Theme: Sea Pirates

Group Description

Games that deal with the theme of piracy in a naval sense. Historically, sea piracy and buccaneering are not limited to a specific time period nor are they limited to particular territorial waters (although the term buccaneer itself is limited to pirates operating in the Caribbean).

It's safe to say that ever since ship vessels were first built, there have been persons attempting to prey upon those ships and its cargo.

Note: Sea piracy is probably best known for their setting in the Caribbean from 1560 to 1730 (often known as the Golden Age of Piracy). Pirates attacking ships on behalf of a nation are known as privateers after they acquired a letter of marque. However, for the context of this group, any game that features a strong element or atmosphere of naval piracy is allowed.

Limitations:
  • For strategy games, the gameplay should identify the ability of the player to attack other ships in sea battles, which may include: boarding another ship, looting goods from defeated enemy ships, attacking sea forts from the sea, etc. The most obvious example for this is the Pirates! series.

  • For adventure games or other genres that do not fulfill the requirement of the aforementioned, a pirate theme must explicitly be noticed within the game. The most obvious example for this is the Monkey Island series.

  • In accordance to the first requirement, space pirates or games that refer to space piracy are excluded from this game group (see: Genre: Simulation - Space trading and combat).
Related Game Groups
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Pirate Poppers2006Macintosh, WindowsPlayFirst, Inc....
Treasure Island2006WindowsNevoSoft...
Pirates: Constructible Strategy Game Online2006WindowsSony Online Entertainment Inc....
Crazy Chicken Pirates2006WindowsMindscape Asia Pacific Pty Ltd.5.00
Anno 1701 (Limited Edition)2006WindowsDeep Silver4.50
1701 A.D.2006WindowsAspyr Media, Inc.4.18
Bounty: Special Edition2006WindowsTotal Eclipse Games...
Buccaneer's Bounty2006WindowsCinemaware Marquee...
Sea Bounty: Dead Man's Chest2006WindowsAlawar Entertainment, Inc....
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest2006Game Boy AdvanceBuena Vista Games, Inc....
Destination: Treasure Island2006iPad, Macintosh, WindowsDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.67
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest2006Nintendo DSBuena Vista Games, Inc.4.50
Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales2005WindowsPlaylogic International N.V.3.06
One Piece: Grand Battle2005GameCube, PlayStation 2Bandai America, Inc.4.06
One Piece: Pirates' Carnival2005GameCube, PlayStation 2Namco Bandai Games America Inc.5.00
1503 A.D.: Treasures, Monsters and Pirates2004WindowsDeep Silver4.06
Yohoho! Puzzle Pirates2004Linux, Macintosh, WindowsThree Rings Design, Inc....
The Euchmich Legacy2004Windows3.50
Pirate Fry 2: The Hand of Anturus2004Windows4.00
Sid Meier's Pirates! (Limited Edition)2004WindowsAtari, Inc.4.35
Pirates of Treasure Island2004Macintosh, WindowsArcade Lab...
Port Royale 22004WindowsStrategy First, Inc.3.93
AGON: Episode 3 - Pirates of Madagascar2004WindowsPrivate Moon Studios3.17
Kaptein Sabeltann2004Windows1C Company3.29
Sid Meier's Pirates!: Live the Life2004iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, Wii, Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox, Xbox 3602K Games, Inc.4.10
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Selected Covers

Crazy Chicken Pirates Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Crazy Chicken Pirates
1701 A.D. Windows Front Cover
Front cover for 1701 A.D.

Selected Screenshots

The intro animation tells the story of a one peaceful Caribbean island, until pirates came there ...
Screenshot from Crazy Chicken Pirates