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Pirates! Gold

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
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...
Amiga CD32
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4.2
Windows 3.x
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3.1
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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 Map of the Caribbean.
Pirates! Gold DOS Do you buy the map or not?
Pirates! Gold DOS Duelling the Spanish Captain.
Pirates! Gold Genesis Another governor's daughter.

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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 (134)
Under the bugs lies true entertainment DOS MaiZure (114)

The Press Says

High Score Macintosh Oct, 1994 5 out of 5 100
PC Games (Germany) Windows 3.x Mar, 1995 86 out of 100 86
Amiga Joker Amiga CD32 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
The Video Game Critic Genesis Dec 10, 2006 B+ 83
PC Player (Germany) DOS Jul, 1993 82 out of 100 82
Video Games Genesis Mar, 1994 81 out of 100 81
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1993 79 out of 100 79
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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