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Pirates! Gold

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
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DOS
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3.9
Genesis
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3.7

Advertising Blurbs

Back of Box - DOS (UK):

    A Ship, A Crew and the Whole of the Caribbean to Explore!

    Return to the Golden Age of Buccaneering with Pirates! Gold.

    You'll criss-cross your way along the 17th century Spanish Main in search of thrilling adventures.

    Lead a crew of hot-blooded buccaneers into boisterous harbour towns and risk your booty and your life plundering enemy ships!

    Hunt for magnificent treasures! Unravel mysteries and clues and battle your way through enemy waters on gruelling rescue missions!

    Will you win your rightful place in history? Or will you end up shipwrecked on a distant island?

    The answer can only be found in the swashbuckling Pirates! Gold.

    • SKEWER scurvy rogues with your sword-fighting capabilities!
    • GAIN POWER, prestige, or even the hand of the governor's daughter!
    • BOMBARD enemy ships!
    • EXPLORE numerous coastal towns, each with it's own dangers!
    • EXPERIENCE the untamed era of piracy through stunning VGA/Super VGA art and graphics!
    • FEEL the clash of battling swords and the boom of mighty cannon with enhanced sound features!

    Contributed by Bullyt (524) on Jul 09, 2011.

Back of Case - GEN (US):
    Anchors aweigh! The Golden Age of Buccaneering has returned with Pirates! Gold.

    As a privateer captain, you'll criss-cross your way along the untamed Spanish Main in search of adventure! You'll lead your crew of wild buccaneers along the open seas of the 17th century Caribbean and into new harbor towns! And you'll risk your booty and your life in bold attacks upon enemy ships!

    Along the way, you'll cross cutlasses with scurvy noblemen! Hunt for magnificent treasures! Forge alliances with powerful dignitaries! And embark on rescue journeys that will put your courage to the test!

    Will you win your rightful place in history? Or will you end up shipwrecked on a distant island? The answer can only be found in the swashbuckling Pirates! Gold.

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    • Visit distant harbor towns, each with its own dangers!
    • Bombard enemy ships with your cannons!
    • Risk losing it all in spectacular swordfights!

    Contributed by Joshua J. Slone (4618) on Jul 27, 2008.

MicroProse Entertainment Software Catalog (1992):
    Bombarding enemy ships with hull-crushing cannonballs. Crossing swords with scurvy rogues. It's the life of high-seas adventure when you journey through the swashbuckling world of Pirates! Gold.

    In this fabulous upgrade of the MicroProse classic Pirates!, you lead hundreds of hot-blooded buccaneers into all-new harbor towns. Battle new foes with enhanced swordfighting capabilities. And navigate your ships through rough Caribbean waters in search of magnificent treasure!

    Enhanced sound capabilities and spectacular new VGA and Super VGA graphics!

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69569) on Jun 01, 2005.

Back of Box - DOS (US):

    Based on the fabulous, award-winning Pirates!



    Ahoy mateys! The Golden Age of Buccaneering has returned with Pirates! Gold!

    You'll criss-cross your way along the 17th century Spanish Main in search of all-new adventures.

    You'll lead a crew of hot-blooded buccaneers into rollicking harbor towns. And risk your booty and your life plundering enemy ships!

    Hunt for magnificent treasures! Unravel the mysteries and clues of your adventure! Even battle youw way through enemy waters on grueling rescue missions!

    Will you win your rightful place in history? Or will you end up shipwrecked on a distant island? The answer can only be found in the swashbuckling Pirates! Gold.

  • EXPERIENCE the untamed era of piracy through stunning new VGA/Super VGA art and graphics!

  • FEEL the ring of crossing swords and the boom of mighty cannon with enhanced sound features!

  • SKEWER scurvy rogues with enhanced sword-fighting capabilities!

  • GAIN POWER, prestige, or even the hand of the governor's daughter!

  • BOMBARD enemy ships!

  • EXPLORE more coastal towns, each with its own dangers!

    Contributed by Eurythmic (2610) on Jul 17, 1999.