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Civilization Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Civilization for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is FreeCiv, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Civilization and seven of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Civilization are Europa Universalis, Endless Legend, Tanks of Freedom and Crusader Kings.

Civilization alternatives are mainly Turn Based Games but may also be Historical Games or RTS Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Civilization.
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    FreeCiv

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com

    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...

    ⚫︎ PortableFreeCiv can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Almost everyone thinks FreeCiv is a great alternative to Civilization.
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    Europa Universalis

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam

    Europa Universalis IV gives you control of a nation to guide through the years in order to create a dominant global empire.

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    Most users think Europa Universalis is a great alternative to Civilization.

    I played this, along with it's other games, i.e CK II, and Hoi 4, and this has nothing to do with it, amazing game I recommend it to real time strat people, but has nothing to do with civilizations, but good game still.

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    civilization starts with you building something from near nothing, this game starts you with everything. this is more of an rts although civ is turn based

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    Theseus

    CIV is turn based while Eu4 is more or less a rts. Civ starts from the begining of time but Eu4 starts with your cities and stuff already going. It is a different genre

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    Endless Legend

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Wine
    • Steam

    Endless Legend is a turn based 4X fantasy-strategy game from the makers of Endless Space.

    ⚫︎ MultiplayerEndless Legend offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    luarocks

    The game is not available for Linux.

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    I love Endless Legends' depth of army customizations, the incredible detailed lore, beautiful graphics alongside super fun gameplay. If people want a fantasy Civ experience, this is the one.

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    Tanks of Freedom

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD

    Classic turn-based strategy game with two armies fighting against each other. Challenge yourself in campaign against AI or hot-seat battle with a friend. Using easy map editor you can create any imaginable scenario to play.

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    brucelgrubb

    An army fighting game not a civilization building game.

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    Crusader Kings (Series)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Steam
    • GOG.com

    A grand strategy game.

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    Ironfell 2

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online

    Ironfell is a time travel themed massive multi-player online real time strategy game. Travel back in time to plunder resources from the past, re-build your empire and conquer the stars.

    ⚫︎ MultiplayerIronfell 2 offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    Battle between red and green
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    Stephino RPG (Series)

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
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    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress

    This is a browser-based multi-player role-playing game you and your friends can enjoy anytime on your own server! The main goal is to expand your empire and complete research activities in order to uncover the history of your species.

    Represent entire series of Stephino RPG games.
    ⚫︎ MultiplayerStephino RPG offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    Expand your cities
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