Players formed teams representing the major political groupings. Types of role included:
High Level Political - key political figure such as a senior government minister, a quadrant governor, or member of the political opposition
Low Level Political - junior member of a political team - acting as a diplomat, aide, advisor etc.
Military - the military roles are all at a high level. So military players are concerned with deployments, logistics, support, sustaining operations and choosing the best person to lead task forces or fleets.
Interstellar Media - a vital element of the game will be the dissemination
of important news, and the probing and questioning of both political and
military player teams. All polities in this universe are, to some degree,
democratic - and they have to take account of public opinion.
Specialists - there are some non-governmental individuals who
have a key part to play in the political life of the Universe. These include
brilliant scientists, famous explorers, media personalities or master