50 Games Like Through the Darkest of Times

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Supreme Ruler Ultimate, Hearts of Iron IV, and Suzerain are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Combined Arms Operations Series released the 21 June 2021 and ranked #32, My Friend Stalin released the 18 June 2021 and ranked #37, Sid Meier's Civilization VI Anthology released the 10 June 2021 and ranked #36.

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This suggestion collection includes strategy games during world war 2 for Android, 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.

Logo of the video game Through the Darkest of Times

Through the Darkest of Times is a strategy game, that lets you play a resistance group in Third Reich Berlin. The game covers the entire time from Hitler’s seizure of power 1933 to Germany’s unconditional surrender 1945. You plan actions of your group while at the same time try to balance the morale of your members, get resources needed for the actions and avoid getting caught by the Gestapo. Big political events follow the actual historical time-line and influence your options and what happens to your group. Your members are fictional and procedurally generated on each playthrough. They come with different personalities, abilities and views. As leader of the group, it's your job to fight the regime by winning hearts and minds of the people, holding your group together and leading them through the darkest of times.

1# Supreme Ruler Ultimate - 2014

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Real-Time Strategy/Wargame. From World War II through the Cold War and into the future, re-live or re-imagine the tensions and crises of our recent history! Guide your nation through the era of your choice in Campaigns, Scenarios, and Sandboxes, as you make every effort to become Supreme Ruler!

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Price: $25-$40

3# Suzerain - 2020

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As President Rayne, lead Sordland into ruin or repair during your first term in this text-based role-playing game. Navigate a political drama driven by conversations with your cabinet members and other significant figures. Beware or embrace corruption; shirk or uphold ideals. How will you lead?

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Price: $5-$15

5# Quarantine: Global Pandemic - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Quarantine: Global Pandemic
Screenshot of the video game Quarantine: Global Pandemic
Screenshot of the video game Quarantine: Global Pandemic

In Quarantine, you make the pandemic policies and funding priorities for your country as the head of the Health and Human Services Department. You will have to save your country from this global pandemic, while trying to keep the public and government officials happy...

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Price < $5

6# Cauldrons of War - Stalingrad - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Cauldrons of War - Stalingrad
Screenshot of the video game Cauldrons of War - Stalingrad

Early Access

Cauldrons of War Stalingrad is the turn-based strategic wargame you will launch whenever you want your WW2 shot but don't have time for a monster strategy game.From May 1942 to November 1942 play the USSR or the Axis forces in some of the largest and bloodiest operations in history.

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7# Europa Universalis IV - 2013

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Four centuries of detailed history come alive in Paradox’s classic grand strategy game. Lead any nation from Renaissance to Revolution in a complex simulation of the early modern world. Master the art of war, diplomacy and trade to shape and change your nation’s history!

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Price > $40

8# Collapse: A Political Simulator - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Collapse: A Political Simulator
Screenshot of the video game Collapse: A Political Simulator

is a grand strategy game that takes place in 1992-2004. You take lead of your own Party in the face of the total devastation of one of the fictional post-Soviet states in Europe. Try to realize your (or someone else's) political dreams in the shaky arena of this dilapidated situation.

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Price: $5-$15

9# Total War: Attila - 2015

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Against a darkening background of famine, disease and war, a new power is rising in the great steppes of the East. With a million horsemen at his back, the ultimate warrior king approaches, and his sights are set on Rome… The next instalment in the multi award-winning PC series that combines turn-based strategy with real-time tactics,...

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Price > $40

10# Star Dynasties - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Star Dynasties
Screenshot of the video game Star Dynasties

Early Access

Star Dynasties is a role-playing sci-fi strategy game set in a divided galaxy following the destruction of Earth. A unique procedurally generated narrative of human drama and feudal politics is mixed together with a light empire management layer. Your choices. Your legacy.

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11# Rogue State Revolution - 2021

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Greetings your Excellency. Time to rebuild, reform and prepare for new challenges in the People's Republic of Basenji. In this thrilling political strategy, you will appoint ministers and lead the country to success. Be careful — you may find yourself replaced in the next election.

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12# European War 5: Empire - 2016

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You are about to build a great empire *** Your empire will experience 6 ages and explore 2000 years of history *** As the empire expands, there are a variety of tasks to be explored *** Seize the cities of the enemy and collect resources to build your own *** Hire generals in the tavern and pursue beautiful princesses from different countries *** Trade in the market, defend the frontier, and defeat the invading generals *** Collect all sorts of materials and grow your empire to a new age *** Follow the conquering journeys of great kings such as Alexander, Genghis Khan, Caesar, and Barbarossa *** Conquer the world in 6 ages *** Exercise your power to develop economy, declare wars or establish diplomatic relations with other countries *** Meet various influential events during your conquering journey *** Upgrade the age and recruit different armies and generals *** Princesses have different talents, they will promote the development of the empire *** Show your diplomatic skills form an alliance, declare wars or stay neutral ...

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Price: Free

14# Call of War - 2017

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Take over the control of one of the mighty nations during the times of World War 2. Conquer provinces, forge alliances and build up your economy. Research top secret weapons of World War 2 and become the one true superpower!

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Price: Free

15# Siege Survival: Gloria Victis - 2021

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A medieval city under siege and a handful of civilians are all that keep the walls from falling. Mixing survival strategy and resource management, build your camp, craft supplies, and scavenge the occupied city to supply the last troops holding back the invaders.

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Price: $5-$15

17# Deus Lo Veult - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Deus Lo Veult
Screenshot of the video game Deus Lo Veult

Play as one of the three great leader in the year 1135 in the Middle East. Become Sultan of Egypt, King of Jerusalem or Emir of Aleppo. Take control or rewrite history of the Middle East. King, Sultan or Emir, discover a fascinating tale and forge your destiny.

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18# Crusader Kings III - 2020

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Paradox Development Studio brings you the sequel to one of the most popular strategy games ever made. Crusader Kings III is the heir to a long legacy of historical grand strategy experiences and arrives with a host of new ways to ensure the success of your royal house.

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Price > $40

19# Sunset - 2015

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It's 1972 and a military coup has rocked Anchuria. You, Angela Burnes, are trapped in the metropolitan capital of San Bavón. Your paradise has turned into a warzone. You take up a job as a housekeeper. Every week, an hour before sunset, you clean the swanky bachelor pad of the wealthy Gabriel Ortega.

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Price: $15-$25

21# Electioneering - 2020

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Screenshot of the video game Electioneering
Screenshot of the video game Electioneering

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You are at the nexus of the events of 2020; you will hire agents, run political ads, research topics, use hacking, and more in this turn-based political strategy game. In Electioneering, your goal is to ensure your candidate becomes the next President of the United States.

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Price: $5-$15

22# Shadows Behind the Throne 2 - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Shadows Behind the Throne 2
Screenshot of the video game Shadows Behind the Throne 2

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An apocalyptic grand strategy game, in which you take the role of the forces of darkness, trying to bring an end to a fantasy world. Complete with complex internal politics by NPC factions and wide ranges of strategies and types of doom to choose between.

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Price: $5-$15

24# SGS Halls of Montezuma - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game SGS Halls of Montezuma
Screenshot of the video game SGS Halls of Montezuma

Halls of Montezuma recreates the Mexican-American war of 1846-1848. Play the USA and conquer Mexico City before Whig opposition in Congress forces a negotiated peace. As Mexico, hold desperately against the enemy’s onslaught, to gain enough time for America's internal politics to end the war.

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25# The Commission 1920: Organized Crime Grand Strategy - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game The Commission 1920: Organized Crime Grand Strategy
Screenshot of the video game The Commission 1920: Organized Crime Grand Strategy

Stake your claim on the city of New Shore in this gritty simulation of 1920’s organized crime. As the Don, get involved with the rackets and politics that defined the Prohibition era. Claim your place among mafia history. How will you rule New Shore?

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