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24 Games Like Wasteland 2

Games Like Wasteland 2 Our compilation of games like Wasteland 2 features other role playing adventures that rely on deep turn based gameplay for their combat mechanics.

Set in a unique alternate timeline where nuclear holocaust has destroyed the world in the late 90s. The game now explores what is left 15 years later as players join the Rangers and design their own squad of fighters to take on the deadly Wasteland. With many different strategies to pursue and over 80 hours of gameplay the game has been marked as an engrossing one. Like many RPGs before it the game thrives on player choice both in how you combat enemies and advance through the game world.

Gameplay in Wasteland 2 uses a semi-overhead perspective which players use to control their party of custom adventurers. This group can include four carefully designed characters and then paired with 3 NPCs from within the game world to allow a party size of up to 7 for plenty of combat depth. With each character you add bringing new personality, motivations and talents to the team the role playing elements in Wasteland 2 are some of the most impressive in the space.

This collection of games like Wasteland 2 aims to provide more experiences in the turn based genre that rival that of Wasteland 2. In these games (for various platforms) you’ll get to build your own team of characters, explore large game areas, solve quests in multiple ways and enjoy tactical turn based combat.



Games Like Wasteland 2

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Invisible, Inc.

Use your abilities of sneak in Invisible, Inc. a stealth based tactical game Developed by Klei Entertainment who also brought Don’t Starve to the world the game features similar roguelike elements. Invisible, Inc. explores the year 2074 with a setting where large corporations have done aw... Read More »

User Score
8.6
(11 votes)
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Shadowrun: Hong Kong

The third instalment in the science fiction tactical genre of Shadowrun is Shadowrun: Hong Kong. Offering the same high quality experience as those before it the game is packed full of features thanks to it’s hugely successful Kickstarter campaign to develop these additional features. Thi... Read More »

User Score
8.1
(8 votes)
xenonauts

Xenonauts

Xenonauts draws heavily on the science fiction universe of the original X-COM to create a very familiar turn based tactical adventure. The game isn’t just a clone though with many improvements that allow it to stand own feet and not lean too heavily on the reputation of X-COM. The game is set i... Read More »

User Score
7.6
(8 votes)
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Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel

Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel takes place in the apocalyptic setting that the Fallout universe is known for and opts for a tactical RPG approach ensuring plenty of strategy, customisation and story to be enjoyed. Following a fresh squad in the Brotherhood of Steel faction you’ll a... Read More »

User Score
7.2
(13 votes)
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Jagged Alliance 2

Jagged Alliance 2 is one of the older tactical role playing games launching back in 1999. Set in a small fictional country the sheer amount of choices combined with randomised components guarantees more than a single playthrough. Your adventure will take you across Arulco, a small location rule... Read More »

User Score
8.4
(9 votes)
dead-state

Dead State

Dead State combines the growing demand for zombie themed video games with classic turn based RPGs to deliver a lengthy zombie themed adventure. Set soon after the zombie apocalypse begins you’ll command your group of survivors in the fictional Texas town as you scavenge and explore while mainta... Read More »

User Score
7.9
(8 votes)
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Shadowrun: Dragonfall

Shadowrun: Dragonfall started its life as an expansion pack but was eventually reworked into a complete standalone game through a number of improvements. It’s distinct mixture of magic, cyberpunk, tactical combat and RPG elements have made the game a staple for strategy fans that crave unique a... Read More »

User Score
8.8
(10 votes)
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Dragon Age: Inquisition

Dragon Age: Inquisition continues the legacy of the Dragon Age franchise with a breathtaking game world full of locations, romance, activities and plenty of combat. Available on the new generation of consoles (Xbox One and PS4) along with the old it’s available to all gamers. With the thi... Read More »

User Score
8.6
(25 votes)
Dungeon Siege III

Dungeon Siege III

Dungeon Siege III continues the Dungeon Siege journey and also brings the series onto consoles. The game was released in June 2011 for Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The game world in this third game is the same as previous games so fans of the series will welcome the return to the Kingdo... Read More »

User Score
5.2
(17 votes)
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Dungeon Siege II

Dungeon Siege II continues the series and offers plenty of improvements over the original Dungeon Siege game while also continuing the story. The game revolves around the war against Valdis with players originally fighting for the evil Valdis as a mercenary. The player is ordered to take over a... Read More »

User Score
7.5
(14 votes)
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Divinity: Original Sin

Divinity: Original Sin offers solo and co-operative gameplay that blends fantasy, strategy and role playing together. With a living and breathing game world you can make a name for yourself and direct the course of this adventure one turn at a time. Set in a game world filled with fantasy playe... Read More »

User Score
8.3
(15 votes)
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Underrail

Underrail is set deep within a post-apocalyptic setting, relying on turn based isometric gameplay the depth is second to none. It’s a homage to many games of yesteryear and ideal for those seeking a nostalgic trip into a wasteland environment. Coming out of a 3 year Early Access status th... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(3 votes)
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Expeditions: Conquistador

Expeditions: Conquistador is a historical turn based strategy experience with a focus on tactical role playing gameplay. The game packs in a huge amount of strategic depth and was released in 2013 for Windows and Mac. In the game you’ll be playing as an expedition leader as you cross South Amer... Read More »

User Score
7.6
(15 votes)
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Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

Relive the feeling of the original Fallout games but in a fantasy setting with Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura. Not only does the game have an extremely obscure name its development team contained some of the brains that created Fallout. In the game players will have the opportunity t... Read More »

User Score
9.3
(17 votes)
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Dungeon Siege

Dungeon Siege is the first game in the popular series of role playing games and was released in 2002. An expansion pack for the game titled Legends of Aranna was released a year later. Dungeon Siege is set on the continent of Aranna and has players assuming the role of a simple farmer. That is ... Read More »

User Score
8.1
(15 votes)
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Beyond Divinity

Beyond Divinity is part of the Divine Divinity series and features similar gameplay to the core role playing games in that series. The game is set approximately two decades after the original Divine Divinity and takes place in an alternate universe to the main series. Players step into the shoe... Read More »

User Score
7.3
(11 votes)
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Divine Divinity

Divine Divinity takes place in a fantasy world and offers a single player RPG experience. The game promises an impressive story based experience for players to follow. The setting for the game is a dark fantasy world and has players getting caught in the middle of a battle between good and evil... Read More »

User Score
7.2
(14 votes)
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Avernum: Escape from the Pit

Crawl around the dark dungeons of Avernum: Escape from the Pit as you explore a game that focuses on story elements while also delivering a tough classic RPG. Explore the world in real time while engaging in tactical turn based combat. Avernum: Escape from the Pit uses the same setting as previ... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(1 votes)
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The Age of Decadence

The Age of Decadence takes a different path in with a post-apocalyptic Roman like setting. It draws inspiration from the likes of the classic Fallout games and another of other classical turn based role playing games. Selling itself on depth of the years gone by The Age of Decadence opts for a ... Read More »

User Score
8.6
(7 votes)
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Legend of Grimrock

Legend of Grimrock takes inspiration from the games of old and brings them into the modern day with a grid based dungeon crawler. The game is very impressive and even more so when you learn that it was developed by just a four person indie team. The plot in the game is a simple one but provides... Read More »

User Score
5.6
(8 votes)
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Dragon Age II

Dragon Age II is the second game in the hit Dragon Age series developed by BioWare and continues the fantasy adventure with a number of new features. The game was released in 2011 and is available across the big platforms including Mac, Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. While Dragon Age II i... Read More »

User Score
6.8
(33 votes)
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Dragon Age: Origins

Dragon Age: Origins is the first game in the Dragon Age series and is available on Windows, Mac, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The game is played with a third-person aspect and takes place in a fictional fantasy game world. In Dragon Age: Origins players take control of their own mage, warrior or... Read More »

User Score
8.8
(32 votes)
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Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn

Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn is a sequel that is closely tied to the events of the original Baldur’s Gate with similar gameplay mechanics also present. Like the original, the game was given a rebirth through an Enhanced Edition (released in 2013). The game takes players south of your origin... Read More »

User Score
9.3
(4 votes)
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Baldur’s Gate

Baldur’s Gate takes place in a fantasy setting and is one of the many role playing games developed by BioWare. Released back in 1998 the game saw new life in 2012 when an Enhanced Edition of the game was released. In the game players will explore a world of cities, ruins, forests, mountains and... Read More »

User Score
8.4
(5 votes)