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This is a geeklist dedicated to finding the best solitaire options for various genres of games. With a seemingly high amount of newcomers to this branch of the hobby, it seemed appropriate to have a resource available to find a good choice of game for a particular genre you're into. I'm a relative newcomer to the hobby and consistently find myself looking for recommendations from a certain genre as different moods strike.

I've attempted to note the most recommended games in the genre entries, however, due to the multitude of ways people recommend and categorize games, it's almost impossible to come up with absolutes. Make sure you read the comments for the genres you're interested in. That's where you'll find the best stuff anyway.

Note: Please feel free to comment with recommendations that have already been mentioned or thumb particular recommendations you feel deserve it.

Also, I'll try to add categories based on suggestions as much as possible. If I miss yours, I either felt like it was already covered or simply overlooked it.
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Genre: Solitaire Wargames

Note: this category is for wargames specifically designed as solitaire or with official in-the-box solitaire rules. Wargames in which you play both sides will be a different category. I'm breaking my rules with the amount of recommendations in this category, but this is the one getting the most feedback and seems to be the most common recommendation request around the site. Make sure to read the comments.

Ambush!
D-Day at Omaha Beach
Leader Series
Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear 2nd Edition with Conflict of Heroes: Eastern Front – Solo Expansion
RAF: The Battle of Britain 1940
Victory Point Games States of Siege Series

See Solitaire War Games for a lot more.
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2. Board Game: At the Gates of Loyang [Average Rating:7.38 Overall Rank:265]
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Genre: Eurogames

This can be a fairly broad category so this one might get broken down eventually. Uwe Rosenberg could darn near have his own entry. I feel like Eurogames fit the old adage of "I know it when I see it".

At the Gates of Loyang or really... most Uwe Rosenberg
Lewis & Clark
Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island
Viticulture Essential Edition
Snowdonia
Race for the Galaxy with Gathering Storm expansion
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3. Board Game: Infection: Humanity's Last Gasp [Average Rating:7.34 Overall Rank:2206]
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Genre: Small Footprint

Infection: Humanity's Last Gasp
Friday
Zulus on the Ramparts! (And any of the smaller States of Siege titles)
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Limes
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4. Board Game: Friday [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:353]
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Genre: Deckbuilding

Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game
Friday
Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game
Star Realms
Thunderstone Advance: Towers of Ruin
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5. Board Game: Mage Knight Board Game [Average Rating:8.10 Overall Rank:23]
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Genre: Fantasy Quest/RPG

Mage Knight Board Game
Runebound (Third Edition)
Gloom of Kilforth: A Fantasy Quest Game
Darkest Night (First edition)
Gloomhaven
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6. Board Game: Flash Point: Fire Rescue [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:288]
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Genre: Co-ops

Sentinels of the Multiverse
Flash Point: Fire Rescue
Pandemic
Defenders of the Realm
Forbidden Island
Forbidden Desert
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7. Board Game: Gears of War: The Board Game [Average Rating:7.47 Overall Rank:409]
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Genre: Action Shoot 'em up

Throwing dice, killing, dying, etc.

Gears of War: The Board Game
Zombicide
Dawn of the Zeds (Second edition)
Galaxy Defenders
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8. Board Game: Freedom: The Underground Railroad [Average Rating:7.60 Overall Rank:347]
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Genre: Historical Non-Wargame

Freedom: The Underground Railroad
GMT COIN Series
Navajo Wars
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9. Board Game: Field Commander: Napoleon [Average Rating:7.72 Overall Rank:1384]
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Genre: Pre-Machine-Gun Wargame

Field Commander: Napoleon
Cruel Necessity
Field Commander: Alexander
Don't Tread On Me: The American Revolution Solitaire Board Game
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10. Board Game: Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island [Average Rating:7.89 Overall Rank:44]
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Genre: Go-to game when I want something big and meaty but is done in 2 hours

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Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island
Gears of War: The Board Game
Field Commander Series
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11. Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game [Average Rating:7.64 Overall Rank:117] [Average Rating:7.64 Unranked]
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Genre: LCG/CCG

Arkham Horror: The Card Game
The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game
Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords – Base Set
Star Wars: The Card Game (with solo rules referenced below)
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12. Board Game: Eldritch Horror [Average Rating:7.84 Overall Rank:61]
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Genre: Horror/Suspense

Eldritch Horror
Arkham Horror
Elder Sign
Dawn of the Zeds (Third edition)
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13. Board Game: Combat Commander: Europe [Average Rating:7.92 Overall Rank:130]
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Genre: Solo-able Wargames

I'd like to try to keep this one to games that are designed as multiplayer, but able to be played solo controlling one or more sides.

Combat Commander Series
GMT COIN Series
Commands & Colors
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14. Board Game: Everything vs. Everything [Average Rating:7.45 Unranked]
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Genre: Free Print and Play

Maquis
Everything vs. Everything
Utopia Engine
Todd Sanders
The Harbinger Project
Supermarché
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15. Board Game: Space Empires: 4X [Average Rating:7.65 Overall Rank:448] [Average Rating:7.65 Unranked]
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Genre: Large Scale Space/Sci Fi

Based on suggestions, I'm now seeing this category as the place for larger scale space games. I'll create a category for smaller scale and check both for the comments.

Space Empires: 4X
Astra Titanus
High Frontier
Firefly: The Game
Leaving Earth
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16. Board Game: Rallyman [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:843]
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Genre: Sports/Racing

Rallyman
Formula D
Strat-O-Matic Baseball
Baseball Highlights: 2045
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17. Board Game: Infection: Humanity's Last Gasp [Average Rating:7.34 Overall Rank:2206]
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Genre: Puzzle

I'm not quite sure how to describe this category. All games have some sort of puzzle element. I guess the idea is that the puzzle comprises most of the gameplay.

Infection: Humanity's Last Gasp
Mage Knight Board Game
Freedom: The Underground Railroad
Carcassonne (solo variant)
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18. Board Game: Space Hulk: Death Angel – The Card Game [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:576]
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Genre: Small Scale Space/Sci Fi

This category is for sci fi games that operate on a smaller scale, i.e. squad shooters, ship simulators, etc.

Space Infantry
Galaxy Defenders
Last Frontier: The Vesuvius Incident
Hidden Intruder
Leaving Earth
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19. Board Game: Nations [Average Rating:7.66 Overall Rank:118]
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Genre: Civilization/City Building

Suburbia
Nations
Pocket Civ
Romolo o Remo?
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20. Board Game: Dungeon Crawler [Average Rating:6.79 Overall Rank:7054]
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Genre: Dungeon Crawler

Games for this category should be a combo of questing/missions and linear exploration.

Dungeons and Dragons Adventure System Board Games
Gears of War: The Board Game
Mage Knight Dungeons
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Genre: Solo Variant

This category is strictly for games that have to have a variant to be solo'd. No solitaire rules in the box.

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has made a ton of variants posted here: SoloPlay Variants Posted on the Geek

Another helpful list: Non-solitaire games that have solo rules in BGG
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