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Pirates vs Pirates 3D tower defense like game. The player controls the first mate in a pirate ship on a quest for gold. Fire cannons at incoming ships, while boarding enemies attempt to stop your ship. Slash through the enemies and protect the Captain by all means!

Pirates VS Pirates was developed by Short Fuse, a student Final Project group at Full Sail University. The team consists of 5 programmers, 6 artists, and 1 internal producer. The project consisted of 5, one month sprints using a full scrum development cycle. All assets and engine were created from scratch. Rendering was implemented using OpenGL with glut. 3D sound system was implemented using Fmod ex.

System Requirements: 1 gb DDR2 Ram 512 mb GPU Memory 1.3 ghz Processor

Mouse control = Choice Selection
F1 = Help
W = Move Player Up
A = Move Player Left
S = Move Player Down
D = Move Player Right
Left Click = Player Action
Hold Left Click(3 Seconds) = Special Attack
Right Click = Use Alternate action

Cheats:Numpad 1-9 skips through the level and Gold Collection Progress.
Numpad + or Spacebar doubles the speed of the game.(Warning: Cheats are for testing purposes, might break game functions)

How To Win:Keep your mast repaired to reach the treasure cave.Once in the cave protect your captain until he has collected all the gold. Then Set Sail!
How To Lose:If Captain health reaches 0 the game will end.

BUGS:If bomber is killed right before he dies game might crash ( Very tough to recreate )
If you discover any other bugs or crashes, please let us know what happened and the specs of your machine. We'll try to fix any issues we can. Thanks in advance!

Team Short Fuse

Internal Producer:
Muhammad Ali

Aaron Vanbuskirk
Adam McCoy
Christopher Barba
Jason Griffith
Kelly Judd

Alberto Tirado
Kenneth Kozan
Kevin Massey
Leonid Melikhov
Quilan Septer
Zachary Ferguson

This was a five month project, from design and concept to end.

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Sail on over to Tim Rurkowski's web page to find this musical treasure and claim it for yourself!


Enjoy Mateys!

Tim Rurkowski is the talented composer of the songs heard in Pirates vs Pirates.

"As an intern at Full Sail University in the Game Audio program, I was asked if I could create original music. To say I "enjoy" creating music for games is an understatement, so I began working with the team to build a few songs that fit with the gameplay."

Installer is now Vista friendly ;)

Installer is now Vista friendly ;)

3 years ago News 0 comments

Sorry about the mix up... forgot to tick the Vista box, must be my prejudice, hehe.

Pirates vs Pirates Release!

Pirates vs Pirates Release!

3 years ago News 6 comments

Pirates vs Pirates is now available for download! Developed by: Short Fuse ;From The Ashes Studios. GP Games

Pirates vs. Pirates is a 3rd person adventure game set on the high seas aboard a pirate ship. A Captain and his first mate dream of one day finding the legendary treasure of Sirena Island, but with no ship those dreams are impossible. They finally catch...
Pirates vs Pirates

Pirates vs Pirates

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Pirates vs Pirates3D tower defense like game. The player controls the first mate in a pirate ship on a quest for gold. Fire cannons at incoming ships...

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Nash77 Mar 26 2012 says:

such an awesome game, and the art is fantastic. Congrats guys good work!

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Tobi[GER] Mar 4 2012 says:

Where can i download this game?

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ShortFuseGames Creator
ShortFuseGames Mar 5 2012 replied:

Hi we are currently waiting on authorization of our new installer from indiedb. In the mean time you can download it at my personal website. HireJasonGriffith.com/6401.html

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trurkowski Mar 1 2012 says:

Doing music and sfx for this game was really fun! congrats on such a good game!

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drummerd16 Feb 28 2012 says:

Nvm. Hopefully my problems get fixed. Otherwise, a great game. :D

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SteelReign Feb 28 2012 says:

Article over at Structure Gaming:


Nice little game btw, keep it up.

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ShortFuseGames Creator
ShortFuseGames Feb 28 2012 replied:

Thanks for the article!

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JasonGriffith Feb 25 2012 says:

This game is awesome

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MiniPuft Feb 27 2012 replied:

Of Course It Is

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