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Yarr, mateys! It be summer in the northern hemisphere, and that'll be meanin' that it's hotter than a freshly fired cannonball in a Spaniard's foredeck. But ha'e no fear, ya barnacle-laden landlubbers! If th' acrid winds a' summer be beatin' ye down, ye can always climb inte' ye fav'rite chair and...

May 27th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Can ye hornswagglin' scalawags believe it? It's been two years since Pirates of the Burning Sea cast off for the open oceans of MMO adventure. Since their initial launch two years ago, the team at Flying Lab have been busy refining the game, leading to an impressive bevy of changes from large to sm...

January 14th 2010 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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The latest devlog for Pirates of the Burning Sea is written by Lum and focuses on improving the game's mission system, particularly fixing the problem of mission farming. Lum writes, "When we create big mission arcs, we design them to be a fun, engaging, and most importantly, a linear experience. We...

May 18th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Pirates are always the underdogs in MMOs, aren't they? That seems to be the case in Pirates of the Burning Sea, where the Pirate nation has been at a disadvantage with the game's Conquest system. While their ports can't be controlled (permanently) by another nation, they're likewise unable to keep t...

April 5th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Today marks a very special event for the players of Pirates of the Burning Sea. Starting at 3:45 PST / 11:45 GMT, a ship skirmish event will take place on the Testbed server to analyze the effectiveness of the ship skirmish system. Named "The Battle of Gull Point", this event will match four teams...

March 6th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Pirates of the Burning Sea developer Flying Lab has hoisted the sails on a casual games division. GameDaily reports that Flying Lab Casual is working on making leisure MMO games, with the first project being a "family friendly" title in partnership with Upper Deck trading card company. An official...

January 29th 2009 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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It looks like after many long years of developing Pirates of the Burning Sea, Flying Lab Software is ready for something a little more laid back. Which is why the Seattle-based developer's next project will be a family friendly casual MMO through a partnership with trading card company Upper Deck....

January 29th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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It's been a whole year since Pirates of the Burning Sea left its dry dock and sailed out into the vast and sometimes-choppy waters of the ocean of MMOs. While it hasn't been a relatively safe year for adventurous new titles, Flying Lab Software's still got a lot to be happy with: Their game is soli...

January 25th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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One of the blog posts over at the Hellforge community that is getting some traction is Agamemnon's look back at the MMO failures of 2008. Included are looks into why Tabula Rasa, Hellgate: London, Age of Conan, and Pirates of the Burning Sea either outright failed (in the case of Tabula Rasa and He...

January 12th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Over at Flying Lab, they're doing their part to make Pirates of the Burning Sea an enjoyable and balanced game. It's their job! So in a recent developer log, we get word of a revamp to the economy through streamlining items, structures and the recently introduced insurance for ships.This will all b...

January 10th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments