Sid Meier's Pirates!

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Continuity mistake: When you are romancing a governor's daughter, and the city she lives in is captured by another nation, a new governor with his daughter is installed. This new girl looks completely different from your old romance (and her father is a completely different person), but she nonetheless remembers you. You are still at the same stage in your relationship, even if the girl has never met you before. You can even (for instance) rescue a blonde Dutch woman from her captors, and end up returning with a black-haired Spanish girl.

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Bug: When walking on land, if there are no game objectives (buried treasure, lost relatives, Indian cities) nearby, you can pass through solid objects such as cabins, totems and stone heads. These are only solid when they are to be used as landmarks to find the hidden objectives.

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Other mistake: When fighting Baron or Colonel Mendoza in ship-to-ship combat, they occasionally surrender, if you damage their ship enough. Nonetheless, you still have to fight the duel on deck with them, and your men are fighting it out off-screen despite the Spaniards having surrendered just seconds earlier.

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Continuity mistake: When you attack a city with overwhelming force, you are allowed to skip the land battle and go directly to dueling the Captain of the Guard on the ramparts. When you win this fight, by forcing the Captain into the gunpowder depot, he falls backwards through the door with his sword in his hand. Cut to an inside view of the Captain lying on the ground, and his sword is nowhere near or on him.

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Other mistake: The "Indian Relic" and "Jesuit Cross" are said to improve your relationship with Indian chiefs and the monasteries, respectively. However, both the Indians and Jesuits are always friendly towards you, and their attitudes can not be changed, rendering these two items completely useless.

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Bug: After a tavern fight, whenever the main character sheathes his sword, the sword can be seen to pass through a portion of his leg.

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