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Bounty Bay Online (Windows)

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Description

Bounty Bay Online is a MMORPG playing during the Age of Pirates (14th – 16th century). The player starts with a small ship in the Mediterranean Sea and can choose between one or all of the five professions (warrior, merchant, explorer, craftsman, pirate).

With all actions the player earns experience points for the used skills, which will influence the characters abilities and statistics. Beside the „normal“ human character there are also skills for the used ship and a tamed pet. The ship is very important during the game. It is used for the travel between the ports and the adventure islands, but there are also sea battle against pirates or trading ships. The ship can be upgraded to a stronger class or altered to another ship class (e.g. change a war ship to a trade ship).

The player is able to found a guild, to fight against other guilds and to conquer one or more ports within the world. The playable world is based on the world known in the 16th century.

More facts about the game:
  • More than one hundred historically accurate ship classes.
  • Over 60 historic towns and ports, each with the corresponding architecture of that era and region.
  • Find hidden pirate nests, but beware: The nests are well defended.
  • Dynamic and static quests
  • Player vs. Player (PvP) System.
  • Create groups and guilds to play together and to defend yourself against stronger opponents.
  • Lost cultures, old cities and sunken treasure are waiting for a brave explorer.
  • Fight monsters and creatures from the real world, from the past and from different mythologies.
  • Sink or board enemy ships or trading vessels.
  • Different titles in categories such as sea battle, fighting, but also for trading and farming
  • Individualize your ship by coloring sails and the hull

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Bounty Bay Online Windows Trading with a city far away.
Bounty Bay Online Windows The world map (at least at the beginning)
Bounty Bay Online Windows Main Menu
Bounty Bay Online Windows Player stats

Alternate Titles

  • "Bounty Bay Online: Piraten, Händler und Entdecker" -- German title
  • "BBO" -- Common abbreviation

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The Press Says

Game Captain Mar 25, 2007 79 out of 100 79
PC Games (Germany) Apr 20, 2007 72 out of 100 72
GameStar (Germany) Feb, 2008 72 out of 100 72
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 11, 2008 14 out of 20 70
GameStar Apr 10, 2007 69 out of 100 69
PC Zone Sep 16, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65
4Players.de Apr 10, 2007 61 out of 100 61
PC Powerplay Apr, 2007 54 out of 100 54
YouGamers Jan 18, 2008 51 out of 100 51
Total PC Gaming Sep 14, 2007 2 out of 10 20

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jaXen (21285) added Bounty Bay Online (Windows) on Jul 14, 2008