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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian21 Jan 2023 7:12 a.m. PST

You were asked – TMP link

Is it currently the best rules for pirate games?

40% said "I've never played it"
12% said "no, it is not the best pirates ruleset"
11% said "yes, it is the best pirates ruleset"

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2023 7:07 p.m. PST

Not an outstanding endorsement when 12% each say its not or not my genre and 40% say they've never played it.


79thPA Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2023 5:54 a.m. PST

Agreed, but they do make some nice looking figures.

Militia Mike22 Jan 2023 8:40 a.m. PST

It's just another set of adequate rules. However the figures and ships are first rate.
The figures are very reminiscent of classic Pirate paintings and don't look at all like standard Dolly masters with pirate stuff sculpted on.

Dexter Ward22 Jan 2023 9:35 a.m. PST

The figures are ok, but a lot have strange poses with both knees bent.
The rules are a bit fiddly, having to track actions and fatigue, and we found the ship rules didn't work well with the land rules

Legionarius22 Jan 2023 6:57 p.m. PST

The figures are nice but suffer from a bad case of scale creep. However, I have some of their leader figures which look the part of various notorious buccaneer captains. I agree that the rules are too clunky and are suitable only for very small skirmishes. And for those there are much cleaner rules available.

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