When the hustle and bustle of fighting wars and avoiding explosions is too much, Anno 2070 may be more your speed.
Yes, there are still conflicts that need to be addressed with guns and nukes, but it's much more about planning out a small civilization to be as productive as possible.
Choose from two groups with different ideals: "Eco," a bunch of tree-hugging conservationists, and "Tycoon," a cadre of ruthless capitalists. Use the island's natural resources to build an economy, trade routes, and exports. It's all rather technical.
Another twist: Build up a profitable production line while using resources to build an army to defend yourself against a rogue AI—just another Friday in the future.