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Friday, November 25, 2016

List: Obscure RTS Games



This is a list of RTS games either no one or very few have ever heard about. Obscure games are those are not on Steam or have lesser than 10,000 reviews or are not on a top list anywhere. Not-That-Obscure Games are those that are obscure by the fact they aren't Command and Conquer or Starcraft or from a well-known RTS developer.

Obscure:
Deep Quest
Submarine Titans (All-Time Favorite)
Harpoon series
Pacific Storm series
King Arthur: Role Playing Wargame series
Kohan series
Globulation series (free)
Glest series (free)
Sun Age: Battle for Elysium (Kinguin Steam; starting at $10, usually $15)
Machines At War series
Warrior Kings series
Warlords Battlecry series
Battle Realms
Order of War
Warzone 2100 (free)
Armies of Exigo
Close Combat series
Universe A War: Earth Assault (First Impressions)
Star Wars Galactic Battleground
Tooth and Tail (upcoming)
Northgard
Outpost 2: Divided Destiny (free)
Ultimate General series
Folktale
Infested Planet (Kinguin Steam; starting at $4, usually $15)
Warshift
Drone Swarm (upcoming)
Battleships Forever (free; Game Jolt)
Joint Task Force
Worldshift
Maelstrom: Battle for Earth Begins (Kinguin Steam; starting at less than $1, usually $6)
War Front: Turning Point
Maestros
Ground Control series
Dark Reign series
Original War
Scourge of War
Histwar
Knights of Honor
Star Command Revolution
Highland Warriors
Startopia
Netstorm
The Guild
Battlezone
Kingdom Under Fire

Not-That-Obscure:
DEFCON (Kinguin Steam; starting at $2, usually $9)
Anno series
Banished (Kinguin Steam; starting at $5, usually $20)
Dwarf Fortress
Creeper series
AI War series (Kinguin Steam; starting at $3, usually $10)
Majesty series
RUSE
Impossible Creatures (First Impressions)
The Settlers series
Iron Harvest (upcoming)
Planetary Annihilation (Kinguin Steam; starting at $3, usually $29)
Prison Architect (Kinguin Steam; starting at $4, usually $29)
Achron
Rimworld (Kinguin Steam; starting at $23, usually $30)
World In Conflict
Tom Clancy's EndWar (First Impressions)
Art of War: Red Tides (free to play on Steam)
Men of War: Assault Squad series
Total Annihilation series
Sacrifice

Not-At-All-Obscure:
Paradox games
Eugen System games
Dawn of War series
Company of Heroes series
Sins of a Solar Empire series
Stardock games
Battle for Middle Earth series
Supreme Commander series
Total War series

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1 comment:

  1. Our game http://maestrosgame.com/ is pretty obscure :P It has been in public testing on/off for a couple years and just got greenlit for steam to come out later this year.

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