The Colonists is a strategy settlement building game that allows the player to control a team of robots. Their overall goal is to prepare a new planet for a host of new inhabitants. It features single player, free-play, competitive multiple player, and co-op options.
In The Colonists, the player is able to explore, control and tweak the evolving society. As a result, they are able to ensure the inhabitants are making the most of their new world, from the Stone Age to the Space Age.
Key features include:
- Building infrastructure for the new colony. This includes the implementation of transport systems (including road, boat, rail and drone).
- Harvesting natural resources.
- Implementing farming and food production.
- Sculpting terrain.
- Conquering settlements and trading with new allies.