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Z is described as 'Unlike traditional real-time strategy (RTS) games, collecting resources or building specific structures is unnecessary for creating an army - the same principle that was introduced by Nether Earth, one of the RTS games ancestors' and is a RTS game in the games category. There are four games similar to Z for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Steam and iPad. The best alternative is The Battle for Wesnoth, which is both free and Open Source. Other Z like games are Wargame, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War and Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon.

Z alternatives are mainly RTS Games but may also be Turn Based Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Z.
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    The Battle for Wesnoth

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    30 alternatives to The Battle for Wesnoth 

    The Battle for Wesnoth is a turn-based tactical strategy game with a high fantasy theme.

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    1.  PortableThe Battle for Wesnoth can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Local multiplayerThe Battle for Wesnoth allows two or more players to play from the same device and/or via LAN/System Link againts each other or against players in another location.
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    Wargame (Series)

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    4 alternatives to Wargame 

    Wargame European Escalation is a real-time strategy game on PC, that maintains the two core values of the classic wargame (depth and reflection) while offering a dynamic, real-time gameplay, and an incredibly spectacular and realistic visual experience.

    Represent entire series of Wargame games including Wargame: European Escalation, Wargame: AirLand Battle, Wargame: Red Dragon.
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    1.  MultiplayerWargame offers a game mode for more than one player.
    2.  Single playerWargame has one or more single player game modes.
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      Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War (Series)

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      35 alternatives to Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 

      Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War is a military science fiction real-time strategy video game developed by Relic Entertainment and based on Games Workshop's tabletop wargame Warhammer 40,000.

      Represent entire series of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War games including Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III.
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      1.  Single playerWarhammer 40,000: Dawn of War has one or more single player game modes.
      2.  MultiplayerWarhammer 40,000: Dawn of War offers a game mode for more than one player.
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        Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon

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        8 alternatives to Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon 

        Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon is a fantasy war game set in the Second War of Armageddon. You take the role of defending the planet as the Imperium of Man against the Ork invaders. Throughout the campaign you will also be joined by three chapters of Space Marines: the...

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        1.  MultiplayerWarhammer 40,000: Armageddon offers a game mode for more than one player.
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