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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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 be used in the Jack Sparrow storyline.

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The Jack Sparrow storyline will start out with Jack Sparrow as young captain of the Wicked Wench.

At this point Jack Sparrow is in the employ of Sir Cutler Beckett of the East India Trading Company. His personal flagship is the HMS Endeavour.

In the quest, you will get to meet Davy Jones and his dreaded Flying Dutchman.

The Black Pearl also makes her appearance. The model has been updated and the "Reverse Lighting Bug" has been fixed. Not to mention the skeleton crew has returned to sail the cursed ship at night.

Eventually you will also encounter the HMS Interceptor, reported to be the fastest ship in the Caribbean and favourite ship of James Norrington.

The HMS Bounty is not directly related to the Jack Sparrow storyline, but has also been added to the modpack.

HMS Dauntless requires some further work.

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Bernardrego
Bernardrego

Well,it looks kinda good and the same time kinda cheap :/

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Spooboy
Spooboy

Sorry but im not a fan.

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plagued89
plagued89

what game is this a mod of?

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Otreum
Otreum

Haha, yay, if you havent played the pirates of the carribbean or Sea dogs 2, then I suggest you go get it :P It's good fun

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awesomepossum
awesomepossum

YAY lots of pics!

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Bernardrego
Bernardrego

When I sayed cheap I sayed that the grafics don't look so good

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Pieter_Boelen Author
Pieter_Boelen

To Bernardrego: Do you mean the game graphics (sea/land) or the ships/characters themselves? The game graphics we can't really do anything about; those are caused by the engine. One day perhaps we'll port to another engine (Age of Pirates/City of Abandoned Ships), but we simply don't have enough people to even consider doing that any time soon.

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Skynet12
Skynet12

tbh ive never really noticed; the good gameplay is enough to distract me!

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Pieter_Boelen Author
Pieter_Boelen

To Bernardrego: What do you think looks cheap about it? If you've got some suggestions to make it less cheap, we might be able to do something about it.

To Spooboy: What are you not a fan of? The Pirates of the Caribbean films, the Pirates of the Caribbean 2003 PC game or the Build Mod?

To plagued89: This is a mod for the 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean PC Game. This was originally developed as Sea Dogs 2, but was hyjacked halfway into the development process by Disney and changed into a movie tie-in. As such, the game had hardly anything to do with the movie and was partly unfinished. For the past six years, the PiratesAhoy! Build mod team has been working on finishing and improving the original game and we have come a long way since then.

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plagued89
plagued89

ah thank you for the update, big fan of the series and davey jones :p

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hectorbarbossa
hectorbarbossa

CAN YOU CAPTURE THESE SHIPS

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v3rloc
v3rloc

nope nothing cheap here! if it wasn`t for the hard work and dedication of you and your mod team (passion) 3D sail ship combat would be in davey jones`s locker a long time ago. until we get a "working" game from the publishers, this is mana from heaven

shot alot

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Smoth
Smoth

he might be talking about seeming the lack of preshading on the flying dutchman. It is hard to tell from the shots but it looks pretty flat in those two pictures.

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Shoelip
Shoelip

Wow, I remember really looking forward to Sea Dogs two, and then one day the site and forums vanished, replaced by this "Pirates of the Caribbean" thing that looked exactly the same. I had allot fun on those forums too. :(

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Pieter_Boelen Author
Pieter_Boelen

The Flying Dutchman's hull definitly isn't flat; even the mouths around the gun ports are actually modeled and so is the stern decoration. It could be that the colour is a bit off though; we're hoping to do some further work on that.

Pirates of the Caribbean might not have been what Sea Dogs 2 was to be, but we're trying to make the Build mod better than even Sea Dogs 2 would've been. :-D

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formerlyknownasMrCP
formerlyknownasMrCP

Nice Job Capt'n Boelen :D Good to see you guys back! I'm sure this latest release is going to attract a lot of new members to your community. This also makes me want to crack out the old POTC CDs and give this mod a good playing :D Well done. Best of luck with the future.

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Pieter_Boelen Author
Pieter_Boelen

Thank you very much. Of course we never were gone, but we have indeed been a bit inactive on the ModDB front. I'm hoping we can do something about that and post occasional updates.

We're working on Build 14 Alpha 9, which should be more stable than Alpha 8 and therefore more playable. Right now we're having some challenges with quest bugs, but a lot of other bugs have been sorted already.

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Togranigdo
Togranigdo

Davy made it! XD

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firefox56
firefox56

keep up the good work the mods you have made really turned this game around from being a buggy game into a real performer, i loved Build 13 can't wait untill Build 14 final is released. Another game engine would be great to turn it into a new game, since bethesda can't be bothered to work on this game.

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soleilroyal12
soleilroyal12

gud day sir pieter.i already have the build 13 but i dont know how i can put the hms endeavour or dauntless in the game..pls help me..i realy lyk dis game..=/

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tkaye29
tkaye29

i just installed New Horizons but am having trouble getting the black pearl ... help woild be appreciated.

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hectorbarbossa
hectorbarbossa

CAN YOU CAPTURE THESE SHIPS

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Captain_Drake
Captain_Drake

Ive been playing this game for a while and about a month ago got the build fourteen for it......I have to say great mod and that I think that the patch five might require the patch four cause my game crashed when i tried to buy the steamship. I'm downloading patch 4 and 5 right now so I'll tell you if it works. Again great mod and keep up the great work!

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Legendary_Spider
Legendary_Spider

I know how to get the Pearl and the Dutchman in Mod 13, but how do you get then in Mod 14?

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zaliznyhnyk
zaliznyhnyk

How can I get these ships and Davy Jones in the game?Please tell me how to change character and ships

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