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Official:Demographic Information

From YPPedia

This page provides details from the Puzzle Pirates player survey conducted by Three Rings (now Grey Havens) in May and June 2005.

For information on a more recent survey of player demographics, check the Official:2009 Pirate Census Data.

The survey result compiled below only show information for those players that chose to respond to the survey, and so may not provide a completely accurate portrait of the game population. However, the numbers do provide a useful insight into the population of the game as a whole and for each Ocean. Total Respondents: 3750

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Player Details

Gender Distribution:

  • 51% Male
  • 49% Female


Average Age:

  • Overall average: 23.6
  • 25.0 Female
  • 22.2 Male


Age Breakdown (Ocean):

  • 23.5 Cobalt
  • 26.3 Midnight
  • 20.1 Viridian


Reported Home Ocean:

  • 18% Cobalt
  • 45% Midnight
  • 36% Viridian

Age Distribution

The male graph is shown stacked on top of the female graph, the total height is the combined total of players.

Feedback on the Game

Things you love:

  • 13% Pillaging
  • 12% Your Crew
  • 11% Duty Puzzles (on board a ship)
  • 11% Pirate Theme
  • 10% Clothing
  • 9% Your Hearties
  • 8% Table Games (in the Inn)
  • 8% Crafting Puzzles (in the Shoppes)
  • 3% The Forums
  • 5% Politics and Blockades
  • 5% Trading
  • 4% Stall Management


What you want next:

  • 34% Sea Monsters
  • 18% More crafting puzzles
  • 15% More Duty Puzzles
  • 12% Social Features
  • 11% More clothing
  • 7% Economy/Shop Features
  • 3% More Table games


Other Games Played:

  • 23% Store-bought PC Games
  • 18% Console Games
  • 15% Downloadable Puzzle Games
  • 13% Board Games
  • 13% MMORPGs
  • 13% Online Board and Card Games
  • 3% Online Poker or other Gambling
  • 1% Online Slots


What is Puzzle Pirates to you?:

  • 32% Pirate Game
  • 28% World of Puzzle Games
  • 12% Online Community
  • 12% MMORPG
  • 10% Online World
  • 7% Role-Playing Game

Player Satisfaction

Cobalt

  • 64% Very Happy
  • 31% Happy
  • 4% Just Okay
  • 0% Unhappy
  • 0% Very Unhappy


Midnight

  • 57% Very Happy
  • 36% Happy
  • 7% Just Okay
  • 0% Unhappy
  • 0% Very Unhappy


Viridian

  • 59% Very Happy
  • 36% Happy
  • 4% Just Okay
  • 0% Unhappy
  • 0% Very Unhappy
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