We played a fun, beer and pretzels game at my club in December. The game was a pirate attack on a Jamaican port. We used a variant of the popular Sword and the Flame rules. The game began with a simultaneous pirate attack using small boats on one end of the town while the "mother ship" began an artillery duel with the fort. As the game progressed, the pirates made good progress in looting the town while their ship battered the fort, causing many casualties among the gunners. A force of infantry tried to exit the fort was was beaten back by accurate fire from the ship. All that stood between the pirates and complete victory was the heroic town militia. Then, out of the horizon, a ship of the King's Navy appeared. Instead of turning about and engaging the King's ship, the pirate ship continued to fight the fort and then abandoned the pirate landing party to its fate. The Kings' ship fired a devastating broadside into the pirates on land and sunk their small boats. In the end the town survived, but a high cost in infantry and artillerymen.