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Anno is described as 'ANNO is a city-building and economic simulation video game series, with real-time strategy elements' and is a RTS game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to Anno for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Steam, Wine and Mac. The best alternative is openage, which is both free and Open Source. Other Anno like games are CaesarIA, Unknown Horizons, Banished and Tropico.

Anno alternatives are mainly RTS Games but may also be City Building Games or Historical Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Anno.
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ANNO is a city-building and economic simulation video game series, with real-time strategy elements.

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    openage

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Free (as in freedom) open-source RTS Age of Empires engine. Written from scratch in C++, Python, Cython, Qt/QML, OpenGL/GLSL, Vulkan, ...

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    CaesarIA

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Wine
    • Steam

    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 with Windows, Linux, Mac, Haiku and Android.

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    Unknown Horizons

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Unknown Horizons is a 2D real-time strategy simulation with an emphasis on economy and city building. Expand your small settlement to a strong and wealthy colony, collect taxes and supply your inhabitants with valuable goods.

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    Banished

    • Windows
    • Wine
    • Steam

    In this city-building strategy game, you control a group of exiled travelers who decide to restart their lives in a new land. They have only the clothes on their backs and a cart filled with supplies from their homeland.

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    Almost everyone thinks Banished is a great alternative to Anno.
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    Tropico (Series)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Wine

    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.

    Represent entire series of Tropico games.
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    Many interesting production chains

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    Empire Earth (Series)

    • Windows
    • Java Mobile

    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 III.

    Represent entire series of Empire Earth games.

    Discontinued

    You can still buy this game on GOG.com

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    Dune Legacy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Dune Legacy is an effort by a handful of developers to revitalize the first-ever real-time strategy game.

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    Age of Mythology

    • Windows
    • Steam

    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.

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    This game focusses more on combat and less on logistics/supply/transportation. Few resources, few production chains.

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    Earth (Series)

    • Windows
    • Linux

    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).

    Represent entire series of Earth games.
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    Stonehearth

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Wine
    • Steam
    • Amazon

    Stonehearth is a game of exploration and survival in an epic fantasy setting. Build your town, care for your hearthlings, and defend against marauding invaders.

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