Abandonware DOS title

Sid Meier's Pirates!

MicroProse Software released Sid Meier's Pirates! in the year 1987; it's an old strategy game, part of the Pirates! series. Sid Meier's Pirates! is NOT abandonware, runs on DOS and can be played in single player mode.
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Additional info

Facts, trivia and collector's notes are licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. These texts use material from this Wikipedia article.

It was the first game to include the name "Sid Meier" in its title as an effort by MicroProse to attract fans of Meier's earlier games, most of which were flight simulators.

Pirates! is set in the Caribbean.

The game was released with minor improvements and better graphics for Windows 3.1, DOS, Macintosh, and Sega Genesis in 1993 as Pirates! Gold. It was also released on CD for the Amiga CD32 in 1994 with enhanced CD audio tracks

In 2004 it was converted into an enhanced remake for Microsoft Windows as Sid Meier's Pirates! (2004).

players: single player

input: joystick, keyboard

distribution: 3,5 floppy disk, 5,25 floppy disk

graphics: CGA, EGA, Tandy

sound: PC speaker, Tandy

Abandonware DOS popularity: below average

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