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|Mode(s)||Massively multiplayer online game|
Plunder Pirates is a freemium mobile MMO pirate-themed strategy video game, inspired by Clash of Clans, developed by Midoki and published by Rovio Stars. For iOS, it soft-launched in Canada and Finland on June 16, 2014 and the worldwide iOS release was on September 17, 2014. The game was one of the first to use Metal for advanced graphics in iOS 8. The Android version was released on April 22, 2015.
As of December 2014, the game had over 5 million players.
Plunder Pirates is a multiplayer game in which players build a base, train pirates, explore the sea, defend against players and attack other players to earn gold and grog, which can then be used to build defenses and buildings. The player can complete quests while doing those activities. The game differs from Clash of Clans by being in 3D and the player can control the camera.
The gameplay environment has received seasonal updates for Halloween, Christmas and Chinese New Year.Buildings
Buildings have many uses such as storing a player's gold and grog. Buildings can be defensive, which can be cannons, mystic mortars, ground pounders, gun towers, mines, mystic mines, legendary mines, flame traps, shark traps, bunkers, pirate ship, and the pirate hall at upgrade level 9 or higher. Players automatically collect resources with gold mines and grog collectors. All buildings get stronger when upgraded with resources.Rumbles
Rumbles are quick 24 hours wars between five rival guilds. To win, a guild must collect more battle points than the four guilds. If a player find a member of an opposing guild while looking for pirates to attack, the player gets a guild war bonus and get a percentage increase on the amount of battle points gained. The guild that wins gets resources such as gems, battle points and a large amount of gold while the losers get a small amount of battle points. To start a guild war the captain or quartermaster starts it using 5 gems.Gems
Aside from gold, grog, battle points and exploration points, the game also uses gems as a currency. Gems can be awarded for completing certain missions, getting them in chests or finding them in the sea and can be purchased using real money. Gems can be used to speed up every aspect of the game; from construction time to pirate recruitment to research. They can also be used to purchase more gold and grog. If you buy enough gems you will get a reward of some extra battle points and exploration points.Battle Points
Battle points are gained by attacking other players and NPC bases, in chests, in the sea exploring, killing sea creatures and completing errands. They are used for upgrading buildings such as the academy and mystic mortars.Exploration Points
Exploration points are gained by exploring the sea, in the sea, killing sea creatures and doing errands. They are used for upgrading buildings like the lighthouse that is used to upgrade a player's pirate ship.Reception
Plunder Pirates received mixed reviews, with a Metacritic score of 71/100 based on 5 reviews. The consensus of reviewers is that it is a good strategy management game that is very similar to Clash of Clans, so it is worth a look if you like Clash of Clans and playing as pirates.
Plunder Pirates received the UK TIGA Game Industry Award for best debut game published by a new studio in 2014.
Plunder Pirates received best "New Games IP - Mobile" at the British Develop Awards 2015.References