Europa Universalis Alternatives

    Europa Universalis is described as 'IV gives you control of a nation to guide through the years in order to create a dominant global empire'. There are nine games similar to Europa Universalis for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Steam and GOG.com. 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 Europa Universalis like games are Empire Earth (Paid), Total War (Paid), Imperial Domination (Free) and Hearts of Iron (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Sep 7, 2020

    • Turn-based 4X (explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate) strategy game series where players build a thriving civilization through ages of advancements. View 30 alternatives to Civilization
      This alternative is disputed. Civilization is still a legitimate alternative to Europa Universalis, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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      Civilization vs Europa Universalis
      pros, cons and recent comments
      europa universalis isnt turn-based
      Negative comment about 4 years ago

      Civ is turn-based EU is not
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

    • Freeciv is an open-source, turn-based strategy game based on Civilization II. View 32 alternatives to FreeCiv
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      FreeCiv vs Europa Universalis
      pros, cons and recent comments
      freeciv is more based on starting from nothing and is turnbased
      Negative comment 9 months ago



    • 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. Represent entire series of Empire Earth games. View 37 alternatives to Empire Earth

      Discontinued

      You can still buy this game on GOG.com

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    • Total War (Series)

      Total war is a turn based/ RTS strategy game, you play in different historical battles. Total War: Attila and Medieval II: Total War is also avariable for Linux. Represent entire series of Total War games. View 18 alternatives to Total War
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    • C-evo is a freeware empire building game for WindowsWith a time scope of several thousand years, it covers aspects of exploration and expansion, industry and agriculture... View 13 alternatives to C-evo
      • FreeOpen Source
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    • Imperial Domination II is a turn-based strategy game, set after the conquests of Alexander the Great and before the rise of the Romans. Represent entire series of Imperial Domination games. View 30 alternatives to Imperial Domination
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
    • Strategy game which puts you in place of country leaders in WWII. Represent entire series of Hearts of Iron games. View 4 alternatives to Hearts of Iron
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    • Hegemony (Series)

      "Command armies, manage resources, and build an empire in this real-time strategy wargame from Longbow Games. Represent entire series of Hegemony games. View 6 alternatives to Hegemony
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    • A grand strategy game. Represent entire series of Crusader Kings games including Crusader Kings, Crusader Kings II, Crusader Kings III. View 8 alternatives to Crusader Kings
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      • GOG.com