Any good free open-ended space sim games?

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by CaptSaltyJack, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. CaptSaltyJack macrumors 6502

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    I'm looking for Mac-friendly (and Linux-friendly, optionally) space sim games, the kind where it's open-ended, and you can upgrade your ship, mine from planets, engage in dogfights. Doesn't necessarily need to be an online game, vs. AI is fine. Any suggestions?
     
  2. tellif macrumors newbie

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    Escape Velocity: Nova is a pretty good game with quite a few nice mods available. vs AI.
     
  3. CaptSaltyJack thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Cool! Not free though. But I'll check it out.

    PS, actually I was looking for something more like Privateer, FreeSpace, that sort of thing. But open-ended.
     
  4. Sargiel macrumors member

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  5. CaptSaltyJack thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Cool, I dig the X3 games.. didn't know this was out. Thanks!
     
  6. CaptSaltyJack thread starter macrumors 6502

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    BTW, can you confirm that it runs smoothly on Mac? I've got a Mac Pro octo-core (2.66GHz), 16GB RAM, NVidia GeForce GT120.
     
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