Back Cover - DOS:
Advertisement in Computer Gaming World, June 1992:
KOEI, WE SUPPLY THE PAST, YOU MAKE THE HISTORY
Climb aboard your flagship and set sail into the open seas! As a young Portuguese captain, you are in search of fortune and fame. With your first mate at the helm, navigate the way to distant lands and legendary riches.
Cast anchor at a port and celebrate your safe journey at the Tavern! Barter with stubborn merchants for exotic spices and gems. Or gamble and earn extra cash at poker or blackjack.
Invest profits to improve your fleet. Build larger ships, recruit crewmen, or purchase navigational instruments. You may even invest gold in foreign ports to win their support for Portugal.
Prepare for your long voyages and beware of the dangers of pirates, storms, and the mysteries of the deep!
Succeed in fulfilling the royal requests of the King and he will reward you handsomely! Your ultimate test of strength and courage will be to rescue the Princess from the vile hands of ruthless pirates.
- Travel in historical sailing vessels
- Visit famous 16th century ports
- Retrieve hidden treasures
- Fight menacing pirates
- AdLib sound support
- Mouse interface
Produced by Kou Shibusawa
Contributed by Joshua J. Slone (4621) on Mar 15, 2004.
Real World Adventure.
High seas adventure and intrigue will guide you through this newest role-playing game from Koei. As a young Portuguese captain in 16th century Europe, you must rescue damsels in distress, accumulate massive amounts of wealth, and restore your family honor. As your sailing skill increases, others seek you out for more important and dangerous missions. Explore UNCHARTED WATERS, you'll discover a motley crew of thugs, villains and scallywags in some of the world's most exotic ports. Your greatest adventure will be to rescue the King's beautiful daughter. Succeed, and his Royal Highness will reward you handsomely!
WE SUPPLY THE PAST, YOU MAKE THE HISTORY
Contributed by Belboz (6578) on Oct 24, 2001.