Total Nerd The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time  

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This is a list of the best government simulation games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated government simulation games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest government simulation games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these government simulation games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging government simulation games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new government simulation games.

List ranges from Tropico 3 to Balance of Power, plus much more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best government simulation games?" and "What is the greatest government simulation game of all time?"
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Crusader Kings II is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time
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Tropico 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time
Tropico 3 2009

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Democracy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time

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AttackOfTheDirt added Jennifer Government: NationStates 2002 - Link: http://www.nationstates.net/ NationStates is a nation simulation game. Create a nation according to your political ideals and care for its people. Or deliberately oppress them. It's up to ...

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SuperPower 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time

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AttackOfTheDirt added Politics & War 2014 - Link: https://politicsandwar.com/  Create and Conquer Through Diplomacy, Economy, and War!  Politics & War is a free to play browser based persistent mmo game where you create your own nation and rule it.

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President Forever 2008 + Prima... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time

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Tropico is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time
ZacharyHoyte added Tropico 2001

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Particracy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time
Lohengrin added Particracy 2005 - http://classic.particracy.net/

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Balance of Power is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time

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Shadow President is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time

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Commander in Chief is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time
Commander in Chief Jul 25 2008

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The Political Machine 2008 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time

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Conflict: Middle East Politica... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time

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Crisis in the Kremlin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time

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AttackOfTheDirt added Supremacy 1914 2009 - Link:  http://www.supremacy1914.com/

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AttackOfTheDirt added Project Terra Nation Simulation Game 2011 - Link: https://project-terra.com/  Project Terra is an advanced, complex, and free online nation simulation game that aims for total realism through continuous development and improvements. This game presents the ...

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The Political Machine is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time

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Hidden Agenda is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time

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eRepublik is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time
AttackOfTheDirt added eRepublik Link:  https://www.erepublik.com/ A new world is emerging. Your country needs YOU!Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ERepublikeRepublik Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eRepublikeRepublik Labs ...

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WesleyDing added Clout: the Game Clout is a text-based satirical political “simulator” of sorts where you play as a member of the US Federal Congress, but with a darkly humorous twist. http://www.kongregate.com/games/delosford/clout-the-game

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AttackOfTheDirt added Miniconomy Jan 01 2002 - Link: https://www.miniconomy.com/  It is January 2042. The world is crowded with large and grey buildings. Shops do not exist anymore. People of all nations live together. The world is one trade nation and is ...

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AttackOfTheDirt added StarStrife 2012(development started then) - Forums:  http://alexwinchell.com/StarStrife/forums

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Cyber Nations is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time
AttackOfTheDirt added Cyber Nations Jan 06 2006 - Link: http://www.cybernations.net/  Cyber Nations is a free browser-based nation simulation game. Create a nation and decide how you will rule your people by choosing a government type, a national religion, tax rate ...

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AttackOfTheDirt added Pixel Nations 2012 - Link: http://www.pixelnations.net/  Archive Link: http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.pixelnations.net/*  Pixel Nations is a real time continuous free to play browser based nation simulation game. Build ...

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AttackOfTheDirt added NationStates 2 2008 - Link: http://www.nationstates2.com/  Archive Link: http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.nationstates2.com/* Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NationStates#NationStates_2 ...

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President Elect is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time

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Great Britain Ltd is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time

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AttackOfTheDirt added Martian Empires 2013 - Link: http://www.martianempires.net/  Archive Link: http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.martianempires.net/* Create Your Colony, Battle For Supremacy! Welcome to Martian Empires, a text-based simulation ...

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AttackOfTheDirt added Pixel Kingdoms 2013 - Link: http://pixelkingdoms.net/  Old Link: http://pixelnations.site11.com/index.php  Archive Link: http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://pixelkingdoms.net/*  Pixel Kingdoms is a massively ...

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PeaceMaker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time
PeaceMaker 2007

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CyberJudas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time
CyberJudas 1996

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America Daitōryō Senkyo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time