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Sid Meier's Pirates! (Limited Edition) (Windows)

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Back of Box (UK/Nordic):

    USE YOUR SWORD. USE YOUR MIND. USE YOUR CREW.



    Raid the Caribbean as a 17th-century pirate captain. Face countless dogged enemies, woo fair maidens and raise the Jolly Roger on the high seas in pursuit or riches. Based on Sid Meier's original masterpiece, this all-new story features a richly detailed world and hours of outstanding gameplay. Discover what it takes to become one of the most famous pirates in history!



    This Limited edition DVD-ROM includes
    * SET SAIL WITH SID - Behind scenes interviews with the Pirates! development team
    * THE ORIGINAL PIRATES! GAME* - Experience the original hit game
    * EXCLUSIVE CONTENT - Special mods available only in this Limited edition
    * BONUS MATERIAL - Original artwork, sketches, developer diaries and alternative package concepts
    * COLLECTOR'S EDITION COLLECTIBLES - Sid Meier's Pirates! T-Shirt and parchment map of the 17th Century Caribbean

    *Game in English only



  • Live out multiple quests through a non-linear, open life timeline where every decision poses distinct challenges and possibilities

  • Battle, overtake and command 27 different ship types, enhanced with assorted ammo, cannon and other upgrades

  • Confront enemies on board ships, in seedy taverns, on the ramparts and even at the Governor's mansion

  • Sneak into towns, escape out of prisons, navigate around adversaries and surprise unsuspecting vessels

  • Dispatch landing parties of buccaneers in strategic battles to take over entire cities

    Contributed by Xoleras (66204) on Jun 10, 2005.