bridge at bordeleaux is now solid
- Added translation text for 1.2 update for german/french/hungarian
- Crew bonus can now go up to 150% efficiency for cannons, oars, sailing
- Healthbars now show skulls on powerful/elite troops
- High level enemy AI ships have a chance of spawning elite crew
- AI Fleets now give up chasing a ship if it gets captured
- Ship purchase screen and Warehouse now show skulls to give a guide to how powerful ships are

Update 1.3.1:
- Inventory screen clothing/weapons buttons will take you to the outfit screen/equipment screen respectively
- Added ability to transfer flyer between ships
- Can now buy/sell spears for crew
- Dismissing a wizard will leave them in the port to be re-hired
- Fixed bugs with warehoused ships, flyers and wizards
- Added Loyalty to the captain detail screen
- Fixed a bug which could cause your old ship to attack your new ship when transferring at sea
- Fixed a bug which caused ordered flyers to continue to attack surrendered ships
- Adjusted docking at Tilean ports
- Elite crew can no longer have negative traits when hiring (can still gain injury traits)
- Military crew now only lists elite crew
- Restricted role crew will no longer get inappropriate skills (i.e. no qualified surgeons that can't be assigned to surgeon)
- Fixed a bug with dismissed crew reapparing on the ship
- Fixed a bug with crew not correctly being assigned from the military screen
- Fixed a bug which in some cases led to the player starting in a faction when choosing independent start.
- Adjusted Naval Defence quest to prevent 0 reward
- Adjusted fleet-based quests
- Fixed a bug preventing the player fleet capturing empty zones.
- On capturing an empty zone, player's faction will send patrol fleets to hold it if possible
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October 10

Update 1.2 - Dark Delights



This update brings the Slaanesh Chaos campaign and a feature much requested by the community: ship capture, as well as a new camera view option for all ships.

Slaanesh Campaign
Transform the old world into a hedonistic paradise for the glory of the Prince of Pleasure. More than just destruction is your goal as you corrupt the minds of the enemy crew and send your acolytes to spread the unspeakable joys of service to Slaanesh, turning the human ports into hives of decadence.

Ship Capture
Independent captains and Slaanesh captains are now able to capture enemy ships.

For the independent captain, as long as it's something your crew can steer you can put a prize crew aboard and have them take the ship back to port. Beware that the owning faction will attack the ship on sight. Once in port you can either sell the ship or pay to have the shipwrights repair the damage, clean the barnacles, and replace the rusty old cannon so that you can sail the ship anew. Be careful to keep it out of sight of its previous owners still (though rumour has it that some of the less law abiding ports can help with that).

For Slaanesh, capture is a means to an end - capture an enemy ship (ideally with half its crew already on your side from the Radiance of Slaanesh) and send your most human-looking cultists aboard, back to the ships home port. On reaching port they'll infiltrate the town and start to corrupt it. With enough cultists and a bit of time the port will become defenceless, its citizens too intent on their revels to care about anything else. At this point you may either leave them to praise Slaanesh with their carnal ways or burn the port to the ground as an offering.

Ship upgrades
Ship upgrades no longer have a limit based on the type - instead all ship upgrades come with a cargo space cost. You can choose to sacrifice more of your carrying capacity in order to build up those guns and reinforce every surface you can find.

Tactical View
Press 'V' (or Y button on gamepad) when sailing to toggle between standard Captain sailing view and a zoomed out Tactical view which shows your entire ship.

Full list of changes:
- Added Slaanesh campaign
- Added Ship Capture mechanic
- Ship upgrades now cost cargo space and are no longer limited by type
- Controlled character camera now moves above the player if it would be pushed too close by geometry.
- Added icons for when your character is locking onto an enemy (by blocking or mid-swing). Updated icons for enemies who are targeting you and nearby enemies out of view
- Khorne campaign start now locked until Independent campaign is completed (unless 'skip tutorial' is toggled in the options or you've played Khorne previously)
- Nurgle and Slaanesh captains can now Ascend
- Additional sail designs for Nurgle and Slaanesh
- Global movement AI ships will collect cargo from enemies they sink
- Ships can now be sold from the warehouse
- Selling a ship from the warehouse will transfer any remaining crew to the player ship, or the tavern depending on space
- Journal shows latest entry on opening, more entries per page, formatting made clearer
- Melee Chain attacks are now much more reliable to trigger
- Fixed a bug with To Smell a Rat quest
- Player ally ships get a small boarding bonus vs AI
- Hellships get a boarding bonus in AI vs AI fights

Update 1.2.1:
- Added zoomed out Tactical View, press V (or Y button on gamepad) when sailing to toggle between normal sailing view and tactical sailing view.
- Hellship sails hidden when using anti-flyer weapon
- Reduced volume on Hellship ambient screams
- Slightly increased late-game build up speed of aggressive factions
- Fix for null error with piloting captured ships.
- Added additional info to crew on capture ship screen
- Moved Capture Ship button to be more obvious
- Crew piloting a captured prize ship will leave their weapons
- Crew piloting a prize ship will move to the tavern after docking (and can be rehired without any up front cost)
- Removed duplicate shrine rewards for Slaanesh
- AI Allies generate less aggro from enemies from accidental damage
- First mate will only warn if you're under attack if you were not already under attack.
- Moved captain load in point in Alquezaro
- Can no longer send a captured ship to a razed port
- Increased value of sacrificed cargo (Chaos campaigns)
- Improved look of Slaanesh corruption UI on ports
- Smoothed melee animations for AI
- Player character defaults to running
- Wolfship front sails hidden whilst aiming front cannons
- Camera behaves better around railings during boarding
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Reviews

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“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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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.

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.

Explore and Fight
Captain a wide variety of unique sailing vessels, explore and trade whilst combating enemy ships in frantic naval action.

Boarding Actions
As well as sea battles, engaging in boarding actions with enemy vessels sees you walking the deck, weapon in hand, attacking enemy crew. Loot the vessels or sink them, the choice is yours.

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

Custom Battles
Build your own fleet from any faction in game, and battle it against any foe you choose.

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

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • 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
    Recommended:
    • 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
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.9
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 2.6Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel Iris
    • Storage: 30 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: OSX 10.10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 3.3Ghz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel Iris Pro 6200
    • Storage: 30 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • 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
    Recommended:
    • OS: SteamOS or Ubuntu 14.10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 3.5Ghz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GTX 970
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