Serious Game Classification

Pirates: Captain's Quest ImageBuilder (U.S.A.), Discovery Channel Multimedia (U.S.A.), 1997  

Informations Analyses Discussion





Besides play, this title features the following intents:
  • Educative message broadcasting


This title is used by the following domains:
  • Entertainment
  • Education


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 12-16 / 17-25 / 8-11
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Game-based
(designed with stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

Similar games

In Pirates: Captain's Quest the player takes on the role of a pirate captain of a Spanish brig in the early 1700s and gets to do all sorts of piratey stuff, such as sword fighting, sailing the sees, conquer islands and dig for treasures.

The game is an educational game targeted towards children age 9 and up. The player gets to learn how to read a map, use a compass, and how wind sailing, trading supplies and repairs work. There are 47 adventures to embark on which success all depend on their skills in trading supplies, accurate navigation and their ability in battle.

The player get to fight both on the sea with ships and their cannons and on land with sword play. [source:mobygames]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : Macintosh - PC (Dos) - PC (Windows)