November Finale – 4 Players, 40 Points on November 30th, 2019

November Finale – 11/30/2019 Likely my last physical game of Pirates CSG for quite some time! This is a report for a nice family game played with relatives near the end of the Thanksgiving weekend.  We set up for a game with 4 players at a 40 point build total.  It ended up being rather […]

Back in Action! 2 Players, 40 Points on August 24th, 2016

With the fall approaching I’ve started playing with my regular play partner once again! Our first game back was a simple affair, played on the sidelines of a super-casual game night. This led to some interruptions (which may lead to new players though heh) and the game being quite short. I was excited to make […]

Extremely Simple game – 2 players, 40 points – January 9th, 2016

2 players, 40 points 1/9/2016 I played an extremely simple and short game with a beginner player. Mixed: Jackal’s Teeth + explorer L’ Auguste + explorer, oarsman Locker + helmsman Cursed Americans: Banshee’s Wail + El Fantasma, shipwright Yankee The setup featured two wild islands with 5 coins apiece. The Mixed fleet went first and […]

Pirates Everywhere! 2 Players, 40 Points – September 6th, 2015

Back again, here’s a little 2 player 40 point game. Pirates: Mystic + captain, helmsman, oarsman Skipping Stone + explorer Beast’s Belly + helmsman Spanish Pirates: Bruja + captain, helmsman Cazador del Pirata + Victor de Alva, helmsman The exploring begins! The Bruja goes after the unprotected Skipping Stone, but her Catamaran keyword stops all shots: The Bruja tries again on […]

Barbary Corsair Barbarossa in 4 Players, 40 Points – August 15th, 2015

This game was played on 8/15/2015. The fleets went in the order of play as follows: Fleet 1: Napolitana + captain, oarsman San Pedro + explorer, oarsman USS Buffalo + helmsman, oarsman Fleet 2:  Carcajou + captain Freedom’s Hand + captain, oarsman Algiers + helmsman, oarsman Fleet 3: USS Shark + captain, helmsman, oarsman Splinter + helmsman, oarsman Voleur + helmsman Barbary Corsairs:  Jackal’s […]

3 Players at 40 Points – April 11th, 2015

Here’s a simple 40 point game that was played. English: HMS Shetland + helmsman HMS Comet + oarsman HMS Snipe + explorer HMS Albion Spanish:  Augusta + helmsman Napolitana + captain, oarsman San Pedro + explorer Mixed: L’epee de L’ange + captain, helmsman Algiers + explorer Freedom’s Hand The fleets went in the order of play as shown above. The Snipe grabbed a […]

4 Players, 40 Points – May 25th, 2019

Just played a game at 4 players, 40 points!  (not solo)  It would be a friendly casual game, the first in quite some time for the other 3 players. (although one played against me in November 2018) The fleets, in turn order: Mixed: Bruja + captain, helmsman Pawtucket + helmsman HMS Comet Cursed: Locker + […]

First of 2014! English vs. French at 40 Points – January 2nd, 2014

First Game of 2014 I’ve made the fleets for the next series of games! As expected, the matchup will start out with the English facing the French. The English count HMS Algiers, HMS Lord Cauldwell, and the Patagonia as their only new additions, while the French have acquired Le Triton, La Baionnette, and the Belle […]

Ranking: Top 10 Gunships for 40 Point Games

Top 10 Gunships for 40 Point Games Although I’ve already made a Top 10 Gunships ranking, there have been some requests for a similar list based on the standard 40 point build total.  I agree that it’s a good idea, so here is my opinion it!  Thanks to Arshellan for his great Pirates CSG site used […]