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FreeCol is described as '4X video game, a clone of Sid Meier's Colonization. While remaining faithful to the original in terms of mechanics and gameplay, FreeCol sports a new set of redesigned graphics. Moreover, in addition to the classical Colonization rules, it features an additional' and is a Turn Based game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to FreeCol for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Civilization. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try The Battle for Wesnoth or FreeCiv. Other FreeCol like games are Widelands, Europa Universalis, Freeciv for Android and Empire Earth.

FreeCol 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 FreeCol.
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  1. Civilization icon

    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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    1.  MultiplayerCivilization offers a game mode for more than one player.
    2.  Single playerCivilization has one or more single player game modes.
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      Civilization VI
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      The Battle for Wesnoth

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      31 alternatives to The Battle for Wesnoth 

      The Battle for Wesnoth is a turn-based tactical strategy game with a high fantasy theme.

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      1.  PortableThe Battle for Wesnoth can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      2.  Local multiplayerThe Battle for Wesnoth allows two or more players to play from the same device and/or via LAN/System Link againts each other or against players in another location.
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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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      • Widelands icon

        Widelands

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        26 alternatives to Widelands 

        Widelands is a free, open source real-time strategy game with singleplayer campaigns and a multiplayer mode. The game was inspired by Settlers II™ (© Bluebyte) but has significantly more variety and depth to it. Still, it is easy to get started through playable tutorials.

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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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        Freeciv for Android

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        11 alternatives to Freeciv for Android 

        Port of Freeciv to Android - similar to Civilization series.

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      • Empire Earth icon

        Empire Earth (Series)

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        41 alternatives to Empire Earth 

        Empire Earth, also known as EE, is a real-time strategy video game developed by Stainless Steel Studios and released on November 23, 2001. It is the first game in the Empire Earth series: Empire Earth, Empire Earth II, Empire Earth III.

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        The game was released in 2001, but you can still buy this game on GOG.com

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        Tanks of Freedom

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        5 alternatives to Tanks of Freedom 

        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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        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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        Unknown Horizons

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        7 alternatives to Unknown Horizons 

        Unknown Horizons is a 2D real-time strategy simulation with an emphasis on economy and city building. Expand your small settlement to a strong and wealthy colony, collect taxes and supply your inhabitants with valuable goods.

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