Pax Imperia: Eminent Domain
A sequel to the popular Mac game, Pax Imperia: Eminent Domain serves up a sturdy helping of hardcore space strategy and resource-management gameplay. Gamers choose from one of 16 species and battle it out for galactic domination on 800 planets using a point-and-click interface. Along with real-time combat, your powers of persuasion include diplomacy and espionage. Players must also devote resources to exploring alien territory, developing new technology, managing their planets' economic growth, and the like.