PULSAR Lost Colony is described as 'Team up to operate a starship and explore a randomized galaxy falling into chaos. Coordination between your crewmembers is essential to survive the perils that await you'. There are five games similar to PULSAR Lost Colony for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Steam, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is EmptyEpsilon, which is both free and Open Source. Other PULSAR Lost Colony like games are Star Trek™: Bridge Crew (Paid), Space Nerds In Space (Free, Open Source), Quintet (Free) and Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator (Paid).
EmptyEpsilon places you in the roles of a spaceship's bridge officers, like those seen in Star Trek. While you can play EmptyEpsilon alone or with friends, the best experience involves 6 players working together on each ship.
Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator lets you turn your living room into the bridge of a spaceship. You and your friends assume the jobs of Captain, Helm, Science, Communication, Engineering, and Weapon Control. Together you operate your ship and defend the sector from evil aliens.