Winds Of Trade is a strategy game about running an ocean trading company in the 18th and 19th centuries. Building your trading empire will not be your only goal! Ruthless pirates, shady smugglers, wartime and fierce competitors will make the way to the top a long and hard road for you!
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Mostly Positive (82) - 71% of the 82 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Feb 13, 2017
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March 14

v1.5.2 Now Available!

Hello everyone! We're very happy to inform that a new update for Winds Of Trade has been released. Version 1.5.2 brings several performance improvements (see frame rate comparison below) and some bug fixes that caused UI elements to be displayed incorrectly on some systems. These bugs mainly affected the "competitors" and the "auto trade route" windows, causing some labels to be in the wrong place and the charts in the competitors window to have no background grid.



Here is a quick comparison showing how your frame rate might increase after updating the game:

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January 17

v1.5.1 Now Available!

We have just released a new update for Winds Of Trade, version 1.5.1. This one includes:
  • Brand new Italian translation!
  • New buttons to have finer control over the amount of goods you sell or buy.
  • Fixed bug that sometimes caused world generation to get stuck forever.
  • Fixed bug that caused battle screen to display incorrectly in ultra wide screen resolutions.
  • Minor performance improvements in order to decrease RAM usage.



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Reviews

“Winds of Trade is a full package of thrill, unique in-game mechanics, fear and adventure. If you have been looking for a well-developed naval trading simulator with an advanced economy and turn-based combat system, you can’t go wrong here!”
80/100 – Steam Directly

“Check it out if you’re into econ sims, you won’t be disappointed.”
Snerdaperds

About This Game

Winds Of Trade is a strategy game about running an ocean trading company in the 18th and 19th centuries. Building your trading empire will not be your only goal! Ruthless pirates, shady smugglers, wartime and fierce competitors will make the way to the top a long and hard road for you!

Main Features


  • Procedurally generated worlds: You will face different challenges and you will have to learn how the cities’ production chains interact every time you start a new game.
  • Realistic economic simulation: All prices respond to the basic laws of supply and demand. Every raw material comes from somewhere and every final product goes somewhere to be bought. No arbitrary game rules set, just the will of the free market.
  • Smuggling: Some goods that can be freely bought in one city may be illegal someplace else... Are you willing to take risks for some extra profit?
  • Smart Artificial Intelligence opponents that will make your way to the top even more challenging!
  • Dynamic world economy: Events such as forest fires, bad harvests or war alter the supply, demand and prices of the different commodities.
  • Contracts system: You can accept contracts from governments, private companies and even shady smugglers in order to make some extra money transporting goods. But don't forget, failing comes with a price.
  • Turn based battle system: Pirates may attack you if your cargo is valuable enough... Do you have what it takes to defend yourself? Also, be very careful during wartime, especially if you are transporting weaponry or troops.
  • Your very own colonies: Once you are powerful enough you can found your own colonies in order to exploit natural resources and play with the rules of the market.
  • Own warehouses to accumulate goods and manipulate the market.
  • 11 different ship types from the Age of Sailing, including brigs, galleons, fluyts, frigates and schooners.
  • Automatic Trade Routes: Once your fleet is big enough you can make scripts for your ships to follow and they will trade according to your rules automatically.
  • Improve your ships' stats by hiring experienced captains or purchasing upgrades.
  • Stock market: Invest in companies, help them sell their goods worldwide and collect the profits.
  • Corruption simulation system: Obtain an advantage over your opponents by bribing corrupt governments.
  • Dynamic weather simulation.
  • A rich and immersive soundtrack.

System Requirements

Windows
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista or 7
    • Processor: Intel® Core™2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1 GB & AMD 5570 or nVidia 650
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7, 8 or 10
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2GB & AMD 7970 or nVidia 770 or greater
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit)
    • Processor: Intel® Core™2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1 GB nVidia 650 (+ proprietary drivers)
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.10 (64-bit)
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2GB nVidia 770 or greater (+ proprietary drivers)
    • Storage: 2 GB available space

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