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Black Sails is an adventure game that takes place in the year 1884. The game tells a story about young journalist Anna from the New York Times. She's shipping from America to Europe to get more information for her new story, but the ship capsizes in a heavy storm. Anna and another passenger survive and are saved by a mysterious, abandoned ship.

The game uses the same 3D engine that was already used in Ankh and Jack Keane. And features similar puzzle solving game play.


Black Sails: The Ghost Ship Windows Dead crew of the ship was finally found
Black Sails: The Ghost Ship Windows Fiona is poisoning the food of the crew
Black Sails: The Ghost Ship Windows Lex has found a revolver
Black Sails: The Ghost Ship Windows Title and Main Menu

Promo Images

Black Sails: The Ghost Ship Screenshot
Black Sails: The Ghost Ship Screenshot
Black Sails: The Ghost Ship Screenshot
Black Sails: The Ghost Ship Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Black Sails: Das Geisterschiff" -- German title
  • "Black Sails" -- Steam cover title

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Critic Reviews

Adventures United May 09, 2010 83 out of 100 83
Adventure-Treff Jul 08, 2010 80 out of 100 80
Adventurespiele Apr 25, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) May 08, 2010 77 out of 100 77
Computer Bild Spiele Apr 22, 2010 2.22 out of 6 76
Game Captain Apr 26, 2010 71 out of 100 71
Adventure Gamers Oct 09, 2015 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Adventurearchiv May 17, 2010 69 out of 100 69
GameStar (Germany) Apr 22, 2010 66 out of 100 66
Diehard GameFan Oct 02, 2015 Unscored Unscored


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    • 2010 – #3 Best Story of the Year

Related Web Sites

  • Official game forum (archived) (Official game forum (German) with additional forum categories (German and English) about Deck 13 and their newest project Venetica and category about other Deck13 adventures (Jack Keane, Ankh series,...))
  • Official game website (German) (archived) (Official german game website includes among others video trailers, screenshots, download of demo version, patch download, link to game forum.)
ERASER_M (1067) added Black Sails: The Ghost Ship (Windows) on Apr 22, 2010
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