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Plundered Hearts is a text adventure game set in the late 1600's. The player takes control of a young Englishwoman who finds out that her father is sick. In order to take care of him, she travels to the West Indies. But on the way her ship is attacked by pirates, and she is carried away by their captain. Though still determined to find and help her father, the young woman discovers that perhaps she may find romance where she least expected it.


Plundered Hearts Macintosh Intro continue
Plundered Hearts Amstrad CPC You begin in the captain's cabin, where you have been locked in and abandoned.
Plundered Hearts Macintosh Game save
Plundered Hearts Amstrad PCW Introduction

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Alternate Titles

  • "Ribbons and Rapiers" -- Working title

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User Reviews

An unusual game for Infocom, and a good introduction to interactive fiction. DOS Foopy (12)
A great story, though it ends a bit suddenly. DOS Mirrorshades2k (282)

Critic Reviews

Commodore Computing International Commodore 64 Jan, 1988 9 out of 10 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Jan, 1988 905 out of 1000 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Jan, 1988 905 out of 1000 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Jan, 1988 905 out of 1000 90
Happy Computer DOS Nov, 1987 81 out of 100 81
SPAG DOS Mar 02, 1995 7.4 out of 10 74
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Nov, 1987 8.5 out of 12 71
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Nov, 1987 8.5 out of 12 71
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Nov, 1987 8.5 out of 12 71
All Game Guide DOS 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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(From the Infocom Home Page)

The game came packaged with an "elegant velvet reticule" (blue pouch) containing: a 50 guinea note and a letter from Jean Lafond.


  • ACE
    • 1989/1 (issue #16): ACE Adventure Awards 1988: "Most innovative game of the year" (editorial choice)

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