[MUD-Dev] chil at gate.net
joel at ee.uwa.edu.au
Tue Feb 29 08:25:20 New Zealand Daylight Time 2000
Bobby Bailey wrote:
> I am searching high and low for a space-based trading game, similar to
> Privateer, an offshoot of the Wing Commander series of games.
> Basically, the type of things I am looking for is a a space system, with
> various planets/outposts/whatever within that system where you can
> purchase a ship (small at first) and do cargo runs between planets, or
> mercenary type work, etc. Buy commodity X on PlanetA for 40, sell it on
> PlanetB for 70, make a profit, earn money to upgrade your ship systems or
> buy new ships, etc.
I know its _not_ exactly what you're looking for, but check out
and the my current test game:
Its not a space-trading game, its more an empire-building game, but
is a strong commerce element since players buy and sell units amongst
themselves. The news entries will give you a flavor of the game; most
the interesting negotiations and deals happen via email.
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Bruce: I wouldn't touch that with a barge-pole.
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