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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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Windows (1999)

Aha! is a puzzle game in which you get a playing field filled with different-shaped pieces. If two or more...

Amiga (1992)

AHextris is an Amiga enhanced rewrite of the original UNIX Hextris by Dave Markley. It is a falling block puzzle...

Windows (2006)

Air Assault Task Force is a wargame that focuses on battles in which helicopters played a prominent role. The game...

Airball DOS Front Cover

DOS (1987), Amiga (1989), NES (2007), Atari ST (1987), Atari 8-bit (1988), Apple IIgs (1989) and Dragon 32/64 (1987)

You have been turned into a ball of air with a slow leak by an evil wizard. You must find...

Windows (2004)

Airborne Assault: Highway to the Reich is largely the same as its predecessor Airborne Assault: Red Devils Over Arnhem. The...

Airborne Assault: Red Devils Over Arnhem Windows Front Cover

Windows (2002)

Airborne Assault: Red Devils Over Arnhem is a strategy game in which the player recreates Operation Market Garden. The main...

Air Force Commander DOS Front Cover

DOS (1992) and Amiga (1992)

In Air Force Commander the player takes command of a Middle Eastern country's air force to gain air superiority over...

Air Havoc Controller Windows 3.x Front Cover

Windows 3.x (1994)

Essentially an airport traffic control tower simulator. Your mission here is to manage the aircrafts in Phoenix Sky Harbor International...

Apple II (1986)

Operating a floatation device similar to Toobin', but jet-propelled, you challenge for supreme title of “Airheart” as you navigate or...

Commodore 64 (1986) and Atari 8-bit (1986)

Airline is a multiplayer strategy game for two to four players. Every player takes control over a airline company and...

ZX Spectrum (1982) and ZX81 (1982)

Airline is economic strategy game, one of the first games for the ZX Spectrum - the player is Chairman of...

DOS (1991)

Airline is a managerial simulation in which the player is responsible for a airline corporation. The majority of the game...

Windows (2003)

Airline 69: Return to Casablanca continues in the same vain as the developer's previous Wet Attack: The Empire Cums Back...

Windows (2002)

Airlines 2 is a strategy game focusing on finance, investment, design, and management of an airline company and its fleet.The...

Airline Sharks Windows Front Cover

Windows (2012)

Airline Sharks is an airport-themed 3D board game with gameplay similar to Monopoly. Six players compete to dominate the airline...

Airline Tycoon Windows Front Cover

Windows (1998)

Airline Tycoon is a managerial simulation in which the player is the manager of an airline company. This game features...

Airline Tycoon Windows Front Cover

Windows (1999)

Airline Tycoon, better known as Airline Tycoon First Class in-game, is an updated re-release of Airline Tycoon. The subtitle was...

Airline Tycoon 2 Windows Front Cover

Windows (2011)

Airline Tycoon 2 is a traditional economical simulation in the same style of its predecessors: the player manages an airport...

Airline Tycoon Deluxe Linux Front Cover

Linux (2006), Windows (2003), Macintosh (2005), iPhone (2012) and iPad (2012)

Airline Tycoon Deluxe is the fourth incarnation in the Airline Tycoon series. It contains all the content from the previous...

Air Patriots Android Front Cover

iPhone (2012), Android (2012) and iPad (2012)

Air Patriots is similar to a tower defense game, but instead of towers the player here has direct access over...

Airport Mania: First Flight Macintosh Front Cover

Windows (2008), Macintosh (2008), Wii (2010), iPhone (2009), Android (2010) and iPad (2010)

Airport Mania: First Flight is a time management game where players get the chance to become an air traffic controller...

Airport Tycoon Windows Front Cover

Windows (2000)

Manage an entire airport! You are in charge of designing an airport from a big stretch of land. Place runways,...

Airport Tycoon 2 Windows Front Cover

Windows (2003)

Airport Tycoon 2 is a 3D management simulation in which the player runs an airport, and manages all the headaches...

Airport Tycoon 3 Windows Front Cover

Windows (2003)

You start with a plot of land. From there, you create your airport, including runways, terminals, restaurants, and even retail...

Amiga (1992) and Atari ST (1993)

Strategy based war game set in the future "where wars are fought in virtual reality". What this means is that...

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