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High Seas Trader (DOS)

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A follow-up to Impressions' earlier game Merchant Colony, High Seas Trader puts you in the shoes of a young impoverished nobleman who must take to the high seas (where else?) in order to regain fame and fortune.

You'll trade in a variety of goods, deal with banks and merchants, acquire property, and outfit your ship with guns, equipment, and crew. Sailing is done from a first person perspective behind the ship's wheel. The seas are, of course, never safe; pesky pirates will attempt to intercept you and relieve you of your worldly possessions.

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High Seas Trader DOS Intro Screen
High Seas Trader DOS Set Sail!
High Seas Trader DOS Buy And Sell At Market
High Seas Trader DOS Check Your Charts

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The Press Says

Joystick (French) May, 1995 85 out of 100 85
Power Play Jul, 1995 72 out of 100 72
PC Gamer Jun, 1995 68 out of 100 68
High Score Mar, 1996 3 out of 5 60
PC Games (Germany) Jul, 1995 59 out of 100 59
All Game Guide 1995 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) May, 1995 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
PC Player (Germany) May, 1995 34 out of 100 34

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PCGamer77 (3027) added High Seas Trader (DOS) on Jun 09, 2001
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