Economic and trading sim in the 16th century
The Patrician is one of the best trading simulations of the early 90s, and it is based on the sea faring, commodities markets of the 16th century, in the Baltic and northern regions. Thus, you'll have to make yourself comfortable with unpredictable seas, on which you will have to run your Snaika ships and if you are lucky, larger ones, or even convoys. Everything is for sale, from beer to expensive goods, for the rich. You just have to exploit the differences in the market, buy from an area that has a production deluge and sell to where these commodities are a rarity. It's a game of balancing the cost of the voyage, trying to know where the areas are great for buying or for selling and for what product and then just growing. Sure, enough, the game has some additional elements too, that are more about setting the tone of the game; thus, there is political turmoil, there are many different areas and cities that you can even go on and conquer, and there are the nefarious pirates, which will definitely give you a hard time if you allow them. But, patience and a head dedicated to growth and business will see everything to completion. Download the second Patrician game too, it updates the graphics, includes more additional gameplay elements and even minigames.