50 Best Turn-based games for Linux

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The best 50 Turn-based games for Linux daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are The Hex released the 16 October 2018 and ranked #38, The Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep released the 17 September 2018 and ranked #40, Frozen Synapse 2 released the 12 September 2018 and ranked #26.

1# XCOM 2 - 2016

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Facing impossible odds you must rebuild XCOM, and ignite a global resistance to reclaim our world and save humanity. New open-ended gameplay lets you decide where to guide your strike team, how to grow popular support, and when to combat enemy counter-operations. RESEARCH, DEVELOP AND UPGRADE: Configure and build rooms on the Avenger to give XCOM new capabilities on the battlefield.

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3# Into the Breach - 2018

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Control powerful mechs from the future to defeat an alien threat. Each attempt to save the world presents a new randomly generated challenge in this turn-based strategy game.

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4# Templar Battleforce - 2015

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Templar Battleforce is an addictive mix of strategic combat and army building with the precision of an RPG. Step into the pilot suit of a Leviathan mech and lead the Templar Knights in battle against fierce enemies.

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5# SteamWorld Heist - 2016

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Join Captain Piper Faraday, smuggler and occasional pirate, as she recruits a rag-tag team of steam-driven robots and sets out on a daring adventure. With your hearty crew you’ll board, loot and shoot your way through enemy spaceships. Overcome the challenges of the vast frontier by upgrading your robots with unique abilities, weapons – and even stylish hats!

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6# Invisible, Inc. - 2016

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"Take control of Invisible's agents in the field and infiltrate the world's most dangerous corporations. Stealth, precision, and teamwork are essential in high-stakes, high-profit missions, where every move may cost an agent their life."

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7# For The King - 2017

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With nowhere left to turn and stretched beyond her means, the queen has put out a desperate plea to the citizens of the land to rise up and stem the tide of impending doom. For The King is a challenging blend of strategy, turn-based combat, and roguelike elements. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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10# Sid Meier's Civilization VI - 2017

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Civilization VI offers new ways to interact with your world, expand your empire across the map, advance your culture, and compete against history’s greatest leaders to build a civilization that will stand the test of time. Play as one of 20 historical leaders including Roosevelt (America) and Victoria (England).

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11# Darkest DungeonA - 2016

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Darkest Dungeon is a challenging gothic roguelike turn-based RPG about the psychological stresses of adventuring. Recruit, train, and lead a team of flawed heroes against unimaginable horrors, stress, famine, disease, and the ever-encroaching dark. Can you keep your heroes together when all hope is lost?

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12# Lara Croft GO - 2015

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Lara Croft GO is a turn based puzzle-adventure set in a long-forgotten world. Explore the ruins of an ancient civilization, discover well-kept secrets and face deadly challenges as you uncover the myth of the Queen of Venom.

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13# The Last Warlock - 2015

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The Last Warlock is a turn based strategy and role-playing game set in a colorful voxel world. Engage in Quests, summon monsters, cast spells and battle enemy Warlocks. Compete with friends or strangers in multiplayer mode. Become the Last Warlock!

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15# Hex Commander: Fantasy Heroes - 2017

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Lead your army in a turn-based fantasy strategy game you’ve been waiting for! Hex Commander: Fantasy Heroes is a turn-based strategy game that will put you right in the middle of conflict between humans, orcs, goblins, elves and dwarves.

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18# Star Traders: Frontiers - 2017

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Choose your path by assembling and commanding your custom crew and spaceship in a constantly evolving galaxy torn by internal strife, political intrigue, and alien threats. Will you fly as a pirate terrorizing shipping lanes, join the solar wars as a military captain, or track targets across the stars as a fearsome bounty hunter?.

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19# Chaos Reborn - 2015

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Turn-based wizard combat with the tactical positioning of chess and the bluff of poker. Features wizard customization, 100s of gear items, single player realm adventures, online leagues and co-op play.

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20# Chroma Squad - 2017

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Chroma Squad is a tactical RPG about five stunt actors who decide to quit their jobs and start their own Power Rangers-inspired TV show! Customize your TV studio: hire actors, upgrade your gear, do marketing, craft weapons, costumes and giant cardboard robots!.

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21# Earthlock - 2018

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Earthlock is an indie developed, adventure RPG inspired by the classic 3D RPGs of the late 90's, with a fresh take on turn based combat and character progression.

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22# Battle Chasers: Nightwar - 2017

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Battle Chasers: Nightwar is an RPG inspired by the classic console greats, featuring deep dungeon diving, turn-based combat presented in a classic JRPG format, and a rich story driven by exploration of the world.

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23# Divinity: Original Sin - 2015

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Gather your party and get ready for the kick-ass new version of GameSpot's PC Game of the Year 2014. With hours of new content, new game modes, full voiceovers, split-screen multiplayer, and thousands of improvements, there's never been a better time to explore the epic world of Rivellon!

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24# Interplanetary - 2017

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In this turn-based strategic artillery game, players wage interplanetary wars by developing their home planets and firing massive barrages through the unpredictable gravity fields of the solar system.

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25# Dead Age - 2017

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Manage survivors, go on dangerous scavenging runs, build alliances, craft equipment, make difficult story-influencing decisions, defend your camp against undead hordes and experience non-linear rogue-lite elements. Should you fail to survive the apocalypse, you can purchase upgrades with medals earned in previous playthroughs to give your new character an edge to start with.

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