Made by Andre Geller and translated from german by me (Frenchie),
so improvements are welcome!
- Good trading by taking this route:
Cloth London -> Barcelona
Beer Barcelona -> Algier
Silk or brandyAlgier -> Edinburgh
EmptyEdinburgh -> London
- Buy a bigger ship from your earnings
- Invest in Merchant Adventurer's Guild
- Start a factory near good materials:
WeaverLondon, Edinburgh or Antwerpen
- 15 Quests:
Visit tavern (except Barcelona & London) to meet messenger of the
english crown, who wants to go to Barcelona to invite the spanish
king to Elisabeth's crowning. You'll have to wait 10 days in Barcelona
and back in London you're invited to meet her.
Afterwards someone will offer you to deliver goods to Le Havre and
Barcelona. In a tavern speak to Renata de la Campolonga and return
to your boat. Go for 300 pounds to Bayonne where a spanish man will
pay 500 pounds to take him and the load to Barcelona. Then he wants
you to take him and some friends to Scotland. Sell all goods to make
enough room and pretend to take him there. But in reality you will
deliver your 'prisoners' to justice in London.
3. Spionage in Schottland
Stop in London at 15.12.1560 to meet Sir Cecil and take him to Edinburgh.
In the tavern ask about McFarley. In the evening meet Bianca Le Normand
and return to your boat. In the town hall meet a writer who suspects
the docks of O'Shaugenessy. In the dungeons (save game) bail out
the prisoner. Go back to Bianca Le Normand and return to London.
Bring Sir Cecil to Edingburgh, visit the tavern twice and return
to London and Bayonne.
4. Elisabeth has the pocks
Go in 1563 to a tavern (except London, Algier, Bayonne) and listen
to the owner. Don't let the clamp merchant poison the queen. Go to
Bayonne and meet Monsieur Coupe-les-Oz who knows a doctor in Lissabon.
Listen to the tavern owner over there, visit the doctor and take
him to Elisabeth.
5. The switch
In 1566 meet the queen and go to the bank in Barcelona. Go in on
offer, but visit the queen first, who swaps it for false money and
continue to La Coruna to meet the bishop.
6. Captain Hawkins
In 01.09.1568 till the end of the year you'll meet capt. Hawkins
after leaving the harbour of Cadiz, Lissabon, La Coruna and Bayonne.
He swims in the water after meeting spanish pirates. Take news to
London and return. Go to Barcelona and defeat the pirates on your
way to London.
7. Mercator's Plate
In 1569 meet the merchant in Lissabon and Sir Cecil in Villa Arborgrey.
Go to Barcelona, rebuilt your ship in La Rochelle and meet Francois
in the tavern twice in 10 days. Go to Algiers and the tavern in Barcelona
to meet Mauro. Don't let your adjudant mislead you and go to London.
8. The conspiracy
In begin of 1570 meet in the (english, french or dutch) harbour the
queen's ship. Go to the tavern in Cardiz, bail out the spy in the
dungeons of La Coruna for 3000 pound and return. Wait a day, equip
your ship, visit the tavern and fight Bailey's ship. Take the prisoner
to London, but take on his offer and bring him to Algiers. Hijack
the ship and return to London.
9. Liberation of Briel
In february 1572 (except London) Sir William asks you to go to London.
Escort his men to Dover, meet Captain de la Marck and accept his
offer. Go to France, the Netherlands and Antwerpen, but a storm takes
you to Briel. Defeat the spanish ship and return to London. Go to
Portsmouth, gather your fleet and meet capt. de la Marck in town
hall. In Calais meet the spanish fleet and attack the back one by
one. Two transporters flee, which can not be captured. Speak with
the dikemaster, open the 'dike' door and the spanish must flee.
10. The attack on La Rochelle
In the years 1572 and 1573 visit a harbour in London, Antwerpen or
Hamburg and you''ll be asked to meet a royal informant in the tavern
of Le Havre. Lord Walsingham wants you to deliver gunpowder from
London to La Rochelle. The merchant is behind the Privy Council.
You''ll have to fight two Spanish ships on your way. Return to London.
11. Frobisher's Expedition
In 1576 you must find the explorer Sir Martin Frobisher. In Edinburgh
the dock master points you to a mapmaker, who has given Sir Martin
a uncorrect map. In the dungeon bail out the quilty servant. Take
the mapmaker along and through the false northwest passage you'll
find sir Martin in an iglo. You must force him to come with you to
12. The invasion at Smerwick
In 1579 must go to La Coruna where a bar owner sets up a meeting
with Jorge, who tells you the fleet already left. At Smerwick the
enemy fleet is twice as large. Send a few men to the enemy shore
and report to London. Return with the Admiral's fleet and the invaders
have taken a castle. Suggest the Salami tactic and join the attack.
13. The return of the golden hind
In juny or july 1580 meet Francis Drake after leaving the harbour
Cadiz, Lissabon, La Coruna or Bayonne. Tow his ship the Pelican to
La Coruna. Empty your ship and take on Drake's second order to bring
raw materials to the diamant maker in Antwerpen and 6 days later
take the finished products to Le Havre. return to London with Drake.
14. The Throckmorton conspiracy
In january-july 1583 London Lord Walsingham wants you to find the
frenchman Henry Fagot. Bail out Louis Pellation in a dungeon of Bayonne
and take him to La Coruna. Take Fagot to Bayonne and to London.
15. The Bawington complot
Only possible if you have a very possitive image with Spain. After
a visit to the lord mayor go to Le Havre to meet Sir Morgan. Take
his cassette to Mr. Bawington in Bayonne, but open it on your way
there to find 10.000 gold and a letter to Maria Stuart. Take Mr.
Bawington and the gold to London and the war with Spain begins.
- Bug report
Version 1.00 can't be solved: quest 8 misses a person. It isn't stable
under Win95 and in total Dos mode with a lot of Smartdrive the loading
doesn't take too long. After more than 4 pages of save games the
game crashes. Press Alt + X to return to the loading screen after
In the early stages of the game buy a Fregat and sink a lot of Spanish
ships to get in favour of the queen, who hands you aan official letter
in 1575. After 100.000 pound on your account trading with multiple
ships is better.
When hired by the Privy Council, take all ships to the docks and
fire all sailors. Go to the Privy Council and a messenger gives you
20.000 pound thinking all your ships have been sunk.