Starsector is described as '(formerly “Starfarer”) is an in-development open-world single-player space-combat, roleplaying, exploration, and economic game. You take the role of a space captain seeking fortune and glory however you choose' and is a Role-playing Game in the Games category. There are three games similar to Starsector for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, GOG.com, Linux and Mac. Most alternatives are Role-playing , Open World Games and Sandbox Games. The best alternative is X. Other Starsector like games are Space Rangers (Paid) and Star Citizen (Paid).
X is a science fiction space trading and combat simulator series created by German developer Egosoft. The series is set in the X-Universe where several races populate a number of worlds connected by jumpgates. Represent entire series of X games including X: Beyond the Frontier, X²: The Threat, X³: Reunion, X³: Terran Conflict, X Rebirth, X4: Foundations.
The game is dynamic and open-ended in a fashion that has been compared to Elite and Star Control 2. Represent entire series of Space Rangers games including Space Rangers, Space Rangers 2: Dominators, Space Rangers: Legacy.