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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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Flight Control Macintosh Front Cover

Windows (2010), BREW (2010), J2ME (2010), Windows Mobile (2010), Symbian (2011), Macintosh (2010), Wii (2011), iPhone (2009), Nintendo DSi (2010), Android (2011), iPad (2010), Windows Phone (2010), bada (2012) and webOS (2011)

The goal of the action-/strategy-mix Flight Control is simple: land as many planes and helicopters as possible to get the...

Flip Disc iPhone Front Cover

Windows (2008), Windows Mobile (2008) and iPhone (2009)

Flip Disc is a game that combines puzzle and action elements. The game board is composed by five concentrical discs...

BREW (2004) and J2ME (2004)

This is a board-style puzzle game. The computer shows a tile pattern that the player has to match. Every time...

FlipOut! Windows Front Cover

DOS (1997), Windows (1997) and Jaguar (1995)

FlipOut! is a puzzle game starring aliens from the planet Phrohmaj. Your objective in each puzzle is simple: you must...

Atari ST (1991)

Flipped: Micro Cars Edition is a puzzle game in which the player must flip tiles so that every tile on...

DOS (1983)

A strategy game played on a 3x3 board; each tile has two sides, one black and one white, and the...

Amiga (1988), Commodore 64 (1988) and Amstrad CPC (1988)

Flippit is a puzzle game where the player has to swap the colour of squares so the grid being played...

FlipPix Art: Simple Pleasures Android Front Cover

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

FlipPix Art: Simple Pleasures is a collection of Nonograms (a.k.a. Griddlers or Picross) -- picture puzzles where you fill up...

Flip Side Atari ST Front Cover

Atari ST (1985)

Flip Side is a conversion of the Reversi board game.Two players are setting stones in turns and each stone is...

Windows (2002)

Flipull is an arcade-logic game, where the main goal is to destroy as many blocks as possible on the playing...

Flip Words Windows Front Cover

Windows (2004) and Macintosh (2004)

Flip Words is a word puzzle game, where you basically have to guess a word or name.When you start a...

FlixMix DOS Front Cover

DOS (1993) and PC-98 (1995)

FlixMix is a jigsaw puzzle game in which the user has to assemble a jigsaw puzzle from square pieces. But...

Floating Islands Game Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008)

Floating Islands Game is a puzzle game, similar to Lemmings. The game centers around a "brainless, green clothed guy" who...

DOS (1993)

Floatris is a Tetris clone. Instead of playing one game at a time, the player plays eight games simultaneously. And...

FLOCK! Windows Front Cover

Windows (2009), Xbox 360 (2009) and PlayStation 3 (2009)

In FLOCK!, the player controls a UFO ("The Flocker") and is tasked with herding animals (sheep, cows, chickens, and pigs)...

Floor 13 DOS Front Cover

DOS (1991) and Amiga (1992)

Somewhere in London is a secret organization that is based on the 13th floor of an office building. The sole...

FLOP! The Game Windows Front Cover

Windows (2001)

FLOP! The Game is a sliding 25-puzzle where you need to complete a new puzzle in each level to continue...

Flora's Fruit Farm Windows Front Cover

Windows (2009)

Flora has recently moved to a new home in Clementine Valley and goes out to explore the surroundings. Not far...

Flotilla Windows Front Cover

Windows (2010) and Xbox 360 (2010)

Flotilla is a strategy game mixing combat and exploration in space. The premise is simple: the player has only seven...

Windows (1999)

FlowerBed is a single player, shareware, solitaire game.In FlowerBed the object is to build up the four foundations in ascending...

Browser (2010)

Flower Daze is a puzzle game in which the goal is to open all the closed flowers on the screen....

Flower Paradise Windows Front Cover

Windows (2009) and Macintosh (2009)

Build your dream garden in a Japanese, Hawaiian or French style.Flower Paradise is a match three game with a garden...

Flower Quest Windows Front Cover

Windows (2006)

A young elfin sorceress needs help collecting flowers so she can finish her training.Flower Quest is a tile matching and...

Flowers Story: Fairy Quest Windows Front Cover

Windows (2007)

You play as a young fairy who is trying to earn her wings and some gold. You'll travel the lands...

Flow Free Android Front Cover

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

Flow Free is a puzzle game played on a board with a size of 5x5 to 11x11, and a maximum...

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