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

Railroad Tycoon
simulationDOS, Mac
Protostar: War on the Frontier
vehicle simulationDOS

Trading games

  • drugwars-1
  • black-monday-02
    DOS19873.5/5 Starsoft Development
  • business-simulator-03
    DOS19873.9/5 Reality Technologies
  • elite-1
    DOS1987freeware4.1/5 Firebird
  • inside-trader-04
    DOS19874/5 Cosmi Corporation
  • pirates-2
    DOS1987protected4.1/5 MicroProse Software
  • corporate-raider-2
    DOS1988protected3.8/5 SoftServ
  • yuppisrevenge-1
    DOS19883.1/5 Ariolasoft
  • acquire-1
    DOS19893.9/5 IBM
  • chinaseatrader-2
  • oil-imperium-03
    DOS19894.2/5 reLINE Software
  • portsofcall-1
    DOS19894.1/5 International Software Development
  • spacerogue-2
    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.

  • big-business-03
    DOS19904/5 Off The Wall Productions
  • invest-01
    DOS19903/5 Starbyte Software
  • railroadtycoon1-6
    DOSMac1990freeware4.1/5 MicroProse Software
  • unchartedwaters-1
    DOS19904.1/5 KOEI
  • xiphos-02
  • eliteplus-5
    DOS1991freeware4.1/5 Realtime Games
  • merchant-colony-07
    DOS19914.2/5 Impressions Games
  • 1869-7
    DOS19923.9/5 Max Design
  • oil_barons-02
    DOS19923.9/5 Starsoft Development
  • patrician1-04
    DOS1992protected4.3/5 ASCARON Entertainment
  • traders-02
    DOS19923.8/5 Linel
  • frontier-1
    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.

  • merchantprince-1
    DOS19934.1/5 Holistic Design
  • nomad-02
    DOS19934.2/5 Papyrus Design Group
  • piratesg_006
    DOSWindows 3.xMac1993protectedremake4/5 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, ...

  • protostar-07
    DOS19934.1/5 Tsunami Media
  • rags-to-riches-02
    DOS19934/5 Interplay Productions