Alternatives to Age of Empires (series) for all platforms with any license

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  • 0 A.D. icon

    0 A.D.

    0 A.D. is a free, open-source, cross-platform real-time strategy (RTS) game of ancient warfare. In short, it is a historically-based war/economy game that allows players to relive or rewrite the history of Western civilizations...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    Starcraft (series)

    Command the exiled Terrans, the relentless Zerg, and the abiding Protoss, in the world's most longstanding RTS. (Released in 1997.).

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    Warcraft III

    Set a generation before the events of the original Warcraft began, Warcraft II is a real-time strategy game by Blizzard Entertainment. Cunning, sinister, and seemingly unstoppable, the demonic Burning Legion prepare to launch their...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    FreeCiv

    Freeciv is an open-source, turn-based strategy game based on Civilization II. Inspired by the history of human civilization, the game commences in prehistory and your mission is to lead your tribe from the stone age to the space age...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    OpenRA

    What if Albert Einstein changed history? What if the Andromeda Strain were a miracle mineral? What if whomever controlled the spice controlled the universe?.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux .NET Framework Mono

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    Warzone 2100

    Join "The Project" to restore humanity's synaptic-link technology after nuclear war has devastated Earth, rendering it a Warzone 2100.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

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    Age of Mythology

    Age of Mythology is based on building towns, gathering resources, creating armies, and ultimately destroying enemy units and buildings. In this way, players are able to defeat and conquer rival towns and civilizations. Players advance...

    Commercial Windows Steam

    • It is kind of an update to the Age of Empires series also the AOM Titans Expansions is an expanded version of this game Guest • Jun 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Command & Conquer (Series) icon

    Command & Conquer (Series)

    Explore the mystery of Tiberium as the GDI or Brotherhood of Nod in the original RTS franchise.

    Commercial Windows Linux

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    Widelands

    Widelands is an open source (GPLed) real-time strategy game. It is built upon the SDL and other open source libraries and is (and will always be) under heavy development. If you knew Settlers I & II™ (© Bluebyte), then you...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    MegaGlest

    MegaGlest is an open source 3D-real-time strategy game, where you control the armies of one of seven different factions: Tech, Magic, Egyptians, Indians, Norsemen Persian or Romans. The game is setup in one of 14 naturally looking...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Empire Earth (Series)

    Empire Earth, also known as EE, is a real-time strategy video game developed by Stainless Steel Studios and released on November 23, 2001. It is the first game in the Empire Earth series: Empire Earth, Empire Earth II, Empire Earth...

    Commercial Windows Java Mobile

    • Discontinued You can still buy this game on GOG.com
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    Stronghold (series)

    Stronghold Crusader is a RTS game from the series from Stronghold. In Stronghold Crusader the player can play as either the legendary Richard the Lionheart or the formidable Saladin. A mix of real-time strategy and city-building...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Wine

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    Globulation 2

    Globulation 2 is an innovative Real-Time Strategy (RTS) game which reduces micro-management by automatically assigning tasks to units. Globulation 2 is Free Software, licensed and distributed under the GNU General Public License. ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    ANNO (series)

    ANNO is a city-building and economic simulation video game series, with real-time strategy elements. The series includes: - (1998) Anno 1602 - Creation of a New World (in the US and Australia released as 1602 A.D.), a real...

    Commercial Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Warhammer 40000: Dawn of War (series)

    The games are set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, a dystopian vision of the future. Humanity has forged a galaxy-spanning empire, The Imperium, with the Immortal Emperor as humanity's leader and a living god. The Imperium is in...

    Commercial Windows Linux

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    Littlewargame

    Littlewargame is a medieval-themed HTML5 Real-Time-Strategy game with multiplayer mode and a map editor. It runs completely in your browser without any download required.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • CaesarIA icon

    CaesarIA

    CaesarIA is an open source remake of Caesar III game released by Impressions Games in 1998, it aims to expand the possibilities of the classical city-building simulators and to add new features showing the city life. Now the game work...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Steam

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  • Crown of the Gods icon

    Crown of the Gods

    Crown of the Gods™ is a Free-to-Win MMO real time strategy game made by Gaming Addict Studios that is not, and never will be, pay to win.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Bos Wars icon

    Bos Wars

    Bos Wars (formerly known as Battle of Survival) is a futuristic real time strategy game (RTS). It is possible to play against human opponents over LAN, internet, or against the computer.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Tropico (series) icon

    Tropico (series)

    Tropico is a series of construction and management simulation computer games developed by PopTop Software and published by Gathering of Developers in April 2001. Feral Interactive has developed and published a number of the games.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    DomiNations

    From legendary game designer Brian Reynolds (Civilization II, Rise of Nations), DomiNations is an epic new strategy game of exploration, advancement, and conquest. Lead your Nation to ultimate victory throughout all of human history –...

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    SpellForce (Series)

    pellForce: The Order of Dawn is a real-time strategy and role-playing video game developed by German game studio Phenomic Game Development and released on 11 November 2003[2] in Europe and on 11 February 2004 in North America.

    Commercial Windows Linux Steam

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    Caesar 3

    As a provincial governor charged with spreading the glory of Rome your mission is clear – build cities, foster trade and industry, make money. How you accomplish this is up to you. Gain wealth and power, make a career out of pleasing...

    Commercial Windows

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    Empires!

    Empires! is a real-time strategy game about building and ruling a historical empire. Beginning with a small village, your task is to build a large, flourishing empire! Take control of your citizens and guide them to gather...

    Freemium Windows Phone

  • Age of Castles (Series) icon

    Age of Castles (Series)

    War is upon us and only the mightiest kingdom will rule the realm. Build the ultimate kingdom, wage total war on your enemies, and conquer the realm!.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire Steam

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    Forge of Empires

    Build your empire and journey through the ages: With Forge of Empires, we bring our award-winning strategy game to your iPad and iPhone. Build your city and develop it from the Stone Age to modern times (and beyond). FEATURES -...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    Empire Rome Rising

    Transform your small city into a major power and test yourself against players from around the globe. Help Rome rise again using your strategy, courage and diplomacy. Can you build an empire to take on the world?

    Freemium Android Android Tablet Windows Phone

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    Earth (Series)

    Earth 2140, 2150 and 2160 are 2-D real-time strategy computer games created in 1997, 1999 and 2000 by Polish-based Reality Pump Studios and published by TopWare Interactive (later acquired by Zuxxez Entertainment). Due to lack of...

    Commercial Windows Linux

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    Freeciv for Android

    Port of Freeciv to Android - similar to Civilization series.

    Open Source Android Android Tablet

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    Dominus

    Dominus is a free multiplayer browser strategy game. Grow in power by conquering other player's castles and making them your vassal. Vassals send their lord part of their income. Make everyone in the game your vassal to become...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    Tentlan

    Tentlan is a free strategy real-time online game played in the times of the pre-Columbian Americas. Starting off with a small settlement in the rainforest, you will gather power and influence till you end up developing a great maya...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Chrome OS

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    Game of War

    Game of War is an action packed online war game. * Join the ULTIMATE BATTLE for DOMINATION of the WORLD! PLAY FOR FREE in the most addicting & interactive MMO GAME!! * Join Millions of Online Players from around the World...

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire

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    Travian

    Master the art of ancient tactics as Roman, Gaul or Teuton! TRAVIAN is a multiplayer strategy browser game. As a player in TRAVIAN, you will build your own empire, recruit a mighty army, and fight with your allies for game world...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Frozen Hearth

    In Frozen Hearth, you will guide the fate of an entire people, known as the Danaan, as they face the greatest threat of all – extinction – as their homelands are ravaged and overrun by a bloodthirsty tide of supernatural ice monsters...

    Commercial Windows

Age of Empires (series) Comments

This is an awesome game!

Positive Comment by Ola
about Age of Empires (series) Sep 2011

Age of Empires Online is much more complex and a "real AOE" game then you might think when you start. Great that it's free as well.

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