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Tropico is described as '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' and is a city building game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to Tropico for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Steam, Mac and Wine. The best alternative is Age of Empires. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try openage or CaesarIA. Other Tropico like games are Stronghold, Anno, Age of Mythology and Banished.

Tropico alternatives are mainly RTS Games but may also be City Building Games or Historical Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Tropico.
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    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).
    ⚫︎ Single playerAge of Empires has one or more single player game modes.
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    openage

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Free (as in freedom) open-source RTS Age of Empires engine. Written from scratch in C++, Python, Cython, Qt/QML, OpenGL/GLSL, Vulkan, ...

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    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.

    ⚫︎ MultiplayerCaesarIA offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    Stronghold (Series)

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    • Wine

    Stronghold Crusader is a RTS game from the series from Stronghold.

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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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    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.

    ⚫︎ MultiplayerAge of Mythology offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    Age of Mythology is a RTS while Tropico is a city management sim.

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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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    Except for the politics and humor, is basically the same.

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    SpellForce (Series)

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Wine
    • Steam

    SpellForce is a combination real-time strategy and role-playing video game. The game takes place in a broken world called Eo that was torn apart by a ritual called the Convocation.

    Represent entire series of SpellForce games.
    ⚫︎ MultiplayerSpellForce offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    Total War (Series)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam

    Total war is a turn based/ RTS strategy game, you play in different historical battles.

    Represent entire series of Total War games.
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    DomiNations

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    From legendary game designer Brian Reynolds (Civilization II, Rise of Nations), DomiNations is an epic new strategy game of exploration, advancement, and conquest. Lead your Nation to ultimate victory throughout all of human history – from the Stone Age to the Space Age!

    ⚫︎ MultiplayerDomiNations offers a game mode for more than one player.
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