Abandonware DOS title

Games involving some sort of trading practice sorted by release date

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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Black Monday

DOS19873.5/5 Starsoft Development
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Business Simulator

DOS19873.9/5 Reality Development
Business Simulator is an abandoned business simulation game developed and released by Reality Development in 1987 for DOS only. Business Simulator is a text-based management simulation designed by an university professor.
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Elite

DOS1987freeware4.1/5 Firebird
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Inside Trader

DOS19874.1/5 Cosmi Corporation
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Sid Meier's Pirates!

DOS1987protected4.1/5 MicroProse Software
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Corporate Raider: The Pirate of Wall Street

DOS1988protected3.8/5 SoftServ
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Yuppi's Revenge

DOS19883.3/5 Ariolasoft
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Acquire

DOS19893.9/5 IBM
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China Sea Trader

DOS19893.5/5
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Oil Imperium

DOS19894/5 reLINE Software
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Ports of Call

DOS19894.1/5 International Software Development
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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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Big Business

DOS19904/5 Off The Wall Productions
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Inve$t

DOS19903.5/5 Starbyte Software
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Railroad Tycoon

DOSMac OS1990freeware4.1/5 MicroProse Software
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Uncharted Waters

DOS19904.1/5 KOEI
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Xiphos

DOS19903.8/5
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Elite Plus

DOS1991freeware4/5 Realtime Games
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Merchant Colony

DOS19914.2/5 Impressions Games
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1869

DOS19923.9/5 Max Design
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Oil Barons

DOS19923.9/5 Starsoft Development
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Patrician

DOS1992protected4.2/5 ASCARON Entertainment
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Traders

DOS19924/5 Linel
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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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Merchant Prince

DOS19934/5 Holistic Design
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Nomad

DOS19934.1/5 Papyrus Design Group
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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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Protostar: War on the Frontier

DOS19934.1/5 Tsunami Media
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Rags to Riches

DOS19934/5 Interplay Productions