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DOS - 1992

Also available on: Amiga

Alt names 1869: History Experience Part I, 1869: Hart am Wind!, 1869: Erlebte Geschichte Teil I
Year 1992
Platform DOS
Released in Austria, Germany
Genre Simulation, Strategy
Theme Industrial Age, Managerial, Trade, Turn-based
Publisher Max Design GesMBH
Developer Max Design GesMBH
Dosbox support Fully supported on 0.72
4.45 / 5 - 51 votes

Description of 1869

1869 is a fun 17th century trading game that is similar to its contemporary High Seas Trader but with more emphasis on trading and planning routes than on naval navigation.

The game also (perhaps unwittingly) borrows concepts from Sid Meier's classic Railroad Tycoon to good effect, such as random special shipping assignments that will earn you extra cash if you complete it in time. Plan your trade routes, organize a fleet, and finances carefully-- this game is no cakewalk :) Definitely a great game that finally put underrated developed Max Design on the map.

Review By HOTUD

Comments and reviews

Ed 2018-10-01 0 point

I need help installing the game. I typed A:/INSTALL to install the game, but it didn't work. I need help!

McCarty 2018-03-01 1 point DOS version

Good game although Max Design always publishes unfinished sims. Search for the German-English translated manual and you will be rewarded with a great essay on colonial history, international commerce, and reverence for the ships that made Europe and America masters of the world.

JJKK 2017-06-20 0 point DOS version

it doesn't work for me every time i try to load the exe file by dragging it to dos box it shows the dos load up for 1 frame and then it dissapears and gives me a completely black screen and the only thing i can do is enter a command help???

Ryan 2017-04-11 0 point DOS version

If you're having trouble saving, as I first was, You must first type a title for your save-game in the middle grey bar of the save section, then when you press save, it will respond, and show your save file in red I believe.

Fred Fuchs 2017-03-27 0 point DOS version

here's a guide for beginners. you have to right-click on the little buildings and pay them to build you a ship at the start, but this article explains it better (not mine)
have fun

Black Sparrow 2014-11-04 -7 points DOS version

I liked this game a lot in the past. Nowadays I am playing an online rpg called Pirates Glory that reminds me of this game. If you liked 1869, you will most probably like Pirates Glory too.

The game can be found at

John 2013-12-20 0 point DOS version

@blazer, the exe file is called 1869.exe. You can't miss it.

blazer 2013-12-07 0 point DOS version

what did you guys use to run it? theres no executional files in the folder?

riddler86 2013-09-07 -1 point DOS version

I can't seem to get the ships to go anywhere

DDRboy 2011-10-23 -1 point DOS version

i search for the Midi Files or other Files to hear this great wonderfuel

DDRboy 2011-06-25 -1 point DOS version

nice Midi Music,fine Game for old Time!

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