BackgroundAn RPG from the creators of Sea Dogs and Pirates of the Caribbean, the most acclaimed pirate simulations throughout the world. Based on the next generation sea engine STORM, The Age of Pirates represents utmost graphical experience.
GameplayThe world of The Age of Pirates is 16 islands and the endless sea waters of the living Caribbean. You can dare assume the role of any of the two main characters, each with his own spectacular story. Over 16 types of ships will be at your disposal! Hire officers to improve your sailing abilities, and fighters - to help you in boarding and melee encounters. Fight foreign ships, capture prizes to sail them and prisoners to trade them at slave markets. Attack forts to conquer colonies, and then develop the colonies to produce more goods attracting more colonists.
Advanced AI of the foreign captains allows them to sail, trade, capture and develop colonies all on their own - so think first before underestimating your rivals in the race for domination! No quarter is spared! The Age of Pirates is the freedom of sailing, trading, fighting and development - and the unlimited exploration of the real Caribbean.
- Develop your captain’s skills, muster your crew, battle fierce enemies and gain treasure and fame.
- Fight epic naval battles with a squadron of up to 4 vessels and 16 sailing ships with upgrades.
- Exciting weather conditions with devastation storms in full day and night cycles.
- Hone your fighting skills with both swords and guns, trade with merchants and solve challenging quests to make your fortune.
- Conquer and manage colonies, construct town building sand improve your defenses.
- Join multiplayer battles with up to 16 opponents in four multiplayer modes
<li type="square">Operating System: Windows XP
<li type="square">Processor: Pentium 4 1.8 GHz or AMD Athlon 1.8GHz or Higher (2.5GHz recommended)
<li type="square">Memory: 256 MB RAM (1GB recommended)
<li type="square">Hard Disk Space: 4 GB free DVD-ROM Drive: 6X speed or faster
<li type="square">Video: 128 MB Hardware T&L-compatible video card*
<li type="square">Sound: DirectX version 9.0c-compatible sound card DirectX version 9.0c (included) or higher *Video cards that do not have hardware shader support, such as GeForce 4 MX and Inten Integrated Graphics, are not supported.