Tradewars 2002

Trade Wars is a series of space trading games which became popular on BBSes in the late 80s and early 90s. Its cited as a influence to many popular games, such as Ultima Online, Jumpgate, Star Citizen, and EVE Online. The most popular version of the game is Tradewars 2002 (or TW2002). The game is still in semi-active development and has a small community of dedicated players.

Dimension has its own public instance of TradeWars 2002 running which is open for everyone.


From your Dimension account you can run tw2002 from the shell to connect to the server.

For anywhere else, you can telnet to port 2002.

Getting Started

Many getting started guides exist for the game, a few popular ones are:

Active Games