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    Where to Find Merrick in Sea of Thieves

    The Hungering Deep is the first piece of free content for Sea of Thieves, and intrepid players will no doubt be trying to find Merrick, the peg-legged pirate from the teaser. Despite having two peg-legs and a hook hand, Merrick has managed to make his way to a distant island in the Sea of...
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    Sea of Thieves Dives Into The Hungering Deep May 29, New Features Revealed

    If you missed it, Sea of Thieves patch 1.0.8 brought the item sharing feature back so pirates can help their crew out more directly and they may need it when the free expansion goes live. The next time a major update hits, Sea of Thieves will be ushering pirates into The Hungering Deep as the...
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    Sea of Thieves Patch Notes 1.0.8 Include Previously-Removed Item Sharing Feature

    As promised, Sea of Thieves has received constant after-release support in the form of updates, and the latest one – Update 1.0.8 – includes a multitude of bug fixes, color blind support, and updates to those damnable squawking chickens. This latest patch isn’t expected to...
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    Hungering Deep Inside Xbox Stream Details Latest Sea of Thieves Content

    Many weeks have come and gone since the game's release, but Sea of Thieves is still keeping co-op fans and sailing enthusiasts alike happy with an open sea full of opportunity to fight and plunder. Though some players may have found the content available to be adequate, many others have...
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    Sea of Thieves Patch Notes 1.0.7 Include Private Crews and Economy Changes

    The time has come once more for Sea of Thieves to undergo server maintenance, dragging many galleons and sloops down into the watery depths. The good news is that on the other side awaits a new version of the game, and with it, patch notes 1.0.7! Included in this patch are private crews...
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    Sea of Thieves Patch Notes 1.0.6 Include New Customization for Weapons, Ships, and Clothing

    Sea of Thieves has received its first update for the month of May, Update 1.0.6, and the patch notes cover a whole lot of juicy morsels for pirates to sink their teeth into. Included in the update is new stock for many of the vendors, a handful of fixes, and a little nerf to Merchant Voyage...
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    Sea of Thieves Update 1.0.5 Patch Notes Are Light On Content, Heavy On Tease

    The seas are calm in the newest update for Sea of Thieves. There are quite a few fixed issues in addition to a small handful of updates in this new patch and, while the whole can be seen as slightly unexciting, the developers did tease that some new clothing, items, weapons, and ship...
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    BloodRayne Devs Claims Microsoft Infringed On Patents With Sea of Thieves, Halo 5, And Other Games

    Terminal Reality, the Texas-based development team behind titles like BloodRayne and Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, is suing Microsoft. Terminal Reality shut down back in 2013, but is claiming Microsoft titles and engines are infringing upon patents attached to the Infernal Engine...
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    Sea of Thieves Patch Notes 1.0.4 Reveal Fixes and More Ship Customizations

    Rare is sticking by the promise made at the onset of Sea of Thieves and is continuing to support the game post-launch with not only new content, but timely patches and updates to fix issues. The patch notes for Update 1.0.4 has been released into the wild, and it seems like it contains a few...
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    Sea of Thieves PvP Tips

    Fighting skeletons and fending off a kraken all pale in comparison to fighting other players in Sea of Thieves. Another player will use tactics you haven’t thought of, they’ll fight dirty, and they’ll do whatever it takes to come out on top. If you want to become the best...
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    Pets, Skeleton Thrones, A New Ship Teased In Sea of Thieves Roadmap

    The Sea of Thieves content roadmap was revealed today and, starting in May, players will be getting new weekly events that feature new AI dangers, rewards, and gameplay mechanics to regularly freshen up the seafaring adventure. The Hungering Deep and a couple other events are set in stone for...
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    Sea of Thieves Event The Hungering Deep Announced, Content Road-map Revealed

    Sea of Thieves has been a wonderful experience for the Shack staff and many players around the world since its launch three weeks ago, but there's been a lot of mystery around how the game will evolve over time. Today, Rare has revealed a roadmap for Sea of Thieves and shared a few details on...
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    How to Update Sea of Thieves on PC

    Sea of Thieves is going to need an update from time to time, especially after major patch releases and server downtime. Updating Sea of Thieves on PC isn’t as straightforward as on console, as it seems to be random as to whether the game automatically updates or whether you need to...
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    Sea of Thieves Patch 1.0.3 Notes Reveal PC Aim Sensitivity Increase & Re-balanced Weapons

    The previous patch for Sea of Thieves, patch 1.0.2, addressed some opportunities for griefing and fixed an error that allowed lesser pirates to escape with their treasure by using an exploit. Patch 1.0.3 goes live today, April 11, and is focused on weapon balancing, shooting, and letting players...
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    How to Escape the Brig in Sea of Thieves

    Everyone once in a while a pirate might find themselves locked away in the brig. Perhaps the pirate was drinking too much, dropping the anchor when going full speed, or maybe the crew wanted to play a little joke. Either way, knowing how to escape the brig in Sea of Thieves is something every...
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    PAX East 2018: Grabbing the Booty in Sea of Thieves, Day 2

    PAX East 2018 is still in full swing, and we've got our best crew on location to hold it down. Today, the Sea of Thieves stream soldiers on, with the guys surrounded by hot Sea of Thieves loot and Chips Ahoy to go with it. It's a full house in the stream as Donovan, Greg, Charles, and Chris...
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    Sea of Thieves Patch 1.0.2 Makes Griefing Walk The Plank

    The swashbuckling experience Sea of Thieves from Rare is live and the next patch is due. For the most part, the improvements and changes are focused on quality-of-life for Sea of Thieves players and heading toward a consistent foundation upon which to build. Sea of Thieves Update Version 1.0.1...
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    How to Skip the Intro Screen in Sea of Thieves

    Rare's open-sea adventure Sea of Thieves is a game that presents itself as a sort of cinematic experience. More than simply leaving its many interrelated systems and mechanics as a mystery to players, it's also a game that signals various changes with short and sometimes perplexing cutscenes. In...
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    Twitch Streamer Prod1gyX Becomes Sea of Thieves' First Pirate Legend

    Before Sea of Thieves found its way into the hands and hearts of sailors across the globe, Rare was quoted saying that the game's first Pirate Legend was expected to arrive just a couple of weeks after the game was released. As it turns out they weren't far from the truth, as Twitch streamer...
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    What Does 'The World is Changing' Mean in Sea of Thieves

    There is a lot of mystery in Sea of Thieves. What was this world like before we arrived on the scene to find treasure? What other adventures await us in the future? And more importantly: this strange message appeared on my screen, what does it mean? “The World is Changing” Message...
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    How to Kill All Skeleton Types in Sea of Thieves

    The main enemy a pirate will encounter in Sea of Thieves is the mighty skeleton. This bony minion comes in various types, all of which will put your skills to the test. If you want to make it as a pirate, you’re going to need to know all the skeleton types and how to kill them. Skeleton...
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    How to Rank Up Quickly in Sea of Thieves

    Becoming a pirate legend is a long and gruelling process, requiring you to rank up with each of the three companies in Sea of Thieves. Gaining reputation with the different companies can take a while, so it’s important to know how to rank them up quickly. While there is no outright...
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    How to Complete Order of Souls Voyages in Sea of Thieves

    Some pirates prefer a life of combat as opposed to collecting chests, which makes the Order of Souls an appealing prospect. By taking on and completing Order of Souls voyages in Sea of Thieves, you will be tasked with hunting down some of the most dangerous skeleton pirates in the world, and be...
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    How to Complete Merchant Alliance Voyages in Sea of Thieves

    Are you the type of pirate that’s a little more civilized than those that dig in the dirt and kill things for a living? Well, the Merchant Alliance voyages might be for you. By working for the Merchant Alliance, you’ll be tasked with delivery goods and supplies to other outposts, and...
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    How to Complete the Gold Hoarders Voyages in Sea of Thieves

    Completing voyages in Sea of Thieves is what every pirate will need to do to make gold, and the Gold Hoarders offer the perfect opportunity to make you rich. This gold-mad company will sell you treasure maps, and if you bring them back a treasure chest or two, they'll pay plenty of gold for your...
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    How to Add and Invite Friends in Sea of Thieves

    As Rare's open-world adventure Sea of Thieves continues to push into uncharted waters, more and more players have become interested in checking out what mysteries lay beyond the title's virtual shores. More than a game of simple exploration, Sea of Thieves is an experience that's firmly rooted...
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    Update Version 1.0.1 Patch Notes for Sea of Thieves

    Sea of Thieves has been out for exactly a week now, giving fans plenty of time to come to terms with the game's many interrelated mechanics as well as its bevy of different beard-related errors. Though the number of flies in the ointment was relatively low compared to some releases, fans should...
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    How to Unstuck Your Ship in Sea of Thieves

    Attempt to pull into land enough times in Sea of Thieves and sooner or later you’re going to get your ship stuck, wedged, or straight up Austin-Powers’d on a weird angle. In moments like these, you’re going to need to know how to get your ship unstuck and going in reverse. How...
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    How to Fix Voice Chat Issues in Sea of Thieves

    Countless players have made the headlong dive into Rare's newest open-world adventure Sea of Thieves. The game has garnered a huge amount of buzz over the last few months, leading to many overeager players jumping into the game without paying proper attention to the various prompts that pop up...
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    Happy Hour: Sea of Thieves Plundering For Dat Booty

    Welcome to Happy Hour, our brand new Twitch gaming talk show. The show usually airs on Mondays and can be viewed in a VOD after we go offline. This week, the gang chats about games and the latest news while playing Sea of Thieves. Join the Shacknews TeamSpeak server if you'd like to get in on...
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    What is the Brig Time Limit in Sea of Thieves?

    There are a lot of different mechanics in play within Rare's latest open-sea game, and one of them ties directly into the Sea of Thieves Pirate Code. Article 5 stipulates that "those who betray their crew and ship through griefing or trolling shall be sent to the brig," and unsurprisingly, many...
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    How To Customize Ships In Sea of Thieves

    Given that Rare's latest title Sea of Thieves is a game specifically focused on the open-sea experience, it comes as little surprise that players are keen on customizing their ships. After all, nothing makes a sailor stand out more than a visual representation of their greatest triumphs and most...
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    AlmondBeard Error in Sea of Thieves

    Numerous perils await players diving into Rare's open-world adventure Sea of Thieves. From the constant danger of drowning or drawing the attention of aggressive seamen to overt threats like skeletons or sharks, sailors have plenty to worry about when trying to bring their booty back to safe...
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    How to Find the Kraken in Sea of Thieves

    The kraken is Sea of Thieves’ mightiest creatures, sending pirates and their ships full of treasure to the bottom of the ocean with ease. Hunting the formidable kraken is challenging as is trying to find it in the wide and open world. How to Find the Kraken The kraken is a random...
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    How to Catch Snakes in Sea of Thieves

    Even though snakes don’t move a lot in Sea of Thieves, they can still be difficult to catch, especially if you don’t come prepared. Unlike the other animals you can catch, snakes will attack if they see someone, which could very well lead to death if you’re not careful. How to...
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    Where to Find Snakes in Sea of Thieves

    Snakes are one of the animal variants requested for delivery by the Merchant Alliance in Sea of Thieves. Because there are a lot of islands to explore, you can save a lot of time if you know where to find snakes before you even set out. Where to Find Snakes Chances are you’ll come...
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    The Cartridge Family 030 - Nindies Showcase, Sea of Thieves, Wii Virtual Console Ambitions

    Subscribe to The Cartridge FamilyApple Podcasts | Google Play | Stitcher Direct Download Spring is here. It is spring now. If I keep saying that, it’ll eventually become true. At least I have companionship during these cold and snowy days; companionship in the form of (you guessed it)...
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    GulliverBeard Error in Sea of Thieves

    Sea of Thieves hasn't been out for too long now, but it seems like Rare's newest nautical experience is still being plagued by occasional and often game-breaking bugs. Among common issues like the GreyBeard error or being stuck searching the seas, players have recently started stumbling upon the...
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    What is The Pirate Code in Sea of Thieves?

    It's often said that there's no honor among thieves, but the same isn't (or shouldn't) be true for pirates diving into Rare's nautical adventure Sea of Thieves. Real-world pirates are known to have lived and died by the pirate code, and though players hopefully won't ever have to consider such...
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    How to Spot Sunken Ships and Shipwrecks in Sea of Thieves

    Rare's latest open-water adventure Sea of Thieves is yet another in a line of modern games that doesn't go out of its way to explain itself to the player. The idea is likely that not knowing exactly how everything works will give the game's players a sense of wonder, excitement, or perhaps even...
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    How to Finish Skeleton Forts in Sea of Thieves

    Skeleton forts are Sea of Thieves’ version of raids: massive islands heavily defended by skeletons and with loads of rewards for those who can brave the challenge. If you and your crew want to claim the chests, skulls, and trinkets, you’re going to need to know how to finish skeleton...
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    What Does the Skull Cloud Mean in Sea of Thieves?

    Any good pirate will tell you than in order to avoid (or find) danger, you’ll need to keep your eye on the horizon and look out for other sails and natural phenomenon. One event that might have caught your attention is a massive skull cloud with glowing green eyes. This ominous looking...
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    Where to Find Pigs in Sea of Thieves

    If you’re the kind of pirate who prefers helping advance civilization by making deliveries, then the Merchant Alliance is right for you. This glorified group of postmen and postwomen may task you with delivering pigs to another outpost, at which point it will be up to you to find pigs and...
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    How to Get Rid of Voyages in Sea of Thieves

    Picking up and starting voyages in Sea of Thieves is how you’ll earn your gold as a pirate. As you rank up, you might find that some old and less valuable voyages are taking up precious space in your inventory. Rest assured, you don’t actually have to take time completing them, as...
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    How to Get Sea of Thieves Free with Xbox Game Pass Trial

    While Sea of Thieves is currently full of adventuring pirates, there are still players who are a bit unsure about joining in on Rare’s latest and greatest title. If the price tag is making you feel a bit sea sick, Xbox Game Pass might be your solution. Thanks to the Xbox Game Pass trial...
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    Can't Equip Weapons Bug in Sea of Thieves

    They say only a bad workman blames his tools, but what about the workman with no tools at all? It's a bit of a conundrum, and it's one of the more difficult problems that Sea of Thieves players have had to address. We've seen a number of reports from players all across the world who boot up Sea...
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    How To Defeat Ghost Skeletons in Sea of Thieves

    Powerful perils await those plucky pirates proud and portentous enough to venture out into Sea of Thieves' uncharted waters. Drowning is ever a threat to sailors whose ambitions outshine their wits, but even scurvy dogs making landfall will eventually come to fear the dreaded Skeleton menace...
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    Sea of Thieves Message In A Bottle

    We here at Shacknews can't get enough of Rare's latest adventure Sea of Thieves. More than the beautiful graphics or soothing sailing mechanics, Sea of Thieves does a great job of capturing the essence of what it (probably) feels like to be a pirate. For some, this means being just a castaway on...
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    Who is the Mysterious Stranger in Sea of Thieves

    When you first load into Sea of Thieves, chances are you’ll find yourself in a tavern and come face-to-face with a black-clad person called the Mysterious Stranger. This character doesn’t have a lot to say, and when they speak, it’s entirely in riddles. If you want to earn what...
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    FluffyBeard Error in Sea of Thieves

    It’s always the case isn’t it: a day off from work or home from school and all you wanted to do was play your game – this time Sea of Thieves – and it happens to be temporarily unavailable, all because of the FluffyBeard error. Well rest assured, because the FluffyBeard...