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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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LEGOLAND Windows Front Cover

Windows (2000)

LEGOLAND is an educational game that shows how to build a good park. You get the job as a park...

LEGO Rock Raiders Windows Front Cover

Windows (1999) and PlayStation (2000)

Based on the underground LEGO universe, you must take control of a team of LEGO figures and build your way...

Leisure Genius Presents Computer Diplomacy Commodore 64 Front Cover

Commodore 64 (1990)

Leisure Genius Presents Computer Diplomacy is a version of the classic board game for up to six players.The game is...

Lemmings DOS Front Cover

DOS (1991), Windows 3.x (1994), Game Boy (1994), Game Boy Color (2000), SNES (1991), Genesis (1992), Lynx (1993), Amiga (1991), NES (1992), Atari ST (1991), Game Gear (1992), SEGA Master System (1992), Commodore 64 (1993), 3DO (1994), ZX Spectrum (1991), TurboGrafx CD (1992), Amiga CD32 (1994), Amstrad CPC (1992), J2ME (2005), CD-i (1993), Macintosh (1993), CDTV (1992), PC-98 (1991), FM Towns (1992), Sharp X68000 (1992), Acorn 32-bit (1991) and SAM Coupé (1993)

Your task is to rescue the Lemmings across 120 levels of fast-paced puzzling. These creatures simply walk blindly through the...

Lemmings PSP Front Cover

PSP (2006)

The original Lemmings has been remade for the PSP, with new graphics. In this puzzle game, you guide a group...

Lemmings PlayStation 3 Front Cover

PlayStation 3 (2006)

The Lemmings are back, with fourteen selected levels taken from the more than a hundred and a half of the...

Lemmings PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2006)

This version of Lemmings is a port of the PSP version released earlier in 2006. The main difference is the...

Lemmings 2: The Tribes DOS Front Cover

DOS (1993), Game Boy (1994), SNES (1994), Genesis (1994), Amiga (1993), Atari ST (1993), FM Towns (1994) and Acorn 32-bit (1994)

The sequel to Lemmings has a plot describing how the Lemmings have split into 12 distinct tribes, each of which...

Lemmings 3D DOS Front Cover

DOS (1995), PlayStation (1995) and SEGA Saturn (1996)

You, as in all other Lemmings games, are responsible for helping hoards of lemmings through hazardous environments to safety. However,...

The Lemmings Chronicles DOS Front Cover

DOS (1994) and Amiga (1995)

More lemming action this time with new skills and obstacles for them to overcome. Three islands to adventure on each...

Lemmings for Windows 95 & Lemmings Paintball Windows Front Cover

Windows (1996)

Budget compilation package consisting of: Lemmings for Windows95:An updated version of "Lemmings for Windows, with two full games of the...

Lemmings & Oh No! More Lemmings DOS Front Cover

DOS (1992), Windows (1995), PlayStation (1998), Amiga (1993) and Macintosh (1993)

This port contains two complete games from the classic puzzle series. There are 209 levels to work through, all featuring...

Lemmings Paintball Windows Front Cover

Windows (1996)

This is a Lemmings game, but one that's not in a side-scrolling perspective like the early ones. You have to...

Lemmings Revolution Windows Front Cover

Windows (2000)

Those Lemmings are getting into trouble again! They've spent they're whole lives going through the brutal, sicking mazes and puzzles...

Lemmings X-Mas Windows Front Cover

Windows (2004)

Lemmings X-Mas is a compilation pack of Lemmings Revolution and XMas/Holiday Lemmings.

Commodore 64 (1982)

You have decided that for the next 10 Saturdays you will sell home-made Lemonade to make yourself some money with...

PC-98 (1990)

Lemon Angel: Sakurai Tomo no Speed Game is a simple card game based on the Lemon Angel animated series, although...

L'Empereur DOS Front Cover

DOS (1991), NES (1991), MSX (1990), PC-88 (1990), PC-98 (1990), FM Towns (1991) and Sharp X68000 (1991)

L'Empereur is a military strategy game. The game takes place during the violent aftermath of the French Revolution and follows...

Lemure Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008) and Macintosh (2008)

Lemure is a game in the style of Lemmings. You have to rescue the lemurs from any dangers like mountains,...

Commodore 64 (1987)

Blitzkrieg is a strategy wargame that let's you play as German forces who have to take over Western Europe as...

Amiga (1989), Atari ST (1989) and Commodore 64 (1989)

In this top-down puzzle oriented game you have to help Leonardo, a little thief, on his criminal trips. Use your...

Atari ST (1992)

Leonid is a Tetris clone in high resolution for one player written in GFA Basic.At the main menu the player...

Les Fourmis: Edition Gold Windows Front Cover

Windows (2000)

Les Fourmis: Edition Gold includes the base game Les Fourmis (US title: Empire of the Ants) and its add-on Les...

Les Fourmis: Les Guerres de l'Ouest Windows Front Cover

Windows (2000)

Les Fourmis: Les Guerres de l'Ouest is an add-on to the original French release of Empire of the Ants which...

Windows (2001)

This compilation contains three Lemmings titles: Lemmings Lemmings 3D Lemmings Paintball

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