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The best trading games

If buying and selling goods is your thing, give these games a try. Every one of them involve trading in some form: buying and selling goods and moving them by sea (Ports of Call), stock exchange (Acquire, Black Monday), smuggling items in deep space (Elite, Frontier).

Most popular trading games

Dope Wars
simulationWindows XP/98/95
Entrepreneur
simulationWindows XP/98/95
Railroad Tycoon
simulationDOS, Mac OS
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Patrician

DOS1992protected4.2/5 ASCARON Entertainment
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Capitalism 2

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS2001protected4.2/5 Ensemble Studios
Capitalism 2 is simulation game designed by Trevor Chan, developed by Ensemble Studios and released by UBI Soft in 2001 for Windows and Macintosh. Capitalism 2 is the quintessential capitalistic simulation and involves stock exchange, business management, marketing, etc.
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Gloriana

DOS19964.2/5 ASCARON Entertainment
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Merchant Colony

DOS19914.2/5 Impressions Games
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Port Royale

Windows XP/98/952002protected4.2/5 ASCARON Entertainment
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Dope Wars

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Beermat Software
Dope Wars is a text-based simulation game that originated as a DOS program in the early 1980s, but gained popularity in its Windows version released in 1998. The game puts players in the role of a drug dealer navigating the underground economy of buying, selling, and transporting various illegal substances.In the Windows version of the game, player...
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Machiavelli the Prince

DOS1995protected4.2/5 Holistic Design
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Uncharted Waters 2: New Horizons

DOS19954.1/5 KOEI
Uncharted Waters 2: New Horizons is an abandoned simulation game, sequel of Uncharted Waters, developed and released by KOEI in 1995. The Uncharted Waters series is set in the Age of Discovery and gives the player the freedom to set sail with their ship and go wherever you want exploring, fighting, trading, privateering, etc.
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Patrician 2: Quest for Power

Windows XP/98/952000protected4.1/5 ASCARON Entertainment
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Uncharted Waters

DOS19904.1/5 KOEI
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Frontier: First Encounters

DOS19954.1/5 Frontier Developments
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Nomad

DOS19934.1/5 Papyrus Design Group
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Frontier: Elite 2

DOS19934.1/5 Frontier Developments
Frontier: Elite II is a classic space simulation and trading game released in 1993, developed by David Braben and his company Frontier Developments. Frontier is the sequel to the pioneering 1984 game Elite and is often considered a landmark title in the space simulation genre.
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Protostar: War on the Frontier

DOS19934.1/5 Tsunami Media
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Railroad Tycoon

DOSMac OS1990freeware4.1/5 MicroProse Software
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Ports of Call

DOS19894.1/5 International Software Development
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Inside Trader

DOS19874.1/5 Cosmi Corporation
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Railroad Tycoon Deluxe

DOS19934.1/5 MicroProse Software
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Sid Meier's Pirates!

DOS1987protected4.1/5 MicroProse Software
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Wing Commander: Privateer

Windows XP/98/95DOSMac OS1993protected4.1/5 Origin Systems
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Elite

DOS1987freeware4.1/5 Firebird
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Entrepreneur

Windows XP/98/9519974.1/5 Stardock Entertainment
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Rags to Riches

DOS19934/5 Interplay Productions
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Elite Plus

DOS1991freeware4/5 Realtime Games
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Space Rogue

DOS19894/5 Origin Systems
Space Rogue is a science fiction RPG developed by Richard Garriott's Origin and desined by Paul Neurath. Space Rogue combines a 3D space simulation with a top down view RPG gameplay. As a space pilot you can hunt bounties, buy and sell goods, land on starbases or outposts and talk to NPCs, do quests, etc.
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Merchant Prince

DOS19934/5 Holistic Design
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Seven Cities of Gold (Commemorative Edition)

DOS1993protected4/5 Ozark Softscape
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Ocean Trader

DOS19954/5 Software 2000
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Pirates! Gold

DOSWindows 3.xMac OS1993protectedremakedemo4/5 MicroProse Software
Pirates! Gold is an open world game designed by Paul Murphy, developed and released by MicroProse Software in 1993 for DOS, Windows 3.x, Mac and also Sega Genesis and Amiga CD32. Pirates! Gold is a remake of the game Pirates, created by Sid Meier in 1987. Pirates! Gold gameplay is a unique mix of action, strategy, pirate life simulation, ...
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Traders

DOS19924/5 Linel