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.

  • 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
The Pirates of Dark Water1994SNESSun Corporation...
The Secret of Donkey Island1994DOSEpic Games, Inc.1.91
Traps 'n' Treasures1993AmigaKrisalis Software Ltd....
ScubaVenture The Search For Pirate's Treasure1993DOSSoftdisk Publishing...
Disney's Goof Troop1993SNESCapcom U.S.A., Inc.3.88
Peter Pan: A Story Painting Adventure1993DOSElectronic Arts, Inc....
Pirates! Gold1993Amiga CD32, DOS, Genesis, Macintosh, Windows 3.xMicroProse Software, Inc.3.80
Redhook's Revenge1993DOS4.33
High Seas Havoc1993GenesisData East USA, Inc.3.35
New Horizons1993DOS, FM Towns, Genesis, PC-98, PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, Sharp X68000, SNES, Wii, Wii U, WindowsKOEI Co., Ltd.3.94
Alone in the Dark 219933DO, DOS, FM Towns, Macintosh, PC-98, PlayStation, SEGA SaturnInfogrames Europe SA3.56
Hook1992Game Gear, Genesis, SEGA CD, SNESSony Imagesoft2.81
Hook1992Amiga, Atari ST, DOSOcean Software Ltd.3.40
Hook1992Commodore 64, Game Boy, NESSony Imagesoft2.62
Crystal Kingdom Dizzy1992Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumCodemasters3.16
Sküljagger: Revolt of the Westicans1992SNESAmerican Softworks Corporation...
Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge1991Amiga, DOS, FM Towns, MacintoshLucasfilm Games LLC4.03
Swords and Galleons1991AmigaIdea Software...
Fox's Peter Pan & The Pirates: The Revenge of Captain Hook1991NESTHQ Inc....
The Secret of Monkey Island1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, FM Towns, Macintosh, SEGA CDJVC Musical Industries, Inc.4.01
Uncharted Waters1990DOS, FM Towns, Genesis, Macintosh, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X68000, SNES, WindowsKOEI Corporation3.90
Pink Shock Pirates II1990PC-98Soft Plan...
Skull & Crossbones1990NESTengen Inc....
Voyage of the Beano1990Sinclair QLCGH Services...
The Secret of Monkey Island (Demo Version)1990Amiga, DOSLucasfilm Games LLC...
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Selected Covers

Alone in the Dark 2 DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Alone in the Dark 2
Uncharted Waters DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Uncharted Waters
Hook SEGA CD Front Cover
Front cover for Hook

Selected Screenshots

Screenshot from Alone in the Dark 2
Screenshot from Uncharted Waters
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