other spacer/trader games just dont compete...
and i have tried near enough all of them, and though i enjoyied them... the original (and even amigers elite plus!) are just better... and i dont know why..
tachyon the fringe
wing commander privatier
frontier & first enc.
X,X2 and X3 the threat
those are the onese that spring to mind I am pretty sure there are others but alas..... i cannot remember them.
but ALL of them are not as much fun as ELITE.... figure..... seeing that flashing ELITE status.... that had meaning!