Total Nerd The Best God Games of All Time  

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List Rules Video games where you play god. Not all strategy games apply.

These are the best God games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. What exactly is a God game? Well it's a genre where you're essentially playing God, controlling the lives of one or more people and choosing how they will live (and die). Don't confuse god games with city-building games or RTS games, as they are not quite one and the same. These highly rated God games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest god games are at the top of the list. What types of God Games are there?

Spanning the entire history of the genre, these God games are considered the best in the genre. The Black & White series is the go to for many players, but games like Spore and Populous are must plays as well. This list includes all challenging God games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new God games.

Everything from The Sims to Spore is included on this list. This list answers the questions, "What are the best God games?" and "What is the greatest God game game of all time?"

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Black & White 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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Black & White is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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Spore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
Spore 2008

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The Sims 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
The Sims 2 2004

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Populous: The Beginning is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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From Dust is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
From Dust 2011

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Dungeon Keeper 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
Dungeon Keeper 2 Jan 01 1999

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The Universim is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
The Universim

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Black & White 2: Battle of the... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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Dungeon Keeper is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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The Sims 4 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
The Sims 4 2014

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The Sims is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
The Sims 2000

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Black & White: Creature Isle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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Populous is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
Populous 1989

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Reus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
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The Settlers II is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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Evil Genius is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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SimAnt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
SimAnt 1991

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GODUS is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
Godus 2014

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Pocket God is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
Pocket God 2009

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Populous II: Trials of the Oly... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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The Settlers III is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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The Sims 3: Seasons is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
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The Sims 2: Seasons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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The Sims 3: World Adventures is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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Anno 2070 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
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The Sims 2: Pets is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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The Settlers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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The Sims 2: Open for Business is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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The Sims: Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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The Sims FreePlay is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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Virtual Villagers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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Doodle God is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
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Afterlife is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
Afterlife 1996

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Dungeon Keeper 3 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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The Lord of the Rings: The Bat... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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Smite is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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Patapon 2 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
Patapon 2 2009

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Doodle God 2 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
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Patapon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
Patapon 2007

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Creatures is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best God Games of All Time

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Idle Worship is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best God Games of All Time
Idle Worship