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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 Windows 3.x Title screen.
Pirates! Gold DOS Attacking a town by sea.
Pirates! Gold DOS Attacking a town.
Pirates! Gold Genesis How it all starts

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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
PC Games (Germany) Windows 3.x Mar, 1995 86 out of 100 86
Megablast Amiga CD32 Mar, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Amiga Joker Amiga CD32 Feb, 1994 85 out of 100 85
PC Player (Germany) DOS Jul, 1993 82 out of 100 82
Play Time DOS Aug, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Gambler DOS Dec, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1993 79 out of 100 79
CU Amiga Amiga CD32 Mar, 1994 64 out of 100 64
Play Time Windows 3.x Mar, 1995 63 out of 100 63

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