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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.

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Pirates! Gold Genesis Crew status.
Pirates! Gold Genesis ...and plundering it
Pirates! Gold DOS Plunder ships, get rich
Pirates! Gold Genesis Captured!

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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

High Score Macintosh Oct, 1994 5 out of 5 100
All Game Guide DOS 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Mega Fun Genesis Feb, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Power Play DOS Jul, 1993 84 out of 100 84
Video Games Genesis Feb, 1994 81 out of 100 81
Play Time DOS Aug, 1993 80 out of 100 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Aug, 1993 9 out of 12 75
CU Amiga Amiga CD32 Mar, 1994 64 out of 100 64
Play Time Windows 3.x Mar, 1995 63 out of 100 63
All Game Guide Macintosh 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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