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Evil Genius Alternatives

Evil Genius is described as 'Build a secret base, gain notoriety by completing daring missions, repel the forces of justice in real-time combat, and develop evil super-weapons to complete your nefarious master plan' and is a RTS game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to Evil Genius for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Steam and Xbox. The best alternative is Dwarf Fortress, which is free. Other Evil Genius like games are Tropico, Black and White, War for the Overworld and Virtual Villagers.

Evil Genius alternatives are mainly RTS Games but may also be City Building Games or Fantasy Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Evil Genius.
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Build a secret base, gain notoriety by completing daring missions, repel the forces of justice in real-time combat, and...

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  1. Dwarf Fortress is a single-player fantasy simulator. You can control a dwarven outpost or an adventurer in a randomly generated, persistent world.

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    Tropico (Series)

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    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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    Black and White (Series)

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    The player begins the game as a newly created god, born from the prayers of a family. After saving the family's drowning son, the grateful family leads the player to their village. There, the player chooses a Creature.

    Represent entire series of Black and White games.
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    War for the Overworld (Series)

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    Tired of invading dungeons? It's time you build your own! War for the Overworld is a Dungeon Management Game that employs your favourite aspects of the RTS and God Game genres. Carve out your Dungeon and conquer the Overworld!.

    Represent entire series of War for the Overworld games including War for the Overworld, War for the Overworld Heart of Gold expansion.
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    Virtual Villagers (Series)

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    • Steam

    Care for and nurture a tribe of little people by teaching them the basics of survival. They need to become farmers, builders, scientists, parents and make decisions about unpredictable 'island events'!

    Represent entire series of Virtual Villagers games.
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    Planetbase

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    Guide a group of space settlers trying to establish an outpost on a remote planet. Grow food, collect energy, mine resources, manufacture bots, and build a fully self-sufficient colony.

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  7. A Dwarven Prince on a quest to reclaim his people’s stolen land will take you on a great journey. Explore a continent filled with buried treasures and unearth mysteries that have laid hidden since the Great War.

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    Spacebase DF-9

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    • Steam

    In Spacebase DF-9, you'll build a home among the stars for a motley population of humans and aliens as they go about their daily lives. Mine asteroids, discover derelicts, and deal with the tribulations of galactic resettlement in Earth's distant future. Meteor impacts!

    Discontinued

    The game seems to be no longer developed since 2014. It can be still bought from Steam.

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    Startopia

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    A once thriving network of space stations and planets have been left lifeless, redundant scars of the apocalypse. Into this age of darkness comes light.

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    Towns

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    • Steam

    In Towns you manage a settlement on top of an active dungeon. Instead of playing the hero who delves deep into the dungeon, how about playing the town that houses and caters to the hero's needs?

    Discontinued

    The game seems to be no longer updated and it was never finished. Last version, v14, released in September 2013, can be still bought from the official website and Steam

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