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Peace with Spain was signed in February 1720. In late April its news arrived to the West Indies, so all the Navies got allied against the common foe – pirates, making their trade more difficult to survive. Which side are you on?

Be ye a pirate, a naval officer, a slave or a lady, you will find a place aboard one of our four ships or live on a paradise island. Men aboard any ship are strongly recommended as first characters, and civilians as secondary ones. No more female sailors are allowed.

We are not the usual sandboxy RPG, neither a narrative-driven one, but a story-focused writing community where each actively writing character can make a difference and an impact on the overall plot. We are writing collaboratively a coherent story with many sideplots aside of it. We also have guides to help you with the time setting, and are more influenced by historical events rather than following them by the history books!

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Elena - Fleet Admiral
Mascha - Fleet Admiral


Port de Paix dwellers

The inhabitants of Port de Paix, a French colony, are now busy with celebrating Saint Jean d'Ete and a wedding among the highest nobility. Time for everyone who happens to be in Port de Paix to know them better… and to add your personal flavour to the holiday!



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who made their mark on BTM story in 1720
Elena 0 323 14th April 2014 - 01:44 PM
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Closed Topic Appleby, Dennis
British Navy sailing master
Dennis Appleby 1 356 4th February 2014 - 02:11 PM
Last Post by: Mascha
Closed Topic Bene
sailor (lower rank) on Twilight Shark
NPC 0 269 30th October 2013 - 04:32 PM
Last Post by: NPC
Closed Topic Benton Edward ( Sir )
Fort Commander, Jamaica
-Edward Benton- 1 280 28th October 2013 - 02:19 PM
Last Post by: Elena
Closed Topic Bertinelli, Benita
Laundress, Kingston
Nita Bertinelli 1 284 26th January 2014 - 10:05 AM
Last Post by: Elena
Closed Topic Boissier, Fernand
French Navy Sailor
NPC 0 321 29th October 2013 - 02:54 PM
Last Post by: NPC
Closed Topic Bonham, Samuel
Samuel Bonham 1 519 24th June 2014 - 12:39 PM
Last Post by: Elena
Closed Topic Cadogan, Rhein
Rhein Cadogan 1 373 5th November 2013 - 07:15 AM
Last Post by: Elena
Closed Topic Costentin, Aurore De
French lady, writer
Aurore de Costentin 1 479 20th March 2014 - 08:14 PM
Last Post by: Elena
Closed Topic Dechucho, Adoracion
Adoracion deChucho 1 360 9th January 2014 - 01:08 AM
Last Post by: Elena
No New Posts Delacroix, Constant
Constant Delacroix 1 351 28th August 2014 - 03:49 PM
Last Post by: Elena
Closed Topic Drouillard, Georges
NPC 0 251 11th January 2014 - 02:31 PM
Last Post by: NPC
Closed Topic Edvardsen, Leif
ship boy aboard the "Rising Sun"
Leif Edvardsen 1 343 10th November 2013 - 08:51 PM
Last Post by: Elena
Closed Topic Fletcher, Colin
Pirate, rigger on the "Rising Sun"
Colin Fletcher 1 1339 11th December 2013 - 03:27 PM
Last Post by: Elena
Closed Topic Gadou, Olivier
Sailing master, French Navy, "Le Phenix"
NPC 0 205 30th October 2013 - 04:14 PM
Last Post by: NPC
Closed Topic Gasquet, Jacque
Boatswain aboard "Le Phenix"
-Jacque Gasquet- 1 333 28th October 2013 - 02:19 PM
Last Post by: Elena
Closed Topic Gladstone, Franklin
Gunner, HMS Sovereign
-Frank Gladstone- 1 244 28th January 2014 - 09:45 PM
Last Post by: Elena
Closed Topic Kavanaugh, Conn
Irish-Blooded Pirate
Conn Kavanaugh 1 420 10th May 2014 - 01:53 AM
Last Post by: Elena
Closed Topic Kidd Edward
Boatswain, The Twilight Shark
-Edward Kidd- 1 321 8th August 2014 - 07:05 AM
Last Post by: Elena
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Ansel Konrad 1 465 8th April 2014 - 02:44 PM
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