GIN writes: "The 17th century brought to the world exotic goods and competition between eight companies supported by their respective nations. East India Company: Designer's Cut, published by Paradox Interactive, and developed by Nitro Games and brings to life what it was like to be that trading company. The Designer's Cut version is actually an upgrade to the original game and makes some improvements. When installing the game, it will ask if you want to upgrade. I'm not a really big fan of naval games, though I have tried a few in the past. This one caught my eye due to its different game style."