Thursday, May 10, 2018

Hunting for a Publisher

Hey Everyone! The team has been hard at work over the past couple months cleaning up bugs and polishing up our content. We have finally reached a major milestone with build 0.27 which is that we are ready to go looking for a publisher.

The new build includes a bunch of new features including a tutorial to teach the game play mechanics, lots of new art for the environment including a new tide pool location and loads of bug fixes and quality of life improvements. You can play it for yourself at the link below...

Or, if you just want to get a flavor for how things are coming along, then check out the let's play video below...

So why are we no looking for a publisher? We recognize that the game market is crowded and without the proper exposure even great games have little to no chance of commercial success. We don’t have the needed competencies on our team in order to be successful at this and so we are seeking a publisher to help us. We are prepared to finish the game in our free time and aren’t looking for financial backing except where necessary for marketing. Here are the most important traits for us in a publisher…

  • Connections with gamers who are interested in our genre of game.
  • Marketing expertise and proven success.
  • Design advice for improving commercial success.
  • Help with testing and quality.

If any of you have experience working with a great publisher then let us know! We would love to reach out with them and discuss our vision for the finishing and shipping the game.


The Privateers Team

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Huge Content Drop!

Hey Guys, we are dropping our next monthly build and it is loaded with new content for you to try. The writers have been hard at work fleshing out the world and it shows. Play the latest build for yourself here...

Or, if you just want to watch me play it, you can see the video below...

Beyond new events, there is some new sprites from Kurt which are really helping to bring everything to life. Also, I have been doing a ton of polish and bug fixing and things are really starting to firm up. I even managed to play for a whole hour without hitting any game breaking bugs :-).

Battling around new thatched roof buildings

As always, thanks for playing and leave us any feedback you have!

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Gulping Down a Cold One

Hey everyone! We a have a new build out for you to check out which includes a bunch of polish and bug fixes. Also, it has a fancy new tavern which you can can meet new crew mates or gossip to find out about adventures to go on. 

New characters in tavern

If you want to give it a play for yourself, you can download it here...

We are really buckling down and figuring out what is left before we can take the game to pitch to publishers. So, the main focus is on fixing bugs, polishing and balancing and filling out content. We are planning on dropping v0.26 in early februrary which should include a lot of new content including new events for people to play. If you are interested in just watching a bit of gameplay, you can check out a video of v0.25 below...

As always, thanks for your feedback and support!