but in that case you could just go with something else than oolite. I wasn't aware that it aspired to be anything else than elite.
But then, why not just play elite? I mean, it's around, you don't have to pay for it, why not play elite?
If anyone is aware of an elite-like game with a true functional economy where actions have consequences, I'd really like to play it. But I want it to be a single-player game, because I so often have marginal internet access, and I don't want to pay a monthly fee. That leaves out Eve.