Who doesn't love pirates? Who, that is, apart from the British, the Spanish, the French, the Dutch, innkeepers, crocodiles, flying children, other pirates, merchant seamen with valuable cargoes of gold and rum, sharks, and SCURVY LANDLUBBERS?

A puzzly text adventure with a tablet-friendly clickable interface. You can play the game online for free, or download it for $5 - the paid version comes with a hand-drawn map of the game, and a seven-page PDF edition of Yarrrr! magazine, the must-have periodical for the modern pirate!

  • ๐ŸŽ€๐ŸŽ€๐ŸŽ€๐ŸŽ€ Nominated in four categories (Best Setting, Best Puzzles, Best Implementation, Best Use of Innovation) in the 2019 Xyzzy Awards
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux, HTML5
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars
(3 total ratings)
AuthorRobin Johnson
GenreInteractive Fiction, Puzzle
Tagsifcomp, Narrative, Pirates, Point & Click, text-adventure, Text based
Average sessionAbout an hour
InputsMouse, Touchscreen
AccessibilityBlind friendly


Buy Now$5.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $5 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Pirateship (downloadable) 7 MB
Yarrrr! magazine 1 MB
Treasuremap 386 kB

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Can we get a walkthrough for this?


This is a really fun little adventure. Well written in a breezy style with some nice descriptive flourishes, and the clickable interface works very well. The puzzles aren't too tricky but require a bit of thought. I'm currently stuck at 22/25 but I will persevere to finish it now I know that the end is in sight!