Games For Those With A Calculative Mind

Those who find numbers and statistics appealing are often focused on a number of different games and activities. They might not find pleasure in the rooting tooting action of the latest first-person shooter games, or really enjoy listening to mountains of dialogue within an equally mountainous fantasy game setting.

Of course, not all those who enjoy calculative efforts simply want to look at spreadsheets all day. However, incorporating a little strategic effort into these video games are often those that are considered preferential to people who follow this form of personality index. Thankfully, if you’re looking for something to relax to this winter, we have many suggestions of both games and activities for you.


Paradox Games

Paradox Games are a famous developer out of Sweden, with a very impressive gaming catalogue to say the least. Paradox are known for their grand strategy titles, mostly situated on the PC. That might sound scary for the console users among you, but thankfully these titles are very humble graphically, meaning they can be run on most laptops with limited graphical processing power. Paradox Games offer some really excellent titles, such as Crusader Kings 2 that simulates the power dynamics and intrigue of late medieval life.

Europa Universalis 4 also offers the grand scope of strategy in building empires and playing with global feudal politics in your bid to take over the world. These games are deep, complex, and based on an important and impressive set of systems that can help you melt hours in fun and achievement.

For those who prefer a more humble approach, titles such as Cities: Skylines offers you the chance of crafting your own large city, akin to the SimCity we all know from childhood. These games offer plenty of depth, calculative possibility and real creativity in your options. Consider checking them out if this sounds appealing to you.

Calculative Fun

There are many fun activities for those with this mindset. One might find that matched betting not only offers them a calculative investment angle that functions as a personal game, but this Oddsmonkey review should teach you how to do so with speed and accuracy. Online poker can be played for practice money or real, and there are many digital titles such as Sports Bar VR that offer you the chance to truly absorb yourself in a virtual reality world with your friends.

Total War

The Total War series is by Creative Assembly, a famous and excellent developer known for their titles such as Rome, Shogun 2 and Warhammer 1 & 2. These titles offer complete depth of military tactics, of both patient combat and fiery, moment to moment battle decisions. Set in a historical or fantastical period, Total War is known for its scale like no other, for the chess-like complexity of its overworld, and the ability to take control of all elements of a battle, from the governing decisions that promote peace or provoke war, and to win through sword or diplomacy.

With these suggestions, you will have many of fun gaming or stimulation-filled activity in front of you. We hope you enjoy yourself!

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