The Privateer's Bounty game is a stand alone project, based on the Age of Sail II gaming universe gives player an opportunity to experience the unique atmosphere of the legendary age of " wooden ships and iron men". The player is set into romantic world of adventures and politic intrigues, massive battles and freelance bounty hunting foreboding the time of great changes.
The Privateer's Bounty develops and greatly enriches the idea of tactical wargame style battles of the original Age of Sail II game giving the opportunity not only to participate in 'squadron vs. squadron' battles but also venture to convoy a merchant caravan, guard a stronghold, escape from the blockade and even more. Play 3 large custom-type campaigns or challenge other captains online.
-Over 2000 ships and 11 nations
-20+ battle unit types, including steamships, submarines, and an air balloon
-3 military campaigns
-Over 20 single-scenario battles (includes all of the original Age of Sail 2 scenarios)
-Session-based network mode allowing new players to join in the action
-Brand new intuitive game interface
-Customization options that include the use of your own name and flag in network games.
-Advanced multiplayer mode, with up to 16 players via LAN or Internet with Game Spy Arcade service support
-Graphics and physics of the game powered by updated and improved STORM program kernel
-Powerful but easy-to-use scenario and campaign editor
Publisher: Global Star Software
Genre: Strategy\RTS (naval tactics game)
Minimal System Requirements:
Pentium 266 MHz
16MB 3D video card with D3D support
64 MB RAM
Recommended System Requirements:
Pentium III 600 MHz or higher
32MB 3D video card with D3D support
128 MB RAM
Sound card with EAX support
If you are running the game under Windows XP, you should turn on Windows 98/ME compatibility mode to the privateer.exe file.
After installing the patch, locate the privateer.exe. By default, this file is located in Program Files/Global Star/Privateers Bounty - Age of Sail 2. - Right click on the privateer.exe and select Properties.
- Click the Compatibility tab.
- Check the Compatibility Mode box by clicking in it.
- Use the drop down menu to select Windows 98/ME.
- Click Apply, and then click OK to close the window.