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04-18-2017, 11:22 AM
#11
I kind of abandoned pirate games after a very bad experience with one of the p.o. The carebians games , chasing ships for hours . This one seems interesting but the sea chases and battles is what worries me.
04-18-2017, 11:58 AM
#12
Joined: Apr 2013
Location: New York City, New York, USA
Posts: 199
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Originally Posted by anthony78 View Post
Is this kind of like the sea portions of Assassin's Creed Black Flag?
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Originally Posted by Dailon80 View Post
I would say that's fair but I do like this one better and it's way more in depth etc
I haven't played it yet, but based on impressions, it should play more like Sid Meier's Pirates! than Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, which, if you have an iPad, is pretty much a must-have if you are into pirate games. Personally, I'm getting this game since there is a lack of pirate games on both console and mobile.

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Originally Posted by Kenan2000 View Post
Does this work on iPad 4?
Nope. 64-bit devices only (iPad Air and Air 2, iPad Pro line, iPad Mini 2 and higher, iPhone 5S and higher, iPod Touch 6th Gen, iPad 5th Gen). I know how you must feel, though. I hurriedly changed my iPad 4 for an iPad Air 2 as I feared that this was going to be a quickly rising trend. Sadly, I was right.

Last edited by razorracer83; 04-18-2017 at 12:16 PM.

04-18-2017, 12:25 PM
#13
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Originally Posted by AppUnwrapper View Post
Some iPad gameplay:

YouTube: video
Looks amazing! Will be picking this up for sure in a few minutes
04-18-2017, 12:27 PM
#14
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 173
The view during battles looks really tight. Is there a way to pull the camera out?

Does this control well? I was a huge fan of the Naval parts of AC: Black Flag, easily the best part of that game. How does this differ gameplay-wise?

Also, I didn't see any hand-to-hand combat or ship boarding. Pirates! had the fencing minigame.
04-18-2017, 12:29 PM
#15
Joined: Mar 2016
Location: Slovakia
Posts: 22
To everyone, you gotta buy this game. I've Played it till beta with my best friend and girlfriend and all I gotta say is this game is probably one of the best games ever made for iOS and Android platform, tbh this game beats Gameloft best titles in my oponion. Prepare for full premium feeling.
If you play with friends is even more enjoyable!

DISCLAIMER FOR NEW PLAYERS:
Game can be pretty hard at the beginning, so I suggest doing quest SEA WARRIOR, 10k for a quest is kinda great,..but you will lost your sympathy in kingdom fraction.


Anyway, my love <3 - waiting for promo code tho devs !


...I'm thinking of making a yoube videos for this game, ...but I am so busy so meh
04-18-2017, 12:37 PM
#16
Joined: Mar 2016
Location: Slovakia
Posts: 22
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Originally Posted by HotHamBoy View Post
The view during battles looks really tight. Is there a way to pull the camera out?

Does this control well? I was a huge fan of the Naval parts of AC: Black Flag, easily the best part of that game. How does this differ gameplay-wise?

Also, I didn't see any hand-to-hand combat or ship boarding. Pirates! had the fencing minigame.
Yes, you can zoom/unzoom your ship with using two hands (normal gesture for any other games in nowadays)

Controls are easy to get into, personally I got into controlling the ship in like 3 minutes (the game by itself is harder to understand, quests and so on).

Ship boarding: your opponent needs to have destroyed their sails which you can do with BAR SHOOTS, also I suggest using SHARPNEL before boarding the enemy ship. - after you destroy enemy ship sails use sharpnels to damage their crew. After that get into the orange/red circle, then click on everyone enemy man on the board so your crew will auto-attack ONLY targetted enemy.
I recommend watching how does boarding works on PC version of this game, I think something like that will come into this version as well.

Hope I helped !
04-18-2017, 12:37 PM
#17
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 9
From the description this sounds like it requires an internet connection to play?
04-18-2017, 01:10 PM
#18
Joined: Mar 2016
Location: Slovakia
Posts: 22
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Originally Posted by YaoYao View Post
From the description this sounds like it requires an internet connection to play?
No, you can play offline. But if you connect to internet you can play CO-OP
04-18-2017, 01:18 PM
#19
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 173
This game was released on Steam in 2015 and currently has a 60 on Metacritic. That seems pretty mediocre.

Are there improvements to this port? Is it actually good or just "good for mobile."

I find reviews and impressions for a lot of mobile games tend to be skewed and judge a game's quality on a curve relative to other mobile games rather than games in general.
04-18-2017, 02:34 PM
#20
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: NCC 1701
Posts: 3,161
got it and played a couple of hours, seems good and solid, but i'm still largely prefer The Pirate-Caribbean Hunt, it has an accurate historical background and all the Caribbean region... imho one of the most underrated games in the app store (always the same story, everyone plays and talks about hyped games only), maybe 'cause it's free and offer IAPs... well, i'm playing it for months and my only purchases were a couple of VIP ships on sale to support the devs, but they're not needed to make progress in the story.

anyway, Tempest seems to be a really good game.

Last edited by Gwarmaxx; 04-18-2017 at 03:07 PM.