Trade Wars 2002

Trade Wars 2002 DOS One of the spectacular opening ANSI title screens

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Description

Much like Elite, Tradewars 2002 is considered a space trading game, but it gives you a perfect mix between strategy and action by allowing you to play against other people and giving you options such as building citadels and ports.

A text based game who found it's popularity by being played through dial-up BBSs, Tradewars has evolved dramatically since it's first release. It now allows multiplayer action and is easily playable over the internet through any telnet client. You can also set up your own server for people to play at and it's still costs nothing to play.

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Trade Wars 2002 DOS One of the spectacular opening ANSI title screens
Trade Wars 2002 DOS Federal Space Police HeadQuarters on the StarDock
Trade Wars 2002 DOS Signing in - activity is rewarded
Trade Wars 2002 DOS Vital statistics of the current install's configuration

Alternate Titles

  • "TWGS" -- internet game server
  • "TW2002" -- abbreviated title

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ANSI in action 1 Pseudo_Intellectual (45174)
Jun 26, 2015

Trivia

Drew Markham, artist of many of the game's striking ANSI art screens, is paid homage to in the name of the Markham Space Tech company, builder of the (largely Federation-only) ships the Valiant, Intrepid, Dauntless, Excelsior and the Assault Carrier.

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