Distant Worlds is the type of game you would get if Sim City and Galactic Civilizations made a baby together. It is both a remarkably deep strategy game and a wonderful galactic simulator. What is more, it attempts to be all things to people, allowing players to custom-tailor the gameplay to their liking. Usually, such an over-ambitious formula proves to be a recipe for disaster – but not this time. Despite the odds, Code Force has managed to produce a solid RT4X gaming experience that can hold its head high amongst older, better established franchises from larger studios. With an expansion in the works, Distant Worlds clearly has a bright future. All things considered, Code Force has delivered a galactic tour de force.