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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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3DO (1996)

This military strategy game involves the Blue Army fighting the Red Army. The game contains both a Campaign mode and...

Browser (2004)

Perfect Pair Solitaire is a solitaire game that tasks the player with removing all the cards from the screen. In...

The Perfect Tree Linux Front Cover

Linux (2010), Windows (2009), Macintosh (2009) and iPad (2011)

You wish to create the perfect Christmas tree with decorations on, under and around your tree. Solve puzzles to gather...

The Perfect Trilogy DOS Front Cover

DOS (1995)

The Perfect Trilogy is a three-game package that includes:The Perfect GeneralThe Perfect General Scenario Disk: World War II Battle SetThe...

Perimeter Windows Front Cover

Windows (2004)

Perimeter is the self-appointed rebirth of the Real Time Strategy genre. It employs three innovations to the genre to set...

Perimeter: Emperor's Testament Windows Front Cover

Windows (2005)

The war between the Empire and the Harkbacks has been devastating the known universe for years. But suddenly there is...

Windows (2008)

This Gold Edition includes: Perimeter Perimeter: Emperor's Testament Special materials Modification tools

Perimeter II: New Earth Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008)

Perimeter II: New Earth is the sequel to Perimeter. The basics of this strategy game have remained the same from...

Permia Duels Windows Phone Front Cover

Browser (2013) and Windows Phone (2013)

Permia Duels is a multiplayer collectible card game. A single game takes about 1 minute.The goal is to be the...

Perry Rhodan: Operation Eastside Windows Front Cover

Windows (1998)

In the year 2326 man prepares to conquer the "Eastside", the other side of the galaxy and to build new...

Persian Wars Windows Front Cover

Windows (2002)

Persian Wars takes place in the Arabian Nights setting. The magical ring of the great king Salomon just fell from...

Perspectite Browser Front Cover

Browser (2009)

Perspectite is a short puzzle game that consists of only a handful screens, where the player needs to manipulate the...

Perspective Windows Front Cover

Windows (2012)

Perspective is an experimental game in which the player must guide a two-dimensional character through a three-dimensional environment. Inside the...

TRS-80 CoCo (1989)

Pertascii is a multiplayer client/server word game for the Tandy Color Computer running the OS9 operating system.The game is played...

DOS (1991)

Pesten is a shedding game with playing cards. In this port of the game the player plays against the computer....

Commodore PET/CBM (1980)

Pesten is a Dutch card game for children. The goal is to lose all your cards by putting them on...

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

Petals around the Rose is a computerized version of a riddle that must be solved by the player. The computer...

Commodore PET/CBM (1980)

PET Checkers allows the player to play checkers against the computer. The standard international rules apply: taking turns the player...

Amiga (1988), Atari ST (1988), Amstrad CPC (1988) and Thomson TO (1988)

This is the story of a boy who wouldn't grow up...In Peter Pan, you, somewhat, follow the story of Peter...

Commodore PET/CBM (1980)

PET Mastermind is an implementation of the classic game mastermind. The computer will think of a code of characters and...

Pet Rescue Saga Browser Front Cover Winter theme

Browser (2012), iPhone (2013), Android (2013) and iPad (2013)

Evil pet snatchers have pet-napped some animals. It is up to you to rescue them.By clicking groups of the same...

DOS (1991)

Petris is a single player, shareware, game which plays a bit like Tetris, however unlike Tetris the blocks do not...

Pet Show Craze Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008)

Pet Show Craze is a time-management strategy game that puts the player in charge of a pet grooming store in...

ZX Spectrum (2015)

Pets vs Aliens Prologue is a story-driven implementation of the classic board game Othello a.k.a. Reversi. Unbeknownst to mankind, little...

PGA Tour Golf III Genesis Front Cover

Genesis (1994)

The team at Polygames make some small improvements to the latest PGA title. It has a US setting in terms...

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