Colobot (Colonize with Bots) is an educational real-time strategy video game featuring 3D graphics. The objective of the game is to prepare 9 fictional planets for colonization by the human race by establishing basic infrastructure on the surface and eliminating any alien life forms endangering the expedition. The main feature of the game which makes it educative is the ability of the player to program his robots using a programming language similar to C++ or Java.
Life on earth is threatened by a devastating cataclysm. Mankind has to move out and search for a new home. A first expedition of only robots was sent to find another habitable planet. For reasons yet unknown, the mission was a disaster and was never to return.
With only a few robots for companions, the player must travel to planets unknown. Houston, Earth Mission Control as well as a spy satellite will transmit valuable information to the player. The player needs to build the infrastructure necessary to gather raw materials and energy supplies. You'll need to produce the weapons necessary to defend yourself. By programming your robots, you can delegate certain tasks to them, allowing you to continue your mission while your robots upkeep the base, fight off enemies, and harvest materials.