Zero-K Alternatives

    Zero-K is described as 'Do you want epic battles? Do you want breathtakingly gigantic scenes of glorious destruction and heart-pounding action? The graphics on this game are amazing, especially given the infinite scalability'. There are more than 10 games similar to Zero-K for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Wine and Steam. The best alternative is Starcraft, which is free. Other Zero-K like games are Warzone 2100 (Free, Open Source), Evolution RTS (Free, Open Source), Dune Legacy (Free, Open Source) and Earth (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 22, 2021

    1. Starcraft (Series)

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Battle.net App
      Starcraft is a strategy game by Blizzard Entertainment. Based in the distant future, you must gather resources and expand your forces to lead them to victory. Represent entire series of Starcraft games.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • PortableApps.com
      Warzone 2100 is a real-time strategy game, originally developed by Pumpkin Studios and published by Eidos Interactive on the Sony PlayStation console, now developed by the Warzone 2100 Project.
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    2. Evolution RTS (Series)

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      An Open Source RTS game designed using the Spring Engine. Its gameplay is designed specifically to appeal to gamers of all skill levels. Represent entire series of Evolution RTS games.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Dune Legacy is an effort by a handful of developers to revitalize the first-ever real-time strategy game.
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    3. Earth (Series)

      • Windows
      • Linux
      Earth 2140, 2150 and 2160 are 2-D real-time strategy computer games created in 1997, 1999 and 2000 by Polish-based Reality Pump Studios and published by TopWare Interactive (later acquired by Zuxxez Entertainment). Represent entire series of Earth games.
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    4. Dune (Series)

      • Windows
      • AmigaOS
      • Playstation
      Games: Dune II, Dune 2000, Emperor: Battle for Dune-------------------Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty (titled Dune II: Battle for Arrakis in Europe and Dune: The Battle for Arrakis for the North American Mega Drive/Genesis port respectively) is a real-time strategy... Represent entire series of Dune games.

      Discontinued

      Dune II is discontinued because Westwood shutdown here is more info: https://www.gamespot.com/articles/ea-consolidates-studios-closes-westwood/1100-2909852/

      • Mac
      • Windows
      This is a real-time RTS, on steroids. All the normal limiting factors on RTS games, like un-replenishable resources, unit limits, size and range limits have all been stripped away, leaving only a gigantic, huge war game, whose scale is limited only by your imagination. Represent entire series of Supreme Commander games.
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    5. IL-2 Sturmovik (Series)

      • Windows
      • Linux
      IL-2 Sturmovik is a series of World War II combat flight simulator video games originally created by the Russian video game developer Maddox Games under the brand name 1C:Maddox Games, following its association with 1C Company. Represent entire series of IL-2 Sturmovik games.
    6. 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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    7. Annex: Conquer the World is a Anime based Indie Game that brings fast paced combat with a diverse arsenal.
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