Rankings

List Criteria

Hardest PC Games: Simulation

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 FTL: Advanced Edition 4.23 4.57 36.33
2 Dwarf Fortress 4.40 4.56 77.52
3 X-Plane 10 4.58 4.33 ---
4 Star Trek: Klingon Academy 4.25 4.20 ---
5 Silent Hunter III 4.30 4.17 ---
6 FTL: Faster Than Light 4.08 4.15 20.56
7 Independence War 2: Edge of Chaos 4.05 4.14 ---
8 IL-2 Sturmovik 3.81 4.10 ---
9 Surgeon Simulator 2013 3.52 4.02 11.02
10 Heavy Gear II 4.10 4.00 ---
11 Rulers of Nations: Geopolitical Simulator 2 4.19 4.00 ---
12 Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator: WWII Europe Series 4.33 4.00 ---
13 DCS: A-10C Warthog 4.57 4.00 ---
14 Gunship! 4.50 4.00 ---
15 Flight Simulator X: Gold Edition 4.29 3.89 ---
16 Arma III 3.57 3.88 52.75
17 X3: Terran Conflict 4.18 3.88 78.13
18 Kerbal Space Program 4.42 3.87 80.00+
19 Wings of Prey 3.45 3.83 ---
20 Cart Life 3.71 3.83 ---
21 SimCopter 3.26 3.80 35.00
22 Heavy Gear 3.50 3.80 ---
23 Hardwar 4.00 3.80 ---
24 Abrams Battle Tank 3.90 3.80 ---
25 Delta V 4.00 3.80 ---
26 X3: Reunion 3.88 3.79 73.20
27 Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi 4.12 3.73 34.57
28 Goat Simulator 3.96 3.72 54.53
29 Wing Commander 3.96 3.71 40.00
30 X-Plane 8 3.86 3.71 68.64
31 Wing Commander: Privateer 4.14 3.70 ---
32 Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance 4.18 3.70 41.30
33 Starsiege 4.23 3.67 40.40
34 Apache AH-64: Air Assault 4.00 3.67 50.00
35 IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 3.93 3.63 ---
36 Dawn of Discovery: Venice 4.04 3.63 ---
37 Lock On: Modern Air Combat 4.10 3.60 ---
38 X-Tension 3.69 3.60 ---
39 Ship Simulator: Maritime Search and Rescue 4.60 3.60 75.67
40 Microsoft Flight Simulator X 4.18 3.58 58.42
41 Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter 3.87 3.55 29.88
42 Star Trek: Starfleet Academy 3.64 3.55 21.60
43 Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004: A Century of Flight 3.98 3.55 76.00
44 Star Wars TIE Fighter: Collector's CD-ROM 4.56 3.53 40.76
45 Star Wars: X-Wing Collector's CD-ROM 4.28 3.53 50.75
46 SD Gundam Capsule Fighter Online 3.91 3.52 ---
47 MechWarrior 3 3.93 3.48 34.00
48 Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 3D 3.88 3.46 20.74
49 MechWarrior 3.32 3.46 27.75
50 Star Trek: Starfleet Command III 3.87 3.45 ---
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