Plundered Hearts

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Amstrad PCW
Atari 8-bit
Atari ST
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Plundered Hearts is a text adventure game set in the late 1600's. The player takes control of a young Englishwoman who finds out that her father is sick. In order to take care of him, she travels to the West Indies. But on the way her ship is attacked by pirates, and she is carried away by their captain. Though still determined to find and help her father, the young woman discovers that perhaps she may find romance where she least expected it.


Plundered Hearts Macintosh Cabin - Game start
Plundered Hearts Atari 8-bit You begin in the captain's cabin, where you have been locked in and abandoned.
Plundered Hearts Apple II Introduction (80-column mode)
Plundered Hearts Macintosh Intro

Alternate Titles

  • "Ribbons and Rapiers" -- Working title

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User Reviews

An unusual game for Infocom, and a good introduction to interactive fiction. DOS Foopy (12)
A great story, though it ends a bit suddenly. DOS Mirrorshades2k (273)

Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Jan, 1988 905 out of 1000 90
Happy Computer DOS Nov, 1987 81 out of 100 81
SPAG DOS Mar 02, 1995 7.4 out of 10 74
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Nov, 1987 8.5 out of 12 71
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Nov, 1987 8.5 out of 12 71
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Nov, 1987 8.5 out of 12 71
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Nov, 1987 8.5 out of 12 71
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Dec, 1987 7 out of 10 70
Commodore User Amiga Jan, 1988 6 out of 10 60
All Game Guide DOS 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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(From the Infocom Home Page)

The game came packaged with an "elegant velvet reticule" (blue pouch) containing: a 50 guinea note and a letter from Jean Lafond.


  • ACE
    • 1989/1 (issue #16): ACE Adventure Awards 1988: "Most innovative game of the year" (editorial choice)

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