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The Golden Age of Piracy: 1718

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The Golden Age of Piracy: 1718 is an old-school style tactical solitaire board game of action and adventure, with a bit of wargame and RPG elements mixed in. An open-ended sandbox style game where you, as a pirate captain, may choose your own path.

Set in the Caribbean Islands during the year 1718, as a pirate captain, you will attempt to build your wealth by attacking merchant ships and selling their goods, by attacking and pillaging towns, kidnapping or assassinating a town governor or his daughter, gambling in a tavern, and by recovering buried treasure from acquired maps.

The player moves their pirate ship's game counter across the Caribbean map, traveling around and searching for merchant ships to attack, visiting the pirate town of Nassau to buy and sell goods, plus repair the ship. The player may also construct a hidden pirate haven where he may store stolen goods and booty, plus repair his ship at no cost.

The ultimate goal of the game is to save up enough booty in order to buy your pardon before the Royal Navy invades and shuts down Nassau. Will you succeed, or be hanged for piracy?

The game includes the following components:

- 1 Tables Book (37 pages)

- 18 Game Mats (A4 / 8.5 x 11)

- Approximately 276 counters

- 39 Game Cards

- 1 Save Game Log Sheet

- 1 Quick-Start Guide (4 pages)

- 1 Counter Guide (3 pages)

- 1 Game Components Preparation Instructions Sheet

- 12 Game Mat Setup Example Images

* Two D10 dice are required to play. However, ten D10 dice are recommeded to reduce the number of rolls during ship combat. 

* 10 minute game setup and breakdown times.

* A large size table is required for game setup.

* Total play time to the end is apporoximately 5-10 hours (depending on game length chosen).

* Please visit the Golden Age of Piracy FaceBook group. As the designer, I am active there and can provide game support: https://www.facebook.com/groups/377340247048684

With most of the rules integrated into the tables, there is practically no learning curve or rules memorization. And with various ship types, items, numerous pirate captain skills, specialist crewmen, Pirate Governor jobs, random events, a multitude of table modifiers, an almost unlimited number of player choices, The Golden Age of Piracy: 1718 offers high replay value. Can you save up enough gold to bribe one of the governors in order to receive a full pardon before time runs out?


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File Last Updated:
May 17, 2022
This title was added to our catalog on May 12, 2022.
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