Rankings

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Hardest PC Games: Simulation

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Dwarf Fortress 4.38 4.56 75.62
2 FTL: Advanced Edition 4.22 4.52 39.19
3 X-Plane 10 4.58 4.33 ---
4 Star Trek: Klingon Academy 4.25 4.20 ---
5 The Long Dark 3.58 4.20 ---
6 Silent Hunter III 4.30 4.17 ---
7 FTL: Faster Than Light 4.07 4.15 21.00
8 Independence War 2: Edge of Chaos 4.05 4.14 ---
9 Heavy Gear II 4.16 4.11 ---
10 Surgeon Simulator 2013 3.54 4.01 11.02
11 IL-2 Sturmovik 3.82 4.00 74.00
12 Rulers of Nations: Geopolitical Simulator 2 4.19 4.00 ---
13 Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator: WWII Europe Series 4.31 4.00 ---
14 DCS: A-10C Warthog 4.56 4.00 ---
15 Gunship! 4.50 4.00 ---
16 Arma III 3.62 3.91 55.20
17 Flight Simulator X: Gold Edition 4.29 3.90 ---
18 Kerbal Space Program 4.42 3.89 80.00+
19 X3: Terran Conflict 4.18 3.88 78.82
20 Wings of Prey 3.45 3.83 ---
21 Cart Life 3.71 3.83 ---
22 Long Live the Queen 3.74 3.83 9.59
23 Heavy Gear 3.50 3.80 ---
24 Hardwar 4.00 3.80 ---
25 Abrams Battle Tank 3.90 3.80 ---
26 Delta V 4.00 3.80 ---
27 X3: Reunion 3.88 3.79 73.20
28 Wing Commander 3.97 3.77 38.57
29 Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance 4.15 3.74 41.24
30 X-Plane 8 3.86 3.71 68.64
31 SimCopter 3.30 3.71 40.00
32 Wing Commander: Privateer 4.14 3.70 ---
33 Strike Suit Zero 3.56 3.69 11.00
34 Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi 4.15 3.67 34.57
35 Starsiege 4.23 3.67 40.40
36 Apache AH-64: Air Assault 4.00 3.67 50.00
37 Goat Simulator 3.94 3.65 52.37
38 Dawn of Discovery: Venice 4.04 3.63 ---
39 Microsoft Flight Simulator X 4.17 3.60 58.42
40 Lock On: Modern Air Combat 4.14 3.60 ---
41 X-Tension 3.69 3.60 ---
42 Shira Oka: Second Chances 3.92 3.60 ---
43 Ship Simulator: Maritime Search and Rescue 4.60 3.60 75.67
44 Star Trek: Starfleet Academy 3.64 3.58 21.33
45 IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 4.03 3.57 ---
46 Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter 3.87 3.56 28.61
47 Star Wars TIE Fighter: Collector's CD-ROM 4.57 3.55 39.83
48 Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004: A Century of Flight 3.98 3.55 76.00
49 Streets of SimCity 2.97 3.53 ---
50 Star Wars: X-Wing Collector's CD-ROM 4.28 3.53 50.75
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