50 Games Like Through the Ages

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Twilight Struggle, Race for the Galaxy, and Reiner Knizia's The Confrontation are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Evolution: The Video Game released the 12 February 2019 and ranked #37, Stockpile Game released the 21 September 2018 and ranked #30, Exodus: Proxima Centauri released the 10 August 2018 and ranked #13.

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This suggestion collection includes strategy card games for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

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Legendary board game classic from award winning designer Vlaada Chvátil

1# Twilight Struggle - 2016

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Designed by award winning creators Ananda Gupta and Jason Matthews, players control one of the two modern superpowers, as they work to spread their dominance throughout the world via political influence and coup attempts. From the early days of De-Stalinization, to the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War and beyond, players are immersed in the actual events of the struggle between these two nations to be the dominant superpower in the world!

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2# Race for the Galaxy - 2017

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Explore, Settle, Develop, Trade, Consume, or Produce? Which do you need most? Which of Earth's former colonies will be most successful at settling the galaxy, now that JumpDrive exists? Who will discover the secrets of the mysteriously vanished Alien Overlords? Your goal: to build the most prosperous and powerful space empire!

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4# Gremlins, Inc. - 2016

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This is an intense strategy board game in a steampunk world of corrupt capitalist gremlins who compete for money, political power and prestige. Save and invest, steal and extort, arrest and get arrested – in single-player and multiplayer, with ranks and ladders, team mode and spectator mode.

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5# Forbidden Desert - 2016

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Forbidden Desert is a thrilling cooperative adventure based on the best-selling board game. An unexpected sand storm has forced your helicopter to make a crash landing. Now, stranded in the vast desert and exposed to an unrelenting storm, your only hope for survival is to quickly excavate the ancient city, find the parts to the flying machine, and rebuild it to escape.

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6# Rome: Total War - 2016

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Turn your screen into an exhilarating battlefield with thousands of troops, from legionaries, spearmen and archers to cavalry, chariots and war elephants. Embark on an historic conquest of Europe, North Africa and the Near East as one of 19 formidable factions including Egypt, Gaul, Britannia, The Greek Cities, Macedon and Spain.

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7# Clue: The Classic Mystery Game - 2017

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Clue is the classic mystery game - A grand mansion a dastardly murder a gathering of suspicious characters. Join Miss Scarlet, Colonel Mustard, Mrs Peacock, Mr Green, Dr Orchid and Professor Plum on a night of murder and mystery in Tudor Mansion. Roll the die to move around the mansion and ask questions: I suggest it was Miss Scarlet, with the Rope, in the Study!

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9# Age of Rivals - 2017

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There are many paths to victory in this competitive strategy boardgame featuring hundreds of cards ranging from great pyramids and war elephants to sneaky spies and crafty merchants. Age of Rivals was inspired by strategy boardgames and designed to be ideal for 1 or 2 players to play in 10 minutes with plenty of depth and replayability.

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10# Among the Stars - 2018

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Among The Stars will allow you to select locations through card drafting, and use them to build your station, scoring victory points based on the placement. Using race skills forces you to change the style of your play slightly and adds another layer of complexity to your decision making process.

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11# Galaxy Trucker - 2014

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Build space ships, dodge meteors, and fight off bad guys, all in a quest to be the trucker with the most cosmic credits at the end of the game. - Official adaptation of a space-faring classic - Family-friendly gameplay accessible to all ages - Build your own spaceship from different tiles - Local multiplayer on the same device - Compete online and play multiple games at the same time - Go frantic in real-time mode, or slow things down in turn-based mode - A campaign, special ship parts and more exclusive to this digital version! We offer good pay, a xenologically diverse crew, and a dynamic work environment.

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12# King and Assassins - 2018

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Discover the digital adaptation of this renowned two-player game. Can you safeguard the King all the way to his castle? Danger abounds in an angry mob controlled by your opponent. Three assassins are planning to murder the monarch! Get ready for a fight – the hunt is on!

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13# Exodus: Proxima Centauri - 2015

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Adapted from the original board game, Exodus: Proxima Centauri pits you against up to 5 opponents where you'll fulfill the role of explorer, colonizer, politician, and military commander. Make the best tactical decisions as there can be only 1 winner and leader of humankind!

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14# Armello - 2015

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Armello is a grim fairy-tale board game come to life, with every match combining deep, tactical card play, rich tabletop strategy and RPG elements. Leverage subterfuge, spells and careful strategy to wrangle control of the game's chaotic odds as you quest for the throne.

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15# Congo Merc - 2015

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During the 1960s the newly independent Congo was the scene of constant warfare. Congo Merc puts you in the middle of that fighting with a task force of elite commandos. You conduct breakneck advances into the heart of enemy territory, seize critical objectives and, just as important, return to home base.

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16# BattleLore: Command - 2014

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Lead the noble Daqan army as they fearlessly defend their homeland from the invading hordes of the Uthuk Yllan demon-blooded barbarians spreading chaos and destruction wherever they go. PREPARE FOR WAR: Muster armies suited to the mission at hand and support your strengths as a commander.

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17# Antihero - Digital Board Game - 2018

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Use stealth, cunning, and the occasional assassination to build the most powerful thieves guild in this gas-lit Victorian underworld. Play through the story-driven campaign, skirmish against the AI, and jump online in casual and ranked PvP multiplayer. Upgrade your guild, recruit street urchins, hire thugs, start a gang and bribe, blackmail and assassinate the opposition.

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18# 1812: The Invasion of Canada - 2017

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1812 features fast, intuitive and fun gameplay that involves teamwork and strategic planning in a historic and educational setting. This is THE GAME for people who want an enjoyable and manageable introduction to historic/conflict based games.

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19# Brass - 2015

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Brass is a digital adaptation of the highly acclaimed economic strategy board game set during the Industrial Revolution.

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20# Colt Express - 2016

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*** Touch Arcade 4,5/5 ***: "The art is fantastic, the gameplay mechanics work great, and there's plenty of content to keep you playing the game for a long time to come. Complete a bandit's story to unlock new multiplayer modes and comic books about the intricacies of the desperados' life in the Wild West!

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21# Patchwork - 2016

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In the long-awaited digital adaptation of Uwe Rosenberg's Patchwork, players patch their way to victory using fabric pieces of assorted sizes, colors, and buttons.

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22# The Witcher Adventure Game - 2014

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Embark on a journey across the beautifully rendered world of The Witcher and complete a variety of quests: hunt for deadly beasts, solve ancient mysteries, and take part in complex political intrigues. The Witcher Adventure Game allows players to take the role of four distinct characters known from the books and video games: Geralt of Rivia, monster slayer Triss Merigold, cunning sorceress Yarpen Zigrin, dwarven warrior and Dandelion, roguish bard. The Witcher Adventure Game is based on the rich universe created by internationally renowned novelist Andrzej Sapkowski.

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23# Children of Zodiarcs - 2017

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A story-driven, tactical RPG set in the fantasy realm of Lumus; a world divided by affluence and poverty. Take control of Nahmi and her fellow outcasts, utilising a brand new deck and dice based combat system to strike a blow to the noble Lords’ and Ladies’ unquenchable thirst for profit.

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24# Hearts of Iron IV - 2016

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Victory is at your fingertips! Your ability to lead your nation is your supreme weapon, the strategy game Hearts of Iron IV lets you take command of any nation in World War II; the most engaging conflict in world history.

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