Scurvy Scallywags Screenshots Sited 20 Mar, 2013 / 2 comments

Interested in finding out more about Scurvy Scallywags in The Voyage to Discover the Ultimate Sea Shanty: A Musical Match-3 Pirate RPG, the upcoming iOS game by Ron Gilbert and Clayton Kauzlaric?

If so, you're in luck. Ron Gilbert made a post on his blog with screenshots and info about the upcoming pirate themed puzzler.

It's modeled after Realms of Gold, a previous puzzle game by Ron and Clayton that used to also have RPG elements before the publisher told them no one would be interested in an RPG puzzle game. In both games, you match up three puzzle pieces (like Bejeweled), but the new pieces don't just come from the top, but can come from the sides or bottom as well. However, the gameplay in Scurvy Scallywags has changed, as it's no longer the type of piece that dictates which direction the board collapses, but which direction you swipe your finger on the screen. Also, unlike other puzzle RPGs like Puzzle Quests, Scurvy Scallywags will also place your character right on the game board, and have him or her fight enemies in battle.

There are items to collect, such as hats, shirts, heads, and swords to dress up your pirate. There are also ships to build. Most interestingly, though, you can also collect a sea shanty which is sung by real life pirate singers.

The game is planned to be released "in the next month or so", and an Android port may be coming as well, if everything goes to plan with the compiler.


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    Call me Squinky on 20 Mar, 2013, 16:20…
    wow I was listed as a source!

    my life on Mojo is now complete. :D
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    jp-30 on 20 Mar, 2013, 07:55…
    Well, this is disappointing.

    I'll still buy it though, and probably get addicted to it..

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