Interplanetary Trader is a textual flit from one planet to another buying and selling cargo.
It could be a very nice romp but inevitably there are hazards. Now, I found these a bit too severe. Maybe I was unlucky but I was killed off far too often.
The problem is that evasive action is hardly within your control; the outcome is decided by the computer equivalent of a dice throw.
After all, if you've sweated studying the market, buying and selling carefully it seems hardly fair to be wiped out so casually. At least if you were sent to jail you could buy yourself out. Death can be fatal!