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The most popular space simulation games

Space simulation games, as the name suggests, are all about flying a starship in the vastness of space. The gameplay usually involves one or more of the following activities: space combat, space exploration, trading commodities, taking missions, piracy, crafting, mining asteroids, etc. Some of the most popular space sim series are Wing Commander, Elite and X-Wing / Tie Fighter.
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Independence War

Windows XP/98/951997protected3.7/5 Particle Systems
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Protostar: War on the Frontier

DOS19934.1/5 Tsunami Media
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Star Trek: The Rebel Universe

DOS19883.8/5 Firebird
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Buzz Aldrin's Race into Space

DOS19934.1/5 Strategic Visions
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Psi 5 Trading Company

DOS1986protected4.2/5 Distinctive Software
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Orbiter

DOSMac OS19864.3/5 Spectrum HoloByte
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Wing Commander: Armada

DOS1994protected4/5 Origin Systems
Wing Commander: Armada is space combat simulation game developed by Origin Systems and released by Electronic Arts in 1994 for DOS. Wing Commander: Armada is part of the Wing Commander game series and was published before Wind Commander III. Armada is focused on multiplayer battles but it can be played in single player mode too. It features differe...
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Wing Commander Academy

DOS1993protected3.7/5 Origin Systems
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LineWars

DOS19904/5 Safari Software
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Lightspeed

DOS19903.5/5 MicroProse Software
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Star Fleet 2: Krellan Commander

DOS19894.2/5 Interstel Corporation
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LineWars 2

DOS19944/5 Safari Software
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WinTrek

Windows 3.x19923.9/5
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Starlord

DOS19873.6/5
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Starglider

DOS19863.7/5 Argonaut Games
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Space MAX

DOS19923.3/5 Starbyte Software
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Xiphos

DOS19903.8/5
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Starglider 2

DOSMac OS19893.9/5 Argonaut Games
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Eye of the Storm

DOS19932.2/5 Rebellion Developments