idk any rts except cossacks 3 & civ 6
Give Praetorians Remastered a try, it has a fun campaign and you can play skirmish battles but idk if there are many online players. Aoe 2 or 3 are also good. For turn based, you could give Darkest Dungeon a shot ( it has some rng but it didn't bother me).
IDK about new total war but i loved Medieval 2 total war Great for modding too. So is rome total war with darthmod
Company of Heroes and Men of War are fun if you like ww2 strategy
Do not buy anything from steam.
The old total wars that still hold up
medieval 2(great game)
shogun 2 (my favourite)
the newer ones that are good
three kingdoms (havent played, heard good things)
warhammer 2 (good game ive played it)
warhammer 3 (havent played heard good things but i doubt its cheap)
Otherwise i would recommend civ 5 but you got it.
Hoi4 (need DLC)
EU4 (need DLC)
Warhammer 1,2,3 + all dlc
"Is any of the new Total Wars worth buying?"
better play Rome or Shogun for tenth time
Best game Ive ever played. If you are just a little bit interested in space, planets and all that good stuff and ur a curious person u should definetly buy it. I never experienced so much freedom in a game before and the story is just incredible. The DLC is also amazing but u should probably first see if u are hooked by the main game. Oh and u should go into it as blind as possible because the game is basically all about learning and discovering things by urself.
"Expeditions: Rome" is pretty good
Deep Rock Galactic if u have somebody to play with
I've bought Dune: Spice Wars, Northgard and Old World so far.
Northgard seems a too cartoonish for my taste and I haven't managed to win it on easy in two playthroughs so far. It's an RTS and it seems like it's very well developed so far, but just not my thing I guess.
Dune: Spice Wars is made by the same developer as Northgard, it's in Early access but from the couple of hours I've played it seems pretty good for a sci-fi game.
Old World I haven't played yet but from the reviews it seems to be a really great alternative if you've already played through Civ and stuff.
Kingdom Come: Deliverance for 9$ very good open world RPG
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Dark Crusade
my friend got me to buy chivalry 2 because now it has cross connectivity between pc, xbox, and ps
pretty fun if you have friends to play with
if the quarry is here buy the quarry
Mistake to buy CIV 5, CIV6 is better and cheap too with all dlcs