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Epic Pirates Story
by Mike Rose 8/4/2013
Product: Epic Pirates Story
Developer: Epic Devs
Format: Android
Genre: Simulation, Strategy
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Someone has finally had a crack at copying the Kairosoft management game formula. It was going to happen eventually - I'm just surprised it's taken this long.

Epic Pirates Story
lifts numerous ideas and design decisions from the Kairosoft series, while adding its own style and personality to the mix.

But developer Epic Devs has failed to understand exactly what makes Kairosoft games so compelling, as this management game lacks the necessary depth and content to make it entertaining.


From the interface to the battling screens and the little boat moving along the bottom of the screen, so many ideas have been lifted straight from the Kairosoft games. It even has the word 'Story' in the title. ...
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Lacking any of the depth and variety that the Kairosoft games offer, Epic Pirates Story should be made to walk the plank
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 5
Value: 6
Innovation: 4
Overall: 5
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