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 Thema: Images de fond d'écran !
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  Images de fond d'écran ! Tue, 23 September 2003 22:15
Vous trouverez des images officielles de fond d'écran pour égayer votre ordinateur sur la page Fichiers & Bonus:

http://www.piratescovegame.com/lang/french/images/pc_wallpaper1_fr_lo.jpg ]http://www.piratescovegame.com/lang/french/images/pc_wallpaper2_fr_lo.jpg


Bons téléchargements,

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 Thema: [au coin du jeu] Interview Pierre Gaubil
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[au coin du jeu] Interview Pierre Gaubil Wed, 24 September 2003 01:39
A l'occasion de la sortie de La Crique des Pirates,
Pierre Gaubil répond à nos questions sur

http://aucoindujeu.com

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 Thema: Photos du jeu !
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  Photos du jeu ! Wed, 15 October 2003 18:38
Vous trouverez des photos du jeu sur la page "A l'intérieur de la boîte":

http://www.piratescovegame.com/index.php?t=content&sub=i nside

Yann

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 Thema: C'est pas ici que ça se passe...
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C'est pas ici que ça se passe... Thu, 27 November 2003 07:47
Erreur de manip' Laughing Laughing c'est le post "Découvrons les pirates..." qu'il faut aller voir...

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 Thema: Ajout d'une fiche bateau sur le site?
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  Ajout d'une fiche bateau sur le site? Sat, 06 December 2003 18:56
Hello !!!

J'ai la crique des pirates depuis quelques temps, et ce jeu me plait beaucoup !
Mais quand on se retrouve à 6 devant le jeu, pas moyen de jouer, j'aimerais beaucoup pouvoir imprimer une fiche bateau !

Pouvez-vous en rajouter une sur le site?

merci ! et bravo pour ce jeu !

ps: nous avons changé une chose à la règle, le pirate noir se déplace aléatoirement (suivant un lancé de dé) après le choix des destinations de chaque joueur !

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 Thema: Contibution des Fans
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Contibution des Fans Wed, 14 January 2004 09:26
Merci Yann ! Travail bien fait et très rapide! Pirate
      
 Thema: Bravo!!
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  Bravo!! Fri, 16 January 2004 06:50

Bon je suis désoler pour le premier message, j'ai commencer a lire la section FAQ, donc si j'ai d'autres question apres, je vous enverrai un autre message!!

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 Thema: Pirates ONLINE
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  Pirates ONLINE Thu, 22 July 2004 12:05
Dévorante passion des jeux, quand tu nous tiens !!
Impossible de tenir en place quand je n'arrive pas à réunir suffisamment de monde pour une partie plateau.

La Online me sert de substitut. A quand une version pour les Pirates ?????!!!!
Vite des trésors virtuels

Smile

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 Thema: Première partie-première victoire
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  Première partie-première victoire Sat, 02 July 2005 11:22
Première partie ce jour de la crique (mais malheureusement manqué de temps pour faire la première des chevaliers).

On s'est retrouvé notre vieux groupe (deux couples) pour essayer nos nouveaux jeux. Grâce à nos enfants, les occasions se font plus rares et en sont donc encore plus appréciés.

WOW !! Beau petit jeu, facilement compréhensible grâce à l'animation (mais j'appui tout ceux qui ont essayé de ouer avant l'animation: ce n'est pas évident dans le livre) mais un peu compliqué par les répétitions de r`gles à droite et à gauche qui ne sont pas tous identiques... On a jouer avec deux livrets de règles pour trouver plus facilement les réponses. Merci encore `DoW de nous permettre d'imprimer les règles, on a pu se préparer au jeu avant même d'ouvrir la boîte chez nos amis. 30-60 minutes de gagner, qu'on peut consacrer à jouer...

Belle petite victoire par un point de ma part malgré le fait que les trois ami(e)s se liguent souvent contre moi, et tout cela en n'ayant eu que 5 cartes de tavernes. Un gros merci à ma copine qui à tenté le tout pour le tout en m'emvoyant la royal à la toute fin, ça m'a permis de prendre unpeu plus d'avance sur on plus proche concurrent qui, je m'en doutais un peu, avait plusieurs points de renommée sur les cartes de tavernes.et tout cela sans aucun perroquet et qu'eux avaient de véritables volières...

J'avoue être un peu-beaucoup-passionnément content de ma victoire: en se liguant contre moi ils me battent dans 90% des cas ! Tant pis pour eux Very Happy

Bonne flibuste à tous !

PS: s'il y a des pirates maraudant dans les eaux du fleuve St-Laurent et qui veulent jouer, envoyez-moi un message privé. Je n'ai pas encore acheté la crique, mais j'ai deux mémoire44 et les chevaliers (de chez DoW, et de multiples autres que je ne vais pas promouvoir sur ce site par respect pour le super boulot de DoW)

      
 Thema: Combat épique de fin de partie
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Combat épique de fin de partie Mon, 15 March 2010 20:31
Bonjour,

nous avons récemment fait face à une situation inédite (pour nous en tous cas). 2 joueurs ont décidé d'affronter barbe noire sur l'île au trésor à la toute fin de la partie et ont tous les deux perdus le combat face au pirate de légende. Jusque là, pas de problèmes, sauf que les deux joueurs ont terminé la partie à égalité et nous avons du départager les deux joueurs à l'aide d'un combat final épique. Seulement voilà...la coque de chacun d'eux était détruite. Nous avons donc décidé de permettre aux deux bateaux de "réparer" leur dégâts comme lors d'un séjour normal dans la crique des pirates. La question est la suivante: devrait-on permettre à ces deux joueur, en plus de réparer leur bateau, de réclamer des cartes actions comme lors d'un tour normal avant le combat épique final?

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 Thema: echange? Francais vs Anglais
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echange? Francais vs Anglais Sun, 25 July 2010 10:20
J'ai une version française, et souhaitez échanger toutes les composantes française contre les composants en anglais. cartes, livret de règles etc

      
 Thema: Toutes les extensions en un seul PDF !
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Toutes les extensions en un seul PDF ! Wed, 06 October 2010 22:47
Désormais, il vous est possible de télécharger TOUT d'un seul coup, en un seul fichier !

C'est là !

Il s'agit des extensions :
- règles pour 2 et 3 joueurs
- cartes Taverne supplémentaires
- les Pirates de Légende
- l'Île Mystérieuse
Les règles complètes de ces 4 extensions ont été regroupées en 10 pages, illustrées par Fred Chenier. Vous trouverez à la suite dans ce fichier PDF la totalité des cartes qui composent ces extensions ainsi que le plateau de jeu de l'Île Mystérieuse !

Pour l'utilisation du fichier :
- imprimer les règles en A4 recto-verso laser couleur sur papier classique,
- imprimer les cartes en A4 recto-verso laser couleur sur bristol,
- imprimer l'Île en A4 verso simple laser couleur et la coller sur du carton fort.

Pour que ce jeu déjà génial ait une durée de vie encore accrue !

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 Thema: question butin
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question butin Sun, 09 January 2011 22:32
Bonjour à tous,

Si cela est possible, dans quel cas peut-on piller la cargaison d'un autre navire?

Les pirates de légende pillent-ils également les iles extérieures? Doit-on leur remettre des trésors et doublon à chaque tour? (cela n'a évidemment aucun intéret si on ne peut pas piller la cargaison d'un autre navire)

Merci à vous,
Bon jeu,
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 Thema: fiche navire
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fiche navire Sun, 13 March 2011 11:52
pourquoi y a t il au niveau de l equipage et canon les memes chiffres 2 fois 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5
      
 Thema: La Crique des Pirates
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La Crique des Pirates Tue, 30 August 2011 14:03
Nous avons acquis un jeu de la marque Days Of Wonder "La Crique des Pirates". Depuis des mois nous cherchons comment y jouer malheureusement les explications ne sont pas simples et impossible de démarrer ce jeu. Qui saurait jouer et pourrait nous expliquer simplement ou même faire une partie avec nous. On habite dans la Drôme. Merci d'avance.
      
Forum: Mystery Express - English
 Thema: Follow us on Twitter
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Follow us on Twitter Fri, 29 January 2010 07:29
To be informed as soon as the next slide show comes up, you can follow us on Twitter @days_of_wonder:

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 Thema: Avatars...
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Avatars... Thu, 04 February 2010 16:19
We just uploaded some avatars for Mystery Express

If you're in the mood for an avatar change? Head to your account's page and go ahead for your new avatar...

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 Thema: New web site and preorders!
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  New web site and preorders! Mon, 08 February 2010 14:55

http://blog.daysofwonder.com/wp-content/dow-uploads/2010/02/im_reading_the-rules.jpg
- Doctor Strauss ? Did you see? There's a new web site for Mystery Express!
- Shh! I know, I know! Can't you see I'm studying the rules already?

Mystery Express is now available for preorder... Book your copy on our online store!

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 Thema: Any copies out there?
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Any copies out there? Sat, 17 May 2014 14:03
Hello Days of Wonder Community,
I was wondering if anyone is aware of a retailer (on-line or brick/mortar) that still has new copies of Mystery Express. If not, do have a lead on a used a copy.

If you have any information, would you please PM me?

Thank you!

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Forum: Pirate's Cove - English
 Thema: Welcome!
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  Welcome! Thu, 28 August 2003 13:52
http://www.piratescovegame.com/images/title.gif

Welcome to the Pirate's Cove forum!

Here you will be able to brag about your last pirates exploits, and hear about the latest tavern gossip!

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 Thema: News + Pre-order in Europe
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  News + Pre-order in Europe Thu, 28 August 2003 14:04
On the temporary web site (http://www.piratescovegame.com), you can now view a picture of the box, and download the games rules.

If you are located in Europe, you can also pre-order the game on our secure web store. This will guarantee that you will be the first to get the product. We should have the boxes the last week of September. The game will be available for pre-order in the US a bit later.

Click here to go to the web store:

https://www.daysofwonder.com/index.php?t=buy&shipregion= euro&partno=7101

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 Thema: Piratenbucht vs. Pirate's Cove (Rules changes)
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Piratenbucht vs. Pirate's Cove (Rules changes) Mon, 01 September 2003 16:40
The following was posted on Spielfrieks, and is posted here at the request of Yann of Days of Wonder. It is my observation after reading through the newly posted rules for Pirate's Cove.

Wow, I just got through reading over the Days of Wonder rules set for Pirate's Cove. They indicate they have made a few "minor" changes. I say they've made some substantial changes. Admittedly, I haven't played the new game (Piratenbucht is one of my favorites, however), but reading the rules has me salivating! Days of Wonder advises that the rules may change a bit more, but for the present here are some of the numerous "minor" changes I noted:

1. Legendary Pirates
There are now 6 Legenday Pirates (not just Blackbeard), although only one or two will ever be on the board at the same time. One or two pirate ships are placed on opposite sides of the board (2 with three players - 1 Legendary Pirate with 4 or 5 players) and advance "west" one island each game turn. A summary pirate card accompanies each ship. If/when that pirate is defeated, a new Legendary Pirate card is drawn and placed beside the ship. This new pirate will have different strengths and weaknesses from the previous Legendary Pirate. Besides Blackbeard, the Pirate ship might be The Flying Dutchman Phantom ship, Captain Hook, Ann Bonny and Mary Read, or The Cacafuego.

2. Tavern Cards:
The Tavern Cards have been divided into 6 different types:

a) Parrot Cards (a totally new addition to the game)
* There are four different wise old parrots that once travelled with an old pirate. They can give you special help if you own one. Once you get one (at the Tavern) he will give you special knowledge or ability - (i.e., carry unlimited treasures; roll 6 dice in combat; fire all your cannons; adds "20" to your speed). They come into effect as soon as they are drawn and remain on your ship mat until killed (each parrot is expert in either hull, crew, cannons, or sail) They take the first two hits on whichever part of the ship they advise (thus, in addition to their powers, they act similarly to the Mastercraft cards).

b) Mastercraft cards (replacing the Veteran Crew, etc. cards that absorbed the first two hits). Now, however, only one of these may be on a ship at a time. Further, a Mastercraft card may be repaired at the end of a battle by payment of 1 gold during the Upgrade phase.
Mastercraft cards may only be placed on a ship during the Upgrade Phase. If both a Mastercraft card and a Parrot Card are on the same ship section - the Mastercraft cards take the hit before the Parrot. (Smart parrot)

c) Combat cards (now organized into two types: Battle & Volley)
There are five different types of battle cards and three types of Volley cards. Some of these are similar to the Piratenbucht cards and others are totally new. However, the entire set of combat cards are much better organized in Pirate's Cove.

d) Event cards - Seven different event cards (one event has 2 cards, so there are actually 8 event cards in the Tavern deck. These events are played during different phases of the game: either at the End of the Treasure Phase, the Beginning of the Navigation phase, the End of the Navigation Phase, or during the Upgrade Phase - depending on which Event card it is. Most of these cards are totally new:
* Consort (for example) - forces a player of your choice to share half of htis upcoming booty with you! And if he goes to Treasure Island to bury treasures or gold - you split any fame he collects with him.
* Crow's Nest - Forces the selection of islands on the Navigation wheel to be done in clockwise order starting with the player of your choice! (You can choose to go last or first, etc. after you've seen where others are going!)
* Going On the Account - You can increase any 1 section of your ship by one level at no cost etc., etc.
e) Fame Cards (Tall Tale cards in Piratenbucht)

Over all the Tavern Cards appear to have been completely revamped and are much more important to the play of the game.

3. The Bits:
The rules, board, and bits appear to be of excellent quality -
gorgeous in fact. I loved Mystery of the Abbey - I think I'll REALLY love this one. Also included are brown wooden cubes for the treasures rather than the square cardboard chits of Piratenbucht.
Further, the dice are brown wood as well - carrying out the "shiver my timbers" theme.
The player mats are changed - with the Hull, Guns, Crew, and Sails indicators running from left to right rather then bottom to top. The gold is no longer kept on the mat, but is instead placed beside the mat. I take it the wooden cubes (treasure chests) will be kept in a small circle on the mat. Further, the mat now contains a space for the Parrot Card to be placed, if you're fortunate enough to have one.

4. Game Turn Sequence
The game turn sequence has been better organized and is much
cleaner. There are six distinct phases:
* Treasure (reveal new treasure cards on the five islands)
* Navigation (select your destination on the Captain's wheel)
* Combat
* Plunder
* Upgrade
* Move Black Ship(s) and Check Treasures

5. Combat Phase
The combat phase appears to have been cleaned up a bit. There is now a distinct "Prepare For Battle" phase during which Battle Cards are played in rounds. After all Battle Cards are played, the Volley Rounds begin. During each Volley round a player may play a Volley Card. (Volley Cards last for only one single round of firing; Battle Cards last for the entire Combat Phase.

6. Fame Points For Fleeing Ships
Unless I missed something in Piratenbucht, the rules here have
changed. Now, when a ship flees a battle, the remaining ships get Fame points ONLY if the fleeing ship took at least one hit before fleeing.

7. Mutiny
If a ship flees BEFORE taking a hit, it runs the risk of mutiny. The owner rolls 1 die. If he rolls a 1 a mutiny occurs. He loses all his gold & treasure and -2 fame points. So, think before you run!!

8. The Game Ends In A Tie
This sounds like fun! IF the game ends in a tie, all those who tied must fight to the death! The winner wins the game!

9. Four Blank Cards
In addition there will be 4 blank cards so you can add your own
ideas to the game!

10. Play Online
Eventually the folks at DOW will have the game online, and
your "password" will be imprinted on the back of your rules booklet.

Overall, I'm quite excited about the changes. It has taken
Piratenbucht to another level in my opinion. Of course, it will be interesting to see how all the new cards will "mesh" in a real game. I'd buy it just for the beautiful graphics! Can't wait.

Frank Hamrick
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 Thema: New site is up and running!
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  New site is up and running! Tue, 23 September 2003 14:17
The new Web Site is up and running!



You will find there:
  • Plenty of images
  • Lots of content: descriptions, detailed comparison with Piratenbucht, etc.
  • Resources: rules, cards to download
  • You can pre-order the game from our web site!

    Note that US owners of Piratenbucht will be offered a special upgrade price. Details will follow shortly.

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     Thema: Cool Desktop Images!
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      Cool Desktop Images! Tue, 23 September 2003 22:13
    You can find official Pirate's Cove desktop images in the Goodies & Download page:

    http://www.piratescovegame.com/lang/french/images/pc_wallpaper1_en_lo.jpg ]http://www.piratescovegame.com/lang/french/images/pc_wallpaper2_en_lo.jpg


    Enjoy,

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     Thema: The Site
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    The Site Wed, 24 September 2003 04:59
    That's the way! Once again congrats on hearing the players and using ideas from the Geek on your site. Nice and clean design to the site as well. And the desktop pictures are a nice bonus!
          
     Thema: Additional Legendary Pirate for the Game!: Captain Kidd
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    Additional Legendary Pirate for the Game!: Captain Kidd Wed, 19 November 2003 13:09
    -From Robert Ossian's Pirate's Cove Website http://www.geocities.com/athens/7012/main.html


    "Capt. William Kidd
    The lesson to be learned from his Life:
    Going Pirate is like picking a fight;
    If you're going to do it, then just do it.
    But don't try to just do it halfway and then expect to get off the hook."


    "A New York merchant who had previously served as a privateer against the French in the West Indies,. He was commissioned in 1696 to hunt pirates but after a series of misfortunes began to raid vessels in the India Ocean. He arrived by February 1697 at the Comoro Islands off East Africa. It was apparently some time after his arrival there that Kidd , still without having taken a prize ship, decided to turn to piracy. In October 1697, his refusal to attack a Dutch ship nearly brought his crew to mutiny, and in an angry exchange Kidd mortally wounded his gunner, William Moore.

    Kidd took his most valuable prize, the Armenian ship Quedagh Merchant, in January 1698 and scuttled his own un-seaworthy Adventure Galley. When he reached Anguilla, in the West Indies (April 1699), he learned that he had been denounced as a pirate. He left the Quedagh Merchant at the island of Hispaniola (where the ship was possibly scuttled. He went to England for trial, and he was found guilty (May 8 and 9, 1701) of the murder of Moore and on five indictments of piracy and was hanged."

    ***************************************************
    in battle: variable-see below

    Roll a die before combat begins-

    If you roll a 1 or 2-

    Kidd decides NOT to fight player ships (he declares players "gentlepersons" not pyrates!)
    Let Kidd remain remain at the island, but conduct play as if he were not there. There is no combat involving Kidd this turn.

    3-4- Kidd decides not to fight player ships, he deems them not legal targets, BUT his crew overrules him and force him to attack, despite the ship not being in top shape.

    3 dice against sails (attacks LOWEST fame first, on up to highest fame)
    Hull- 4 hits --sails-17 --fame points- 3

    5-6 Kidd decides to fight player ships. He wants booty! Legal or Not! Harrr!

    6 dice against the sails (attacks LOWEST fame first, on up to highest fame)

    Hull- 6 hits --sails-27 --fame points-7 (The English Press publicize your victory all over the world)

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     Thema: Pirate's Cove Tournament at GenCon SoCal
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    Pirate's Cove Tournament at GenCon SoCal Wed, 03 December 2003 02:24
    If you're going to be at GenCon-SoCal (Anaheim Convention Center Dec. 11-14) we're holding our first ever Pirate's Cove tournament. There are 2 qualifying rounds (1-Thursday, 1 Friday) with semi-finals on Saturday and finals on Sunday.

    Details and times are on the Gen Con website or visit our booth (#316) during the show and we'll give you the info.

    To learn more about attending GenCon-SoCal visit their website:
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     Thema: New Pirate Review
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    New Pirate Review Mon, 08 December 2003 08:14
    Here's a new review of Pirate's Cove that I published over at RPGnet last week:
    http://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/9/9903.phtml

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     Thema: Congrats DoW on Origin's Award Nomination!
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    Congrats DoW on Origin's Award Nomination! Thu, 13 May 2004 00:28
    Pirate's Cove has been nominated for best Graphic Design of a Board Game or Expansion!

    This is just another kudo to the production values that make Days of Wonder games the benchmark for the board game industry.

    Good Luck and thanks for taking such pride in your product.

    Cheers,

    Daniel Stahl

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     Thema: Strategy and tactics ?!
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      Strategy and tactics ?! Wed, 25 August 2004 10:54
    Well seems like the rules have been fairly well ironed out.
    So now how about some cunning plans. Twisted Evil

    A few of these have been mentioned elsewhere but it'd be nice to have a one stop thread.

    So I guess I'll start the cannon ball rolling.

    1. *The Drunken Master* strategy.
    part 1. At first be completely random. Don't try to go anywhere useful unless per chance you do.

    Since in the first round it is difficult to predict others actions simply go anywhere there isn't an impossibly tough pirate. This way the other players will find it less possible to guess what you're up to in the following rounds because in fact even you don't know.

    part 2. Next - go where the fame lies. the best combination of treasure and infamy. Forget tooling up your ship. That'll come incidentally. Remember to visit the tavern as often as possible and if all else fails the pub at pirate's cove is also excellent.


    2. *To the Pain* Now this is a nasty tactic Shocked and no doubt common. The pirate who, rather than putting a weaker pirate out of their misery, uses their superior firepower to whittle away at their enemies other advantages.

    Luck really can be a factor in battles and I've seen much weaker boats whittle away a strong boats defenses. This tactic makes some opponents less likely to hang around and try their luck.

    Well that's it for now. I await your replies.


          
     Thema: Tutorial animations
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      Tutorial animations Fri, 14 January 2005 22:58
    To help beginners grasp the basics of the game, we added two animations to the web site. You will find these animations on the Pirate's Cove home page and on the Rules page.

    Enjoy!

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     Thema: New cards
    player111710
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      New cards Sun, 26 June 2005 03:50
    I translated some new cards from french and other forms...how do I upload them?
          
     Thema: Royal Navy and Legendary Pirates
    iam_emperor
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    Royal Navy and Legendary Pirates Fri, 08 July 2005 05:01
    Tonight in a game of Pirates Cove, the player in second place decided to challenge the Legendary Pirate on the last turn of the game. They sailed to the island where the LP was currently Moored. After Navigation, the Royal Navy was tipped off to their location.... Now, for game purposes, are the Player and Legendary Pirate required to go after the Navy first? If defeated, does the Player get Fame for this?
          
     Thema: Gaming Issues with Royal Navy and Legendary Pirates moored together.
    CrazyEnigma
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    Gaming Issues with Royal Navy and Legendary Pirates moored together. Sat, 23 July 2005 10:53
    When you play a three player game, two pirates are deployed in the game, otherwise it would be a boring game. However certain unique conditions arise?

    How do you resolve having 2 pirates together? I just read in the rules that they do not fight each other. If they are placed together, people would be afraid of even attempting to attack the Legendary Pirates.

    Can the Royal Navy get sent to destroy a Legendary Pirate using a privateering card? I guess this is possible if you state it at the beginning of the game.

    Once the battle is completed with the Royal Navy, why does it get taken off the board. Should it not be reshuffled with all existing pirates who have not shown their faces? I had an instance where I had two Privateering cards and I couldn't play them because the Royal Navy showed their face early on in the game was not on the board by the time I got them.

    Can you go to the location of the Royal Navy and do battle with it, but when there are two bucaneers, who does the Royal Navy shoot at?

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    Ok, never mind. - I figured it out. It is small print on the first page that you would never figure it out, unless you read it a few times over. The Royal Navy does not get deployed the same as a pirate. The Royal Navy is a separate matter. I guess it should have been stated again in the Royal Navy Section and the back of the card b/w like Zug um Zug [Ticket to Ride] Longest Continuous Section. Small details - otherwise a superb game.

    [Aktualisiert am: Sat, 23 July 2005 10:56]

          
     Thema: New Blank Card Ideas.
    CrazyEnigma
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    New Blank Card Ideas. Sat, 23 July 2005 12:01
    Battle Card:

    Hull freezes over
    Technological advances have allowed you to freeze your hull. Your hull regains 1 hull strength per round up to your current hull strength. At the end of battle, lose 2 hull strength.

    Event Card:

    Island Savages (Island Pirates)
    Played: During Plunder Phase (this is why you should play Plunder and Upgrade separately when sometimes it is played together)
    Island Savages have sabatoged your attempt to plunder. Plunder stays on Island until plundered. (leave treasure card beside new upturned treasure cards)

    Oh, this was a fun card. We had a blast. This is what happened.
    We played a 4 player with 2 pirates game. All island treasure cards were mostly poor. The islands that were occupied with pirates had the largest spoils and no one wanted to go there. There was only one island that was open with a large booty. All 4 of us had to battle. The battle was brilliant. In the end, of course, one was left standing. However, one person had this card, and was crippled in battle. So he decided to play this card. (Mind you if he won, he would have taken the booty for himself). Anyways, it make for some interesting strategy.
          
     Thema: Best Pirate Store- Over 1,000 Items
    player142965
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      Best Pirate Store- Over 1,000 Items Wed, 24 August 2005 13:01
    I bought the most fantastic Gold Metal Doubloon Coins reps of the real thing. thay make a great sound wile playing on the game board. I use them in place of the cardboard "Coins" that came with the game, a bit nicer touch. I also got tiny treasure chests to keep them in. 12 for 1.95 The store has a great "eye patch and gold earing set" for just .99 cents! Everything you can think of even pirate toilet paper! party accressories galore. It is the largets that i've seen on the net. RUN don't walk to this great site:

    [url]http://www.deadmentellnotales.com/locker.shtml Very Happy

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     Thema: Blind Pew
    Admiral Fisher
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    Blind Pew Thu, 15 September 2005 11:31
    Blind Pew was the evil and sinister pirate who was blinded in a pirate attack. He is cruel, scary, slippery and determined to get the map of Treasure Island. He gives Billy Bones the Black Spot, which features in my next card suggestion.

    If you get Blind Pew as a Tavern card, you can chose to swap (blindly) up to two of your tavern cards with another player of your choice.
          
     Thema: The Black Spot
    Admiral Fisher
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    The Black Spot Thu, 15 September 2005 11:36
    This is a battle card. If you play it, you can chose to assassinate another player's parrot.
          
     Thema: Kidnapped
    Admiral Fisher
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    Kidnapped Thu, 15 September 2005 11:41
    This Tavern Card enables you to attempt to kidnap an opponent's parrot.

    To do so you roll a die:

    1-3 means you take his parrot alive
    4-5 means you fail and lose 2 fame points for the infamy of attacking an honourable parrot
    6 means you fail, but kill the parrot. You lose 3 fame point for the shame this brings you.

    [Aktualisiert am: Thu, 15 September 2005 11:43]

          
     Thema: Language problems the game
    tomppa
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    Language problems the game Mon, 07 November 2005 14:52
    I bought via internet Piraten Bucht(by DoW). The price was right and i fell into it. At that moment i wasn't thinking Embarassed
    The problem is i can't speak German. So i don't understand the cards. Is there a translation for those cards? I checked BGG but the translations were for the original german game only.
    Or can i buy english cards somewhere?
          
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