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Pirates! Gold

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Platforms
Critic Score User Score
Genesis
...
3.8
Windows 3.x
...
3.3
Macintosh
...
5.0
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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 Windows 3.x Visiting the merchant. Here you can buy or sell goods.
Pirates! Gold Genesis ...and plundering it
Pirates! Gold Genesis Boarding
Pirates! Gold Genesis Caribbean map

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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
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga CD32 Apr, 1994 11 out of 12 92
All Game Guide DOS 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
PC Games (Germany) Windows 3.x Mar, 1995 86 out of 100 86
Power Play Amiga CD32 Mar, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Power Play DOS Jul, 1993 84 out of 100 84
PC Games (Germany) DOS Aug, 1993 84 out of 100 84
Power Play Macintosh Sep, 1994 83 out of 100 83
Gambler DOS Dec, 1993 80 out of 100 80
All Game Guide Macintosh 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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