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Before the Mast!

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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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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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Adrien Lefévre French Navy 6-May 14 57
Alexandros Perivolakis French Navy 1-August 16 18
Christian Lécuyer French Navy 26-January 14 34
Henri d'Estrees French Navy 23-April 15 88
Julien Bauldry French Navy 1-December 13 113
Louis Quinault French Navy 9-October 15 40
Marc Lafont French Navy 27-November 13 36
Odette Joubert French Navy 28-January 14 76
Raoul Duval French Navy 15-October 13 254
Thierry Vounos French Navy 15-October 13 273
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