Risk online: Are you a fan of strategy games? Then I bet you’re crazy about Risiko. It would be nice to be able to play on the computer too, right? Well, know that it can be done … and how it can be done! There are many video games inspired by Risiko online , some faithful to the classic board game, others less so, but still fun and able to conquer players of all ages.
Do you want me to recommend you some? All right, you’ll be satisfied immediately. Below is a list with some of the main Risiko-style games that can be found on the Net. Unfortunately they are not all 100% free, but I assure you that you will be able to have fun without spending a fortune. Think: you can play not only from your computer, but also from your smartphone and tablet. You just have to choose which device you prefer to play this timeless strategy game on.
So, can you know what you are waiting for? Take five minutes of free time and try your hand at one of the titles I’m about to offer you. Scroll through the list below, find the game that seems best suited to your tastes – or trivially more similar to the old Risiko you played with your friends a few years ago – and start your first online game. You won’t be disappointed, I assure you! Before starting, I want to wish you a good read and especially in this case, since we are talking about games, have fun!
Risk! Digital (Windows / Mac / Web / Android / iOS)
How many memories does the old boxed version of Risiko keep? If you want to play the official version of Risiko adapted to modern times of online games, you can contact Risiko! Digital , online version of Risiko that can be played through a special client for Windows or Mac OS X or via browser, on Facebook. In both cases, however, keep in mind that it is a paid title: once you register your account you will only have 15 days of free trial, after which to continue playing you will have to choose whether to subscribe for 1 month at the cost of 3, 95 euros, for 3 months at a cost of 9.90 euros or for an entire year at a cost of 35 euros.
To register for Risiko! Digital, connected to the official website of the game and click on the Register button located at the top of the menu bar. In the new tab that will open, then fill out the form that is proposed to you with all your personal data (username, password, email address and date of birth), put the check mark next to the items I declare that I am resident in Italy and I have read and accept the terms of Privacy , copy the security code in the box located at the bottom of the page and click on the Send button .
At this point, log in to your email and click on the confirmation link you received from Risiko! Digital to authenticate your account. Then connected to this web page and click first on the Download client button located at the top right and then on the page that opens click on the item Download the client for Windows or Download the client for Mac depending on your device to download the Risiko client! Digital on your PC or Mac.
When the download is complete, open the Risiko Digital file you just downloaded and wait a few seconds for all the files necessary for the correct functioning of the game to be downloaded from the Internet.
Then, to install the software, click in sequence on the Continue , Accept and Yes buttons and wait for the Risiko initial screen to appear! Digital.
If you use a Mac, the procedure you need to follow is almost the same as we have just seen together. All you have to do is click on the item Download the Mac client on the videogame website, open the Risiko dmg package ! Digital and install the game on your computer, using the installer contained within it.
At the end of the game installation, whether you want to play Risiko Digital on Windows PC or Mac, you will need to log in to Risiko! Digital using the data you chose during registration and then click on the Enter button to login.
But keep in mind that there are some limitations: for example, if you have not subscribed to the paid version of the game, you can only enter the games in Prestige mode . If, on the other hand, you want to start playing, you must book a place in the game: to do so, after clicking on Enter , click on the Player button .
Alternatively, click on the Create game button to create a new game in which to invite other users; so you can independently choose the game mode , number of turns , number of players and other parameters of your preferences. For the rest of the rules you know them, the game is the same, so don’t waste any more time and have fun playing Risiko Digital.
Would you rather avoid installing the client? No problem. From the Risiko website , click on the Play on Facebook button on the main web page of the Risiko website: you will be able to try the version of Risiko Digital 3 available on the most famous social network in the world.
To play it, in the screen that opens on Facebook, click on the Continue button like [your name and surname on Facebook]. To continue the registration process via Facebook, you must now type the nickname and password you want to use within the Risiko by pressing the Send button . After registration, click on Return to the game and wait for the list with the games in progress to be shown. Then click on the name of the game you want to participate in and select the entry enter the game to start having fun.
But I remind you that also the version of Risiko Online that you find on Facebook is free but limited; to be able to access all the game modes, you must sign up for a game subscription, as indicated above.
In addition to the client for Windows and Mac, the Risiko of Editrice Giochi is also available for Android and iOS . For more information on the costs of the game, connected to its official website and read carefully what is written in the Help section .
Other Risiko Online games
As an alternative to Risiko Online in its official version, there are also excellent variations of Risiko online playable for free online. One of the most popular is atWar which is distinguished from the classic Risiko by the presence of 14 types of mainland, naval and air units that can move freely on the game map.
The game is free-to-play, therefore usable at zero cost but with content that can be unlocked for a fee. To play you can use any web browser with support for Microsoft Silverlight (even if an HTML5 version of the title is currently being tested which works on any browser without requiring special plugins).
To create your account, click on the button Register for free and fill in the form that is proposed to you (or click on one of the buttons on the right and authenticated using one of your social accounts). If you want to try the game before registering, click on the Play as guest button (located at the top right) to enter the game with a temporary account lasting two days. At the beginning of the game you will be offered a tutorial to find out all the rules of the game in detail. Good fun!
AtWar is playable for free but reserves some additional features and modes for players who sign up for a monthly subscription. There is in fact the possibility to unlock all Premium features for a limited period of time (1/3/6 months). A lifetime subscription is also available which unlocks all additional features forever and also includes access to any Premium features that will be added in the future.
If you are not interested in online multiplayer, you can also try World Wars , a very fun Flash game where you play against the CPU to try to conquer the world with your army. It is also available for Android and iOS . In addition, on the same site there is also the sequel to the game, called World Wars 2 , which is also free and can be used directly from the browser.
Risiko online for smartphones and tablets
Do you like strategy games very much but don’t you want to play PC games? Would you like to try a video game that is similar to Risiko but on smartphones and tablets? No problem. In addition to the aforementioned Risiko Digital 3 there are also other Risiko titles available online for mobile platforms. Below are some examples of the most popular titles.
- Blood & Honor – one of the most famous Risiko-inspired games in a mobile environment. Supports a multiplayer mode with up to 3 players, includes 2 maps to play in and support for online games. The full version available only on iOS costs 5.49 euros on but there is also a free one for both platforms that includes fewer maps, supports fewer players in multiplayer mode and includes other limitations (such as displaying advertisements in the game). Available on Android and iOS .
- Conquest – a Risiko-inspired game that includes 56 maps and enemies featuring highly advanced artificial intelligence. It also offers online multiplayer game mode. It is only available on iOS and costs € 10.99. If you want to try the game before buying it, a Free version is available on the App Store that includes few maps.
- Border Siege – one of the best digital transpositions of Risiko for Android, it differs from the original game only for the lack of secret objectives. The only purpose of the video game is to conquer the world. It is available for free on the Google Play store . Border Siege is also available in a more complete version of functionality but for a fee , the cost of which is € 1.59.