Full Steam Ahead For Aussie Pirate Adventure

Full Steam Ahead For Aussie Pirate Adventure

Jolly Rover, the only Australian made adventure game starring a pirate dog, is released on Steam today. We’ve got some download codes to give away to ten witty Kotaku readers.

UPDATE: I’ll be closing this comp at midday EST, June 9. Be quick! Closed!

Jolly Rover comes from Melbourne developer Brawsome, whose talents also brought us the Emerald City Confidential. It’s a comedy point-and-click adventure very much in the vein of the Monkey Islands.

If you’d like to be in the running to score yourself a free download code for the full game, follow these instructions.

1. Login in to Steam!

2. Join the Jolly Rover Steam group.

3. Think up the best piratey insult yer land-lubbin’ brain can conjure.

4. Leave yer insult in the comments below.

5. Include your Steam ID in the comment as well.

On Wednesday, Andrew from Brawsome will pick his favourite ten insults and send you a free download code for the game. He even offers this advice: “Points be awarded fer humour and originality, and o’ course havin’ a reference to dogs can’t be hurtin’.”

And if you miss out, check out the screenshots below and on the official site, watch the trailer over here, and then go buy it anyway.

Full Steam Ahead For Aussie Pirate Adventure
Full Steam Ahead For Aussie Pirate Adventure
Full Steam Ahead For Aussie Pirate Adventure


  • haha brilliant!
    User name is chuloopa of course

    “Ye be as useful as a old legless dog, ‘n’ twice as flatulent”

  • Username: Qumulys

    “Yer nuffin but a freshly washed hooman smelling pile of arrrgggggff uuuummmf grrr oooooffff arrrrrjjjj mmmmmmummmnnnnnn aarrfffffff ooooong*”

    *Another helpless sufferer of the old ‘stick a toffee on the roof of your dogs mouth’ trick ruined the greatest sledge of all time.

  • Steam ID- tim_newell

    ” Dead dog tell no tales, ye parrot-loving privateer… Blimy!!! ”

    good luck all

  • Ye mother’s so large, she isn’t referred to as a landlubber, she’s referred to as a landBLUBBER

    I don’t know ><

    Steam ID: peaky

  • Steam ID: FRiSK10

    “Ye be as salty as a dogs arrrrse after he done warrrked tha plank… arrrr”

  • Steam name is FarWarrior 🙂

    “I guess every dog

    *puts on eyepatch*

    Has his Day


  • That first pircture makes me laugh.

    “I’ve been needing to let off some steam, and you’ll be the mongrel to let me!”

    I am not giving my steam what the christ.

  • “Yar, you land dogs can’t match up to us sealubbers. What? Did I say something wrong?”

    steam: darkgaz_1

  • “You want a bone, you filthy, flea-infested rat? And no, I wasn’t talking to your dog”

    Steam ID: Scuba Stebe

  • “To call you a filthy, flee-ridden mongrel dog would be an insult to filthy, flee-ridden mongrel dogs… and your mother.”

  • Arr you be naught but a small insignificant bug!

    A small one… with little to no significance…


    steam: Deadman

  • Steam ID: cheeky_munky

    “Your mother be a low down dirty dog… hang on, that’s my mother. Yaarr.

  • id – davegmanc

    Starts weak…
    “Arr, yer a true sunnavabitch y’arr… arr… but, then again that’s a given”

    ends strong…
    “…speakin’ of yer mother, she sends a man the wrong way – the hair of that dog makes you need a night on the grog!


  • Yer useless as a pegleg made o lead an the port wenches done put barnacles on yer mast!

    SteamID: sgtd

  • Captain Setter from Ireland eyes off the new recruits. He stops about halfway along, when a recruit grabs his ‘eye’. Captain Setter taps his walking stick against the recruits manufactured leg.

    “Nice and sturdy for a triped.”

    He scratches just above the recruits leg and… nothing. Another of the recruits hind leg begins to kick wildly as he watches on, tongue sticking out. Captain Setter glances at him with his eye… the erratic dog quickly stops and stands to attention. Setter turns his eye back to the triped.

    “Ye certainly walk the walk… but do you sniff the sniff?”

    A couple of Setter’s more burley litter amble over and grab the recruit, turning him around for a good sniffing.

    Captain Setter closes his eyes, and bends down for a sniff when he is greeted with a firm whack in the nose by some waggling wood. He opens his eyes in shock…

    “And what do ye’call that? A wooden wagger?” his litter leans in for a closer look.

    “Ye’ call that a tail? Ahahaha” they bellow, “it looks like someone ran a burnt stick through a coral seabed! It’s so tiny, and lumpy!”

    They spin the recruit around.

    “What be the meaning of this?” Setters patience wearing thin.

    “My… my wife, she… she, she couldn’t smell. It’s, a brail tail.”

    “Well what good are ‘ye to us? I’ll send for you if we need to surrender to the seeing-eye school!”

    He turns to his litter.

    “But, for now… I think ye’ be in need of a dog wash! Call Jim boys, and ready the plank!”

    Steam ID: Zupecki

  • “Ye be smellin’ so bad I wouldn’t even sniff your butt with a peg-nose”

    Steam ID: Drunkspleen

  • “Yer Arrrrse smells o’ daisies and pot pourri, and ye sense o’ smell be as poor as Avatarrrrrr’s script.”

    I don’t know, they just strike me as being quite insulting to a pirate dog.

    steamid bookiegnu

  • Yer claims to be a Flea Bitten Mongrel, but ye fights like a lily livered Persian, and have the face of a wet Siamese.

    Steam id: tigerion

  • “Look. Yer knees are all shakin’ and now yer just wet yerself. Where are yer manners? Wasn’ youse ever toilet trained?”

    steamid: ekole

  • “Arrrrrrr ya motherrrrrrr was a barrrrrrrnacle coverrrrred, ugly wench of a bitch and yaaarrrrrrrr fatherrrrrr smelt of rrrrrrum berries, yaarrrrr and WHY’S ME RRRRRRRUM GONE!”

    Steam: Caboose_TB

  • “Remember this hair in the morning, cos it’ll be the hair of the dog what bit you!”

    SteamID: azshiris

  • “One more talk a’ mutiny from out your barnacle suckin’, bilge eatin’, sea cow snoggin’, royal navy salutin’ mouth you filthy son of an englishman, and I’ll flay the skin of your back to make a fine waist coat for the cabin boy”

    Steam ID: aaronjmitchell

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