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Description

As with the original, this is a blend of strategy, action and adventure. Pirates! Gold lets you play the role of a beginning buccaneer in the 17th century Spanish Main, in search of fame and fortune. Each town in this untamed raw region has different surprises and dangers.

How you acquire stature is up to you; you can make your living through honest trade and the search for hidden treasure, or you can be a little more daring and attack and plunder ships. As you can choose a specific skill to stand out in, the game can vary each time. Sword fighting is played out in side-view action sequences.

Screenshots

Pirates! Gold DOS A governor's daughter.
Pirates! Gold DOS Visiting Nassau
Pirates! Gold DOS Sailing
Pirates! Gold DOS The shipwright. Here you can sell ships and cannons or repair your ships.

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User Reviews

Game for a lifetime gator (2) unrated
good, but needs to be patched. Wolfang (168) unrated
Under the bugs lies true entertainment MaiZure (126) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) Aug, 1993 84 out of 100 84
Power Play Jul, 1993 84 out of 100 84
PC Player (Germany) Jul, 1993 82 out of 100 82
Gambler Dec, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1993 79 out of 100 79
PC Joker Aug, 1993 79 out of 100 79
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Aug, 1993 9 out of 12 75
The Retro Spirit Dec 13, 2015 3.5 out of 6 58
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Oct, 1993 Unscored Unscored
PC Fun (French) Nov, 1994 Unscored Unscored

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Eurythmic (2694) added Pirates! Gold (DOS) on Jul 17, 1999
Other platforms contributed by PCGamer77 (3229), poomang (3), Kabushi (257618) and Tomas Pettersson (31947)
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