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Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Weekly_Estimate, 18 Mar 2018.

  1. Weekly_Estimate

    Weekly_Estimate Gives credit where its due

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    I've been waiting for a real pirate game since I came across the ships combat in Assassin Creed the Black Flag and I think I've finally found it. ignoring Sea of Thieves because it looks rather cartoonish.

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    Where me Bit-Tech pirates at? If theirs enough interest we definitely need a clan
     
  2. GeorgeStorm

    GeorgeStorm Aggressive PC Builder

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    Have you played any of the Age of Pirates or Sea Dogs games?

    There were a variety of pirate games before Black Flag, not played it myself but yeah, if you want pirate games have a look at Sea Dogs, Pirates of the Caribbean, Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales and City of Abandoned Ships.
    They're called Sea Dogs rather than Age of Pirates on GOG:
    https://www.gog.com/game/sea_dogs_caribbean_tales
    https://www.gog.com/game/sea_dogs_city_of_abandoned_ships

    A bit buggy but there were/are various mods that help, piratesahoy.net has plenty of stuff on them and other pirate games.
     
  3. Panomama

    Panomama I once signed up on uniform dating

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    Sea of thieves is worth a punt if you haven't tried it yet, they were running betas over the last few weekends.

    It's avaliable on the xbox game pass for about £10 a month. I'm not sure theres enough content to be worth the full RRP though.
     
  4. Hex

    Hex Paul?! Super Moderator

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    Apparently that's "too cartoony", as per first post. No more betas for that anyway, it launches in 2 days!

    I was interested in S&B, but I absolutely hated the ship combat in AC: Black Flag, it's the whole reason I never bothered to complete the game. As it's no doubt just that copy & pasted, I'll try the betas, but pass on the game. SoT is all the pirating I need!

    There's Blackwake too on Steam if you're just in it for Pirate PvP.
     
  5. DeckerdBR

    DeckerdBR Active Member

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    I prefer the look of the game play from sea of theives tbh. I like the more realistic looking aesthetics of skull and bones but I really dislike the XP pinata and ship health bars of the ships. That and the overcrowded hud ruins S&B for me.

    Shame really, after watching the excellent Black Sails on Amazon prime video, I'm well and truly into anything piraty at the moment :)
     
  6. Weekly_Estimate

    Weekly_Estimate Gives credit where its due

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    Ubisoft's long-in-the-works open-world pirate adventure Skull & Bones has been delayed again, seemingly pushing any potential new release date beyond March next year.

    Unfortunately chaps, it's been delayed.
     
  7. Hex

    Hex Paul?! Super Moderator

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    Tweet regarding the above delay:
     
  8. Weekly_Estimate

    Weekly_Estimate Gives credit where its due

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    Ubisoft has rebooted Skull & Bones

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    Skull & Bones is reportedly undergoing a full-scale reboot, which is bringing the game closer to a cross between Epic’s Fortnite and Rare’s Sea of Thieves. This is due to various internal reasons, which are responsible for several delays of the title.

    The wait continues!
     

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