World of Warcraft, City of Heroes, City of Villains, Dungeons and Dragons Online, EVE Online, Lord of the Rings Online, Pirates of the Burning Sea, Pirates of the Caribbean Online, Warhammer Online, Humor, Free Realms, Runes of Magic, Perfect Ten, Miscellaneous
It seemed like a perfect week, therefore, to look at piratey life in MMOs. From entire games to mere outfits and from the token pirate union that has a chapter in each game to delusional madmen, this list aims to sate the swagger of keyboard swashbucklers. It's a testament to the pirate phenomenon that most developers can't help but include a buccaneer or two, even if the setting isn't always asking for it -- a phenomenon even the U.S. Navy has accepted.
Hit the jump to start, and sail straight on 'til morning!