The "New Horizons" mod for the 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean game by Akella is a continuation of the famous Build mod series. Developed as Pirates of the Caribbean Build 14, "New Horizons" continues where Build 13 left off, adding more new content than ever before.

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Woodes Rogers: Completely New Storyline

Woodes Rogers: Completely New Storyline

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In 1717 Rogers was appointed Royal Governor of the Bahamas where he helped suppress piracy in the Caribbean by offering caught pirates pardons. Many notorious...

Arcade, Realistic and Iron Man Game Mode

Arcade, Realistic and Iron Man Game Mode

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Ever since the original game, there was a choice between Arcade and Realistic. However, the Build Mod adds a lot more differences between the two. This...

Black Barts adventures into realism with PotC and Build Mod 14 beta.

Black Barts adventures into realism with PotC and Build Mod 14 beta.

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Some more on what you can expect using Direct Sail in the game.

Black Barts adventures of realism in the Caribbean, an appraisal:

Black Barts adventures of realism in the Caribbean, an appraisal:

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PotC and Build Mod 14 beta 1 Patch 5, is the basis for this look into one of this mods biggest features; Direct Sailing.

Pirates of the Caribbean as naval warfare school? Why not?

Pirates of the Caribbean as naval warfare school? Why not?

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This article describes the fundamentals of one of New Horizons / Build 14 Beta's more controversial improvements - realistic ship handling based on historical...

First Impressions

First Impressions

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Discovering POTC, and 5 years later, the Build Mod...

Retrieving the Torch

Retrieving the Torch

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New Horizons may be aging, but she be all the wiser! And ain't dead, ye gods, how could thee say that!

Tales of a Chevalier Storyline Preview

Tales of a Chevalier Storyline Preview

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A French nobleman in search of ways to repay his gambling depts.

Assassin Storyline Preview

Assassin Storyline Preview

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As a former Dutch soldier, Johan Elting is regarded by his peers as a good fighter. Tired of the army life (and pay), he decided to become a smuggler...

Location Updates

Location Updates

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A new town is added on Nevis and three new islands are included as well. Nation-specific texture work has added greatly to making each town unique and...

Buid 14 Alpha 10 Overview

Buid 14 Alpha 10 Overview

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Build 14 Alpha 10 is to be the final Alpha release before going Beta and will be released later today. Read on to see what features you can expect!

Coding progress on Build14

Coding progress on Build14

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Since the release of Build13_final, a lot of fixes, improvements and mods have been added for the upcoming Build14, which will ultimately be called "Pirates...

Devlin Opera Storyline Preview

Devlin Opera Storyline Preview

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A quest that leads you to find long lost family members, and a vast treasure... that is, if you can survive! Along the way you will encounter a band of...

Horatio Hornblower Storyline Preview

Horatio Hornblower Storyline Preview

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As a seventeen-year-old with a touch for seasickness, young Horatio Hornblower hardly cuts a dash in His Majesty's Navy. Yet from the moment he is ordered...

Hoist the Colours Storyline Preview

Hoist the Colours Storyline Preview

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A lot has been speculated about the early days of Jack Sparrow and we're not even sure if this particular account is entirely accurate. It does explain...

Bartolomeu o Portugues Storyline Preview

Bartolomeu o Portugues Storyline Preview

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In the year 1660, Portugal had been at war with Spain for over twenty years. Once one of the main superpowers on the high seas, Portugal was now a part...

Periods Mod Preview

Periods Mod Preview

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The "Periods" mod goes hand in hand with the "Selectable Storylines" mod and goes a great way to improve realism in the game. Depending on the year of...

Developer's Journal

Developer's Journal

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We figured it's time for you people out there to get a bit of insight into how we do things. As both the game and our modification stand out a bit from...

New Characters and Ships

New Characters and Ships

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This article is a preview of several newly added characters and ships you will encounter in "Pirates of the Caribbean: New Horizons". Most of these will...