Who knows the Sea of ​​Thieves video game? In response, many hooked hands should be held up. Who knows the analogue pen-and-paper role-playing game for Sea of ​​Thieves? At most, real fans should know that. The publishing house Mongoose goes into the next round with the addition “A Tale of Two Captains” and provides new content and rules. 


Sea of ​​Thieves is a minor phenomenon on the screens. Initially rather ridiculed, the pirate adventure has developed into a real long-running hit, which the developers Rare keep feeding content with. In any case, the title was recently breathed new life into with the introduction of the seasonal system. Sea of ​​Thieves is now better than ever.

Play Sea of ​​Thieves away from the screen

The goal of the pirate video game is comparatively simple: you gather your crew - or you move around as a solo pirate - hoist the sails of your ship and sail from island to island to discover treasure and beat up skeletons. While that was pretty monotonous shortly after the release, Sea of ​​Thieves is now a hotbed of ideas and new content. Over the years the adventure game has evolved, got better and better - and has now reached its peak for the time being.

If you can't start doing it on the screen, you could still play Sea of ​​Thieves - albeit in an analogue way, with friends at home or, due to the corona pandemic, initially via video chat. The British publisher Mongoose Publishing has published a pre-order supplement to the basic work of the pen-and-paper version of Sea of ​​Thieves. “A Tale of Two Captains” provides new opponents, locations and non-player characters, but also changes the rules of the role-playing game, which was released under the simple title “Sea of ​​Thieves Roleplaying Game”. The new work thus follows on from a number of smaller publications, which, however, have only been published as digital reading material.

To play the Sea of ​​Thieves pen-and-paper RPG, you have to be able to speak English - but the text passages are not particularly difficult to understand. Image: Mongoose

To play the Sea of ​​Thieves pen-and-paper RPG, you have to be able to speak English - but the text passages are not particularly difficult to understand. Image: Mongoose

The role-playing game and the digital video game version enter into a kind of symbiosis. The pen-and-paper comes with a DLC code that you can use to unlock a sail in the video game. Conversely, the new content from the template means that Mongoose has expanded the RPG with content that Rare had already implemented in games - the video game thus influences the rules of the analog role-playing game.

“A Tale of Two Captains” isn't cheap either costs the equivalent of around 52 euros. If you don't have the basic box, you have to invest another 80 euros, because the addition cannot be played without the basic set. If the books as PDFs are enough for you, you can save almost half the money. The only downside: The RPG books are currently only available in English.


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