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Valamas' Pirating Tips

Discussion in 'Other Sid Meier Games' started by valamas, Dec 7, 2004.

  1. valamas

    valamas Prince

    Dec 10, 2003
    Sydney, Australia
    Attacking a ship
    Before i attack a ship I try to position my ship on the right hand side of the ship i am about to attack, prior to hitting the attack key.

    When i get to the battle screen i always find my ship accurately in position on the right side just as i left it when i hit the attack key.

    This gives me the following advantages.
    I already have my ship side-on to fire my canon (useful if i am using a war galleon, those things turn slow).
    I have the wind at my back when i want to move around or if i want to board the other ship.

    More on head swirlies

    Just can't keep morale up (some great research by bigchief)
  2. Longasc

    Longasc Deity

    Jun 18, 2003
    Way to go.

    As a rule of thumb, attacking from the right or east is always better:

    Has someone ever seen the wind blowing in another direction on the Spanish Main? :)

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