Paper Pirates is a team based social deduction game that uses mobile phones and tablets as its controllers. Take control of your very own pirate ship and issue commands to your fellow shipmates, will they obey or disobey your command?
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Very Positive (51) - 90% of the 51 user reviews for this game are positive. (90% of 51) All Time
Release Date:
Feb 28, 2020

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Paper Pirates 2.0!

We’ve updated Paper Pirates to version 2.0 and filled it with tons more events, unlockables, features, and even a whole new game mode!

Jump into the crow’s nest and aim your spyglass towards the nearest dry land, to check out this brief summary of some of the new things that have hit Paper Pirates since version 1.0:

  • Achievements and Hats: We added a whole bunch of achievements, and for every achievement you unlock, you also unlock a new hat! Hats can be equipped in the lobby when waiting for a game to start - pick a favourite, and wear it with pride!
  • Customise your Pirate: Hanging out in the lobby, waiting for a game to start? Use the palette icon in the top-right of your device to choose a custom look for your pirate! What’s more, pirate appearances are saved to your name, so if you join another game hosted by the same person, your appearance will be ready for you next time you jump aboard!
  • Fast Mode: Already a seasoned veteran, and have the rules to Paper Pirates down to a T? We added Fast Mode in the Options menu, so you can turn off most of the dialogue and text, to really speed through your games!
  • A whole host of new events: Between 1.0 and 2.0, we doubled the number of events in-game, including everyone’s favourite - The Magic Lamp! which grants a player a vision of the future and lets them wish for an event. Will your wildest wishes be fulfilled?
  • Custom Games and Scored Games: Two brand new ways to play - custom games let you mix up your settings. Want to start with 2, 3, 4 or even more ghosts? It’s possible in a custom game! Scored games add secret objectives, and you’ll be ranked based on how well you played throughout the game. It’s an entirely new way to play!
  • The Captain’s Log: Jump into The Captain’s Log from the main menu, and you’ll see a record of everything you’ve seen so far in Paper Pirates. There’s a list of events, secret objectives, hats - and even biographical histories of all the bots. Did you know they all have their own unique personalities?
  • Round History: Just finished a game and want to interrogate each day in detail? Use the Round History button, and you’ll get a friendly recap of every job, every event, and every time someone went overboard - perfect for finding out when your friends lied to you!
  • Chats, Emojis and Emotes: While playing with other pirates stranded offshore, you can now use the text-chat with the message bubble in the top left of your device to send a short message that’s displayed on screen. What’s more, the messages have full emoji support, and you can even tap an emote button to make your pirate do a fun action!

There’s never been a better time to take a trip on a ship, so grab a crew and dive into Paper Pirates now to see all that the new 2.0 update has to offer!

About This Game

Ahoy shipmates! We be headin’ home with a bounty of gold! But what’s that? The captain’s ghost be hauntin’ the crew and wants his treasure back! Can ye last long enough to make it to shore? Or will ye be throwin’ treasure overboard as a ghost?

Paper Pirates is a social deduction game for 1 to 10 players, so bring along your best crew, see who you can trust, and who’ll be going overboard! Everyone connects to the game with an internet-enabled device, so everyone can play! And once you’ve got your crew together you can set sail on your adventure!

Sailing on Stream?

Crew all stranded ashore? We recommend playing Paper Pirates on your favourite streaming service to play with remote players! Don’t worry if you’re not in the same room; you can use the built-in chat feature. And with audience mode, if you’re streaming for the masses, everyone can jump in and affect how the game plays out!

Who can you trust?!

Every round, the captain will give out orders for their crew. Everyone doing their job gets us closer to shore, but watch out for when something goes wrong; a ghost must be about! And if things are going too well, then what’s to stop the captain being a ghost?

Get Off My Ship!

At the end of each round, you’ll vote for somebody to walk the plank. You want to purge the ghosts, but be careful... every innocent pirate overboard comes back to haunt someone anew!

I’m the Captain Now

When someone goes overboard you could be up for a promotion. The higher your rank, the more likely you are to get haunted and become a target. If you end up as captain, you’ll be the one choosing who gets to take part in each day’s task. Make sure you know who you can trust to get you home!

Packed with Events

Are things going too well? Oops, we’ve hit rocks; a whirlpool has caught us; cue spooky ghostly apparitions! Are we nearly all out of treasure and all hope is lost? Help could come from a message in a bottle; a spy in the crows nest; an exorcism at sea!
Paper Pirates is filled with events to make every journey different!

Custom Pirates

Always pictured yourself with the eyepatch and hook? Get creative with your pirate in the pre-game lobby when getting ready to set sail!

Custom Games

Wanting to mix up your adventure? Customise the game to your liking, starting with more ghosts? More treasure? More events to shake up the action? It could make your journey home plain-sailing, or be a fast-track to the bottom of the ocean!

Scored Games

Team based action not what you’re looking for? Shake up the default Paper Pirates gameplay with our new Scored Games! Collect coins during your time at sea, completing secret objectives and trying to come out on top! See who really is the finest pirate!

Hats and Achievements

Fancy the captain’s hat but you’re stuck as the cabin boy? Not to worry, Paper Pirates has over 30 Steam achievements. Each achievement you unlock will earn you a new hat, which can be randomly chosen for your pirate to wear when customising your pirate in the game lobby!!

Captain's Log

Want to know how you be doin’ on your adventures at sea? The Captain’s Log is packed full of helpful information to help you keep track of how many hats and events you’ve found, what all the secret objectives in scored games are, the histories of all of our bots, and all of your in-game statistics!

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 10
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: IGP
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: IGP
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 500 MB available space

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