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The Pirate Spiral’s Backstory

The History Of The Spiral

It is a wondrous time of exploration and adventure, when tall ships fly the endless skies and brave the Stormgates of the Spiral. Not long ago, a generation of explorers led by the great Marco Pollo opened and mapped dozens of connections between the various realms. Trade and commerce sprang up all over the Spiral, and many nations learned that the size and strength of their fleets were the key to their destiny. Marleybone, Valencia, Monquista, and Polaris emerged as the dominant powers of the era, forming colonies and forging trade routes that made them wealthy and powerful. Grizzleheim and many other realms, tried to stay neutral, trading with all and claiming no empire. ~ From The Pirate101 History


History is a very important thing. It helps us know where we came from and where we’re going. It helps us understand why some things are designed the way they are, or how other things evolved into the common practice or standards of today. The history of the Spiral is no different. It really helps to know how the Spiral became what it is and get a glimpse into the Armada and the varying lands that exist there. Continue reading

We Got Our Invite! Arrrrgggghhhh!

Beta Here We Come!

This evening we came home and found an email invitation to test Pirate 101 in Beta! OMG We are SO excited!!

We only had time this evening after homework to create 1 pirate. And since Mom is..well Mom; and the kid had homework the pirate we created was for Mom. We’ll share the kid’s pirate tomorrow after school.

So without further adieu, may we introduce Sneaky Scarlet Hawkins!

And her customize flag; The Scarlet Wolf sets the colors of her ship, her crew and all of her pirate cloths to come! Hope we can name our ship what we want instead of picking from a list. But we’ll find out soon enough.

I love her already! One thing to know about the Beta version…you don’t get to keep your character or the progress you make in the game. It’s a test version after all.

Now to get into the game and see what’s like. We’ll be adding some posts along the way to share what we’ve learned. There’s no reason to get into the details that are already provided by Pirate101’s website. So we’ll cover things that aren’t apparent or obvious in their articles. Continue reading