The point of Galactic Dawn is to create a Sci-Fi universe with rich lore and history, in which future roleplaying campaigns can be held. The game accomplishes this through two simultaneous methods: collaborative story-telling and a strategy game experience. In this way, Galactic Dawn seeks to prioritize world-building, while acknowledging that putting players in charge of self-interested galactic forces is the most effective and fun way to generate a realistic and rich setting. And of course, we are roleplayers; what better way to generate a universe than embodying its greatest powers and vices? This game is what you make of it, in a very literal sense. The rules of this game are purposefully flexible, granting players a systematic and balanced method of modifying rules to their advantage.