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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.

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Pirates! Gold DOS Those wedding bells are now ringing...
Pirates! Gold DOS We have captured a 100 ton Merchantman.
Pirates! Gold Amiga CD32 Dueling with the fort's commander.
Pirates! Gold Genesis Sailing

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User Reviews

I remember it being brand new like it was yesterday! Genesis Brian Overby (3)
Topical pirate simulator, in a tropical setting Genesis Eric Olson (1)
Who wants to join me in a epic Piraety adventure? Genesis Classic Nigel (150)
Arrrrrrr! Good game Ahoy! Windows 3.x James Kirk (168)
Game for a lifetime DOS gator (2)
good, but needs to be patched. DOS Wolfang (168)
Under the bugs lies true entertainment DOS MaiZure (126)

Critic Reviews

Sega-16.com Genesis Sep 13, 2007 9 out of 10 90
All Game Guide DOS 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Amiga Joker Amiga CD32 Feb, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Power Play Amiga CD32 Mar, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Power Play DOS Jul, 1993 84 out of 100 84
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Macintosh Sep, 1994 10 out of 12 83
Video Games Genesis Feb, 1994 81 out of 100 81
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis Aug, 1993 27 out of 40 68
The DOS Spirit DOS Dec 13, 2015 3.5 out of 6 58
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Oct, 1993 Unscored Unscored

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