Spaceward Ho! is a complex strategy game in which you must build ships to expand your fleet and conquer galaxies. This is a turn-based game in which you will play against other computer players who will try to steal your resources and kill you. You can customize the number of players and the game difficulty. You can also select the size and density of your galaxy, its name, and years per turn.
When you start a game, you will have a certain amount of money that you can use to build ships and improve your fleet. There are different types of ships that you need for different purposes. Some of them will help you collect metal and other valuable objects that you can trade, and others are flight vessels needed to attack other enemies and defend yourself. From time to time, you can also perform different types of research that help you improve your technology. The game features very simple graphics, no sounds and no music. It offers no action whatsoever. The demo only allows you to play local games, but with the registered version you can also play against other online players.
In short, if you like strategic games in which you must be patient and be able to manage resources, Spaceward Ho! may be a good choice.