I began to wonder whether a similarly brazen approach could be used to sex up even the most manipulative and tedious of galactic gameplaying scenarios, and this is what I came up with.
Join an ancient civilization. Sit around for millennia pretending to be busy. Hope desperately that something exciting will happen at some point. Who could resist? Sign up today!
However, once the shiny appeal of novelty goes BOOM, I imagine the ads will become increasingly unsophisticated until they end up more like this:
Hey, I'd buy that for a space-dollar...