Strategy

Description

In its broad sense, the strategy genre encompasses games that emphasize problem-solving. Thinking and planning are necessary components of strategy; they can be used for such diverse purposes as preparing and positioning troops to gain advantage in a war, or figure out the principle of a puzzle. While adventure games may include puzzles, they focus on following a linear story while occasionally dealing with obstacles rather than being entirely dedicated to problem-solving. Puzzle, chess, and card games fall under the strategy category.

In a more specific (and more common) sense, strategy games refer to a genre that puts the player in command of an armed force (sometimes an entire nation), trying to gain the upper hand in a conflict either through diplomatic means or warfare. Strategy games can be either turn-based or real-time.

Managerial simulations that involve competition with the computer AI are classified as both simulation and strategy games. Strategy war games may also include role-playing elements.
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Supervision (1992)

Chinese Checkers is a digital version of the popular German board game originally known as Stern-Halma. The objective is to...

Windows (1995)

Chinese Checkers is a multiplayer version of the traditional peg and board game. It was designed to be played over...

Amiga (1989)

Chinese Chess is 2D board turn-based strategy game,based on XiangQi - chinese version chess with different rules. The player controls...

Odyssey 2 (1980)

In Chinese Logic the player has to move a sequence of numbers (9 to 0) from the point A of...

Windows 3.x

Chinese Solitaire is a single player card game.Superficially the game resembles Klondike solitaire in that some of the cards are...

Chip Windows Front Cover

Windows (2014)

Chip is an isometric puzzle game where you need to free a robot that has been kidnapped. His battery is...

Chip's Challenge DOS Front Cover

DOS (1990), Windows 3.x (1991), Lynx (1989), Amiga (1990), Atari ST (1990), Commodore 64 (1990), ZX Spectrum (1990) and Amstrad CPC (1990)

Nerdy Chip desperately wants to join the "Bit Busters" computer club, led by Melinda the Mental Marvel. However, before she'll...

Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1989)

Chipy is based on the game Tetris where various coloured shapes called stones fall down the screen and the player...

Chivalry Apple II Front Cover

Apple II (1983)

Chivalry is a medieval-themed computer board game where players must rescue the King from the dreaded Black Knight.The game is...

Chocobo Stallion PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (1999), PSP (2008), PlayStation 3 (2008) and PS Vita (2012)

Chocobo Stallion is a game in Square's long running Chocobo series. The game is a spin-off of sorts of the...

Chocolate Castle Macintosh Front Cover

Windows (2007) and Macintosh (2007)

Chocolate Castle is a simple yet innovative sliding block puzzle game. The relatively simple gameplay combined with the pixelated graphics...

TurboGrafx CD (1992)

Eien no Love Song is a turn-based strategy game set in the universe of the anime series Macross. The game...

PC-98 (1994)

Based on the Macross anime, Chō Jikū Yōsai Macross: Love Stories is a direct sequel to Skull Leader; the game...

PC-98 (1993)

In the year 1999, humans have discovered an alien technology that allowed them to construct powerful mechs and ships that...

PC-98 (1994)

The year is 2009, and humanity's most powerful weapon is the Super Dimension Fortress One, also known as "Macross", an...

PC-88 (1984)

Choro Q Holiday Puzzle is a simple sliding tile puzzle game based on Takara's popular line of miniature toy cars....

Chris Sawyer's Locomotion Windows Front Cover

Windows (2004)

Locomotion is a cross between Chris Sawyer's RollerCoaster Tycoon series and Transport Tycoon. The game has the base concept taken...

Windows (2001)

A game in which Christianity and Concentration meet. In this game, 1 to 3 players play a Christian-themed version of...

Christmas Crash J2ME Front Cover

J2ME (2006)

Christmas Crash is a Puzzle Bobble clone with a Christmas theme. The player takes control of Santa who with some...

DOS (1994) and Windows (2001)

Christmas Matchup is a Christian-themed Concentration game about the Bible. The cards are images relating to stories of the Bible,...

Christmas Puzzle Macintosh Front Cover

Windows (2010) and Macintosh (2011)

Christmas Puzzle is a match three game with a Christmas theme. In each puzzle, you must use your mouse to...

Christmas Tale Windows Front Cover

Windows (2006)

Santa needs to get to the tree and light the Christmas lights. Help him get Christmas ready.Christmas Tale is a...

Christmas Wonderland Macintosh Front Cover

Windows (2011), Macintosh (2011) and Nintendo DSi (2011)

Somehow, the items of the twelve days of Christmas have gotten scattered. Help Santa round them up and gather other...

Windows (2002) and Macintosh (2002)

In Chromatron you have to manipulate one or more laser beams with reflectors, splitter and much more so that the...

Windows (2007) and Macintosh (2007)

This collection features all four Chromatron games, which are: Chromatron Chromatron 2 Chromatron 3: Geometry Chromatron 4: Less is Not...

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