Space Colony is best described as a space-based People Sim crossed with a City Building game. The player manages and nurtures a group of dysfunctional space dwellers colonising the most unearthly corners of the galaxy.
None of the 20 colonists gamers will meet were ever on a NASA shortlist. However, a craftsman never blames his tools and there's work to be done (you have no idea how much).
Each world you explore and colonise presents new challenges. You manage the resources, the chores, the living conditions, and ultimately, the fate of all the colonists and visitors to your space base. But as you'll discover: controlling the flow of credits is one thing, controlling emotions is another.
Maybe the oxygen flow needs turning up a tad, but despite the terrors of living in space, our colonists are oblivious to the dangers of the alien-infested planets they've made their home - plumb in a Jacuzzi and the fact that giant alien brains are taking over the base simply melts away.
Ahhhh, welcome to life beyond the stars. It's everything the brochure said. So what if half the staff are brawling, the Harvester Robot is chain-sawing its way through the oxygen supply, and small furry aliens have taken over the disco? This is home!
* Pentium III 800 MHz or better
* Windows 98/ME/2000 and XP
* 64MB RAM
* 4MB, 100% Direct X 8.1 compatible, capable of 800x600 resolution Video Card
* 100% Direct X 8.1 compatible Sound Card
* 8 x CD-ROM Drive or faster
* Microsoft compatible Keyboard & Mouse
* Hard Disk Space: 850MB