Tradewinds 2 is a strategy game in which you can fight pirates or be a tradesman.
You can be a commander, defeating pirates, or trade exotic island goods, amassing wealth and power. Earn enough gold to upgrade your ship and engage in land and sea battles.
Both in Story Mode as well as in Free Trade Mode you can choose your character, after reading its details.
You will be assigned different tasks that you´ll have to perform to earn money, which later you can use to upgrade your ships.
As a master commander, you will accept tasks from the governors, chase pirates, fight battles and sink ships. You will be rewarded with gold, that you must spend wisely in the ports to buy everything needed to go on with your adventures.
The game resembles somewhat to the "Carmen Sandiego" series. As in that games, you have to chase somebody asking the characters you come across for tips.
The Minimum System Requirements to run Tradewinds 2 are a PC (Pentium 400 or better) with Windows 98/ME/2000/XP, 64 MB System RAM, Internet Explorer 5.0+, Direct-X 7 or above, Keyboard & mouse.