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Free Total War (Series) Alternatives

The best free alternative to Total War is CaesarIA, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Total War and ten of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Total War are Widelands, Advanced Strategic Command, Bos Wars and War Strategy.

Total War alternatives are mainly RTS Games but may also be Historical Games or Turn Based Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Total War.
This page was last updated Jun 27, 2022
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Total war is a turn based/ RTS strategy game, you play in different historical battles.

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

    Widelands vs Total War opinions
    Some users think Widelands is a great alternative to Total War, some don't.

    Total War has a tactical and a strategic dimension - Widelands, like Settlers, has no tactics.

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  3. Advanced Strategic Command

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Advanced Strategic Command is a free, turn based strategy game. It is designed in the tradition of the Battle Isle series from Bluebyte. ASC can be played both against the AI and against other human players, using hotseat or PlayByMail.

  4. Bos Wars

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Bos Wars (formerly known as Battle of Survival) is a futuristic real time strategy game (RTS). It is possible to play against human opponents over LAN, internet, or against the computer.

  5. War Strategy

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    War Strategy is a beautiful but unofficial version of the classic board game Risk.



  6. WebDiplomacy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    webDiplomacy is a multiplayer, online version of Diplomacy, the popular turn based strategy game in which you battle to control Europe; to win you must be diplomatic and strategic.

    WebDiplomacy vs Total War opinions
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    In this game is politic more important than in Total War also they don't focus on the battles so much in detail.

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  7. Landrule Strategy of War

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    Landrule is a turn-based strategy game. Similar to Age of Conquest and RISK .

  8. Totally Accursed Battle Simulator

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    In Totally Accursed Battle Simulator, the enemies have only one goal: to overthrow your empire, your army, your family... You must quickly draw and plot your epic battle formations in order to protect your base! Your troops will follow your orders.

  9. Imperial Domination (Series)

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Imperial Domination II is a turn-based strategy game, set after the conquests of Alexander the Great and before the rise of the Romans. Expand your empire by trade, diplomacy, knowledge or just brute force. It's up to your to decide the fate of Europe.

    Represent entire series of Imperial Domination games.
  10. Age of Conquest (Series)

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Age of Conquest is a medieval RISK -like turn-based strategy game where you take the reins of a budding empire and struggle against fellow empires for control of the world.

    Represent entire series of Age of Conquest games.
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