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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 Carribean).

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 marquis'. 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 or may not 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 (this will most likely be added to a new game group).
Related Game Groups
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Peter Pan: A Story Painting Adventure1993DOSElectronic Arts, Inc.3.33
High Seas Havoc1993GenesisData East USA, Inc.3.61
ScubaVenture The Search For Pirate's Treasure1993DOSSoftdisk Publishing3.55
Alone in the Dark 219933DO, DOS, FM Towns, Macintosh, PC-98, PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, Windows 3.xInfogrames Europe SA3.59
Redhook's Revenge1993DOS4.33
Traps 'n' Treasures1993AmigaKrisalis Software Ltd.4.60
Hook1992Commodore 64, Game Boy, NESSony Imagesoft2.60
Sküljagger: Revolt of the Westicans1992SNESAmerican Softworks Corporation...
Hook1992Amiga, Atari ST, DOSOcean Software Ltd.2.87
Hook1992Game Gear, Genesis, SEGA CD, SNESSony Imagesoft2.76
Crystal Kingdom Dizzy1992Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumCodemasters3.05
Swords and Galleons1991AmigaIdea Software5.00
Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge1991Amiga, DOS, FM Towns, MacintoshLucasfilm Games LLC4.01
Fox's Peter Pan & The Pirates: The Revenge of Captain Hook1991NESTHQ Inc.1.62
The Secret of Monkey Island1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, FM Towns, Macintosh, SEGA CDJVC Musical Industries, Inc.3.98
The Secret of Monkey Island (Demo Version)1990Amiga, DOSLucasfilm Games LLC2.50
Uncharted Waters1990DOS, FM Towns, Genesis, Macintosh, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X68000, SNESKOEI Corporation4.04
Pink Shock Pirates II1990PC-98Soft Plan...
Skull & Crossbones1990NESTengen Inc.1.40
Pink Shock Pirates1989PC-98Soft Plan...
Corsarios1989Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari ST, MSX, PC Booter, ZX SpectrumOpera Soft S.A.4.26
Skull & Crossbones1989Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX SpectrumAtari Games Corporation2.82
The Island of Lost Hope1989AmigaDigital Concepts...
Peter Pan1988Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Thomson TOCoktel Vision2.40
Black Beard1988Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX SpectrumKixx3.44
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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 Game Boy Front Cover
Front cover for Hook
Black Beard MSX Front Cover
Front cover for Black Beard
Hook Amiga Front Cover
Front cover for Hook

Selected Screenshots

Screenshot from Alone in the Dark 2
Title screen
Screenshot from Pink Shock Pirates
Screenshot from Uncharted Waters
Title Screen
Screenshot from Hook