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The Settlers (Series) Alternatives

The Settlers is described as 'video game series. The first game in the series is The Settlers (1993). There are eight games in the series, including remakes' and is a city building game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to The Settlers for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Steam and Wine. The best alternative is Cities: Skylines. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Widelands or Unknown Horizons. Other The Settlers like games are SimCity, Anno, Tropico and Banished.

The Settlers alternatives are mainly City Building Games but may also be RTS Games or Survival Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of The Settlers.
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  1. Cities: Skylines icon

    Cities: Skylines

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Xbox

    Cities: Skylines is a modern take on the classic city simulation. The game introduces new game play elements to realize the thrill and hardships of creating and maintaining a real city whilst expanding on some well-established tropes of the city building experience.

    ⚫︎ ModdableCities: Skylines can be modified through the installation of external mods.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineCities: Skylines can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    SimCity (Series)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • ReactOS

    SimCity is a series of city-building simulation games, where you are given the task of founding and developing a city, while maintaining the happiness of the citizens and keeping a stable budget.

    Represent entire series of SimCity games.
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    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.

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    Anno (Series)

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Wine

    ANNO is a city-building and economic simulation video game series, with real-time strategy elements.

    Represent entire series of Anno games.
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    Tropico (Series)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Wine

    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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    Banished

    • Windows
    • Wine
    • Steam

    In this city-building strategy game, you control a group of exiled travelers who decide to restart their lives in a new land. They have only the clothes on their backs and a cart filled with supplies from their homeland.

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    Kingdoms and Castles (Series)

    • Windows
    • Linux

    Kingdoms and Castles is a game about growing a kingdom from a tiny hamlet to a sprawling city and imposing castle.

    Represent entire series of Kingdoms and Castles games.
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    Unknown Horizons

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    Cytopia

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Cytopia is a free, open source retro pixel-art city building game with a big focus on mods. It utilizes a custom isometric rendering engine based on SDL2.

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    Patron

    • Windows
    • Steam

    Patron builds upon the foundations laid out by the staples of the survival city builder genre and enhances the experience with a large research tree and by introducing intricate social dynamics into the game and the genre in general.

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