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For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
The world is full of pirates, but not all pirates are alike. Some are simple hunter/gatherers whose sole purpose is to provide their comrades with food, while others command the deadliest war vessels on the water. As a rookie Privateer, you will want to start out small; take out some fishing boats until you acquire the equipment needed to attack some of the more dangerous ships on the sea. But the only way to really eliminate the pirates is to cut them off at the source. You will eventually need to take over the ports where they gather and recruit scallywags. Lucky for you, these ports offer supplies to help you along the way. Once the docks are free of the pirates’ control, the markets will be able to help you in the fight against the pirates. Different ships, weapons, and other items of use can be found at different ports throughout the world.