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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Cross & Word Games Windows Front Cover

Windows (1999)

A compilation of three simple puzzle games previously released by eGames in their early RomTech days. Crossword Mania is a...

Windows (1999)

A digital collection of 110 crosswords that can be solved with a keyboard instead of a pencil. Experienced puzzlers will...

Commodore 64 (1982) and Commodore PET/CBM (1980)

Crossword Puzzle allows the player to create his or her own crossword puzzles. All the player has to do is...

Crossword & Puzzle Games For Windows Windows Front Cover

Windows (2002)

Crossword & Puzzle Games For Windows is a collection of shareware and freeware games and utilities published by Idigicon in...

CrossworDS Nintendo DS Front Cover

Nintendo DS (2007)

CrossworDS is the correct title for this game and is just short for Crosswords for Nintendo DS. It's a port...

CrossworDS Nintendo DS Front Cover

Nintendo DS (2008)

Take a break with Crosswords DS. Hold your Nintendo DS like a book, and choose to solve one of the...

Windows (1996)

This CD-ROM title includes three Windows 95 versions of word games.CrossWorld: L.A. Times Syndicate Edition is a Windows 95 version...

DOS (1993)

The game proposes the archive of 365 "LA Times" crossword puzzles for the player to solve. Player may load the...

Cruise Ship Tycoon Windows Front Cover

Windows (2003)

In Cruise Ship Tycoon, you can pick your ship and build it the way you want - add rooms, restaurants,...

Crusade DOS Front Cover

DOS (1995)

Despite the name, this game is not about the historical crusades. The scenarios in Crusade are fully fictional and in...

Crusade in Europe PC Booter Front Cover

PC Booter (1985), Commodore 64 (1985), Apple II (1985) and Atari 8-bit (1985)

The first of the Command Series of tactical wargames released by MicroProse in the mid-1980s, Crusade in Europe is the...

Crusader Kings Windows Front Cover

Windows (2004) and Macintosh (2005)

Crusader Kings is a real-time (but pause-able) strategy game based on the Europa Universalis engine that focuses on the feudal...

Crusader Kings Complete Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008) and Macintosh (2009)

Crusader Kings Complete is a compilation that contains:Crusader Kings (base game) Crusader Kings: Deus Vult (expansion pack)

Crusader Kings: Deus Vult Windows Front Cover

Windows (2007) and Macintosh (2007)

Deus Vult is the expansion pack for Crusader Kings, a strategy game based on the EU engine and set in...

Windows (2008)

This is a special Japan-only release which contains the following games in one package:Crusader Kings: Deus VultEuropa Universalis II

Crusader Kings II Linux Front Cover

Linux (2013), Windows (2012) and Macintosh (2012)

Crusader Kings II is a character-driven real-time grand strategy game where the player can start between 1066 and 1337 and...

Crusader Kings II: Hymns of Abraham Macintosh Front Cover

Linux (2013), Windows (2013) and Macintosh (2013)

Hymns of Abraham is a downloadable content (DLC) for Crusader Kings II, which features two songs, totaling almost 15 minutes,...

Crusader Kings II: Legacy of Rome Linux Front Cover

Linux (2013), Windows (2012) and Macintosh (2012)

Legacy of Rome is the second expansion for Crusader Kings II and it focuses on the Byzantine Empire as well...

Crusader Kings II: Military Orders Unit Pack Linux Front Cover

Linux (2013), Windows (2013) and Macintosh (2013)

The Military Orders Unit Pack is a downloadable content (DLC) for Crusader Kings II, adding seven new unit models for...

Crusader Kings II: Norse Unit Pack Linux Front Cover

Linux (2013), Windows (2013) and Macintosh (2013)

The Norse Unit Pack is a downloadable content (DLC) for Crusader Kings II, adding new Norse units for Denmark, Norway,...

Crusader Kings II: Songs of Yuletide Linux Front Cover

Linux (2013), Windows (2013) and Macintosh (2013)

Songs of Yuletide is a downloadable content (DLC) for Crusader Kings II, which features two songs: Deck the Halls and...

Crusader Kings II: Sons of Abraham Linux Front Cover

Linux (2013), Windows (2013) and Macintosh (2013)

Sons of Abraham is the fifth expansion for Crusader Kings II, which features: Control of the Papacy through the College...

Crusader Kings II: Sword of Islam Windows Front Cover

Linux (2013), Windows (2012) and Macintosh (2012)

Crusader Kings II: Sword of Islam is the first expansion for Crusader Kings II and requires the original game to...

Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods Windows Front Cover

Linux (2013), Windows (2013) and Macintosh (2013)

The Old Gods is the fourth expansion for Crusader Kings II. It allows the player to take on the role...

Crusader Kings II: The Republic  Linux Front Cover

Linux (2013), Windows (2013) and Macintosh (2013)

The Republic is the third expansion for Crusader Kings II and it lets the player take on the role as...

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