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Offline jomni

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Blackwake Pirate Game
« on: August 05, 2017, 06:25:41 AM »
Looks fun if you're into multiplayer.



http://store.steampowered.com/app/420290/Blackwake/


Offline Father Ted

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Re: Blackwake Pirate Game
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2017, 08:37:24 AM »
Yeah, I've been following this also.  The only downside appears to be (from what I've read) that your enjoyment of the game is heavily dependent on others playing their roles correctly.  There's a similar issue with Squad - when it works it's a fantastic gaming experience, but it can be an inane waste of time.

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Re: Blackwake Pirate Game
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2017, 09:18:04 AM »
I too have been watching this and almost pulled the trigger multiple times. But the silliness has stopped me. Plus my infatuation with naval action.
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Re: Blackwake Pirate Game
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2017, 03:37:49 PM »
That looks ridiculous. Like a warped Tim Burton knockoff.  :idiot2:

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Re: Blackwake Pirate Game
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2017, 03:26:24 PM »
IIRC there is a Mount and Blade Warband Mod that does Pirates. IIRC it is on the Moddb site, so could offer a viable alternative if you have M&B Warband already.
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Re: Blackwake Pirate Game
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2017, 03:59:28 PM »
IIRC there is a Mount and Blade Warband Mod that does Pirates. IIRC it is on the Moddb site, so could offer a viable alternative if you have M&B Warband already.

Is it the same as this paid version? http://store.steampowered.com/app/413710/Blood_and_Gold_Caribbean/
I have it but it's not polished.


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Re: Blackwake Pirate Game
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2017, 09:02:15 AM »
It's one of the few games that I've gotten a refund for.  The costumes are good for the 17th century and it uses a convincing map of the Caribbean, but that's about it.  Personal combat may or may not be better than Sea Dogs, but naval combat (apart from boarding) is inferior.  I don't even find the boarding convincing.  The geography in Sea Dogs is atrocious and the towns spin off into fantasy, but Sea Dogs does a much better job of building a convincing world, for all its faults. 
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