AlternativeTo Logo

Starcraft (Series) Alternatives

Starcraft is described as 'strategy game by Blizzard Entertainment. Based in the distant future, you must gather resources and expand your forces to lead them to victory' and is a very popular RTS game in the games category. There are more than 25 games similar to Starcraft for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Steam and Wine. The best alternative is 0 A.D., which is both free and Open Source. Other Starcraft like games are Age of Empires, Warcraft III, Warzone 2100 and Zero-K.

Starcraft alternatives are mainly RTS Games but may also be Historical Games or City Building Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Starcraft.
This page was last updated Jun 22, 2022
Starcraft
  116
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Battle.net App

Starcraft is a strategy game by Blizzard Entertainment. Based in the distant future, you must gather resources and expand...

Learn more about Starcraft

  1. 0 A.D.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    0 A.D. is a free, open-source, cross-platform real-time strategy (RTS) game of ancient warfare. In short, it is a historically-based war/economy game that allows players to relive or rewrite the history of Western civilizations, focusing on the years between 500 B.C. and 500 A.D.

  2. Age of Empires (Series)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Steam
    • Xbox

    Age of Empires is an epic real-time strategy game spanning 10,000 years, in which players are the guiding spirit in the evolution of small stone age tribes. Starting with minimal resources, players are challenged to build their tribes into great civilizations.

    Represent entire series of Age of Empires games including Age of Empires (1997), Age of Empires II (1999), Age of Empires III (2005) and Age of Empires Online (2011).


  3. Warcraft III

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Wine

    Set a generation before the events of the original Warcraft began, Warcraft II is a real-time strategy game by Blizzard Entertainment. Cunning, sinister, and seemingly unstoppable, the demonic Burning Legion prepare to launch their long-awaited assault on the mortal world.

    Most users think Warcraft III is a great alternative to Starcraft.
  4. Warzone 2100

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

    Warzone 2100 is a real-time strategy game, was originally developed by Pumpkin Studios and published by Eidos Interactive. In 1999, it was released commercially for Microsoft Windows and Sony PlayStation. Pumpkin Studios ended their support for Warzone 2100 on January 5, 2000.

  5. Zero-K

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Do you want epic battles?.



  6. CaesarIA

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Wine
    • Steam

    CaesarIA is an open source remake of Caesar III game released by Impressions Games in 1998, it aims to expand the possibilities of the classical city-building simulators and to add new features showing the city life. Now the game work with Windows, Linux, Mac, Haiku and Android.

  7. Widelands

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  8. Age of Mythology

    • Windows
    • Steam

    Age of Mythology is based on building towns, gathering resources, creating armies, and ultimately destroying enemy units and buildings. In this way, players are able to defeat and conquer rival towns and civilizations.

  9. Evolution RTS (Series)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    An Open Source RTS game designed using the Spring Engine. Its gameplay is designed specifically to appeal to gamers of all skill levels.

    Represent entire series of Evolution RTS games.
  10. Littlewargame

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Littlewargame is a medieval-themed HTML5 Real-Time-Strategy game with multiplayer mode and a map editor. It runs completely in your browser without any download required.

Showing 10 of 28 alternatives