Abandonware DOS title

Pirates! Gold

Pirates! Gold is an open world game designed by Paul Murphy, developed and released by MicroProse Software in 1993 for DOS, Windows 3.x, Mac and also Sega Genesis and Amiga CD32. Pirates! Gold is a remake of the game Pirates, created by Sid Meier in 1987. Pirates! Gold gameplay is a unique mix of action, strategy, pirate life simulation, adventure and features battles at sea, trading, sword fighting and even quests (unusual for a game like this, at the time).
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Pirates! Gold downloads

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Main executable game file: pirgold/PIRATESG.EXE.

The Pirates! Gold playable version on Abandonware DOS is just a DEMO. You can buy the full game on GOG.

Pirates! Gold review

Compute! Magazine Issue 159 (1993): "Pirates! Goid is truly a visual feast, with hand-painted screens that have the feel of Caribbean watercolors. It's off to the seas in a small sloop to seek fame, fortune, and many, many dueling scars. 
All in all, Pirates! Gold is as addicting a game as you're likely to find. It doesn't take weeks to learn, and it provides hours of fun. In the fencing sequence, you'll find yourself lunging, parrying, and slashing in a duel with an opponent. At first it seems like an exercise in key bashing, but after several duels the madness gives way to method, and you'll discover that there are times when a parry can save your hide and set you up for."


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Additional info about Pirates! Gold

This game is a remake of: Pirates
Status: NOT abandonware
Input: joystick, keyboard
Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk, cd-rom
Also published for: Sega Genesis, Amiga CD32
Abandonware DOS views: 15029
Series: Pirates! Gold is part of the Pirates! series.
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