Colonial Conquest is a War Game set in the golden age of warfare in the late 1800's and early 1900's. The object of the game is to become the major power throughout the world.
After the Scenario selection is made, the player must now select the positions of the Major Powers. These may be Active: Player controlled, Neutral: Acts as a Minor Country and Computer: Computer controlled. If a Major country is computer controlled, the player also has the option of selecting a strength for the computer. The default level is level 0 and may be increased to level 9. The level selects how many armies and navies a Major country starts off with and does not change its playing ability. It is advisable to begin with the computer players being set to default as level 9 for example in the case of Russia will give him 9 Million troops to begin with. Once you have played a few successful games you may then wish to increase the computer levels to match your own ability.