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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 (2005)

Land of Legends is a turn-based fantasy strategy game where eight unique races vie for supremacy using a combination of...

Landwirtschafts Gigant Windows Front Cover

Windows (2012)

Landwirtschafts Gigant is a managerial simulation in which the player takes control over a farm. The basics follow the usual...

Windows (2013)

Landwirtschafts Gigant: AddOn 1 is an add-on for Landwirtschafts Gigant. It does not add new mechanics to the game, just...

Langrisser II Windows Front Cover

Windows (2004), Genesis (1994) and Wii (2007)

Langrisser II is a sequel to Warsong (whose original title is Langrisser). The events of the game take place several...

Langrisser III SEGA Saturn Front Cover

SEGA Saturn (1996)

This is a prequel to the two Langrisser games (the first one is known in the US as Warsong). The...

Langrisser I & II PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (1997), SEGA Saturn (1998), PSP (2009), PlayStation 3 (2009) and PS Vita (2012)

This is a remake of two games: Langrisser (known as Warsong in USA) and its sequel, Langrisser II – or,...

SEGA Saturn (1996)

The Limited Edition of Langrisser III has a custom 3D holographic cover, and comes with a Fan Book that has...

Langrisser IV SEGA Saturn Front Cover

SEGA Saturn (1997)

Langrisser IV is the fourth in the long-running Japanese strategy RPG series.Cleons, the king of the country Regenburg, offers his...

Langrisser IV (Limited Edition) SEGA Saturn Front Cover

SEGA Saturn (1997)

The Limited Edition of Langrisser IV comes in a custom cardboard box. It also includes a Special Fan Book and...

Langrisser IV & V: Final Edition PlayStation 3 Front Cover

PlayStation (1999), PSP (2009), PlayStation 3 (2009) and PS Vita (2012)

This is a Playstation release of two Saturn games bundled together: Langrisser IV and Langrisser V: The End of Legend....

Dreamcast (1999) and WonderSwan (2000)

Langrisser Millennium is yet another installment of the long-running Japanese strategy RPG series. You control five main characters: Taji, a...

Langrisser V: The End of Legend SEGA Saturn Front Cover

SEGA Saturn (1998)

The story of Langrisser V is closely connected to the one told in Langrisser IV - the two games form...

Windows (2004)

Laptop & Travel Games is a compilation pack from eGames that includes several games that are simple to play and...

La Pucelle † Ragnarøk PSP Front Cover

PSP (2009)

There exist in the Kingdom of Paprika two main religious groups: the Church of the Holy Maiden and the Church...

La Pucelle: Tactics PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2002) and PlayStation 3 (2012)

Prier and her brother Culotte are novices with the demon-hunting organization, La Pucelle. They've just passed their final exams and...

Larry Bond's Harpoon 3: Advanced Naval Warfare Windows Front Cover

Windows (2006)

Larry Bond's Harpoon 3: Advanced Naval Warfare (ANW) is an update to the series that simulates naval wargaming, building on...

Larry Bond's Harpoon: Commander's Edition Windows Front Cover

Windows (2007)

Larry Bond's Harpoon - Commanders Edition continues to hold the standard in naval wargaming. Building on the community developed Harpoon...

Larry Bond's Harpoon: Ultimate Edition Windows Front Cover

Windows (2010)

This edition celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the computer Harpoon series. The two base games included are: Larry Bond's Harpoon...

DOS (1994)

Chess and destructive laser beams together at last! Laser Chess, which is a DOS version of the award winning original,...

DOS (1987), Amiga (1987), Atari ST (1987), Commodore 64 (1987), Apple II (1987) and Atari 8-bit (1987)

Laser Chess is a chess variant for two players. The goal is same as in traditional chess game - defeat...

Atari 8-bit (1990)

Laser Chess is an unofficial enhanced port of Compute's Laser Chess, released back in 1987. It's a chess variant for...

Windows (2003)

Laser Kombat is a puzzle game played by controlling a tank from a top-down perspective. The tank must be guided...

DOS (1994)

A fun puzzle game in which you arrange mirrors to beam light onto a target. New obstacles and powerups keep...

DOS (1996)

The aim of the game is to destroy all the alarm system sensors by means of a laser beam and...

Lasermania / Robbo Konstruktor Atari 8-bit Front Cover

Atari 8-bit (1990)

This compilation includes the following titles: Lasermania is a puzzle game. The aim is to destroy all the alarm system...

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