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'. 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 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War (Paid), Wargame (Paid) and Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon (Paid).
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.
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.