Talk Like A Pirate Day

I’ve just been informed that today is “Talk Like A Pirate Day” so…. ahoy mateys! For those of you who live in the Seattle area, you might want to check this out. My pirate senses haven’t detected any activity in the New York/New Jersey vicinity though.

Pirates… Takes the Stage @ Stratics

For those of you who missed last night’s interesting Stratics IRC chat with the developers of Pirates of the Burning Sea, here’s a link to the chat log. And for those of you who cannot access the Stratics website but do have access to (because it’s under your workplace’s gaming category filter radar *evil […]

Will PotBS’Player-Run Economy Work?

DISCLAIMER: This article does not reveal any game feature previously undisclosed and is based on published articles about the player-run economy. A couple of weeks ago, I had the good fortune of chatting with Pirates of the Burning Sea developer Cory Herndon at the Flying Labs booth in GenCon and among a few things, he […]

Pirates of the Burning Sea @ Gencon

What better way is there to spend most of the day on the Gencon dealer floor than to ogle the outrageous costumes, have your favorite author sign his/her book, peruse the artwork, and spend a fortune on dice and other things you already have hundreds of? The answer: hang out at the PotBS booth (or […]

Pirate News

The word is out. Flying Labs Software, developers of the much-awaited MMORPG Pirates of the Burning Sea, has announced their publishing partner and it’s no other than *drumroll* Sony Online Entertainment’s Platform Publishing label! Read SOE’s official announcement here. The official announcement does not say whether PotBS will be part of SOE’s Station Access Pass, […]

Pirates Yet Again

Here’s one that I didn’t even know about until I got an email from Fileplanet announcing a members-only beta test for Pirates of the Caribbean Online. Yes, you get to play in Captain Jack Sparrow’s world! If you’ve never heard of either the movie or the aforementioned captain, Pirates of the Caribbean: the Curse of […]

Pirates of the Burning Sea at RPG Vault

For those of you who can’t wait to play that rabble-rousing pirate (or that naval commander whose purpose in life is to eradicate those rabble-rousers), and are disappointed that the release date of Pirates of the Burning Sea has been pushed back, here’s something to tide you over. RPG Vault has a series of “captain’s […]