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Description

Space Trader is easy to learn, but a challenge to master. Your goal is to make as much money as possible in the time you're given. You travel through the solar system visiting different planets, buying, selling, and repeating - all while taking on dangerous Bounty missions on the side for extra cash.

Disasters can influence how much commodities are worth on different planets; taking advantage of them can mean the difference between topping the score board and bankruptcy. Stash is hidden around levels, and grabbing it nets you free items to sell off - in our co-operative multiplayer it becomes a mad dash between Traders to see whom can find the stash and claim it first.

There are many different Challenges to choose from, each one with a different objective and new places to visit. Stake your claim between Earth and The Moon, or try a larger challenge that takes you through all the of planets of the inner solar system. Fight crime bosses, or be purely a Trader - the choice of how you complete each challenge is yours.

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Space Trader Windows Some people will offer you bounty-hunting missions. If you accept, you are transported to a small level where you have to take down the target, FPS-style.
Space Trader Windows Combat plays a large role in Space Trader.
Space Trader Windows Aboard the satellite city
Space Trader Windows Each game is played against the clock. The galactic map shows you how long it will take to get to each destination.

Alternate Titles

  • "Космический Торговец" -- Russian spelling
  • "Space Trader: Merchant Marine" -- Meridian4 release title

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The Press Says

Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Mar 23, 2009 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameFocus Windows Oct 12, 2008 8.9 out of 10 89
Generation: Gamerz Windows Sep 02, 2007 84 out of 100 84
Bytten Windows Feb 15, 2008 82 out of 100 82
Out Of Eight Windows Aug 21, 2007 6 out of 8 75
GamePlasma Windows Dec 31, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Killer Betties Windows Dec 26, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
IGN Windows Dec 19, 2008 5.8 out of 10 58

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Trivia

Space Trader was funded in part by the Canadian government through the Teléfilm project, a program designed to encourage Canadian made and owned content.

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