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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 Amiga CD32 The game begins with a background story.
Pirates! Gold Genesis How it all starts
Pirates! Gold DOS A traveller from Barbados offers information about the city.
Pirates! Gold Windows 3.x There are six time periods in a game. Beginners should start in The Buccaneer Heroes era.

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User Reviews

I remember it being brand new like it was yesterday! Genesis Brian Overby (3)
Topical pirate simulator, in a tropical setting Genesis Eric Olson (1)
Who wants to join me in a epic Piraety adventure? Genesis Classic Nigel (150)
Arrrrrrr! Good game Ahoy! Windows 3.x James Kirk (159)
Game for a lifetime DOS gator (2)
good, but needs to be patched. DOS Wolfang (133)
Under the bugs lies true entertainment DOS MaiZure (114)

Critic Reviews

All Game Guide DOS 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Megablast Amiga CD32 Mar, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Mega Fun Genesis Feb, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Power Play Macintosh Sep, 1994 83 out of 100 83
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Macintosh Sep, 1994 10 out of 12 83
The Video Game Critic Genesis Dec 10, 2006 B+ 83
High Score Amiga CD32 May, 1994 4 out of 5 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Aug, 1993 9 out of 12 75
CU Amiga Amiga CD32 Mar, 1994 64 out of 100 64
All Game Guide Macintosh 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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The Windows edition seems to be very rare.

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