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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. :)


Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas Windows See how many errors you can spot in this one message alone...
Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas Windows One of hundreds of bugs: a ship sailing through land.
Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas Windows Wow, look at that 2D terrain...
Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas Windows More of those 2D sprites

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Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

Worst pirate game ever. PCGamer77 (3236) 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 (1261) 0.86 Stars0.86 Stars0.86 Stars0.86 Stars0.86 Stars

Critic Reviews

Gamer's Pulse 1999 87 out of 100 87
Just Adventure 2000 B+ 83
Power Unlimited Dec, 1999 7.7 out of 10 77
Power Play Sep, 1999 69 out of 100 69
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 6.8 out of 10 68
Gameplay (Benelux) Oct 30, 1999 66 out of 100 66
IGN Oct 04, 1999 6.2 out of 10 62
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 1999 47 out of 100 47
Computer Games Magazine Oct 21, 1999 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
GameSpy Oct 14, 1999 37 out of 100 37


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As of July 2000, seven patches have been released.

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Raphael (1261) added Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas (Windows) on Jul 15, 2000