The largest part of the game is the random galaxy generator, which throws you and the opponents of your choice into a random galaxy which is generated according to your specifications.
Then there is the campaign mode, which allows you to run through several missions with unique goals and predefined setups.
Either way, after the game starts you are presented with a wealth of options you can use to customize your race.
Before you run listed games (except Tactics, Original War and UFO: Afterlight), run Battl Eye (anti-cheat) from its folder or run game from Steam client to install it otherwise it will pop up message "bad serial number given in Setup".
Pack includes: Alien Soldier, Gunstar Heroes, Landstalker: The Treasures of King Nole, Light Crusader, Shining Force, Shining Force II, Streets of Rage, Streets of Rage 2 and Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair.
in the installation folder is required to run the game, and a message will appear to warn players about unavailable online features when launching the game without Steam, but is fully playable otherwise.