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iPad: Sid Meier's Pirates [July 21st]

07-19-2011, 04:15 PM
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Sid Meier's Pirates [July 21st]

http://wireless.ign.com/articles/118/1182570p1.html

Ipad - 64 GB - 5.0.1 / Iphone4S - 32 GB - 5.0.1
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07-19-2011, 04:22 PM
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iPad only.

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Squids!?

Worst idea ever!

07-19-2011, 05:06 PM
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Very nice; sometimes wishes come true. I started to play this one twenty years ago on my Amiga, and, with all these retro games resurrecting on the iPad, I always thought, that Pirates would translate well to our favorite tablet. And, BTW, put Sid's Alpha Centauri on my wishlist

Now playing: Unworded, Aurora Puzzle Adventure, Steamworld Heist, PinOut!, Sproggiwood, Colorcube, kubic, Mekorama, Open Bar!
Waiting for: Any Star Realms expansion, Nyheim, Onirim
07-19-2011, 06:06 PM
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Location: Australia
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Yes! I loved this game. Used to play it on my original xbox before school and got extremely hooked. Day 1 purchase for me.
07-19-2011, 06:17 PM
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Words cannot express my joy at this news. My favorite game ever and one I've been hoping for an iPad port for.
07-19-2011, 07:04 PM
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ipad!
07-19-2011, 07:33 PM
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I read IGN's preview, but is the game in all 3d like a Gameloft game, or only during sequences?

Is it fun, open ended and expansive?

Or

Is it repetitive, redundant, same tasks over and over?

I'd like to know what the play style and such amounts to...

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07-19-2011, 08:20 PM
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This made my week, easily one of my favorite Sid Meier games. I use to play the original with my dad on his Amiga back in the day and the previous remakes on xbox and psp. It looks like this remake has received some additions that weren't in the xbox/psp remakes. I can't wait for tomorrow night and at $3.99(intro sale price) this is a steal.
07-19-2011, 08:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Pacificsun0481 View Post
I read IGN's preview, but is the game in all 3d like a Gameloft game, or only during sequences?

Is it fun, open ended and expansive?

Or

Is it repetitive, redundant, same tasks over and over?

I'd like to know what the play style and such amounts to...
Here's a good, exhaustive video review of the PC version -- should give you a good idea of the gameplay.


Youtube link | Pop Up


I've been meaning to pick this up in the Mac App Store (at $29.99, natch), but I'd much rather get the iPad version. This is great news.
07-19-2011, 09:36 PM
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Originally Posted by squarezero View Post
Here's a good, exhaustive video review of the PC version -- should give you a good idea of the gameplay.

YouTube: video

I've been meaning to pick this up in the Mac App Store (at $29.99, natch), but I'd much rather get the iPad version. This is great news.

Thanks for the video. From what I've gathered It's like:

The Sims (sim), Highborne (RTS), Monkey Island (Story/puzzle), and Fable III (Alliance shaping/Rpg) rolled into one?

Looks great!

I wonder if the iPad version will look half as good though, or as full featured?

Beta Tester for: iBlastMoki 2, Deadlock, Aralon: Sword & Shadow HD
Gameloft: Pacificsun81
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Last edited by Pacificsun0481; 07-19-2011 at 09:39 PM.