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Outbreak Sim

Category Tier-2 Genre

Top 150 best Steam games of all time tagged with Outbreak Sim, according to gamer reviews.

Rank, title, date, tags, platforms and price Score Rating
7.80
98% 115 votes
6.61
82% 33 votes
4.35
37% 35 votes
4.18
30% 10 votes

Correlated tags

Correlation is how often another tag appears together with this tag. If one in every five games tagged with Outbreak Sim is also tagged with a correlated tag, the correlated tag has 20% correlation. 100% correlation means the pair of tags always appear together.

Tags most frequently applied to the same games as Outbreak Sim, with at least 15% correlation.

  1. Simulation 62%
  2. Strategy 47%
  3. 3D 42%
  4. Singleplayer 39%
  5. Action 37%
  6. Survival 29%
  7. Indie 28%
  8. Adventure 28%
  9. Horror 28%
  10. First-Person 27%
  11. Zombies 27%
  12. Casual 25%
  13. Exploration 24%
  14. 2D 24%
  15. Action-Adventure 23%
  16. Post-apocalyptic 22%
  17. Atmospheric 21%
  18. Sandbox 20%
  19. Early Access 19%
  20. RPG 18%
  21. Building 17%
  22. Management 16%
  23. Survival Horror 15%
  24. Top-Down 15%

The Outbreak Sim tag refers to a genre of video games that simulate the outbreak and management of infectious diseases or pandemics. These games aim to provide players with an immersive experience of dealing with the challenges and complexities that arise during an outbreak.

In an Outbreak Sim game, players typically take on the role of a health organization, government agency, or medical professional responsible for containing and mitigating the spread of a contagious disease. They must make strategic decisions, allocate resources, conduct research, and implement measures to prevent further infection and protect public health.

Some key features of Outbreak Sim games include:

  • Epidemiological Modeling Outbreak Sims often incorporate realistic epidemiological models to simulate disease transmission dynamics. This means that factors such as incubation periods, transmission rates, population demographics, and geographical influences are taken into account.
  • Decision-Making Players are required to make critical decisions based on limited information. These decisions may include implementing quarantine measures in affected areas, researching vaccines or treatments, managing healthcare resources like hospitals or medical supplies efficiently.
  • Risk Assessment Outbreak Sims challenge players in assessing risks associated with different actions or policies. They must balance public safety against economic impact or civil liberties while containing the outbreak effectively.
  • Real-Time Simulation Some Outbreak Sims run in real-time where situations evolve continuously mirroring real-world outbreaks over days/weeks.
  • Examples of popular games with the "Outbreak Sim" tag include:

    • Pandemic: The Board Game A digital adaptation multiplayer cooperative board game where players work together as a team to prevent a global pandemic using different roles and strategies.
    • Plague Inc: Evolved Players create and evolve a pathogen with the objective of infecting and wiping out humanity while trying to counter the efforts of scientists working on cures for the disease.
    • Project Hospital Although not solely focused on outbreaks, this management simulation game challenges players to construct and manage their own hospital while dealing with various healthcare crises, including infectious diseases.

    The Outbreak Sim genre provides an opportunity for players to learn about outbreak management, crisis response, and the complexities involved in handling public health emergencies. These games can be both educational tools and engaging experiences for gamers who have an interest in understanding how diseases spread and how society responds to them.

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