The Trader

Minimum requirements

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 64Bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD Radeon R9 290
  • Storage: 5 GB available space
Single-player, Steam Achievements, Partial Controller Support, Steam Cloud
Action, Adventure, Indie, RPG, Early Access

30 Jul, 2021

Curator review

Kill zombie after zombie with your hammer in efforts to keep your shop open to trade with survivors. This unique looter shooter game will have you killing hours of time while killing hordes of zombies

Full review

The Trader is a captivating game set in the desolate "Wasteland" where you must navigate through the aftermath of a devastating war. As the protagonist, your primary objective is to run and maintain a shop by trading with wandering survivors, all while fending off menacing raiders and Wastelanders.

Trading in The Trader adds an innovative twist to the gameplay experience. NPC characters resembling RPG players come to trade with you, enhancing immersion by simulating an RPG world within the game. Acquiring stock for your shop can also be achieved through looting expeditions into the perilous Wasteland itself.

Exploring ancient ruins and abandoned structures in randomly generated locations offers endless possibilities for adventure-seeking players. Additionally, combat presents an ever-present threat as you defend yourself against Wasteland creatures and raiders who crave control of your precious resources.

To aid in your survival, The Trader equips you with various weapons ranging from handguns to shotguns and rifles found within the unforgiving wastelands.

An exciting element of this game is its building mechanics which allow you to customize defences for your store or upgrade storage facilities. As new updates roll out, player feedback has prompted developers to introduce employee management opportunities that increase productivity throughout gameplay. 

In The Trader, each player has their preferred style of play: You may choose consistency by focusing on trading within your store while sprucing up its aesthetic or opt for daring expeditions into dangerous territory; securing valuable loot amidst relentless battles against hordes of zombies.

An important reminder: This remarkable game comes with a photosensitive seizure warning, so please consult medical professionals if any adverse symptoms occur during play. 

All things considered, The Trader immerses players into its post-apocalyptic world brimming with unique challenges at every turn. Surviving in the Wasteland while managing your shop and engaging in thrilling combat will keep you hooked for hours on end.