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You are a 17th Century pirate in the Caribbean. You can do all kinds of pirate things: rape, pillage, capture ships, receive letters of marque, burn towns, kill civilians, loot houses, recruit other pirates, look for buried treasure, sell stuff you capture for pieces of eight, etc. :)


Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas Windows This error message appears if you don't have an officer on a ship -- yet you can still sail it, despite this confusing message...
Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas Windows Easy victory.
Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas Windows The fleet management screen
Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas Windows Hey, no game can be 100% bad... ;)

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Alternate Titles

  • "Unter schwarzer Flagge" -- German title
  • "Pavillon Noir" -- French Title

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User Reviews

Worst pirate game ever. PCGamer77 (3001) 1.57 Stars1.57 Stars1.57 Stars1.57 Stars1.57 Stars
a great game ruairidh dalglish (2) unrated
Pirates! it aint.... geoffrey o'roark (3) 2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars
Forget Battlecruiser 3000 AD. Cutthroats is the worst game ever made. Raphael (1159) 0.86 Stars0.86 Stars0.86 Stars0.86 Stars0.86 Stars

Critic Reviews

Just Adventure 2000 B+ 83
Game Revolution Nov 01, 1999 B 75
Power Play Sep, 1999 69 out of 100 69
Gameplay (Benelux) Oct 30, 1999 66 out of 100 66
Absolute Games ( Oct 02, 1999 60 out of 100 60
PC Player (Germany) Oct, 1999 58 out of 100 58
GameSpot Oct 22, 1999 5.6 out of 10 56
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 1999 47 out of 100 47
Computer Games Magazine Oct 21, 1999 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
GameSpy Oct 14, 1999 37 out of 100 37


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As of July 2000, seven patches have been released.

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Raphael (1159) added Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas (Windows) on Jul 15, 2000