Rankings

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Hardest PC Games: Simulation

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Dwarf Fortress 4.37 4.57 75.62
2 FTL: Advanced Edition 4.23 4.51 40.20
3 X-Plane 10 4.58 4.33 ---
4 The Long Dark 3.86 4.20 ---
5 Star Trek: Klingon Academy 4.25 4.20 ---
6 Silent Hunter III 4.25 4.17 ---
7 FTL: Faster Than Light 4.07 4.15 22.57
8 Independence War 2: Edge of Chaos 4.05 4.14 ---
9 Heavy Gear II 4.19 4.11 ---
10 Surgeon Simulator 2013 3.55 4.03 11.27
11 IL-2 Sturmovik 3.82 4.00 74.00
12 Flight Simulator X: Gold Edition 4.33 4.00 80.00+
13 Rulers of Nations: Geopolitical Simulator 2 4.19 4.00 ---
14 Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator: WWII Europe Series 4.31 4.00 ---
15 DCS: A-10C Warthog 4.39 4.00 ---
16 Gunship! 4.50 4.00 ---
17 Arma III 3.68 3.92 55.64
18 Kerbal Space Program 4.43 3.90 80.00+
19 Long Live the Queen 3.74 3.86 9.70
20 X3: Terran Conflict 4.18 3.86 78.82
21 Heavy Gear 3.41 3.83 ---
22 Wings of Prey 3.45 3.83 ---
23 Cart Life 3.71 3.83 ---
24 X3: Reunion 3.88 3.80 73.20
25 Hardwar 4.00 3.80 ---
26 Abrams Battle Tank 3.90 3.80 ---
27 Delta V 4.00 3.80 ---
28 DCS World 3.79 3.80 ---
29 SimCopter 3.30 3.78 40.00
30 Wing Commander 3.97 3.74 36.27
31 Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance 4.12 3.74 41.13
32 Wing Commander: Privateer 4.11 3.73 ---
33 X-Plane 8 3.86 3.71 68.64
34 Strike Suit Zero 3.62 3.67 15.65
35 Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi 4.15 3.67 34.57
36 Starsiege 4.23 3.67 40.40
37 Apache AH-64: Air Assault 3.56 3.67 50.00
38 Lock On: Modern Air Combat 4.14 3.60 ---
39 X-Tension 3.69 3.60 ---
40 Shira Oka: Second Chances 3.92 3.60 ---
41 Ship Simulator: Maritime Search and Rescue 4.60 3.60 75.67
42 Star Wars: X-Wing Collector's CD-ROM 4.26 3.59 55.11
43 Star Wars TIE Fighter: Collector's CD-ROM 4.55 3.58 42.44
44 Goat Simulator 3.91 3.58 50.21
45 IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 4.03 3.57 ---
46 Star Trek: Starfleet Academy 3.78 3.56 21.14
47 Dawn of Discovery: Venice 4.00 3.56 61.60
48 Star Wars: X-Wing 3.97 3.50 43.29
49 Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter 3.87 3.50 29.37
50 SD Gundam Capsule Fighter Online 3.89 3.50 ---
271 games in results