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Offline acctingman

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Pirate games
« on: March 26, 2021, 08:19:53 AM »
I've been watching this TV series about pirating and it's got me thinking about a pirate game, but I know nothing about what's out there.

Looking for something with some naval fighting (nothing overly complicated), loot plundering and the ability to trade/sell off your looted plunder.

Let me know if you have any suggestions while I work on my google-fu!

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Re: Pirate games
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2021, 08:40:47 AM »
I haven't tried this but it looks fun.

https://www.iceberg-games.com/blazing-sails/

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Re: Pirate games
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2021, 08:42:02 AM »
Tempest comes to mind.  I have it, but haven't played it much.  Goes on sale every so often.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/418180/Tempest_Pirate_Action_RPG/
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Re: Pirate games
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2021, 08:53:40 AM »
Good to see you, man. Been too long!

Hope all is well.

How about Port Royal 4?
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Re: Pirate games
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2021, 08:57:33 AM »
https://www.ubisoft.com/en-us/game/assassins-creed/IV-black-flag

The Golden Age of Pirates

Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag begins in 1715, when pirates established a lawless republic in the Caribbean and ruled the land and seas. These outlaws paralyzed navies, halted international trade, and plundered vast fortunes. They threatened the power structures that ruled Europe, inspired the imaginations of millions, and left a legacy that still endures.



https://store.steampowered.com/app/3920/Sid_Meiers_Pirates/

Sid Meier's Pirates!

Sail the Caribbean, marauding all on the high seas or ally your ship and crew as a privateer in search of riches - the life you choose is up to you.



Tempest includes some fantasy content :

Tempest is a Pirate Open World Action RPG where you rove the seas across three continents filled with dozens of colonies and forts, hundreds of quests and countless ships to plunder. Customize your ship, trade, challenge fellow pirates and face terrible mythical monsters such as Kraken and Leviathan.

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Re: Pirate games
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2021, 10:01:39 AM »
^Black Flag is a great game - the ship to ship combat and bombardment of shore batteries and forts is epic.
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Re: Pirate games
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2021, 04:57:40 PM »
Thanks folks. I'll take a look at these over the weekend!


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Re: Pirate games
« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2021, 07:52:16 PM »
Naval Action PVE (vs the AI only) server may give you some joy if you like the age of sail fighting aspect. Compared to a real simulator it is simple enough.
However their are not many RPG elements in naval action. It's all about your ships and trading. Capturing and looting enemy ships and building new ships.

There is a new game by the makers of naval action coming that will be amazing for privateers and is single player focussed though. Called Sea Legends. It's been in development for at least a year now and is advertised as an "18th Century Naval and Pirate RPG."
https://www.sea-legends.com/
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Re: Pirate games
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2021, 04:08:02 AM »
Good to see you, man. Been too long!

Hope all is well.

How about Port Royal 4?
I think that Port Royale 3 might be a better option.

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Re: Pirate games
« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2021, 05:22:16 AM »
Pirates of the Caribbean (POTC) with the New Horizon Mod.

POTC originally by Disney but is in reality "Sea Dog by Akella".  Pirates Ahoy group take their Pirate games seriously and very active.   :arr:
http://www.piratesahoy.net/forums/potc-new-horizons-mod.37/

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Re: Pirate games
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2021, 06:30:37 PM »
Pirates of the Caribbean (POTC) with the New Horizon Mod.

POTC originally by Disney but is in reality "Sea Dog by Akella".  Pirates Ahoy group take their Pirate games seriously and very active.   :arr:
http://www.piratesahoy.net/forums/potc-new-horizons-mod.37/

First post...yea, no offense, but I'm not clicking that link  O0

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Re: Pirate games
« Reply #11 on: March 27, 2021, 06:57:05 PM »
Pirates of the Caribbean (POTC) with the New Horizon Mod.

POTC originally by Disney but is in reality "Sea Dog by Akella".  Pirates Ahoy group take their Pirate games seriously and very active.   :arr:
http://www.piratesahoy.net/forums/potc-new-horizons-mod.37/

First post...yea, no offense, but I'm not clicking that link  O0

I can't say whether it is spam, or not, but it looks like a legit link.

http://www.piratesahoy.net/forums/
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Re: Pirate games
« Reply #12 on: March 28, 2021, 12:58:07 PM »
Pirates of the Caribbean (POTC) with the New Horizon Mod.

POTC originally by Disney but is in reality "Sea Dog by Akella".  Pirates Ahoy group take their Pirate games seriously and very active.   :arr:
http://www.piratesahoy.net/forums/potc-new-horizons-mod.37/

First post...yea, no offense, but I'm not clicking that link  O0

I can't say whether it is spam, or not, but it looks like a legit link.

http://www.piratesahoy.net/forums/

This is a good game (with mods added) - sail around a realistic Caribbean map with realistic sea encounters, even down to trying to make out flags through your telescope. Lots of buying/selling/upgrading crews whilst at port, plus sword fights. Some of the more realistic mods make sea battles a little "slow" but that's because they are fairly realistic with good use of wind/sails etc. You can stick to arcade type battles if you wish. Lots of mod add ons (Aubrey/POTC etc) & additional ships. Quite an old game but I'm fairly sure it would run on most systems (been a while since I played it) due to extensive modding - definitely worth a look. (Look for the City of Abandoned Ships version which is I think the most recent)

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Re: Pirate games
« Reply #13 on: March 28, 2021, 01:14:23 PM »
City of Abandoned Ships is still available on Steam, by the way.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/937940/Sea_Dogs
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Re: Pirate games
« Reply #14 on: March 28, 2021, 02:41:52 PM »
Pirates of the Caribbean (POTC) with the New Horizon Mod.

POTC originally by Disney but is in reality "Sea Dog by Akella".  Pirates Ahoy group take their Pirate games seriously and very active.   :arr:
http://www.piratesahoy.net/forums/potc-new-horizons-mod.37/

This looks very cool, I'd never heard of this game before.  O0
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