Galactic Civilizations II: Gold Edition is a turn-based strategy game set in the 23rd century. Players take on the role of leader of a space-faring civilization and must colonize new worlds, negotiate treaties, fight wars, research new technologies, build trade networks, and more in an effort to emerge as the dominant power in the galaxy. Featuring outstanding graphics, a fantastic ship design system, and an unrivaled computer AI, Galactic Civilizations II: Gold Edition has won editor's choice awards from nearly every major PC publication (PC Gamer, Games for Windows, Gamespot, IGN, GameSpy, and 1up).
Galactic Civilizations II: Gold Edition takes the original GalCiv II (Dread Lords) and combines it with the Dark Avatar expansion pack. This demo gives players the ability to play in smaller galaxies as the Terran Alliance.
What's new in this version:
Galactic Civilizations II: Gold Edition combines the original and integrates the expansion pack into it.