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Pirate Miniatures Games
September 23, 2014 added On The Seven Seas: Wargaming Rules for the Age of Piracy and Adventures c.1500-1730

Ancients: Pirates
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Bilge Rats
Radioactive Press-2008
Assemble a crew of pirates and take on others to see who will control the high seas.

Blood and Swash
Christopher Palmer and John R. "Buck" Surdu; LMW Works-2001; 2-10
Skirmishing rules for fights in a tavern or on-deck. Larger scenarios such as coastal or boarding party raids are also possible.

Buccaneers, Broadswords and Blunderbuss
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(unknown); Black Scorpion Miniatures-2011; 2
Fantasy ruleset in which players represent pirate gangs that they recruit. All gather on an island for a grand battle. Rules include actions such as moving, shooting and other and associated action costs. Campaign rules including more skills and equipment are also provided.

Darrrrggghh Matey
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Foundry Miniatures Compendium: Pirates to Darkest Africa
Chris Peers; The Wargames Foundry-2008; 2
Includes rules for Pirates in West Africa as well as many others in 96 pages.

Legends of the High Seas
Tim Kulinski & Rick Priestley; Warhammer-2008; 2-8
The 144-page includes a series of scenarios as well as a long campaign.

Pieces of Eight: Rules of Pirates of the 17th and 18th Centuries
The RFCM Team; Peter Pig-2000; 2
Land battles fought in 15mm and sea battles in 1/450th scale. Includes a 2'x3' board for conducting pirate campaigns, such as land raids.

Pieces of Eight
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Pirate Game
Steve Jackson
According to the creator, grown men and women sit on the floor and push toy pirate ships around, going "Arrrr!"
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Rules for naval battles using 25mm scale ships and miniature figures.
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Pirates of the Spanish Main
aka Piraten der Spanischen Meere
James Ernest and Mike Selinker; WizKids-2004; 2-10; 30
Players make ships by constructing them from cardboard and then conduct fleet combats. The ships employ a clever mechanism to track damage. Not only ships, but also crew, treasure and personalities are available. There have been many expansion kits including:
Pirates at Ocean's Edge (2007)
Pirates of Davy Jones' Curse (2006)
Pirates of the Barbary Coast (2005)
Pirates of the Caribbean PocketModel Game (2007)
Pirates of the Crimson Coast (2005)
Pirates of the Cursed Seas: Fire and Steel (2008)
Pirates of the Cursed Seas: Rise of the Fiends (2008)
Pirates of the Cursed Seas: Savage Shores (2008)
Pirates of the Frozen North (2007)
Pirates of the Mysterious Islands (2006)
Pirates of the Revolution (2005)
Pirates of the South China Seas (2006)
Pirates of the Spanish Main: Shuffling the Deck (2012)

Pirates of Yendor Sea Battle Rules
Jim Wallman; web published-2005; 2
Naval rules that can be used for either ancient or fantasy combat between nine different types of oared galleys. Includes rules for ramming, boarding and archers.

Pirates: Quest for Davy Jones' Gold
Two to four pirates aged 8 and up plunder for gold while avoiding ghosts and sea monsters. A collectible game with cardboard ships which must be constructed. Incompatible with Pirates of the Spanish Main.

Privateers and Gentlemen
Jon Williams; FGU-1983 [rpg/miniatures]
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On The Seven Seas: Wargaming Rules for the Age of Piracy and Adventures c.1500-1730
Chris Peers; Osprey Publishing-2014; 2 [miniatures]
Provides easy-to-learn, basic rules for crew skirmishes as well as ship-to-ship encounters.

Weapons & Warriors - Pirate Accessories
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Weapons & Warriors - Pirate Battle
Pressman-1995/Schmidt Spiel-1997 (as Piraten in Sicht)
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Wooden Ships and Plastic Men
Matthew A. Clayson; 1993
Played with pieces by LEGO.

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