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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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Global Domination Windows Front Cover

Windows (1998) and PlayStation (1999)

Global Domination is an action-based strategical wargame that is based on the fictional game James Bond plays against Maximillian Largo...

Global Effect DOS Front Cover

DOS (1992), Amiga (1992), Atari ST (1992) and Amiga CD32 (1994)

Essentially similar to The Settlers AKA Serf City, Global Effect involves building up a sound local economy before going out...

DOS (1985)

Set during the US-Soviet cold war, Global Thermonuclear War pits two players against each other in a simulation of just...

Apple II (1979)

An early Risk clone for the home computer. Players compete for 42 numbered territories on an Earth map. Reinforcement armies...

Global War Atari 8-bit Front Cover

Atari 8-bit (1993)

Global War is a tactical game. The player is the leaders of of nuclear empire and contending with four countries...

Glocal Hexcite PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (1999)

Glocal Hexcite is one of several conversions of the popular computer and board game. Players take turns placing shapes on...

Gloriana DOS Front Cover

DOS (1996)

Gloriana. is a management game set in the year 1550 AD, when Elisabeth becomes Queen of England.The player is cast...

Glory Days 2 Nintendo DS Front Cover

Nintendo DS (2007)

Glory Days 2 takes the premise of Choplifter! and cranks it up a few notches. A strategic component was added...

Glory of the Roman Empire Windows Front Cover

Windows (2006)

Glory of the Roman Empire is a city-building simulation set during the height of the glorious Roman Empire. In the...

Windows (1999)

Glowing Bugs is a single-player, colour matching game. Bugs are appear on the leaves of a plant. The player must...

Glow Worm Windows Front Cover

Windows (2005)

Glow Worm is a puzzle game where the player has to morph glow worms into fireflies and save imprisoned creatures....

Amiga (1997)

Yet another "minesweeper" game, named after the pet name of the Swedish army's minesweeping machine "Glufs-glufs". The game plays in...

Browser (1999)

In Gnarf the player takes care of a comic character, a "Gnarf", and sends him into tactical wrestling matches. Every...

Windows (1995) and Windows 3.x (1991)

GNU Chess is a fully functional, freeware, chess program which can play against a human player or another chess program....

CD-i (1992)

Go is a digital version of the classic Chinese board game. The game is played with two players or against...

Windows (2004) and Macintosh (2004)

The Goalkeeper casts you as a rookie goalkeeper, for one of the five weakest clubs in your home country’s top...

Windows (2004) and Browser (2008)

Goats and Tigers is a freeware, open-source implementation of Bagh-Chal, an ancient Asian board game originally drawn on sand and...

Gobliiins DOS Front Cover

DOS (1991), Amiga (1992), Atari ST (1992), Macintosh (1991) and iPhone (2010)

Gobliiins is an adventure game where the player controls a team of three goblins: Oups, Ignatius and Asgard (Hooter, Dwayne,...

Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2003), Xbox (2003) and GameCube (2003)

Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde is a fast paced action style Real time strategy game set in the fantasy goblin...

The Godfather II Windows Front Cover

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

On New Year's Eve 1958 Hyman Roth not only celebrated his birthday, he also celebrated the successful expansion of the...

God of Light Android Front Cover

iPhone (2014), Android (2014) and iPad (2014)

God of Light is puzzle game based around reflecting light. The player controls Shiny who has to save his universe...

Atari ST (2002)

Godpey, a clone of Gunpey, is all about lines. On a playfield filled with squares, tiles with diagonal and angled...

Commodore 64 (1983) and Commodore PET/CBM (1980)

Godzilla threatens Japan and it’s up to the player to use the combined force of Japan’s army, navy, air force,...

NES (1991)

In a completely different style from the first Nintendo Godzilla game from Toho, you play as japanese military forces fighting...

Game Gear (1995)

Godzilla: Kaijuu no Daishingeki is a turn based strategy game, with some arcade elements. A player can play as Godzilla...

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