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Top Strategy Games for Solo Play

One doesn't have to be the loneliest number! Many strategy games have optional rules or variants that allow for dealing the time away all by yourself.

Here are a few of our favourites for when solitaire's the only game in town.




Products
£30.99
A.D 30 (Boxed Edition) A.D 30 (Boxed Edition)
A.D. 30: Walk With Jesus to Jerusalem is a solitaire game that takes you, as the player, along the travels of Jesus, from the River Jordan to his entry into Jerusalem.
£41.99
Agricola Agricola
In Agricola (Latin for 'farmer'), you're a farmer living in a wooden hut with your spouse and little else. You start with a lot of barren land, no building materials and limited time to build a farm for your family - who need feeding! Now includes Animeeples
£39.99
Arkham  Horror Arkham Horror
The year is 1926, and it is the height of the Roaring Twenties. - It's a celebration in the aftermath of the war to end all wars. Yet a dark shadow grows in the city of Arkham
£39.99
At the Gates of Loyang At the Gates of Loyang
The third game in Uwe Rosenberg's famed trilogy of farming games.
£45.99
Bios Megafauna Bios Megafauna
Phil Eklund's latest experience game for up to 4 players including solitaire explores the mutations and evolution of animals from the dinosaur age.
£21.49
Blokus Blokus
Blokus is a clever strategy game played by between 2 and 4 players, and the rules take less than 1 minute to explain
£17.49
Catan Dice Game Deluxe Catan Dice Game Deluxe
Catan on-the-go or even solo in this fast paced dice version of the gaming behemoth that is Catan
£54.99
Caverna : The Cave Farmers Caverna : The Cave Farmers
Its Agricola on Steroids! Build your cave, cultivate your fields, breed your animals, including your dogs & donkeys, and don't forget to do some mining in any spare time you can find! Advance Order.
£59.99
Circus Train : Boxed (Second Edition) Circus Train : Boxed (Second Edition)
The second edition of Circus Train!, All the fun of the fair in this highly original game where players are ringmasters hiring talent to perform circus shows touring across America by train.
£36.99
Co2 Co2
InCO₂, each player is the CEO of an energy company responding to government requests for new, green power plants. The goal is to stop the increase of pollution, while meeting the rising demand for sustainable energy — and of course profiting from doing so.
£45.99
Darkest Night (Boxed Edition) Darkest Night (Boxed Edition)
Darkest Night is a cooperative board game for up to four players, set in a kingdom broken under a necromancer’s shadow. Take on the role of one of the kingdom’s last heroes just as they hatch a plan to save the realm
£18.99
Darkest Night : From the Abyss Darkest Night : From the Abyss
The third expansion for Darkest Night adds new abilities to the Necromancer, can be combined with either or both of the first two expansions or used on its own.
£22.99
Darkest Night : On Shifting Winds Darkest Night : On Shifting Winds
The second expansion for Darkest Night . It adds the Ranger, Scout, Wayfarer, and Wind Dancer as new playable heroes, introduces eight new blights and new treasures to search for, and also includes new Event and Artefact cards.
£18.99
Darkest Night : With an Inner Light Darkest Night : With an Inner Light
The first expansion for Darkest Night introduces a quest system and also adds four new playable heroes (the Crusader, Monk, Paragon, and Shaman) as well as new event and artefact cards!
£51.99
Dawn of the Zeds (Second Edition) - Boxed Dawn of the Zeds (Second Edition) - Boxed
Zombie attack! A single player coordinates a town's defence against the zombie horde. This is the boxed second edition
£41.99
Dungeons & Dragons Board Game : Castle Ravenloft Dungeons & Dragons Board Game : Castle Ravenloft
A solo or co-operative adventure board game from the masters of role - playing ; Wizards of the Coast.
£49.99
Fields of Arle Fields of Arle
Look after your farm in the fields of Arle, set your family tasks depending on the season, but remember that building will be invaluable to you as your craftsmanship grows.
£43.99
Freedom : The Underground Railroad Freedom : The Underground Railroad
Can you work together and bring about the end of Slavery? Careful planning is needed as you need to balance the freeing of slaves against the acquisition of funds to keep your movement active.
£13.49
Friday Friday
A solo adventure as you, Friday, must help Robinson survive and last two battle against the pirates.
£31.99
Ghost Stories Ghost Stories
Wu-Feng, the Lord of the Nine Hells has found where the funeral urn containing his ashes is kept. His hordes are already marching upon the small village of the Middle Kingdom hiding them
£28.99
Hero of Weehawken Hero of Weehawken
This great solitaire game has the player tracking down Aaron Burr, the renegade former Vice President of the US, and gathering evidence to charge him with treason
£34.99
Historia Historia
Guide your civilization through 12,000 years of human history, wage wars, build wonders and hopefully in the end other civilizations will all look up to yours.
£32.99
Infection : Humanity's Last Gasp (Boxed Edition) Infection : Humanity's Last Gasp (Boxed Edition)
Takes a Pandemic and them gives it Ebola times ten....
£27.99
K2 K2
In this game, you can conquer the most hazardous mountain climb in the world from the comfort of your own armchair.
£16.99
K2 : Broad Peak K2 : Broad Peak
Get your crampons on - A new mountain, new challenges and historical scenarios.
£44.99
Le Havre Le Havre
Uwe Rosenberg's follow up to Agricola, this is a classic development game inspired by Caylus and Agricola - and it's just as good as both of these master pieces! This 2012 edition Includes the expansion Le Grand Hameau!
£28.99
Legacy : Testament of Duke De Crecy Legacy : Testament of Duke De Crecy
Can you build a powerful dynasty in 18th Century France, you must make allies, arrange good matches for your sons and daughters and nurture strong connections at court.
£54.99
Legendary : Marvel Deck Building game Legendary : Marvel Deck Building game
Spider-Man, Hulk, Cyclops, Wolverine...need I say more?
£44.99
Legendary : Marvel Deck Building Game - Villains Legendary : Marvel Deck Building Game - Villains
Add it to Legendary or play on its own - Villains flips Super Hero play on its head - now YOU can be the bad guy.
£52.99
Merchant of Venus (Second Edition) Merchant of Venus (Second Edition)
Richard Hamblen's masterpiece reprinted in two versions - the first almost identical to the 1991 editoon, the second an updated game for the 21st Century!
£49.99
Mice and Mystics  : Sorrow and Remembrance Mice and Mystics : Sorrow and Remembrance
Mice and Mystics is a cooperative adventure game in which the players work together to save an imperiled kingdom....as mice.
£49.99
Mice and Mystics : Downwood Tales Mice and Mystics : Downwood Tales
The new installment for Mice and Mystics brings you lots more playable characters and a smooth gecko!
£20.49
Mice and Mystics : The Heart of Glorm Mice and Mystics : The Heart of Glorm
The mousey story continues and The Heart of Glorm continues from where Sorrow and Remembrance finishes. Are you willing to continue on your journey to rid evil from the castle?
£49.99
Nations Nations
Lead your Nation to become the greatest, but the choice of path is up to you, will you create a strong army, produce wonders or lavish your population with culture?
£29.95
Nemo's War Nemo's War
Command the Nautilus on its exciting voyage of discovery and adventure in this solitaire only game based on the classic Jules Verne novel.
£5.99
Nemo's War : Expansion Nemo's War : Expansion
Why not go the extra thousand leagues and get this Nautilus expansion that offers more ships, cards, adventures and excitement!
£31.49
Neuroshima Hex : 3.0 Neuroshima Hex : 3.0
Neuroshima Hex 3.0 is the return of the series with new artwork and a new, FIFTH, faction included: Doomsday Machine. This edition also includes material that will allow for SOLO play!
£28.99
Pixel Lincoln Pixel Lincoln
Restore the balance of time! In order to do this you will have to travel in time and defeat an army of monsters and bosses, don't fail, the world is relying on YOU!
£49.99
Robinson Crusoe : Adventure on the Cursed Island Robinson Crusoe : Adventure on the Cursed Island
A co-operative, or solo adventure for shipwrecked survivors on an unforgiving island.
£24.99
Robinson Crusoe : Adventure on the Cursed Island - Voyage of the Beagle Robinson Crusoe : Adventure on the Cursed Island - Voyage of the Beagle
The first expansion for Robinson Crusoe. Please note this is the ZMan edition.
£16.99
Space Hulk : Death Angel - The Card Game Space Hulk : Death Angel - The Card Game
Dare you face the genestealers again? Space Hulk stripped down into a co-operative card game.
£8.49
Space Hulk : Death Angel - The Card Game - Deathwing Space Marine Pack Space Hulk : Death Angel - The Card Game - Deathwing Space Marine Pack
This adds a new marines in the fight against the genestealers!
£3.49
Space Hulk : Death Angel - The Card Game - Mission Pack 1 Space Hulk : Death Angel - The Card Game - Mission Pack 1
New mission cards, new terrain and new Genestealers!
£3.49
£8.49
Space Hulk : Death Angel - The Card Game - Tyranid Enemy Pack Space Hulk : Death Angel - The Card Game - Tyranid Enemy Pack
This adds a new host of enemies to fight
£32.99
Swing States 2012 Boxed edition Swing States 2012 Boxed edition
Swing States 2012 is a solitaire game simulating a U.S. presidential election in a given year. You are a political strategist hired by the nominee to win the Presidential Election for either theDemocratic Partyor the Republican Party
£39.99
Thunderstone Advance : Numenera Thunderstone Advance : Numenera
The ancient evil known as Doom has decided to make a change. An addition to the original Thunderstone game, are you sure you want to be an adventurer?
£32.99
Thunderstone Advance : Worlds Collide Thunderstone Advance : Worlds Collide
Over 500 cards including previously hard to get promos and fan favourites make up Thunderstone Advance : Worlds Collide, fully compatible with Thunderstone Advance and can be intergrated with Thunderstone Advance : Towers of Ruin.
£10.99
Urbion Urbion
a solitaire or 2 player co operative card game
£35.99
Yggdrasil Yggdrasil
Co-operate to save the sacred tree of the Norse gods..or darkness will cover the universe. Includes the Asgard Extension.
£6.99
Yggdrasil : Asgard Expansion Yggdrasil : Asgard Expansion
Yggdrasil: Asgard contains twelve double-sided God tiles, with a God's usual power on one side and the Trance power on the other. To change a God's state, the player simply flips the tile.