The Massive Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG) CruelWars was 2003 first released in 2003 and had over 2,000 players. The player owned a small planet somewhere in the universe with a mission: to become powerful. Different buildings could be placed on the planet, spaceships could be constructed and new technologies could be explored. Players could fight against each other either alone or in big alliances. CruelWars was switched off in 2007.