Featuring a huge universe where there are literally hundreds of star systems to explore, each with quests which can be accepted or declined, Star Wolves 3: Civil War sees the player commanding their vessel whilst trying to uncover the truth behind the disappearance of a number of trade convoys.
With a non-linear story, branching at multiple points resulting in a large number of possible endings depending on who you allied with throughout the course of the story and whether you were able to bring the factions together to work against the eventual common enemy - the common enemy being the New Empire who heave into view with a Space Fleet that has a battery of new weapons and tactics that you will have to learn to overcome whilst developing new tactics
Starting with an unarmed cargo ship, you soon find yourself in possession of a larger ship capable of deploying weapons as well as holding a selection of smaller fighter craft which can be launched to provide an escort when needed. As you progress through your journey, you will be joined by a variety of NPCs allowing you to increase the number of fighter pilots at your command.
Just as well as the New Empire are hell bent on destroying you!