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Games about pirates: ahoy! Arh arh arh!

Pirate-themed games are not many, but a few of them were very popular and are fondly remembered by retro-gamers all over the world. Here's a couple of games you should know (if you don't: shame on you!): The Secret of Monkey Island and Sid Meier's Pirates!

Most popular pirates games


Alone in the Dark 2

DOS1993protected4/5 Infogrames

Dangerous Dave

DOS1990protected4/5 Softdisk Publishing


DOS19924.2/5 Shadow Software

Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge

DOS1991protecteddemo4.3/5 LucasArts
Monkey Island 2 is the second game of the Monkey Island series, a point and click adventure game set in a world of pirates and mysterious treasures. Monkey Island 2 utilizes a command-based SCUMM interface and a branching dialogue system.

Pirates! Gold

DOSWindows 3.xMac OS1993protectedremakedemo4/5 MicroProse Software
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, ...

Plundered Hearts

DOSMac OS19873.9/5 Infocom

Port Royale

Windows XP/98/952002protected4.2/5 ASCARON Entertainment

Princess Maker 2

DOS19934.1/5 Gainax
Princess Maker 2 is a life simulation anime-style game developed by Gainax in 1993. In Princess Maker 2, the player is the father of a young princess and must tutor and raise her to the age of 18 by scheduling jobs, school classes and programming other activities. The princess is defined by attributes (strength, cooking, etc.) that will change depe...

Redhook's Revenge

DOS19933.3/5 ImagiSoft

Sid Meier's Pirates!

DOS1987protected4.1/5 MicroProse Software

Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon

DOS1988freeware4/5 Cinemaware

The Ancient Art of War at Sea

DOS19874.1/5 Evryware

The Secret of Monkey Island

DOS1990protecteddemo4.3/5 LucasArts
The Secret of Monkey Island is perhaps the most popular point and click adventure game developed by Lucasfilm Games and designed by the trio Ron Gilbert, Dave Grossman and Tim Schafer. In Monkey Island you're the would-be pirate Guybrush Threepwood on a quest to become a fearsome pirate in the Caribbean. Monkey Island uses one of the most friendlie...

Treasure Island

DOS19853.5/5 Byron Preiss Video Productions
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