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App description: SpaceTrader is an exciting game where a player aims to save up enough money to buy a moon and retire! Leveraging only a small ship and a pocket full of cash, a player can make profits by trading goods between solar systems. There are riskier and more exciting ways to make money, too: collecting bounties by hunting down pirates, becoming a pirate and robbing honest traders, and completing special quests. Beware that piracy draws a lot of police activity and increases the game difficulty significantly!

Tips and tricks:
- Visit the Ship Yard to buy more fuel. Turn on automatic fuel and repair purchase to save time!
- Look at estimated prices in the Warp view to choose the most profitable items to trade. Beware that illegal items will draw police attention!
- Tap the map in the System Info view to see a Galactic Chart of the entire galaxy.
- If youre not interested in meeting with unthreatening pirates, police, or traders, check out the settings in Commander Status.

Though this app is a full re-write for iOS, a very special thanks goes to Pieter Spronck for developing the first Space Trader for Palm OS. Please visit his site for history, strategies, and tips that apply to this version as well: http://ticc.uvt.nl/~pspronck/spacetrader/ !
04-27-2017, 04:23 AM
#2
Just wanted to say that out of all the commodity trading games out there, this one is easily my favorite. All the aspects of trading games that I enjoy are distilled down to their most basic form.

I don't even know if the dev intends to update this since it's pretty done, but I hope it stays on the App Store a while more.
04-27-2017, 08:40 AM
#3
Joined: Aug 2015
Posts: 515
Thanks for posting. This looks the business.
04-27-2017, 10:18 AM
#4
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: San Jose, CA
Posts: 384
Thanks for posting this! I had the "Space Trader 2016" port but that thing is a buggy mess. This looks more solid.

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