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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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Alexander Windows Front Cover

Windows (2004)

Alexander is an RTS based on the movie of the same same, and the real-life Alexander the Great. The game...

Alex Kidd: High-Tech World SEGA Master System Front Cover

SEGA Master System (1989)

A new arcade has hit town, and Alex and his friends decide to check it out. Sadly, they have no...

DOS (2003) and Windows (2001)

Alex the Allegator 2 is a simple board game that can be played against the computer or a friend. This...

ALFA: Antiterror - Advanced War Tactics Windows Front Cover

Windows (2006)

In ALFA: Antiterror - Advanced War Tactics the player takes the role of a young soldier who gets a member...

CD-i (1993)

Alfapet is a Swedish word puzzle similar to Scrabble. Like in Scrabble players make words from randomly received letters and...

DOS (1988), Atari ST (1987), Commodore 64 (1987) and Atari 8-bit (1987)

When Earthlings decided to stop wars and explore the outer space, another menace threaten them. The Aliants species, who came...

J2ME (2003)

One day, Alibaba discovers a thieves' treasure stash hidden in a cave and brings it home. He leads a Gatsby...

Alice's Magical Mahjong Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008)

Alice's Magical Mahjong, as the name implies, is a mahjong game that follows the classic 1865 book Alice's Adventures in...

Alien Commodore 64 Front Cover

Commodore 64 (1984), ZX Spectrum (1984) and Amstrad CPC (1985)

"In space no-one can hear you scream." That tagline from the movie is apt for this strategy adaptation that follows...

Windows (2009)

Alien Assault is a turn-based, top-down strategy game taking place on abandoned space ships infested with the deadly aliens who...

Windows 3.x (1990)

Alien Force places you in control of a space ship on a mission to destroy all enemy ships. Destroy every...

Atari 8-bit (1982)

One of the earliest 'Software Toys', Alien Garden is set on a scrolling planet consisting mainly of 24 clusters of...

Alien Legacy DOS Front Cover

DOS (1994)

After an alien attack in 2043, great technological leaps were made and space travel was significantly improved upon. In 2119,...

Alien Nations Windows Front Cover

Windows (1999) and Macintosh (2001)

Alien Nations is a real-time strategy game similar to The Settlers III. It features three campaigns à ten missions which...

Alien Nations Mission Pack Windows Front Cover

Windows (1999)

The mission pack for Alien Nations adds some new content including three new campaigns and the sea as new gameplay...

Atari ST (1987)

Aliens is a turn based combat game inspired by the movie with the same name. You take control of the...

Aliens: The Roguelike Windows Front Cover

Linux (2007), Windows (2007) and Macintosh (2012)

Aliens: The Roguelike is a tactical roguelike, inspired by the classic Aliens movie and the Alien Breed: Tower Assault computer...

Aliens Versus Predator: Extinction PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2003) and Xbox (2003)

The battle that has split more blood over centuries continues, with the human marines caught in-between the powerful Aliens and...

The Alien Apple II Front Cover

Apple II (1982), PC-88 (1984) and FM-7 (1984)

The U.F.P. research vessel Thrasybulus has finished surveying an unexplored planet and prepares to head home across interstellar distances when...

Windows 3.x (1992)

AlienTic (starring Trab and Asil) is a simple Tic-Tac-Toe game for two players. Each player takes turns placing their character's...

A Line in the Sand DOS Front Cover

DOS (1992)

A Line the Sand is a conversion of the board war game by TSR of the same name.It depicts a...

Nintendo DSi (2009)

A Little Bit of... Puzzle League is a puzzle game in the vein of Tetris Attack. In the game coloured...

Windows (2003)

Ever desired to have animated jigsaw puzzles instead of static ones? This game gives you such opportunity. You will be...

Linux (2000) and Windows (2000)

Alizarin Tetris is a freeware Tetris variant with several game modes and other features.The game area is 10 x 20...

Alkemstone Apple II Front Cover

Apple II (1981)

The player must explore 3D mazes in search of clues to a puzzle. There are no monsters or other dangers...

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