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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 Genesis Main menu
Pirates! Gold Amiga CD32 Walking around a town.
Pirates! Gold DOS Those wedding bells are now ringing...
Pirates! Gold DOS Don't sail into a reef with your big ship or it will sink!

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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

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga CD32 Apr, 1994 11 out of 12 92
Mega Fun Genesis Feb, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Megablast Amiga CD32 Mar, 1994 85 out of 100 85
PC Games (Germany) DOS Aug, 1993 84 out of 100 84
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Macintosh Sep, 1994 10 out of 12 83
The Video Game Critic Genesis Dec 10, 2006 B+ 83
PC Player (Germany) DOS Jul, 1993 82 out of 100 82
Gambler DOS Dec, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1993 79 out of 100 79
PC Joker DOS Aug, 1993 79 out of 100 79

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