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Description

Pirates of the Black Cove is a game in which the player takes the role of a pirate captain who wants to find an island with a buried treasure. The game can be divided into three distinctive parts: free roaming, land missions and sea fights.

While the player can explore the whole game world, the story is advanced by completing missions. Those mostly involve sailing to a certain point, fighting something or doing a land mission, but it tries to spice things up by varying the mission goals, e.g. fighting a giant octopus. Sea fights involve manoeuvring the ship into a good position and firing the cannon to sink the enemy. Land missions are similar to real-time tactics game: the player has a certain amount of units which are commanded indirectly. A click on an enemy involves in automatic attacks.

The free roaming sections include the possibility to find collectibles (for example pirate jokes) or find items to brew helpful potions. There are also role-playing elements because the main character receives level-ups which improve the special abilities (depending on which of three characters is chosen at the start of the game). Loot can be used to upgrade the ship.

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Pirates of Black Cove Windows Port
Pirates of Black Cove Windows Sea battle
Pirates of Black Cove Windows Install screen: GSP release
Pirates of Black Cove Windows Loading

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Pirates of Black Cove Screenshot
Pirates of Black Cove Screenshot
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Cheat Code Central Windows Aug 04, 2011 3.9 out of 5 78
Christ Centered Gamer / Christ Centered Game Reviews Windows Aug 29, 2011 74 out of 100 74
XGN Windows Aug 11, 2011 5.5 out of 10 55
IGN Windows Aug 16, 2011 5.5 out of 10 55
Hooked Gamers Windows Aug 10, 2011 5.4 out of 10 54
GameTrailers Windows Aug 11, 2011 5 out of 10 50
Multiplayer.it Windows Aug 11, 2011 5 out of 10 50
Eurogamer.de Windows Aug 05, 2011 4 out of 10 40
Eurogamer.se Windows Aug 12, 2011 4 out of 10 40
GameSpot Windows Aug 03, 2011 3.5 out of 10 35

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