A dark and humorous 8-bit roguelite adventure about sailing the world in the 1700's - Developed by one nautical enthusiast!
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Very Positive (82) - 91% of the 82 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Sep 19, 2017
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July 17

#LoveIndies Week Sale



Have you enjoyed sailing the world spearing fish and being speared by fish?
Let people know!

Honest reviews are incredibly helpful to developers and uninitiated sailors who have yet to feel the splash of an 8-bit sea in their face.

In the indie space we read reviews daily to know what people loved or hated.
When we see a negative review we can take that criticism to improve our games.
When we see a positive review it encourages us to know we made something that brought others joy.

If you haven't left a review yet, please do so! Explain your favorite features or mechanics. Tell your personal story. Drop a recommendation potato.

Unlike the AAA industry, we don't subsist entirely on how much money we can wring from your wallets. We want to talk about our work critically and know what you think.

The Caribbean Sail will be 25% off until the end of the week, so if you've been on the fence about trying it- now is a great time to come aboard!

You'll get a warm fuzzy feeling to know you're supporting me! ...or that could be the influenza.

How will the nautical gospel spread without piratical preachers?

I'm always on the lookout for new nautical and pirate games to try.
So tell me; What are your favorite nautical and piratical indie games?
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July 10

Pushing an update on a Tuesday... ah...

I'm glad to see you lads enjoying the trading cards. I haven't seen any potatoes yet so which one of you has been hoarding them all?

It's been a while since I pushed an update on a Tuesday... brings back scary sleep deprived memories from last week... or was that last night? It's hard to tell when you don't sleep most of the time. The point I'm eventually going to make is that I'm wrapping up the marketing and taking a break from the heavy development push I've been on until I can get more hours of sleep than you have living crew members after defeating the Baochuan. (Inconsistently 1-5)

On to the patch notes!

The pirates got their ship together- their Junk ship that is. You'll now encounter Junk ships of the piratical variety near Shanghai. Corsairs have become more common in the Indian Ocean but getting back to the patch notes; there's a higher chance you'll find Corsair ships while sailing around Cape Town or Calicut because they all want a piece of that booty pirate treasure.

Oh, and about those ships- they now all scale HP a little with your cannon upgrades to make the upgrades less like tactical airstrikes and more like cannonballs again. All of the boss ships also saw some tweaking, but they're recovering quickly.

The pirate captains all simultaneously found their dice and cups so they can play Liar's Dice with you now.

Finally, apart from all the bugs that keep boarding my game despite being thrown overboard every couple weeks having been thrown overboard again; there's a new sound effect that plays when something is out of your price range- which won't help the deaf very much but they usually have more money since they don't blow it all on shanties.

I'll be up to my nautical shenanigans again soon enough.

Fair winds to you all!
~-.-~*~-.-~*~-.-~:TCS_Tophat:
- Your Captain, Evan
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Reviews

“Seriously if you are sick and tired of the traditional gaming experience and want something fresh you owe it to yourself to check this game out”
Indie Retro News

About This Game



Set sail across the Atlantic with your best friend, food. Food will keep you alive and food will keep you well- you get food by throwing harpoons at fish and turtles. Then one day BAM! The RNG screws you over and throws a pirate ship at you and you're forced to fight and defend your food!

The next thing you know, Johnny Macguffin is dying from an infected battle wound and you're amputating his leg to save his life- then you realize everyone is starving because Marvin Buttercup ate all the food and you're out of harpoons, on a raft, 2,000 miles from land, and it's raining.

The story is yours and unique every playthrough!

The Exciting Stuff!

  • 8-bit renditions of nautical shanties and folk songs!
  • Online messages in bottles!
  • Changing your flag to fool your enemies!
  • A branching storyline for you to become a Pirate or Privateer!
  • Liars Dice!
  • Harpoon Fishing!
  • Treacherous Reefs!
  • Naval Skirmishes!
  • Eleven locations around the world to visit!
  • Barnacle Scraping!
  • Hypnotic Water!
  • Particle Effects!
  • Dark Whimsy!
  • Secrets and Easter eggs!
  • Narwhal attacks!
  • -and NO crafting! I promise!

Two large content expansions are being developed and will be added for free

  • Route Planning - Plot your own course across the Atlantic and visit new locations! Complete!
  • Fantasy Toggle - Fantastic legends of the sea, myths, monsters, and more brought to life!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 or later
    • Processor: A Potato will do
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 169 MB available space
    • Sound Card: A voice for singing shanties
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or later
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1337 MB available space
    • Sound Card: A good voice for singing shanties
    Minimum:
    • OS: Snow Leopard 10.6 or later
    • Processor: An Apple will work
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Storage: 169 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Snow Leopard 10.6 or later
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1337 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14 or later
    • Processor: A Penguin should be fine
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Storage: 169 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14 or later
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1337 MB available space

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