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Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas (Windows)

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Description

You are a 17th Century pirate in the Caribbean. You can do all kinds of pirate things: rape, pillage, capture ships, receive letters of marque, burn towns, kill civilians, loot houses, recruit other pirates, look for buried treasure, sell stuff you capture for pieces of eight, etc. :)

Screenshots

Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas Windows This shows how brilliant the game is... it can't even figure out how to keep the player's ships from crashing into each other.
Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas Windows Easy victory.
Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas Windows the Crow's Nest view
Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas Windows One of hundreds of bugs: a ship sailing through land.

Alternate Titles

  • "Unter schwarzer Flagge" -- German title
  • "Pavillon Noir" -- French Title

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User Reviews

Worst pirate game ever. PCGamer77 (3026) 1.57 Stars1.57 Stars1.57 Stars1.57 Stars1.57 Stars
a great game ruairidh dalglish (2) unrated
Pirates! it aint.... geoffrey o'roark (3) 2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars
Forget Battlecruiser 3000 AD. Cutthroats is the worst game ever made. Raphael (1160) 0.86 Stars0.86 Stars0.86 Stars0.86 Stars0.86 Stars

The Press Says

Game Revolution Nov 01, 1999 B 75
Power Play Sep, 1999 69 out of 100 69
PC Games (Germany) Sep, 1999 69 out of 100 69
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 6.8 out of 10 68
IGN Oct 04, 1999 6.2 out of 10 62
Spel för Alla Jan, 2000 6 out of 10 60
PC Player (Germany) Oct, 1999 58 out of 100 58
GameSpot Oct 22, 1999 5.6 out of 10 56
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 1999 47 out of 100 47
GameSpy Oct 14, 1999 37 out of 100 37

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Patches

As of July 2000, seven patches have been released.

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Raphael (1160) added Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas (Windows) on Jul 15, 2000