Tag: pirates

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Video Unboxing – Dictator of the Sea

Dictator of the Sea is the second game from Game Sapiens, the Korean company I was fortunate enough to find at Spiel in 2013. Just like the previous title, this game comes in a tin box and the cover looks totally amazing. In this game, also for two players, we take on the roles of…
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The G*M*S Magazine Podcast episode 118 – Pirates & Dragons Kickstarter project with Pete Cakebread

Second podcast of the day and second Kickstarter project, this time a Roleplaying game from Cakebread & Walton, Pirates & Dragons.

I had the pleasure to catch up with Pete Cakebread, which I was really looking forward to indeed. I met, really briefly, him at Conpulsion in April and didn’t get the chance to share a cup of coffee with him. I have promised myself next Conpulsion I’ll share a pint instead. That should help!

Raging Swan Press releases Villainous Pirates

Raging Swan Press is proud to announce the release of Villainous Pirates a Pathfinder Roleplaying Game compatible GM’s RESOURCE by John Bennett, Andrew Glenn and David Posener. Cruising the sea lanes in search of loot, captives and reputation corsairs’ predations strike fear into the hearts of merchantmen and sailors alike. So often, though, the sea…
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Merchants And Marauders

I was never much a fan of the old pirate stories, and I sure as hell don’t like the Somali scumbags that are boarding merchant vessels in the modern world today. That being said, the moment I heard about Z-Man’s Merchants and Marauders, I wanted it. I read a bit about it on the Z-Man website, read some rumours on the interwebz, and each new story made this seem like an amazing adventure game. While I am indeed usually optimistic, I simply had to get this to prove to myself that it may be the game to change my mind, forever, about pirates, and more specifically, pirate games.

Sid Meier’s Civilization

Sid Meier has been heralded as “the father of computer gaming”. Developing games since the early 1980′s, Sid Meier is best known for his work on the turn-based strategy simulation of epic proportions: Civilization. Other works include Pirates!, Railroad Tycoon, and my personal favourite, Alpha Centauri.