Explore and colonize diverse planets. Connect them into a vast trade empire via a network of slipways. Research technologies and defend yourself. Pick between philosophical factions to steer your empire towards your chosen ideology.
Still be done in time for lunch.
You can play the PICO-8 edition right now without leaving your browser. The PC version is going to be a prettier, larger and more complete game, but the core ideas, the swift gameplay and the simple rules are here to stay.