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04-21-18 09:57 PM
Sega Genesis
MicroProse Software
MicroProse Software
UPC: 19703040268

Released: 1-01-94
Players: 1

Game Genre:
Action, Simulation, Strategy
Game Perspective:
3rd-Person Perspective, Top-Down

Price Guide (USD):
Loose:  $19.98
Complete:  $42.00
New:  $79.98
Rarity:  5/10

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Pirates! Gold

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Rating: 9.2 (66 votes)
Plays: 9,578 M:99% F:1%
Filesize: 721kb

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Crazy Li
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World Map: Actual map
Set Sail For Tortuga!
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Where Else Would I Send Jack?
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Create Your Adventure!
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09-25-12 03:05 PM
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Pirates! Gold Review by: xfighter1138 - 9.6/10
Pirates! is an already good game for the PC, and the game was ported to the NES where in my opinion was very mediocre, but it took advantage of the NES very well. Seeing as it got ported the NES, I'd think that it could've been ported to the SMS or the Genesis seeing as it isn't owned by Nintendo. And it did get ported into one of the best ports that I've played in ages. Pirates! Gold is a brilliant improvement of Pirates! for the computer.

The game's plot basically is for you to become a successful pirate, find valuable treasure, hunt down notorious pirates, or find your missing sister. In the beginning of the game you have choices of choosing the country where you belong, you can make alliances with either The French, The Dutch, The English, or the Spanish. These alliances are important so you can enter villages and countries without being attacked by them. The game also has different plots for the different time periods you choose. For instance, one time period the Spanish might be in war with the English, another time period could have the French in war with the Dutch.

A thing I like about this game is the multiple options you can do, you don't have to pillage ships, you can ask the ships for news in different countries you don't also have to pillage the town but you can make freindships with the governor in a certain village and learn secrets about where things are. Also an important thing in the game is the skills, you can have one skill that you're really good at something. For example, if you pick swordfighting as your skill you can be really good at swordfighting, if you pick charm & medicine you can cure yourself from sickness and flirt with woman who might marry you and let you take a share of gold from the governor, another skill is sailing which helps you out at ship battling.

The game's graphics are really colorful and are superb for the Genesis era, the music does some really good pirate tunes, they aren't the best but they do their job well.

In total, Pirates! Gold is an excellent port which can make you play for weeks and months to see the different combination's you do as you pirate. It could be considered to be one of the best and one of the most underrated games for the Sega Genesis (Mega Drive for you foreigners :P)

Pirates! Gold Game Description

Anchors aweigh! The Golden Age of Buccaneering has returned with Pirates! Gold. As a privateer captain, you'll criss-cross your way along the untamed Spanish Main in search of adventure. You'll lead your crew of wild buccaneers along the open seas of the 17th century Caribbean and into new harbor towns! And you'll risk your booty and your life in bold attacks upon enemy ships! Along the way, you'll cross cutlasses with scurvy noblemen. Hunt for magnificent treasures. Forge alliances with powerful dignitaries. And embark on rescue journeys that will put your couage to the test. Will you win your rightful place in history? Or will you end up shipwrecked on a distant island? The answer can only be found in the swashbuckling Pirates! Gold.

Pirates! Gold Reviews

Overall 9.2    Graphics 9.5    Sound 7.5    Addictive 9    Story 8.5    Depth 9.5    Difficulty 5.5

Pirates! Gold: A Life At Sea!   xfighter1138
Pirates! is an already good game for the PC, and the game was ported to the NES where in my opinion...
  Graphics 9   Sound 9   Addictive 9   Story 9   Depth 10   Difficulty 5

      Review Rating: 3.7/5     Submitted: 12-20-09     Updated: 07-28-11     Review Replies: 0

PIRATES GOLD   rebelyell
Graphics: I gave this a 10 they are so sharp and shows how Sega was ahead of it's time. It's so far ...
  Graphics 10   Sound 6   Addictive 9   Story 8   Depth 9   Difficulty 6

      Review Rating: 1/5     Submitted: 03-28-15     Updated: 03-28-15     Review Replies: 2

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Comments for Pirates! Gold

Sid_Meier 06-26-12 - 04:08 PM
 ive got 500 acres of land what do i do with it?
Blackhawk2388 05-27-12 - 04:20 AM
 this game kicks ass
Konkalit 05-25-12 - 12:07 AM
 Great Game, i love it! All the Versions, from the old original C64- Version , the Amigaversion and PC-Version
werde345 04-30-12 - 03:45 AM
 i love it
Blauv 10-18-11 - 07:10 PM
 havent played this for 10 years
Jonnysaint 06-04-11 - 05:28 AM
 I love this game
godmonk 05-28-11 - 03:27 PM
 i need sum rum
vi3ira 05-26-11 - 05:54 PM
 Great classic, great game. Brings back a lot of good memories.
jfg314 04-11-11 - 09:25 PM
 This is really one of the classics--great playability for its time.
RedMageCole 02-04-11 - 04:33 PM
 Oh yeah, the intro music is win.
RedMageCole 02-03-11 - 06:05 PM
 Gotta remember Villa Hermosa, need to seek out a pirate there.
Jordanv78 12-11-10 - 07:02 AM
 This game is sweet. I still love playing it all these years later.
Lance15 10-13-10 - 03:11 PM
 The controls dont ework
yoink84 09-16-10 - 09:57 PM
 this game is awesome! many a night spent playing it!
Ammo007 08-03-10 - 04:20 PM
 Really fun for a Genesis game!
Cloudsnakeskin 05-22-10 - 10:15 AM
 What a ace game.
dragonslayer2010 02-14-10 - 03:48 PM
ams421 02-01-10 - 09:31 PM
vlyplyr 12-21-09 - 07:48 PM
 I can't play :'( it says 30 viz to play and apparently i have 150