Banished Alternatives

The most popular alternative is 0 A.D., which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 39 alternatives to Banished so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Banished alternatives are Warcraft III (Paid), RimWorld (Paid), Dwarf Fortress (Free) and Stronghold (Paid).

The list of alternatives was last updated on Sep 4, 2020

  • 0 A.D. is a free, open-source, cross-platform real-time strategy (RTS) game of ancient warfare.
    Some users think this is a great alternative to Banished, some doesn't.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
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    The main feature of Banished that distinguishes itself from other "civilisation builder" games is that it has no warfare.

    Negative comment • 4 months ago

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  • Set a generation before the events of the original Warcraft began, Warcraft II is a real-time strategy game by Blizzard Entertainment.
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Wine


  • RimWorld follows three survivors from a crashed space liner as they build a colony on a frontier world at the rim of known space.
  • Dwarf Fortress is a single-player fantasy simulator with two modes: fortress and adventure.
  • Stronghold Crusader is a RTS game from the series from Stronghold.
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Wine
  • Free (as in freedom) open-source RTS Age of Empires engine. Written from scratch in C++, Python, Cython, Qt/QML, OpenGL/GLSL, Vulkan, ...
    • Free • Open Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
  • 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.
  • Empire Earth, also known as EE, is a real-time strategy video game developed by Stainless Steel Studios and released on November 23, 2001.

    Discontinued

    You can still buy this game on GOG.com

    • Windows
    • Java Mobile
  • Real-time strategy city-building and economic simulation video game series that started in 1998.
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • 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.