Pirates! Gold

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

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$69.9569.95[2][3] T-104026
Videogame Rating Council: GA
Non-Sega versions

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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. A port for Amiga CD32 was released a year later in 1994.

History

Release

50,000 units were printed and sold.[4]

Magazine articles

Main article: Pirates! Gold/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #43: "February 1993" (199x-xx-xx)
also published in:

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
1700 igr dlya Sega (RU)
70
[7]
Cool Gamer (RU)
80
[8]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
74
[9]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
68
[10]
Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1 (RU)
70
[11]
Game Players (US) NTSC-U
89
[3]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
85
[2]
GamesMaster (UK)
86
[12]
Igry Sega Luchshiye iz luchshikh. Vypusk 1 (RU)
80
[13]
Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK) PAL
87
[14]
Mega (UK) NTSC-U
72
[15]
Mega Action (UK) NTSC-U
83
[16]
Mega Fun (DE) NTSC-U
85
[17]
MegaTech (UK) NTSC-U
82
[18]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) NTSC-U
83
[19]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
72
[20]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
72
[21]
Sega Zone (UK) NTSC-U
74
[22]
Tricks 16 bit (RU)
74
[23]
Video Games (DE) NTSC-U
81
[24]
Sega Mega Drive
78
Based on
20 reviews

Pirates! Gold

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

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 ed50e75c
MD5 8689ffd6edad02bad1f74fe19fe25c9d
SHA-1 ea597dbefc8f804524606af3c1c4fe6ba55e86e9
1MB 1993-07 Cartridge (US)
Sega Mega Drive
 ?
CRC32 f61e5417
MD5 e726ec63cab7c90ceb9c5b0ebe3188ff
SHA-1 83cb678b447ea277e78225fa20e239b74df62214
1MB 1993-04-01 EPROM cartridge Page
Sega Mega Drive
 ?
CRC32 0a525641
MD5 1fd127cb613c41b4f919a60931992faf
SHA-1 6449aea7af69e6b91c91b654c9ea952a72f0dd7c
1MB 1993-04 Page

References

  1. VideoGames & Computer Entertainment, "May 1993" (US; 1993-0x-xx), page 31
  2. 2.0 2.1 GamePro, "September 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 38
  3. 3.0 3.1 Game Players, "Vol. 7 No. 1 January 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 108
  4. https://www.sega-16.com/2005/08/interview-tim-trzepacz/
  5. VideoGames & Computer Entertainment, "March 1993" (US; 1993-0x-xx), page 9
  6. GamePro, "January 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 299
  7. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-03-10), page 176
  8. Cool Gamer, "9" (RU; 2002-10-13), page 156
  9. Computer & Video Games, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-12-15), page 76
  10. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "August 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 30
  11. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1, "" (RU; 1999-xx-xx), page 180
  12. GamesMaster, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-20), page 87
  13. Igry Sega Luchshiye iz luchshikh. Vypusk 1, "" (RU; 2000-12-07), page 229
  14. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-xx-xx), page 36
  15. Mega, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-18), page 55
  16. Mega Action, "Christmas 1993" (UK; 1993-12-02), page 30
  17. Mega Fun, "03/94" (DE; 1994-02-23), page 112
  18. MegaTech, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-12-21), page 82
  19. Mean Machines Sega, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-11-30), page 122
  20. Sega Power, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-06), page 64
  21. Sega Pro, "February 1994" (UK; 1993-12-30), page 62
  22. Sega Zone, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-25), page 60
  23. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-03-20), page 21
  24. Video Games, "3/94" (DE; 1994-02-23), page 86


Pirates! Gold

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Prereleases:
Sega Mega Drive
Prototypes: 1993-04 | 1993-04-01