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Crusader Kings (Series) Alternatives

Crusader Kings is described as 'Unlike other Paradox titles (such as the first two Europa Universalis series), Crusader Kings is a dynasty simulator with similarities to role-playing video games in that it focuses on a trait-based individual whose primary goal is the growth' and is a Historical Game in the games category. There are nine games similar to Crusader Kings for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Steam and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Civilization. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try FreeCiv or C-evo. Other Crusader Kings like games are Europa Universalis, Total War, Hearts of Iron and Imperial Domination.

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

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    33 alternatives to Civilization 

    Turn-based 4X (explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate) strategy game series where players build a thriving civilization through ages of advancements.

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      FreeCiv

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      34 alternatives to 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...

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      1.  PortableFreeCiv can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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        Europa Universalis

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        10 alternatives to Europa Universalis 

        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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        Total War (Series)

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        20 alternatives to Total War 

        Total war is a turn based/ RTS strategy game, you play in different historical battles.

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        Hearts of Iron (Series)

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        5 alternatives to Hearts of Iron 

        Victory is at your fingertips! Your ability to lead your nation is your supreme weapon, the strategy game Hearts of Iron IV lets you take command of any nation in World War II; the most engaging conflict in world history.

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        C-evo

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        14 alternatives to C-evo 

        C-evo is a freeware empire building game for Windows

        With a time scope of several thousand years, it covers aspects of exploration and expansion, industry and agriculture, warfare and diplomacy, science and administration. C-evo follows the spirit of popular turn-based strategy.

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        Imperial Domination (Series)

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        33 alternatives to Imperial Domination 

        Imperial Domination II is a turn-based strategy game, set after the conquests of Alexander the Great and before the rise of the Romans. Expand your empire by trade, diplomacy, knowledge or just brute force. It's up to your to decide the fate of Europe.

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        Statebuilder

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        Statebuilder is a 4X strategy game in a historical setting where players direct an empire from the early dawn of civilization to modern times. The browser-based game is built to be fast but attractive and highly playable with an advanced AI that plays just like real players...

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        Hegemony (Series)

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        "Command armies, manage resources, and build an empire in this real-time strategy wargame from Longbow Games. Will Rome fulfil its destiny to rule the ancient world or will history be rewritten to forge a new Etruscan, Gallic, or Greek hegemony! "

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