Posted Thu, May 11, 2006 by LadySirse
Everyone's A Pirate So Say it With Me....ARRRR!
John Hammond and Karen "Shayalyn" Hertzberg offer this report of their interview and impressions of Pirates of the Caribbean Online. They get a look at graphics, confusion and game developers...read on!
Your goal as a pirate is to gain notoriety and become, as Walker says, “the most notorious pirate in the Caribbean.” In other words, the more you plunder, the better you arrr. (Get it? The better you arrr? Oh, never mind.) All sorts of things contribute to your notoriety. You can win battles in both naval and avatar-to-avatar combat, you can complete quests, and you can even defeat other players in “parlor games” such as cards. If it makes you a more infamous pirate, it helps you advance. The game even has a notoriety meter, which appears to function like the experience bar in most MMOs.
Read the full story and get a better feel for Pirates of the Caribbean Online at E3 here.