One or more people are needed for administering the game. Common tasks include things like setting up the game, configuring various options and fine tuning the simulation. For example, sometimes human is required to step in and create a star system or two somewhere for new players to have a place to start out.
After initial setup these tasks can be performed in admin interface, that is available only for logged in user which special privileges.
Admin interface is divided into separate views that each handle a specific group of tasks. These tasks are: