With no money, no space truck and no prospects you were in need of some good luck and it seems that fortune may have smiled upon you. You've been given a Standard Junkbuster to pilot through the galaxy and enough Ching to fill your cargo bay with Moo Frogs, Pickled Nuts and Moon Wine. It looks like you're finally on your way to becoming a true Profiteer!
If you enjoy games like Star Traders RPG, Gazillionaire, Elite or Ports of Call then you're going to love Profiteer.
You'll find yourself exploring the galaxy, using the special traits of each planet, trading exotic goods, dabbling in the black market, gambling, transporting passengers, avoiding pirates, getting sucked through wormholes, sabotaging your competitors and so much more. All the while the other players (who are a mixture of cunning, calculating, criminal and downright bonkers) will stop at nothing in their own quests to become Profiteers.
Awarded the coveted App of the Week award by national computer magazine, Micro Mart, they summed up their review by saying "We were quite smitten with Profiteer as it plays very much like the PC game Gazillionaire. It’s a classic space-based trading game with some delicious graphics, groovy tunes and an overriding sense of humor that’s very easy to get in to. A terrifically addictive game and one we’re happy to recommend for those long commutes to work and times when you've got your feet up."
There are different types of space trucks to purchase and many ways to improve and upgrade those that you own. You can make your plans carefully by checking the news to see what's happening throughout the galaxy or you can smuggle illegal items between planets on a wing and a prayer, hoping to avoid the attention of pirates and intergalactic police.
The game features leaderboards, achievements, multiplayer hot-seat mode, ten sound tracks, unique graphical style, multiple difficulty levels, open ended game play and challenging AI opponents.
Profiteer has been carefully designed so that a player can take a turn or two when they have five minutes to fill or they can, just as easily, settle in for a full evening's playing.
Here's what other Profiteer players have to say -
"I got in to this game and I can't get out. Please, either help me to stop or loan me 100000 Ching so I can upgrade my ship."
"Super fun game! I love space games... and this one rocks!"
"Love the strategy, love the game."
"Love my trading games and this is certainly no exception! Addictive and entertaining... what else can I say?"
"Groovy! Takes me back to the days of Elite!"
"It's the best spacey, trading and quirky game on the market."
"You just can't beat a good trading game! This game has some serious depth to it."
"Great atmosphere, cool characters and fun gameplay!"
"If you're looking for a quick game while waiting for the bus, or whether you've got in from work, had your dinner and there's nothing on TV, Profiteer can certainly fill all the gaps!"
"Great game. Addictive, fun and unique design."
"I tried this game and love it. It’s so addictive. My 11 and 13 year old kids also love it."
"Addictive fun!! With such a lot of fun packed into a task as simple as trading I can't help but come back for more."
"Great old school game. Haven't played a game like this for ages. Really enjoying it."
RokSoft is constantly aiming to improve the Profiteer experience for its players and welcomes their feedback. We were asked to add volume controls and improve the game mechanics for multiple trucks and swiftly implemented those changes. We also fix any bugs, problems or issues that are reported.
Various modifications to enhance replayability including -
- New winning goal (first player with net worth of 1,000,000 Ching).
- Planets now placed randomly within galaxy.
- Lots of new market items added.
- New items gradually added to markets throughout gameplay.
Improvements to frontend.
Updates to tutorial.
New "update information" window added to frontend.
- Various minor game play improvements
- Added volume control for speech