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Travel to the seamier side of the Wing Commander universe in Privateer, where pirates, merchants, militia and mercenaries all struggle to make a quick buck in the shadow of the Kilrathi border. Opportunities abound for the resourceful and ruthless as you choose your own path and attempt to pay off and improve your ship. Between fighting back the Kilrathi, trying to avoid bankruptcy and dodging asteroids, a privateer's days are long, dangerous and full of adventure.
Contributed by Zovni (9384) on Apr 20, 2001.
Privateer takes you to the seamy side of the Wing Commander universe. In Gemini Sector, pirates, merchants, militia and mercenaries all struggle to make a quick buck in the shadow of the Kilrathi border. On this frontier, opportunity abounds for the resourceful and the ruthless. You choose your own destiny as you seek to survive, improve your ship, and make a lot of cash.
- Select your ship and modify it according to your needs ... and budget. Choose the sleek Centurion fighter, the Orion gunship, the trustworthy Galaxy merchant ship, or stay with the decrepit Tarsus scout ship inherited from your grandfather. Customizing your ship makes every game a unique adventure.
- Make your own alliances. You choose whether to live the life of a pirate, merchant or mercenary. As long as you keep a step ahead of your enemies, you're a free agent.
- Strong characters with realistic motives bring the Privateer universe to life.
- Accept an infinite variety of missions from Mission Computers, the Mercenaries' Guild, Merchants' Guild or the nefarious fixers located throughout Gemini Sector.
Contributed by IJan (1919) on Dec 22, 1999.