Pirates! Gold

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Pirates! Gold
Publisher: MicroProse
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Sound driver: GEMS
Genre: Simulation

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
$69.95[1] T-104026

Pirates! Gold is a simulation game for the Sega Mega Drive which is part of the Pirates! series. The Mega Drive version was only released in North America.

Magazine articles

Main article: Pirates! Gold/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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<div style="width:Expression error: Unexpected < operator.px; padding-left:2px; padding-top:9px; padding-right:2px;">Print advert in
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #43: "February 1993" (199x-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • VideoGames & Computer Entertainment (US) #50: "March 1993" (1993-xx-xx)[3]
  • GamePro (US) #54: "January 1994" (199x-xx-xx)[4]

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
74 №146, p76/77[5]
85 №50, p36[1]
86 №14, p87
87 №17, p36/37/38
72 №15, p55
83 №8, p30/31
83 №15, p122-124[6]
72 №51, p64
72 №28, p62/63
Sega Mega Drive
Based on
9 reviews

Mega Drive, US
PiratesGold MS US Box.jpg
PiratesGold MD US Cart.jpg
Pirates Gold MD US Manual.pdf
Pirates! Gold MD US Map.jpg


  1. 1.0 1.1 File:GamePro US 050.pdf, page 38
  2. File:VG&CE US 52.pdf, page 31
  3. File:VG&CE US 50.pdf, page 9
  4. File:GamePro US 054.pdf, page 299
  5. File:CVG UK 146.pdf, page 76
  6. File:MeanMachinesSega15UK.pdf, page 122