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Set in the golden age of pirates, this is your chance to become pirate king and conquer the Caribbean. Join, champion, and unite the three pirate factions: Pirates, Corsairs and Buccaneers. You must ultimately leverage this unity in all out war against the evil Pirates of Black Cove.
Release Date: Aug 2, 2011
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Set in the golden age of pirates, this is your chance to become pirate king and conquer the Caribbean.

Join, champion, and unite the three pirate factions: Pirates, Corsairs and Buccaneers. You must ultimately leverage this unity in all out war against the evil Pirates of Black Cove.

Manage and develop parts of three strongholds and visit them to pick up faction and storyline missions. Visit the Alchemist to find out what special ingredients are needed for the wacky potions and embark on adventures to find and collect them.

Unite the three Pirate factions to gain access to their hero units and ultimately take down the Pirates of Black Cove and become King of all the pirates. If you have what it takes that is.

Key features:

  • Roam the open World with your Pirate crew and pick up missions as you sail the seas.
  • Notoriety and fame brings you closer to your ultimate goal: the King of All Pirates
  • Battle it out with the forces of Black Cove and other colonial nations on both land and sea
  • Select your character from several different Pirate Captains, each with their own unique skills and features
  • Make creative use of some of he wackiest land and sea based weapons ever to grace a Pirate world
  • Varied units and weapons allows You to carry out the battles as You see fit

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Core Duo or equivalent processor
    • Memory: 2GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 4 GB hard disk space
    • Video Card: GeForce 8600 or equivalent Video Card (256 MB of dedicated memory with support for pixel shader 3.0)
    • DirectX®: 9.0
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0 Compatible Sound Card
    • Additional: 3-button mouse, keyboard and speakers
Helpful customer reviews
9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
71 products in account
1 review
23.3 hrs on record
I like this game! Its very colourful, its not meant to be a historical recreation of pirating & its addictively fun!

Your character starts off with a ship, a crew & a pirate base to sail from. The game is mostly quest-driven, the goal being to complete quests for the different factions in the game (there are three), which rewards you with gold & reputation with that respective faction. The ultimate goal is to unite the three factions in order to take on the dreaded Black Cove Pirates & then become the Pirate King. Your character gains experience & reputation along the way, which unlock new skills. Your ship can be upgraded to become ever more powerful & you can recruit a pirate army to help you plunder colonies around the Caribbean. I found that the game mechanics were quite intuitive & its not a game you need to spend hours poring over a manual or practicing detailed tutorials just to play.

Sea combat is very easy & basic, but I have found it to be less cumbersome than the mechanics in "Sid Meier's Pirates! Gold". If this game were only about sailing around, fighting other ships & plundering gold from their wreckage, it would be a boring game. But it isn't. Its about questing, accomplishing missions, gaining rewards & experience, & following a storyline. That keeps it interesting & fun & not too serious, enough to hold the player's attention. There are loads of corny pirate jokes to be picked up in bottles floating in the sea so you might even get a laugh out of it. I think the developers have done a lot of work trying to make the game as least serious as possible, to make it a fun game to play rather than a simulation.

At the price that its being offered on Steam, in my opinion it is worth the money. Its becoming one of my most enjoyable games to play :)
Posted: December 29th, 2013
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
163 products in account
1 review
0.6 hrs on record
Only about 30-45 minutes into the game so far - but I'm a huge fan of it from the beginning. My only issue is with the voice work - it leaves little to be desired, and trivial (unimportant) words between the subtitles and the actual voices are different. This isn't anything new - but it's something that throws me off sometimes.

I'd recommend the game to anyone that enjoys pirates or the Sid Meier's Pirates! games.
Posted: December 28th, 2013
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6 of 10 people (60%) found this review helpful
265 products in account
3 reviews
5.5 hrs on record
Cheap and good fun =D
Posted: December 28th, 2013
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1,003 products in account
103 reviews
5.0 hrs on record
I'd really like to love this game, i almost do, but it's got so many flaws it's hard not to condemn it to hell and back.

First impressions are awesome! It looks great, sounds great except for the worst Voice Over in the history of videogames.
But.... It is so so so slooooow. Sailing is slow but it's pretty and things to do, and upgrades and new ships help. But sailing from west to east every damn mission sucks. Land missions, thats the worst part. No AI at all it seems, if it's there it's very random but with a slight tendancy to be forgetful and dumb. The walking on land is even slower, and the Health regen is rediculous. Combat is way to flawed and should be what combat straight out of an Alpha build might look like.
No minimap sucks. Quest rewards would be nice to see. So many important things are not explained in any way. Give me some numbers or hints on what stuff does!

But the game has so many good features, like base upgrades and stats and NPCs that can join, ship upgrades and special items. But nothing feels finished.

I'm sorry to let this one go, i can not recommend it i'm afraid.
Posted: November 2nd, 2013
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
12 products in account
4 reviews
10.1 hrs on record
this game like a torchlight II + a ship battle game, nice
but without the complex of equipment, it just about hiring crew, upgrade your boat/buy a new boat, captain's skill
lack of hotkey, what you will do is just click and clicking
fun enough, not too challenging

pros : casual rpg, nice graphic, nice sounds, good storyline, large free roam
cons : lack hotkey, no equipment for heroes, overprice ships
Posted: February 15th, 2014
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