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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.


Pirates! Gold Amiga CD32 The game begins with a background story.
Pirates! Gold Genesis Your cabin
Pirates! Gold Genesis And it is!
Pirates! Gold DOS A sea battle.

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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 Genesis Sep 13, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Mega Fun Genesis Feb, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Power Play Amiga CD32 Mar, 1994 85 out of 100 85
PC Games (Germany) DOS Aug, 1993 84 out of 100 84
PC Player (Germany) DOS Jul, 1993 82 out of 100 82
Video Games Genesis Feb, 1994 81 out of 100 81
Gambler DOS Dec, 1993 80 out of 100 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Aug, 1993 9 out of 12 75
All Game Guide Macintosh 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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