AlternativeTo Logo

Starcraft (Series) Alternatives for Linux

Starcraft is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is 0 A.D., which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Starcraft and 16 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Starcraft are Warcraft III, Warzone 2100, Zero-K and CaesarIA.

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
Starcraft iconStarcraft
  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. icon

    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.

    Screenshot
  2. Warcraft III icon

    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.

    Screenshot
    Most users think Warcraft III is a great alternative to Starcraft.


  3. Warzone 2100 icon

    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.

    Screenshot
  4. Zero-K icon

    Zero-K

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Do you want epic battles?.

    This is closer than a player would normally see a Glaive unit in-game, and far closer than is safe for any enemies.
  5. CaesarIA icon

    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.

    Screenshot


  6. Widelands icon

    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.

    Screenshot
  7. Evolution RTS icon

    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.
    Screenshot
  8. Dune Legacy icon

    Dune Legacy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Dune Legacy is an effort by a handful of developers to revitalize the first-ever real-time strategy game.

    Screenshot
  9. Earth icon

    Earth (Series)

    • Windows
    • Linux

    Earth 2140, 2150 and 2160 are 2-D real-time strategy computer games created in 1997, 1999 and 2000 by Polish-based Reality Pump Studios and published by TopWare Interactive (later acquired by Zuxxez Entertainment).

    Represent entire series of Earth games.
    Screenshot
  10. The Fertile Crescent icon

    The Fertile Crescent

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Discord
    • Indie DB
    • itch.io

    Settle your people on fertile land, gather resources and construct your village, as the commander of a Bronze Age civilization in the Near East.

    Screenshot
Showing 10 of 16 alternatives