New Horizons (For PC)
FAQ/ v0.6 August 12 2000
Copyright © By. Chi Hao Sam
By. Chi Hao Alexander Sam (PuppyChiFlower)
Table of Contents
0.0 o Version History
1.0 o Introduction to the Game
1.1 o Backing-up Your game
1.2 o The Controls
1.3 o Basic Information
1.4 The Building
2.0 o The Characters
2.1 o Joгo Franco
2.2 o Catalina Enratzo
2.3 o Otto Baynes
2.4 o Ernst Von Bohr
2.5 o Pietro Conti
2.6 o Ali Vezas
3.0 o Battling
3.1 o Sea Battle
3.2 o Dueling
3.3 o Weapons
3.4 o Armor
4.0 o Ports
4.1 o Allied with Portugal
4.2 o Allied with Spain
4.3 o Allied with England
4.4 o Allied with Holland
4.5 o Allied with Italy
4.6 o Allied with Turky
4.7 o Neutral Ports
4.8 o Supply Ports
5.0 o Items
5.1 o Voyager Items
5.2 o Accessories
6.1 Joгo walkthrough
7.0 o Credits
0.0 Version History
Okie dokie, um, I had lots of spelling mistake that I checked over after I
read it for the second time. I have added more stuff to the FAQ now it is a
FAQ/ Walkthrough! I changed the name to the game: New Horizons
- More to Joao Franco on Characters
- More on Weapons guide
- Started on Joгo Franco walkthrough
- Added more ports to all countries
- Added more on Basic Info
It seemed that the basic info wasn't enough to let people know how to play.
- Adding an items guide
As you can see, this isn't even a First Version yet. I haven't played this
game for that much time because I just got it for my birthday (December 22)
from a friend.
- Character Guide
- Weapons and Armor guide
- Port Guide
- General Tips
1.0 Introduction to the Game
The Year is 1552. The Age of Exploration. Six brave voyagers are each about
to begin a life of adventure. Some provided help and support. While others
were determined to stand in their way. Now it is up you to guide them on the
path to glory.
Six people are off to an adventure in the sea, they will face many enemies
and hardships. Some people will help you, while others try to kill you. It is
your job to guide them to the best life.
1.1 Backing-up your game!
It is very important that you save and back-up your game a lot! It is very
hard to try to do the exact things over and over again, the game will change
all the time. So if you did something one-way and then try it over again? It
might not work, so SAVE! And also try to remember to back-up too. Sometimes
you'll die and you have to start over but your computer freezes, you'll still
have a game! But not only that you won't have to pass stuff all over again,
most people don't because it is a very hard game to play.
1.2 The Controls
The controls of Uncharted Waters: New Horizons are a bit hard to remember. Of
course you can use your mouse for most of it but it is also hard to sail
using your mouse. These are the Basic Controls:
Mouse: Used for mostly everything, not very good.
Keyboard: Used for typing names, ECT:
- (Esc) Key: to cancel most operations in the game. (Closing most windows an
- (0 Zero) Key: This also does the same thing the (esc) Key does, but the (0
Zero) Key has to be part of the number pad on the right side of the
- (Enter) Key: Used to confirm the statement (Yes – No) or to open up menus.
- Arrow Keys: Used to move ? ? ? ? Moving the character or ship.
1.3 Basic Information
- Remember to always READ in the game, read the titles, the names. Also read
the names of, ports and treasure items. The problem is that not many people
don't really want to read and only want to play the game. Well listen up!
The game is based on reading the text and what people are saying to pass,
sometimes the person talking is giving you a hint or tip.
- Do not try to pass the game perfectly if it is your first time! Start out
finishing it whenever you want and then try to finish it better.
- At the right side of the screen there are buttons, each one does have its
own function, so here they are:
o #1 Fleet
o Fleet Info
You use this command to check on your ships. How they are doing, if
they need repairing, or if they are okay. You also use this command to
check you fleet battle power, defense power and crew members on each.
o Ship Info
This command is to check ships individually to see how many crew
Members are assigned to each ship, who is the captain, how many guns
(cannons) and more.
This command is just to rearrange the ships in your fleet, who is #1,
As you can see, this command is to scrap your ships.
o Cargo Info
You use this command to check your water and food supplies for your
o Log of Goods
This one is for checking your Goods! Not cargo but goods, like wool,
wood, or clothe.
o Transfer Cargo
This command is to transfer your food or water from ship to ship in
Below the Fleet button there is another, there are two more.
o #2 Crew
o Change Captain
Pretty obvious! This is to change captains on each ship.
o Change Job Duty
This command is to change the jobs of duty, they are:
- First Mate
- Book Keeper
- Chief Navigator
If you ever see any of your mates have a * (star) sign beside
his name it means he would be the best at the job, but if one or more
people have the * (star) sign beside his name? You'll have to pick him
o Transfer Crew
Use this command to transfer crew from different ships.
o Assign Crew
You use this command to choose the % of men on each skill:
- Navigation: This will help you move faster
- Look-Out: This will let you see further
- Battle: This will help you have better gun (cannon) attack
This is the command where you check you crew's wages (how much they
get paid) Sometimes they will ask you for a raise!
This is where you decide how much your crew eats, from 0% to 100%
o #3 Info
o Mate Info
This you use to check on your mates, their status and skills
o Hero Info
This you use to check the information on yourself:
- Ingots (10,000 Gold)
- Trade (Fame in Trade)
- Piracy (Fame in Piracy)
- Adventure (Fame in Adventure)
check up on your items that you have bought or found! Equip items.
Discovery is used to look at the treasures you found.
A Journal tells you what has happened day after day, but! Don't get
me wrong! It doesn't mean you saved your game, it's just a thing you
can look at to find out when you found this, or when you did that.
Chart is to see house much of the world you have discovered, because
you have to remember, this is 1522. You are from one of the European
countries. You only know of Europe!
o Part Map
This is used to see the port and which buildings are which.
There is a fourth one, but that one will be explained in the sailing section.
1.4 The Buildings
There buildings at every port you go to. There are lots of ports too! So I
guess it's good to learn the basic building in this game.
o The Dock
This is where you go to get your food and water, to start sailing and to
moor your ships. It's where every one starts out first in any town.
o The Guild
This is the place to go to get jobs if you need money, most of the jobs
Make some good money, others don't. Here are some of the jobs I know of:
- Buying Goods
- Transport Goods
- Collect Dept
- Deliver Letter (these don't make a lot of money)
- Defeat Pirates
You can also get information about countries and where ports are here.
o The Inn
This is where you can sleep and hire mates for your ships.
o The Bar
the bar is the place that is most useful, most people think. It's where
you can hire a crew, hire mates for your ships and gamble. Gambling can
earn you some money, if you win. If you lose? You lose your money,
sometimes you will double your money? Triple your money? Or times it by
5! But too bad you can only bet 500 G per try. There are two ways of
gambling: Blackjack and Dice. I don't really know how to play Dice but
blackjack? YES! It's just like 21.
o The Item Shop
Where you buy your items, weapons and armors.
o The Marco Polo Bank
What else is a bank for? Depositing money and withdrawing it. The monthly
interest rate is 3%. Also you ca borrow money too.
here you can buy ships, new and used. Used ships you can get right away,
new ships you will have to wait a few months.
o Duke's House
Here you will be able to sell your discoveries for money! Or learn skills.
o Goods Shop
Here you but and sell certain items from certain ports.
Well, I guess that all of them!
2.0 The Characters
There are six characters to choose from. Most of them are guys (sorry for the
girls who don't like playing as boys!) Each person has his or he own
characteristics and own path to glory.
2.1 Joгo Franco
As the son of Duke Leon Franco, Joгo sails for the glory of Portugal. In his
travels around the globe he hopes to discover the secret of the lost land of
The son of Portugal's Duke Leon. An adventurer who travels around the world
to find the secret of Atlantis.
- PC Quote
Leadership :78 Seamanship :75
Knowledge :73 Intuition :85
Courage :81 Charm :89
First Mate: "Old Sea Hand" Rocco Alemkel
Stats: Loyal to Portugal
Leadership :75 Seamanship :82
Knowledge :84 Intuition :90
Courage :93 Charm :70
Skills: Gunnery, Celestial Navigation
Navigation Level: 30
Battle Level: 32
Joгo Franco is a pretty good character to start off with because he's
balanced in everything, his leadership and seamanship are good for beginners
who are playing for fun. Lot's of people chose him because he was the first
character to appear in the starting screen. His best battle attack is thrust,
because he has been trained to be better in fencing.
He starting Stats are:
Navigation Level: 1
Battle Level: 1
His Hero Info starts like This:
2.2 Catalina Enratzo
This red-haired pirate hails from Spain. She seeks revenge on Portugal for
the mysterious loss of two men-her brother and her beloved.
Spanish Naval Officer. She leaves the Navy for a life of piracy to avenge the
mysterious loss of her brother and fiancй.
Leadership :80 Seamanship :79
Knowledge :65 Intuition :52
Courage :86 Charm :95
First Mate: ?
Catalina Enratzo is the only girl character in the game. She is also the only
one who starts out a pirate and is hunted down by her own country, strange?
But She is really good as a pirate, her swordplay is very high for a start
and her skill in gunnery means you can use the cannons on your ship better.
She is good for more advanced players but good for beginners also. Her
starting ship is the best for a starting character! It's a galleon! A very
good battleship too.
2.3 Otto Baynes
A Royal Knight of the British Empire, Otto is on a secret mission for King
Henrey VIII. Sailing as a privateer, his goal is to defeat the Spanish Fleet.
British Privateer. Appointed by King Henrey VIII to the Royal Knights in a
secret mission to defeat the Spanish Armada.
Leadership :92 Seamanship :72
Knowledge :61 Intuition :43
Courage :88 Charm :82
First Mate: ?
Otto Baynes is the old guy in the game, he is the old guy of the six people.
For a guy with a gray beard and gray hair? 39 years old seems too young for
this old-timer. His skills in gunnery are good and his swordplay is good for
a secret privateer. His starting ship is not very good for a battleship, it's
funny to think what would happen in battle on a small ship. His gold to start
with is not very good either, 300 G for a Knight? But his luck changes when
he reaches the port of Seville.
2.4 Ernst Von Bohr
Ernst Von Bohr
Ernst is a famous geographer from Holland. At the request of his cartographer
friend Mecator, he sets sail to plot out a detailed map of the world.
Dutch Geographer. Hired by his cartographer friend Mercator to explore far
off lands and make a map of the entire world.
Leadership :78 Seamanship :92
Knowledge :86 Intuition :82
Courage :62 Charm :90
First Mate: ?
Ernst Von Bohr is a very hard character to master. He could make money as a
trader but doesn't have the characteristics as Joгo Franco and Ali Vezas, so
he would do very well. His only way of making money is by exploring the world
and telling Mercator and Mecator then gives you money, or you can discover
more treasures and hand them in as money. Still, Ernst Von Bohr is strange,
his charm is good but swordplay is not good at all so battling will lead you
to Game Over dead.
The Conti family went bankrupt long ago, leaving Pietro a large dept. But
that won't stop him from exploring the world in search of treasure and exotic
Italian Adventurer. Roams the world in search of treasure and the unknown to
pay for the dept his father left him.
Leadership :78 Seamanship :75
Knowledge :73 Intuition :85
Courage :81 Charm :89
Skill: Celestial Navigation
Pietro Conti is a strange character. His dad left him depts? How did they go
bankrupt in the first place?! (I wouldn't want a father that left you his
depts, would you?) His only ways of making money are trading (Not very good
idea) and selling the treasures that he discovers to the Duchess of Portugal,
which does make up for the time. Each one is worth about 7500 G!!! GREAT!!
Ali has struggled to make end meets in Istanbul since he was a child. Now,
with a merchant ship, he will try to make his fortune, trading in foreign
Turkish Merchant. Grew up as an orphan in poverty. A twist of fate brings him
a merchant ship and a chance to make him a fortune.
Leadership :80 Seamanship :86
Knowledge :84 Intuition :65
Courage :53 Charm :80
First Mate: ?
Ali Vezas is a good beginning character, he is in the trading business and
can make money quick by buying and selling in Athens and Istanbul, but every
10,000 G (1 Ingot) he makes he has to pay back the people he owes (What a
drag~) But can still make a lot. He has this characteristic that only Joгo
Franco also has. It's lowering the price of an item even more! So that you
can make a higher profit! Great to be him! But it's also sad that he is all
alone. He has a sister that he has never met before, he is also searching for
Battling is a very important part n the game of Uncharted Waters, because
when you do battle it is usually with another: Merchant fleet or battle
fleet. If you lose a battle? You lose the game, you die. But when another
person (Computer person) loses? He just goes back to the nearest port and
gets back his ships and his health, isn't that weird? And it is unfair! How
do you not get to come back to life when the others do?? It's something I
don't like about this game, Koei should really change the game? Maybe?
3.1 Sea Battle
Sea battle is when you battle with your ships. Most people don't think of
buying more ships because they're thinking "Ah! What a wonderful game? It's
so easy! This is fun~" But then all of a sudden! "Oh no! I'm in a battle?!
What do I do?! Oh poor me!! I only have this measly little merchant ship with
no guns?!" How that's what happened to my friends! Ha Ha! I laugh at them!
Think about it next time!
Here are some ships that are good for Battle:
Also, you'll need some good guns (cannons):
None yet, sorry!
Dueling is with swords, I don't know all the swords yet, but soon will!
Dueling is hard! COMING SOON!
All I can tell you about these right now are that some are good and some are
bad. They each have their own rating.
E –Not good
D –Not bad
* -The Best!
List of weapons coming soon!
Same as Weapon rating, list coming soon!
Ports are the only things in the game, nest to villages. They are where you
go to trade, meet, buy, sell, discover and supply. They are the basis of the
game. All ports are allied with a country (except for Neutral ports and
supply ports) Portugal, Spain, England, Holland, Italy and Turky. Sometimes
it is your job to ally with these ports, and then they will become friends
with your county. But if you go to a port that is really allied with your
enemy country than you might be in trouble! Soon, the Long. And Lat is going
to be posted here.
4.1 Allied with Portugal
These are the ports that start out allied with Portugal, the ones I know of,
sorry if I don't know a lot!
Lisbon* Capital of Portugal
Joгo Franco starts here
4.2 Allied with Spain
Seville* Capital of Spain
Catalina Enratzo starts here
4.3 Allied with England
London* Capital of England
Otto Baynes starts here
4.4 Allied with Holland
Amsterdam* Capital of Holland
Ernst Von Bohr starts here
4.5 Allied with Italy
Sorry! Don't know any!!
4.6 Allied with Turky
Istanbul* Capital of Turky
Ali Vezas starts here
4.7 Neutral Ports
These ports start of not allied with any country at all.
That's all I know. Sorry.
4.8 Supply Ports
Haven't gone to any yet. Sorry!
These are all going to be updated! Soon!
Hi! This is the Items guide I started, it will tell you what the description
of the item is, where to find it and how much it costs!
5.1 Voyager Items
These items are for you in your voyage! Some of these can help you along the
way on your path to glory.
Quadrant (Measuring Instrument)
Cost: 4000 G
A low precision instrument used for celestial Navigation. It measures
longitude and latitude
Telescope (Voyager's Aid)
Cost: 5000 G
An optical instrument that will help you find distant objects and ports at
These item will help you when you want some answers, go to the bar and ask
the waitress a question, doesn't answer? Give her a gift! (For more info see
This is a walkthrough for people who might be stuck in a game with one of the
6.1 Joгo walkthrough
Joгo starts at the town of Lisbon, the capital of Portugal.
May. 17, 1522
You are starting at the dock, now you have to go to your house. It is
northeast of the dock, it's the biggest building in the town. When you enter
there will be a scene to read:
Joгo: Father, did you send for me?
Duke Leon Franco: Ah, Joгo, I've been wanting to ask you a few questions.
First, has your fencing improved?
Joгo: Yes, compared to before. But I think I'd be lucky to get just one point
out of five if I were fighting you, Father.
Father: And have you studied your sailing lessons?
Joгo: Well, I finished my studies at school. But I can't think of anything
more useless than an education without practical experience.
Father: I see. Well then, have you mastered geography?
Joгo. Well, since I've never been allowed to leave Lisbon, I only know that
I've learned in books.
Father: Joгo, don't knock textbooks. The advice of others can prove to be
Joгo: Yes sir.
Father: remember that, Joгo. And finally, how's that lute coming along?
Joгo: It's just a hobby, Father. I'm not really good enough to play for
Father: really? Your mother has mentioned that you have a fairly good
reputation with her friends.
Joгo: You must be kidding.
Father: Ha, ha, ha. I'll have to have you play for me sometime. Anyway Joгo,
to get down to business.
Joгo: Yes sir?
Father: I have something very important to tell you today.
Joгo: What is it Father?
Father: As you already know, when I was your age, I was already out on the
open seas, fighting pirates and scoundrels.
Joгo: I have hear tales. (Here he goes again!)
Father: Up until now, I have forbidden you to leave this harbor, due to your
youth and inexperience. However, the Franco men cannot live on land forever.
You already have enough knowledge, what you need is experience. I want you to
search for adventure, to live a life on the edge, like I did.
Joгo: Yes sir!
Father: along with that, I have an important task for you: Go and find the
secret of Atlantis.
Joгo: The Secret of Atlantis? What do you mean?
Father: Well, that's something you'll have to discover on your own son! It's
a difficult task, and there may be hardships along the way, but it's urgent
that you find it. Furthermore, I've ordered the townspeople to treat you like
a commoner from now on, so prepare yourself for that as well. Your ship is
being built even now. You'll be leaving soon, so you'd better get ready at
once. Good luck son, make me proud! Rocco! Rocco!
Old Sea Hand Rocco: Ahoy, sir, I'm right here.
Father: I'm leaving you in charge of his education, teach him how to be a
Rocco: Righto cap'n, I mean, Duke sir.
Father: Don't go easy on him because he's my son. Forge him into a man Rocco.
Rocco: Com along now, swabbie, let's get to the shipyard.
Joгo: Righto, Rocoo, but first I've got to say good-be to Lucia and Carlotta.
Whow! My father leaving me to find the secret of Atlantis? "Make me proud
son!" he says! What is he trying to do? Kill me? How can I find that? Oh
After this scene goto the bar right near your house to the north, south of
the castle. Then there should be another scene.
Owner of the Pub Carlotta: Master Joгo, what's going on? The whole town is in
Waitress Lucia: Are you really going to leave on a sea voyage?
Joгo: I'm afraid so. It's the Franco tradition, after all. Except I'm not
sure what we're going to do about money.
Lucia: We'd could become a traveling band! 'd be happy to sing for you!
Carlotta: come now Lucia, stop your nonsense. Master Joгo, here is 1000 gold
pieces. Pleas, take it.
Rocco: Here I thouhgt this pub wasn't popular at all, but ye've managed to
save up quite a little bit.
Carlotta: Thanks. Sorry wr'er not up yo your standards Rocco. Master Joгo,
please, accept this gift.
Joгo: No, I'm sorry, bu I can't . I wouldn'y be able to return it to you.
Carlotta: Don't worr about that. Actually, I'm not suppose to tell you, but
this money is really from your father, the Duke. He said, "Please give this
to Joгo if he stops by to see you."
Joгo: My father…?
Thanks! To all the people who helped me!
Raymond Suen: Gave me the game for birthday!
Benjamin Sam (firstname.lastname@example.org) Gave me hints
Kaithewizard (email@example.com) Helped me on the characters
RiceMan: Helped me a lot!
Special thanx to:
Koei: For making such a great game!
Leonid Malikov. For helping me with this game!