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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 A naval battle
Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas Windows One of hundreds of bugs: a ship sailing through land.
Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas Windows The fleet management screen
Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas Windows More of those 2D sprites

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

Worst pirate game ever. PCGamer77 (3023) 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

Just Adventure 2000 B+ 83
Power Unlimited Dec, 1999 7.7 out of 10 77
Game Revolution Nov 01, 1999 B 75
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 6.8 out of 10 68
PC Joker Sep, 1999 67 out of 100 67
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Nov, 1999 66 out of 100 66
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
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jan, 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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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