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Trade Empires is a business simulation in the tradition of Railroad- or Transport Tycoon. You can recruit merchants, hire caravans and build production sites. Then you'll have to send out your men in order to earn money with the goods produced.

It's also remarkable that the game's not limited to one special scenario - you can either play in 1820 A.D. London, 1255 A.D. Bokhara or 150 B.C. Han Empire, China.


Trade Empires Windows Tutorial Menu
Trade Empires Windows Construction Mode
Trade Empires Windows Main Menu

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Alternate Titles

  • "Торговые империи" -- Russian spelling

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Critic Reviews

IGN Nov 30, 2001 8.3 out of 10 83 (UK) Dec 20, 2001 8 out of 10 80
GameZone Oct 13, 2001 8 out of 10 80
PC Zone Benelux Jan, 2002 74 out of 100 74
Gamer's Pulse Oct 30, 2001 70 out of 100 70
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Nov 02, 2001 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Dec 17, 2001 66 out of 100 66
Game Watcher Aug 11, 2003 6.2 out of 10 62
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jan, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Gamezone (Germany) Oct 29, 2001 6 out of 10 60


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Trade Empires was the first game to run on Frog City Software's AXVI engine. Originally designed for the RTS / RPG hybrid Pantheon that was cancelled in 2000, it was consequently used in Trade Empires as a rather small game to make up for the cancellation, and in 2003 also in Tropico 2: Pirate Cove.

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Alexander Schaefer (2526) added Trade Empires (Windows) on Mar 14, 2002