While i was waiting for new civilizations to release i could always sink hours into this. Damn worm boils... Brilliant game and the design and deply your own ships and so forth gave an extra depth of strategy to me.
Design Your Own War Machine: Custom build fighting units that meet your mission's specific needs, or accept your governor's recommendations.
Diplomatic Relations: Dynamic personalities react individually to your actions. Your diplomatic decisions dictate your path to one of five ultimate resolutions.
Infinitely Replayable: A random 3D world generator, unlimited strategies, five paths to victory, six levels of difficulty, seven unique factions, fully featured map/game editor, and a whole host of customisable options ensure unlimited gameplay.
Includes the 'Alien Crossfire' Expansion Pack: Adds 7 new playable factions, new technologies, new secret projects, newbase facilities, new weapons, armour, special abilities and an expanded storyline.