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Computer versions of board wargames which faithfully implement the rules of the game (with AI opponent option. So, no TTS, Tabletopia, nor Vassal modules - unless an AI opponent for a TTS module has been implemented via their API). Another criteria is the need to be playable against a human opponent.

My original submissions to this list are not all inclusive (obviously!) Mostly modules I own, have played and found enjoyable. So if you know of a Digital wargame, do your fellow wargamers a solid and add to this geek list!

Check out the Hexwar, Playdek, DG, or Matrix sites for more listings.

Also, hopefully others can share links of which I am not aware!

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1. Board Game: Twilight Struggle [Average Rating:8.29 Overall Rank:10] [Average Rating:8.29 Unranked]
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2. Board Game: 1775: Rebellion [Average Rating:7.68 Overall Rank:380]
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3. Board Game: Labyrinth: The War on Terror, 2001 – ? [Average Rating:7.59 Overall Rank:395]
Board Game: Labyrinth: The War on Terror, 2001 – ?
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4. Board Game: Hammer of the Scots [Average Rating:7.55 Overall Rank:466]
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5. Board Game: Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! – Russia 1941-42 [Average Rating:7.50 Overall Rank:643]
Board Game: Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! – Russia 1941-42
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6. Board Game: 1812: The Invasion of Canada [Average Rating:7.34 Overall Rank:915]
Board Game: 1812: The Invasion of Canada
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7. Board Game: Julius Caesar: Caesar, Pompey, and the Roman Civil War [Average Rating:7.77 Overall Rank:958]
Board Game: Julius Caesar: Caesar, Pompey, and the Roman Civil War
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8. Board Game: Heroes of Normandie [Average Rating:7.48 Overall Rank:1065] [Average Rating:7.48 Unranked]
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9. Board Game: Unconditional Surrender! World War 2 in Europe [Average Rating:8.29 Overall Rank:1272]
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10. Board Game: RAF: The Battle of Britain 1940 [Average Rating:7.96 Overall Rank:1382]
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11. Board Game: The Great War [Average Rating:7.80 Overall Rank:1880]
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12. Board Game: Fort Sumter: The Secession Crisis, 1860-61 [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:3455] [Average Rating:6.61 Unranked]
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13. Board Game: Check Your 6! [Average Rating:7.86 Overall Rank:5269]
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(not exactly CY6 ... but, I thought folks might find this entry faithful to the feel of playing CY6)
 
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14. Board Game: Blue Max: World War I Air Combat [Average Rating:6.55 Overall Rank:5922]
Board Game: Blue Max: World War I Air Combat
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(once again ... not truly a Blue Max port ... but fun)
 
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15. Board Game: Hold the Line: The American Revolution [Average Rating:7.87 Overall Rank:6420]
Board Game: Hold the Line: The American Revolution
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16. Board Game: Field of Glory: Ancient and Medieval Wargaming Rules [Average Rating:6.76 Overall Rank:6278]
Board Game: Field of Glory: Ancient and Medieval Wargaming Rules
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Field of Glory II is the newest digital version (that I've played) of the Field of Glory series of board games. It's a video game that not only has a good ruleset that accurately depicts battles of the period (as far as I'm concerned), but also has been adapted in good fashion into the digital format, by making it look nice graphically (much better than its predecessor) and somewhat accessible, which always kept me away from the typical wargame (especially in a digital format). If you're not interested in the period, I believe they have used the same video game engine for a European and a Japanese (Sengoku Jidai) Medieval setting, as well as a Renaissance "Pike and Shot" period.

In any case, Field of Glory 2 a great game on it's own. It's on a complete other level when combined with Field of Glory Empires, which allows you to play a campaign game (think of campaign in like a Civilization or Total War game, of trying to endure through the ages politically, economically, culturally, etc) and to fight out the battles in the engine of FoG2. It's what I've dreamed for over a decade, and would be nearly impossible to replicate in a board game.

If these titles don't seem terribly appealing to you, there are other video games published by Slitherine might be of your interest. I know they have a few Warhammer titles, and the Panzer Corps series seems to be very good (although apparently the first one is better?). In any case, they tend to publish games that seem to fit the "wargame" category.
 
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17. Board Game: Tank on Tank [Average Rating:6.80 Overall Rank:7985]
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18. Board Game: Nations at War: Stalin's Triumph [Average Rating:8.16 Overall Rank:9510]
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19. Board Game: Lock 'n Load Tactical: Heroes of Normandy [Average Rating:8.39 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.39 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.39 Unranked]
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