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Pirates! Gold (DOS)

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Description

As with the original, this is a blend of strategy, action and adventure. Pirates! Gold lets you play the role of a beginning buccaneer in the 17th century Spanish Main, in search of fame and fortune. Each town in this untamed raw region has different surprises and dangers.

How you acquire stature is up to you; you can make your living through honest trade and the search for hidden treasure, or you can be a little more daring and attack and plunder ships. As you can choose a specific skill to stand out in, the game can vary each time. Sword fighting is played out in side-view action sequences.

Screenshots

Pirates! Gold DOS Getting news from a friendly ship.
Pirates! Gold DOS This merchant pays a good price for tobacco.
Pirates! Gold DOS Getting news from the tavern keeper.
Pirates! Gold DOS Attacking a town.

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User Reviews

Game for a lifetime gator (2) unrated
good, but needs to be patched. Wolfang (133) unrated
Under the bugs lies true entertainment MaiZure (114) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

The Press Says

All Game Guide 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Power Play Jul, 1993 84 out of 100 84
PC Games (Germany) Aug, 1993 84 out of 100 84
PC Player (Germany) Jul, 1993 82 out of 100 82
PC Joker Aug, 1993 79 out of 100 79
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1993 79 out of 100 79
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Aug, 1993 9 out of 12 75

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The Windows edition seems to be very rare.

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Eurythmic (2583) added Pirates! Gold (DOS) on Jul 17, 1999
Other platforms contributed by PCGamer77 (3020), poomang (3), Kabushi (131936) and Tomas Pettersson (20620)