This game was played on 7/12/2015. I don’t remember all the details (including the crew in each fleet) since this isn’t a same-day report.
A Fearsome Creature
Angel de Guarda + Master Bianco, helmsman
Bruja + captain, helmsman
Pawtucket + helmsman
The islands made by rossinaz were used as the wild islands.
Shal-Bala immediately appeared to have its eyes on the Pawtucket, while the Angel de Guarda was the first ship to reach and explore an island.
The Bruja was quick to engage the Angel, killing some of her crew in the process.
Shal-Bala unsuccessfully swoops in on the Pawtucket as that wild island becomes more crowded. A Fearsome Creature has surrounded the Black Mamba!
The Bruja was stuck in Sargasso, allowing the Angel to make a lucky getaway. Her fleetmate the Pestilence grabbed all three coins from the farthest island as the Black Mamba and kraken dueled. In the background, Shal-Bala continues to struggle.
Fleet 1 regrouped on the next turn, with the kraken sinking the Black Mamba and Shal-Bala looking for a new target, the Angel. In the background, the Bruja has rammed the Pestilence derelict.
A great view of the massive wingspan of a sea dragon. However, Shal-Bala missed yet another swoop attack!
Joining her kraken friend, Shal-Bala returns to stalk the Pawtucket, as the Bruja tows home the captured Pestilence. The Angel has gold on her and is free to return home, but only because Fleet 1 sees Fleet 3 as a bigger threat.
The Pawtucket heads to the last island with gold…
… but Shal-Bala finally wins!
Fleets 2 and 3 have returned some gold, and the endgame is approaching. The Bruja and Pestilence look to support the doomed Pawtucket, with a showdown in the center of the ocean imminent.
Shal-Bala finished off the Pawtucket, moving on to the Angel. The kraken has engaged the Bruja, pitting the two most powerful game pieces on the sea against each other!
This looks familiar…
The area around Fleet 2’s home island is chaotic, with two tall sea creatures wreaking havoc on the survivors!
The Angel finally meets her match:
In the end, the destructive Fleet 1 couldn’t get any gold. Fleet 3 (Bruja and Pawtucket) won with Fleet 2 as the runner up!