TOP 18 TRADE AND DIPLOMACY GAMES

Trade and diplomacy, the ever-exciting genre of gaming where players get to negotiate, barter, and wheel and deal their way to the top. Who needs guns and explosions when you can strategize and sweet talk your way to victory? Players love this genre because it allows them to flex their negotiation and communication skills, as well as their ability to read the room and adapt to situations on the fly. Plus, who wouldn't want to be the slick-talking merchant or cunning diplomat that everyone wants to do business with? And lucky for you, dear reader, we have compiled a well-picked list of the top games in this genre. So get ready to put on your best poker face and start making deals. But be warned, in the world of trade and diplomacy, one wrong move can lead to disastrous consequences. So choose your words carefully, always have a backup plan, and may the best negotiator win.

#01
Games like Sid Meiers Civilization Revolution

Sid Meiers Civilization Revolution

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, Console, iPhone / iPad, Wii, PS3, DS
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 9/10

#02
Games like Capitalism II

Capitalism II

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#03
Games like Sid Meiers Alpha Centauri

Sid Meiers Alpha Centauri

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#04
Games like Sid Meiers Civilization V

Sid Meiers Civilization V

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#05
Games like Railroad Tycoon II

Railroad Tycoon II

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Console
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#06
Games like 1701 A.D.

1701 A.D.

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 7.9/10

#07
Games like Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim

Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, iPhone / iPad, Android, Mac
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 7.9/10

#08
Games like Galactic Civilizations

Galactic Civilizations

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#09
Games like Europa Universalis

Europa Universalis

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#10
Games like Caesar IV

Caesar IV

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#11
Games like Tradewinds 2

Tradewinds 2

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 7.2/10

#12
Games like Catan

Catan

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360, iPhone / iPad, PS3, Android
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 7.1/10

#13
Games like Crusader Kings

Crusader Kings

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 6.8/10

#14
Games like Civ II

Civ II

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Console
  • Release: 1997
  • Rating: n/a

#15
Games like Port Royale 3

Port Royale 3

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: n/a

#16
Games like Civilization III

Civilization III

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: n/a
  • Rating: n/a

#17
Games like Warlords III

Warlords III

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: n/a

#18
Games like Game of Thrones Ascent

Game of Thrones Ascent

  • License: Freemium
  • Platforms: Browser, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: n/a