Offworld Trading Company is a real-time strategy game in which money, not military force, is your true weapon. You must stake your claims to resources, then extract and develop them into goods that are used for advanced buildings and upgrades, all while buying and selling in the real time, player driven marketplace.
The starting conditions of each game (cash in hand at the start, number of claims available, debt multiplier, stock shares, etc.) vary depending on what difficulty level you select. You have 7 options for difficulty: