What are some alternatives?
When comparing Total War and Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, you can also consider the following products
FreeCiv - Freeciv is an open-source, turn-based strategy game based on Civilization II.
Age of Empires - Age of Empires is the critically acclaimed, award winning Real Time Strategy (RTS) game with a legacy spanning over 20 years and nearly a dozen titles in the franchise.
The Battle for Wesnoth - The Battle for Wesnoth is a turn-based tactical strategy game with a high fantasy theme.
Age of Mythology - Age of Mythology. The game that transports players to a time when heroes did battle with monsters of legend and the gods intervened in the affairs of mortals. Use mythological creatures like Minotaurs and Cyclopes to bolster your armies' strength.
Stronghold - Stronghold Crusader is a RTS game from the series from Stronghold.
0 A.D. - 0 A. D. is a free, open-source, historical Real Time Strategy (RTS) game currently under development by Wildfire Games, a global group of volunteer game developers. Download 0 A. D.