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The Spanish Privateer is a Pirate Otome game made for the 2018 Otome Game Jam.

It takes place in the Golden Age of Piracy in the Atlantic Ocean, featuring runaway 18 year old Isabel Carlota de Castilla as she joins a ship and three romanceable pirates. Join Carlota as she battles pirates, friends, and social standards.



Isabel Carlota de Castilla ran from her life of luxury and high-society to escape a forced marriage. Will life on the sea be the freedom and refuge she desires, or will she learn the truth the hard way?

Love Interests


Half Scottish, half Spanish, and entirely charming. Lark is a hired Lutist whose job is to entertain the men—and he takes liberty to entertain the women, as well. His specialty is playing the lute.


Hailing from Puerto Rico, Captain Rico is no stranger to the sea. His kind and forgiving persona hides his secret past which granted him his scar. His specialty is swordfighting.


Flint is the ship’s quartermaster and protector. Fiercely loyal to the captain, Flint is equally distrustful of women. His specialty is gunnery.


The current version of the game is an Alpha Demo! It covers the prologue (main route) and ends when the paths diverge. The sprites are complete, but certain assets (backgrounds, some GUI) are missing. The music for the alpha was created by Alcaknight and Derek & Brandon Fiecher.


  • 27.8K Words ~2 hours
  • 40 unique menu choices (with three options each)
  • 2 unique scenes with each guy
  • 3 personality traits with corresponding dialogue options!


  • Three Good Endings
  • Seven Bad Endings
  • Six "Alternate" Endings
  • Achievements
  • Love, Friendship, and Personality Meters
  • Plenty of Piratey Adventures and Monkey Island Jokes!

Beta Feedback Form


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SpanishPrivateerAlphaDemo-2.0-pc.zip 221 MB
SpanishPrivateerAlphaDemo-2.0-mac.zip 203 MB

Development log


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I loved the demo when I played it ages ago, is the project still going ahead? :))

Hi! Thank you for your comment :) We actually have a Kickstarter live now! You can a copy of the game if you'd like. If the Kickstarter succeeds, our estimated date of release is approximately one year from now :)


Any updates on this project? Still excited for it!


Thank you for your continued interest! No major updates yet, but it is still being worked on.  In terms of writing, Flint and Lark's routes are complete and Rico's currently has around 60K.

I'm sorry I completely forgot to reply >.<

But awesome, thanks for the update! Excited to hear more in the future!!!

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How have I not found this before- I'm playing the demo and love it - I especially love both Flint and Rico - From reading the descriptions and first meeting I was leaning more towards Flint but Rico and the main character have amazing banter. Props to whoever wrote those exchanges :D 

Edit: I also love the music and I'm assuming it was especially made for this visual novel as it seems pirate themed and I haven't heard it before while some other visual novels and games I've played use the same non licensed stuff. 

Hi! Glad to hear you enjoyed the demo and the banter! The music is actually free for non-commercial projects, some of it provided by Derek & Brandon Fiecher and the rest by Alcaknight! We were lucky to find such talented artists with pieces well-suited for the game. Finding royalty-free music suited for a pirate-themed game was tricky!


Do you guys have an update? Maybe even a release date?


The scripts for two of the routes are done, and the third (Rico's) is in progress! However, we won't be posting any updates until there is a major art update or something along those lines. Thank you for your continued support!


I LOVED THIS! Everything about it from the writing, to Isabel's personality was amazing! Please let us know anything we can do to support you guys! I'm definitely craving more. 


Thank you! We're happy you enjoyed it! The current writing schedule is looking at major progress up through November, so there should hopefully be an update around December or the New Year!

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Ok, so first of all- I just ADORE the artstyle, it's so pretty and I just love it so much! Second of all- may I just say that I instantly fell in love with Flint and Rico, They're both cute in their own different way.

And lastly, the writing, oh my god. The writing was so good.

I can't wait for more of this game! Will definitely  be looking out for it in the future. Good luck! 


Thank you for the feedback! We're so happy you enjoyed the demo. Progress is quiet, but still continuing! :) 

Really delightful demo ~ I had so much fun with the story and characters (all written SO well)!  I look forward seeing this project progress. :) 

Thank you for playing! I'm hoping to announce a progress update within the next month.

Just finished the whole demo in one sitting and I have to say; I am absolutely charmed by the characters, and the story is equally as enjoyable as well. Really looking forward to the full release of the game. Best of luck, devs!

Thank you for playing! We should hopefully have an update in the next few months.

hey how is progress?

Hi! Right now everything is on pause until May. I (the writer) am back in school for the time-being, but once I'm done I'll have time to continue writing and reassess the situation in terms of artwork etc. Thank you for your interest!

Loved this game! Nice  artworks, perfect storic background! Really like all the three guys. Kudos!

Thank you! I'm happy you enjoyed it!


I just finished the demo and I really liked it! I loved the characters and MC! I can't wait to play the full version! Do you have an estimated release date yet?

Thank you! I'm glad to hear that. We haven't estimated a release date yet, but we will announce it as soon as we have an idea!

This game is amazing!! Can't wait to play the full version!! Rico is so hunky!!!

Thank you! I think so too haha ;) 

Amazing demo! The guys are charming, and the protag is amazing. Can't wait for the full game!

Thank you! Glad you enjoyed it :)