Interstellar Domination http://www.playid.com/
Interstellar Domination is a text-based strategy game set in space. Interstellar Domination allows you to play a race / government combo to which you can find their strengths to win the game. The objective of the game is to become the number 1 empire above all else. You can create clans in the game to get other players to help you and theirselves out as well as to get some protection in the game. Alliance/clans compete equally over control of the galaxy throughout the game.
In ID you have the chance to take one of 9 of the last races in the galaxy and rebuild their civilization to your tastes. You will also have to deal with wars, aggressive empires, trade, technology, exploration, and diplomacy to become number 1 in the game.