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.
Lift Off! Get Me Off This Planet - Expanded Deluxe Edition
It’s been a fun existence, but someone tripped over a coolant cord in the core and the planet you’ve called home for eons is going to explode. The objective of Lift Off! Get me off this Planet! is to be the first player to get their Aliens off the planet using resource cards, action cards‚ and phases of the moon.
Lockup: A Roll Player Tale
Lockup: A Roll Player Tale is a competitive worker-allocation game set in the Roll Player universe for one to five players. In the game, players manage groups of minions locked up in Kulbak Prison.
Lords of Hellas
Enter the Dark Ages of Greece, ruled by mighty Gods wielding advanced technology. Control asymmetronly one per customeric heroes and choose your path to victory, either by strategic control or adventure style monster hunting and quests.
In Maglev Metro, utilize state-of-the-art magnetic levitation technology to build a metropolitan rail system, transporting workers and robots beneath the city. Replace aging Manhattan and Berlin subway systems with newer, faster, quieter technology.
Engage the Nazi occupation of France in la petite guerre to throw off the yoke of the oppressors and free your homeland! Maquis is a solitaire worker-placement game with variable goals and a play time of approximately twenty minutes.
Martians: A Story of Civilization
In Martians: A Story of Civilization the human colony on Mars, managed by leaders of the corporations, has to explore the planet in search of necessary resources, build new constructions, and develop technologies adjusted to planetary conditions.
Marvel Champions: The Card Game - Ant-Man Hero Pack
For players ready to shrink and grow at their whim, this is where you start. Like every Hero Pack, the Ant-Man Hero Pack comes with a 40-card pre-built deck, giving you the chance to start playing right out of the box.
Marvel Champions: The Card Game - Venom Hero Pack
Available to Pre-Order; Estimated Release Date: July 2021; As another member of the Guardians of the Galaxy, Venom swings into action in this expansion pack, which introduces Venom as a brand-new playable hero along with his fifteen signature cards.
Marvel Champions: The Card Game - Wasp Hero Pack
Drawing on the same size-changing foundation as Ant-Man in the Wasp Hero Pack for Marvel Champions: The Card Game, Wasp nevertheless boasts her own unique strategies, preferring to set up the perfect strike and execute her plans flawlessly.
Mechanica Inc. will make the world spotless with their Tidybots: ambitious vacuum robots made for global DOMINATION cleanliness! Humans are messy. It’s time they got some help!
Build the best Tidybot factory and ship out as many Tidybots as possible to prepare for (the definitely harmless) OPERATION CLEANUP. The player who has sold the most money worth of Tidybots wins!
Mechanica is a game of tile-laying and engine building. Each player buys puzzle piece-shaped machines and slots them together to form their factory. The different machines all improve the Tidybots your factory can make: building new Tidybots, upgrading them, copying them, and more. There are many strategies for putting your machines together, and everyone has fun trying to build the perfect factory!
Players compete to buy the best machines for their factory at the best prices while running their factories, shipping out Tidybots for profit, completing specialty bot blueprints to fill their vaults with money, and turning the rotating shop wheel.
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?
In Michael Strogoff, based on the Jules Verne novel of the same name, players race to deliver a message to the brother of the Czar, while simultaneously racing both an assassin sent to kill that man and Tartar forces moving on Moscow.
MicroMacro: Crime City - Full House
Available to Pre-Order; Estimated Release Date: Late August / Early September 2021; MicroMacro: Crime City – Full House, the detectives once again end up in the infamous city in black and white, which is still teeming with crime.
Time passes by quickly and industries are taking advantage of resources held in an archipelago of islands and its coral reefs. Your team of divers is fighting to protect the archipelago and turn it into a national park before the fishing, petrol and tourism industries destroy the coral reefs.