Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares is a strategy game (turn-based) released in 1996 by Microprose. The game was released for PC (DOS) and Macintosh.
Long ago - according to legends - there was an ancient civilization of the Ancients living on the planet Orion. Access to it was guarded by powerful Wardens, orbiting the planet, destroying any intruder who approached Orion. At the same time, the Ancients waged war on the Antaran race. After the defeat of the war, the Antarians were expelled somewhere else. Now, long after the disappearance of the civilization of the Ancients, new races began to colonize the planets - creating their own empire. The only problem is the civilization of Antaran - defeat them to become the Lord of Orion.
Master of Orion II is a turn-based game in which you play the ruler of one of the thirteen races available in the game. Your task is to manage the planet's resources, build ships and from the factory to improve production. You must conduct research to discover and use new technologies, etc. In addition to research on your home planet - you will colonize new planets and wage war against other races.