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
Buccaneer1997WindowsStrategic Simulations, Inc....
Claw1997WindowsMonolith Productions, Inc.4.12
The Curse of Monkey Island1997WindowsLucasArts Entertainment Company LLC4.12
Muppet Treasure Island1996Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xActivision, Inc.4.74
Vikings: The Strategy of Ultimate Conquest1996Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xGT Interactive Software Corp....
Sea Legends1996DOSOcean of America, Inc.2.83
Cutthroat Island1995Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, SNESAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.2.49
The Pirates of Dark Water1994SNESSun Corporation...
The Secret of Donkey Island1994DOSEpic Games, Inc....
The Pirates of Dark Water1994GenesisSun Corporation of America3.44
ScubaVenture The Search For Pirate's Treasure1993DOSSoftdisk Publishing...
Traps 'n' Treasures1993AmigaKrisalis Software Ltd....
High Seas Havoc1993GenesisData East USA, Inc.3.46
Pirates! Gold1993Amiga CD32, DOS, Genesis, Macintosh, Windows 3.xMicroProse Software, Inc.3.85
Goof Troop1993SNESCapcom U.S.A., Inc.3.86
Alone in the Dark 219933DO, DOS, FM Towns, Macintosh, PC-98, PlayStation, SEGA SaturnInfogrames Europe SA3.62
Peter Pan: A Story Painting Adventure1993DOSElectronic Arts, Inc....
Redhook's Revenge1993DOS4.33
New Horizons1993DOS, FM Towns, Genesis, PC-98, PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, Sharp X68000, SNES, Wii, Wii UKOEI Co., Ltd.4.00
Sküljagger: Revolt of the Westicans1992SNESAmerican Softworks Corporation...
Hook1992Commodore 64, Game Boy, NESSony Imagesoft2.64
Crystal Kingdom Dizzy1992Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumCodemasters3.16
Hook1992Game Gear, Genesis, SEGA CD, SNESSony Imagesoft2.80
Hook1992Amiga, Atari ST, DOSOcean Software Ltd.2.91
Swords and Galleons1991AmigaIdea Software...
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Selected Covers

Hook Game Boy Front Cover
Front cover for Hook
Buccaneer Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Buccaneer
Hook Amiga Front Cover
Front cover for Hook
Hook SEGA CD Front Cover
Front cover for Hook

Selected Screenshots

Title Screen
Screenshot from Hook
Title screen
Screenshot from Buccaneer
title and credits loop play
Screenshot from Redhook's Revenge
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