In this online space game you must fight battles against people around the world.
Netrek is a free online game where you battle in space against people around the world on a virtual battlefield. Up to 16 people per game battle against each other over the internet on a massive virtual battlefield. The ultimate goal is to wipe out the enemy race by taking their planets. Since you are always teaming up with and playing against different people, the game is extremely intense. Each player can fly different types of ships that have different weapons and capabilities. There are multiple servers ready for people to play on and they are online 24x7. Each server can hold 16 people in a game and multiple observers.
If you are a Star Trek fan, or someone who likes playing multiplayer online battle games, you should definitely give this game a try, you will not be disappointed. The excitement is intense and for a free online game, you will be surprised at how much development work is put into this game and how much support you will receive. This is not some game with a couple of hours put into it and forgotten about. Hundreds, if not thousands, of hours have been put into each and every version of this game from people around the world. Support is very active and development is ongoing. New versions are being released all the time. The game is free, all you need is a little spare time to download and try it.
There are plenty of servers online for you to play on. Just install the game, run it and pick a server. Over the years the game has been maintained, updated, and built on by the people who love to play it. After nearly 20 years Netrek is still alive, still free, still online and still very fun.