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What is Offworld Trading Company?
Offworld Trading Company is a real-time strategy game in which money, not firepower, is the player's weapon. Players must stake their claims to resources and wrest any advantage they can buying and selling on the real-time marketplace – but greasing some palms on the black market for a timely pirate raid on a rival's supply chain can make all the difference.
So Offworld Trading Company is an RTS?
It's definitely a real-time strategy game, yes. The difference between Offworld Trading Company and traditional RTS games is that you don't build up and command armies with the goal of blowing up the enemy base. Instead, the player with the craftiest insight into the player-driven market wins. The only direct conflict is through the black market, but players interact constantly through the market as it reacts to supply and demand in real time.
Is your focus on single- or multiplayer?
Both, and we mean it. Multiplayer is a natural fit (in fact, Offworld Trading Company works exceptionally well as a free-for-all game), and we’ve incorporated all kinds of support for advanced features like leagues and ladders. We also have a dedicated co-op mode.
Our AI is already quite mean without cheating and it got to the point where we had to tone it down at our players’ requests. Our single player campaign responds dynamically to your choices and match outcomes. We are spending a lot of time making sure that side of the game is also top-notch.
Where can I learn more about Offworld Trading Company?
Check out our game page and the introductory video in which Soren and the Mohawk team present their vision for Offworld Trading Company. Catch us on our livestream channel on Twitch, and catch up on previous streams on YouTube.
Can I monetize my videos/streams of Offworld Trading Company?
As with all Stardock titles, you are welcome to monetize your Offworld Trading Company content.

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The AI keeps kicking my butt! What gives?
Are you upgrading your HQ (button in the lower left of the screen), both in levels and with special upgrades like the Engineering Lab? Both are incredibly important. Beyond that, try the forums for advice.
I have more gameplay questions!
Ask on the forums, and we’ll update this as more questions are frequently asked.
I’m still stumped!
If you want some more in-depth help regarding how to get started in Offworld Trading Company, check out our gamepedia site here.

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Does Offworld Trading Company use Steam?
Offworld Trading Company will be distributed exclusively through Steam. Whether you buy it directly from our publisher Stardock, through Steam, or through another retailer, you will receive a Steam code that you will then need to link to your Steam account in order to download and play.
What platforms will Offworld Trading Company appear on?
64-bit Windows and MacOS. Linux support would be great, but we're a small team and can't commit to that quite yet.
What are the Windows system requirements for Offworld Trading Company?
OS: Windows 8.1 / 7 64-bit
CPU: 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo / 2.0 GHz AMD Athlon X2 64
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: 256 MB Nvidia GeForce 8800 or equivalent
DirectX: Version 10
Network: Broadband Internet connection (multiplayer)
Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
OS: Windows 8.1 / 7 64-bit
CPU: 3 GHz Intel Quad-Core CPU / 3.2 GHz AMD Six-Core CPU
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 460 or equivalent
DirectX: Version 11
Network: Broadband Internet connection (multiplayer)
Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
What are the MacOS system requirements for Offworld Trading Company?
OS: OS X Yosemite
CPU: 1.4 GHz Intel Core i5
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5000
Network: Broadband Internet connection (multiplayer)
Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
OS: OS X Yosemite
CPU: 2.6 GHz Intel Core i5
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: Intel Iris Graphics
Network: Broadband Internet connection (multiplayer)
Hard Drive: 2 GB available space

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Hey, what happened to the Founders program?
The Founders program for Offworld Trading Company has concluded. Our thanks go out to all our founders for their faith and their feedback.
What is the Founder's Vault and how do I get access to it?
The Founder's Vault is a special webpage available to all Offworld Trading Company Founders. In it, Founders can find exclusive behind-the-scenes goodies from Offworld Trading Company's development, from reference materials to design notes and much more.
To access the Founder's Vault, go to https://www.offworldgame.com/founders and log in with the Stardock account associated with your Offworld Trading Company purchase.

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