Download Turn Based Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Heroes Of Might And Magic 2: Gold

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    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Cult classic turn based strategy game

    7
    4 votes
    • PROS: Considered one of the best strategy games, Engaging gameplay and difficulty
    • CONS: Dated graphics, Can be tough for beginners
  • Chess Master 3D PRO

    1.5.1

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    Platform
    Android

    Classic turn-based strategy

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Reliable gameplay, Helpful hints
    • CONS: Limited depth, Some free chess sims are just as good
  • Civilization V

    1.0.1.383

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Java
    Symbian

    Rewrite history in this turn-based strategy game

    6
    389 votes
    • PROS: Improved interface, Online play, Addictive, More user friendly
    • CONS: Occasionally strange AI, Graphics are unspectacular
  • Doodle Jump

    8.1.0.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Symbian

    Jump higher and higher, Doodler!

    8
    1280 votes
    • Fallout

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      Platform
      Windows

      Post-apocalyptic turn-based RPG

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      • PROS: Immersive story, Unique world
      • CONS: Distinct from modern versions, Dated graphics
    • MEDIEVAL: Total War - Gold Edition

      2016

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Real-time Medieval battle and turn-based campaign strategy

      9
      3 votes
      • PROS: Improve your generals by having them fight battles, Play a shorter game and/or one with a smaller map
      • CONS: The graphics are poor compared to the versions that came afterwards, Your ships are tied to coastal waters until you develop bigger boats
    • Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends

      Updated Demo

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      Platform
      Windows

      Where technology and magic collide

      7
      293 votes
      • PROS: In-depth storyline, Multiplayer, turn-based mode, Clan support to build online communities
      • CONS: Graphics are a little basic
    • Panzer General 2

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      Platform
      Windows

      A war game with an uneasy balance between casual and hardcore

      10
      1 vote
      • PROS: It doesn’t feature the intricacies that many turn based strategy games force on you, Extend your playing time by creating your own campaigns with the editor
      • CONS: The hex based gaming style is not to everybody’s taste, Some may find the game a little too slow for an army game
    • Sid Meier's Civilization VI

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Expand your empire to new boundaries!

      7
      20 votes
      • PROS: Award winning strategy game is the best there is for turn based strategy, Graphics, game play and production value are second to none in the genre
      • CONS: This triple A title comes with a triple A price: this is not a free game, Excellent graphics require excellent hardware: the system requirements for playing require higher end machines
    • Worms Reloaded

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Java

      Side Scrolling Turn Based battle Royal

      7
      736 votes
      • PROS: Great style and humor throughout, Dozens of weapons to master
      • CONS: Dated game came out years ago, This is not a free game
    • King's Bounty

      The Legend

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      Platform
      Windows

      RGP adventure with a flavor of strategy

      8
      39 votes
      • PROS: Great graphics and physics, Many quests and puzzles, Mixes real-time exploration with turn-based battles
      • CONS: Battles may be a bit boring, Poor character customization
    • Phoenix Point

      1

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Turn-Based Tactical Strategy Game for Personal Computers

      6
      2 votes
      • PROS: Many of the options within Phoenix Point are fully customisable., There are several digital versions which can be downloaded through the official website.
      • CONS: This game is still in very early stages of development and bugs might be present., There are currently no peer-generated reviews available.
    • Battle for Wesnoth

      1.10.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      iPhone
      Mac

      Turn based fantasy and strategy adventure

      9
      610 votes
      • PROS: Great depth and complexity, Completely open source, Create your own tribes and stories, Over 200 units
      • CONS: Complex to learn
    • Total War: Shogun 2

      Demo

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      Platform
      Windows

      Take the art of turn-based strategy back to Japan

      7
      166 votes
      • PROS: Excellent presentation, Involving strategy
      • CONS: Japanese army unit names can be hard to remember!
    • Heroes Chronicles: All Chapters

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      Platform
      Windows

      A Classic Turn Based Fantasy Strategy game

      10
      1 vote
      • PROS: Classic game play you'll remember from decades ago, Includes all eight chapters of the original game
      • CONS: Dated graphics, This is not a free game
    • Disciples 2 Gold

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      Platform
      Windows

      Turn-based classic role-playing game for PC users

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      No votes yet
      • PROS: An inclusion of the original series will provide additional hours of enjoyment, It can be very difficult to master Disciples 2 Gold
      • CONS: A size of 17 megabytes may be too hefty for some operating systems, As it was released in 2005 the graphics are a bit dated
    • Might and Magic Heroes VI

      Demo 2.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Battle evil in this turn based strategy RPG

      7
      163 votes
      • PROS: Nice graphics, Well balanced gameplay
      • CONS: Little innovation
    • Age of Wonders III

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Build an empire in this turn-based strategy game

      7
      16 votes
      • PROS: They have certainly built on the previous games, Over 50 locations and a map generation function
      • CONS: If there is an offline mode it is very difficult to find, Multiplayer isn't easy to access with traditional methods
    • XCOM: Enemy Unknown

      Demo

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      Platform
      Windows
      Mac
      Android
      iPhone

      Stop an alien invasion in this turn based strategy game

      7
      100 votes
      • PROS: Unique RPG elements in a strategy game, Good graphics and sound design, Challenging gameplay, Easy to understand controls
      • CONS: Huge download, Cliché story
    • Wakfu

      0.204

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      An MMORPG that stands-out from the fantasy crowd

      8
      197 votes
      • PROS: Fun turn based combat, Pretty cartoon graphics, Lots of humor
      • CONS: Broader storyline could be emphasized more
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