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I remember a long time ago my older broski downloaded this space game where you were able to explore a galaxy, trade, customize your ship, etc. It was a top view down game where you controlled your ship with the arrow keys I believe?

Anyone know what game this was? Or have other suggestions as well for a free space exploration game with ship customization?

Cheers!
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DUUUUUUUUUUDE!!!!!!!!!!! Reminds me of this:http://www.dingogames.com/jack/ jack of all Trades by Dingogames.
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Or have other suggestions as well for a free space exploration game with ship customization?

Cheers!
X beyond the Frontier and its sequels.
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That would be this:



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Did you mean Galactic Civilizations II? If not I recommend it. No DRM because Stardock is awesome. Last time I saw it for something like $10 with expansions at Target of all places.
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Sounds like privateer to me. A year ago I dled it and played it.
I got no joystick so i sucked hard. Its for free now and you can get it here:
http://free-game-downloads.mosw.com/...privateer.html
If unsure check here:

Edit:Ah no just saw that you meant a 2D game
But anyway check out privateer, it`s quite fun.
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Eve online

http://trial.eveonline.com/en/freetr...FcZe2god5XHdbg
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Nevermind this is not top down
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Homeworld?
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In this thread
http://www.overclock.net/pc-games/97...d-pc-game.html
someone searches a similar game, maybe the one you search is posted there.
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post #10 of 14
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Cheers on suggestions guys. I'm going to take a look at them!

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Originally Posted by Mr.Eiht View Post
In this thread
http://www.overclock.net/pc-games/97...d-pc-game.html
someone searches a similar game, maybe the one you search is posted there.
Haha! Perfect! Thank! It was this:

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Originally Posted by 1slobalt12 View Post
Found it its Escape Velocity for the Mac
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Originally Posted by †Blade† View Post
You're right... very similar -
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