A swashbuckling pirate adventure for up to 15 players
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011
Website: Christchurch City Libraries Event Page / Facebook Event
What better than a pirate fantasy to get our heads back in the game? Come along to our beautiful central library, dress up in your best vagabond outfit, and join us for some swashbuckling fun in Blackened Hearts - will you join the crew?
It is a fine day for larceny upon the high seas indeed! The Devil hisself must have blest the crew of the Black Kraken with his own luck—how else could it be that you would happen upon the fat Spanish treasure galleon the Urca de Lima, separated from her escort and crippled by one of the worst storms that ever scoured the ocean? Then again, even in these most favourable circumstances, the Spaniards fought long and hard before you finally took her. The Urca de Lima now trails behind you, a small prize crew doing what they can to keep her limping along just long enough to get to the port of Tortuga.
It’s been clear sailing all week all the way back to Tortuga—almost suspiciously easy-going and peaceful, in fact—and without much to do the crew’s been going stir-crazy thinking about how they’ll spend their ill-gotten rewards. In fact, the Captain’s arranged for an early share of the loot to be divided amongst the crew. Those who aren’t needed to sail the ship are able to enjoy the rest of the evening with a little bit of early gambling and drinking, so everyone is in high spirits. All that’s left now is to enjoy the rest of the evening as you coast into port, and maybe swindle some of your fellows out of their share.
Wait, what's all this about a curse?