What are the best turn-based strategy PC games?

  1. #1
    DD
    Written on January 30, 2017
    Douglas Delgado
    "I would definitely check out the new Civ. VI, if you enjoyed Civ. V and Civ Beyond Earth, you are sure to put many, many hours into this game as well! I'd feel free to check out the reviews from others first though, as just one opinion can't justify a pricey purchase."
  2. #2
    KH
    Written on January 19, 2017
    Kevin Harrison
    "Duelyst is a great tactical game on Steam. It is perfect for those long afternoons when you want to kill some time and earn some cool loot. I would definitely check this one out if you are a hardcore gamer."
  3. #3
    AL
    Written on February 7, 2017
    Ashley Lee
    "I love a good strategy so I'm always on the lookout for really great turn-based strategy PC games. When I recently ran across Warhammer 40,000: Regicide, I really, really wanted to love it. But I just can't get into it. It's SO brutal, it made me cringe more than once and seriously outweighed the enjoyment factor. If you like gross, violent games, this might be for you. If not, steer clear!"
  1. #4
    TJ
    Written on September 29, 2017
    Teresa Jensen
    "I have nothing but good things to say about this game. It really incorporates everything I love about the board game, and combines it with beautiful graphics. The expansion packs are very valuable and really give me full range of all of the weaponry from the board game too."
  2. #5
    AC
    Written on March 25, 2017
    Alexander Curtis
    "I love playing Valkyria Chronicles. Besides excellent gameplay, the atmosphere is fun, the world is engaging, and the graphics are excellent. There's not much more fun to be had than riding around in a tank blowing stuff up,. Fun for RPG fans, turn based fans, or history buffs."
  3. #6
    XCOM 2
    Games

    Windows , Mac , Amazon , Xbox One

    $49.99 - Deluxe Edition ($64.99)

    AO
    Written on May 7, 2017
    Alexander Oliver
    "XCOM 2 is the latest turn-based strategy PC game. PC games have come a long way and are a great experience not to be missed. This is a great experience."
  4. #7
    XCOM: Enemy Unknown
    Games

    Windows , Mac , Android , iOS

    $19.99 - Complete Pack ($29.99)

    TM
    Written on February 9, 2017
    Tejas Mehta
    "Steam is a great website for finding any type of game imaginable. Specifically, it offers XCOM which is a turn-based strategy PC game. The reviews are overwhelmingly positive, and it is at a fair price for a game with it's graphics and gameplay."
  5. #8
    The Banner Saga
    Games

    Windows , Mac , iOS , Android , Xbox One , PlayStation 4

    $19.99 - Deluxe Edition ($22.99)

    JG
    Written on March 31, 2017
    Juan Griffin
    "Gaming has always been a fun hobby for me, but it had been a long time since I played a good turn-based strategy game on my PC. I looked on Steam and found The Banner Saga. It definitely has drawn me in the way any good turn-based strategy should. I've been playing it pretty much every day."
  6. #9
    BF
    Written on April 10, 2017
    Bruce Fernandez
    "I am a Warhammer fan so your mileage may varies, however this game is based on the very popular Total War series so you can expect a certain degree of quality. I think even a non-Warhammer can pick this game up quickly due to how intuitive the control is. Once I got the hang of it, all the micromanagement aspect of the game didn't seem so bad, I actually grew to enjoy the challenge. SEGA and Creative Assembly did an excellent job on this game and I highly recommend this if you are a turn-based strategy game fan."
  7. #10
    JH
    Written on May 4, 2017
    Joshua Herrera
    "I like simple, cartoonist fun after a long day between my study breaks. This app is perfect for those calm me down mental breaks between long hours."
  8. #11
    Endless Legend
    Games

    Windows , Mac

    $29.99 - Classic Edition. Emperor Edition ($39.99)

    MM
    Written on April 11, 2017
    Manuel Madrigal
    "If you want to get into a 4x strategy game for PC, then I can't think of a better title to let yourself be immerse in the genre with. Endless Legend is a wonderful game that has a lot of replay-ability."
  9. #12
    GC
    Written on January 19, 2018
    Gerald Coleman
    "Not turn based, people can attack and do whatever they want. It's also an incredibly buggy and cheaply made game. Wouldn't recommend even if you were looking for something like this."
  10. #13
    JS
    Written on September 29, 2017
    Judith Stevens
    "I love war games! This didn't quiet add up to what I thought it would be. The graphics were great. But some of the game would take forever to load. Good strategy game. Just moves slower than I would like."
  11. #14
    MM
    Written on February 9, 2017
    Marilyn Munoz
    "In looking for a turn-based strategy games for PC I stumbled upon Divinity-Original Sin. This game allows me to play with my friends from all over the world online. The scope of the game is epic, and ever-changing. This is a great game, and I have enjoyed every day of it!"
  12. #15
    Hero Academy
    Games

    iOS , Windows , Mac

    Free - with in-app purchases

    EN
    Written on March 27, 2017
    Ethan Nichols
    "Hero Academy is one of those games you try then uninstall. I really did give it a try but after a few days of playing I just couldn't anymore. There were never enough players on and of course no single player. I will never understand why designers decide to leave out the single player aspect. I would pass on this one if it were me."
  13. #16
    EC
    Written on June 6, 2017
    Evelyn Cole
    "The Rebuild 3 is very realistic and makes me feel like I have the power to make the world a better place just the way I want. I love the adventure of fighting with rivals and finding the food at the right time and the strategies to making it all a better place to live."
  14. #17
    SR
    Written on April 6, 2017
    Socorro Rocha
    "I have different feelings about it. There is no excitement for me, because I can't relate on a personal level. I would for sure try this game, and try to learn new things about it. Although, this looks like a hard game to pick up on and just play, I don't like how a player doesn't have a character, it's more of a battle game, but I can tell a lot of hard work went into making this game."
  15. #18
    DR
    Written on June 6, 2017
    Divya Rangarajan
    "A game was recommended to me when I was looking for the best turn-based strategy PC game. It was Battle Worlds: Kronos and once I started playing I couldn't stop. It has been one of the best games ever for me."
  16. #19
    FJ
    Written on May 10, 2017
    Frank Jordan
    "Want a refreshing turn based strategy game? Interested in a conquest with enough levels to keep you occupied? Conquest of Elysium 3 is a PC game that will have you in control of your chosen race and how you can fight with the enemies. With an easy to use interface, you will be on top of the world in no time in this strategy game."
  17. #20
    SR
    Written on April 10, 2018
    Socorro Rocha
    "Bushido can be a little complicated, at first, but the graphics are beautiful and the gameplay functions smoothly. It's actually a very complex and interesting game in which you can develop a lot of skill. An added bonus is the Samurai warrior culture and availability in multiple languages."
  18. #21
    AC
    Written on June 16, 2017
    Amy Cruz
    "This game is horrific. It should be ashamed to be associated with the glory that is Game of Thrones."
  19. #22
    EQ
    Written on April 9, 2018
    Eduardo Quiroz
    "I have always enjoyed turn based games so I decided to give King's Bounty a try. It was exactly what I was looking for."
  20. #23
    GW
    Written on November 24, 2017
    Gloria Woods
    "Disciples 2 Gold was a game that a friend got me in to a couple of months ago. I thought that this was one of the better turn based strategy games that I have played on the PC in recent memory. We managed to have a lot of fun even just talking about our adventures."
  21. #24
    RR
    Written on April 13, 2018
    Raymond Reyes
    "Tales of Symphonia isn't a turn-based strategy game. If you are looking for that style of game you would be better off looking elsewhere. If you are looking for a good JRPG then this is a good choice."

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Summary

Best turn-based strategy PC games
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Sid Meier's Civilization VI Games 456 Paid
2 Duelyst Games 423 Free
3 Warhammer 40,000: Regicide Games 393 Paid
4 Space Hulk Ascension Games 369 Paid
5 Valkyria Chronicles Games 347 Paid
6 XCOM 2 Games 322 Paid
7 XCOM: Enemy Unknown Games 315 Paid
8 The Banner Saga Games 294 Paid
9 Total War: WARHAMMER Games 265 Paid
10 Worms Armageddon Games 252 Paid
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