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 (2000)

Quinto is a single player, puzzle game. It is one of a package of games produced by The Code Zone....

TurboGrafx CD (1991)

Quiz Avenue is a trivia game with a "quest mode" in which the player controls a warrior who must save...

TurboGrafx CD (1991)

Quiz Avenue II, like its predecessor, is a quiz game with a story-driven quest mode, which continues the plot of...

TurboGrafx CD (1994)

Quiz Avenue III offers, like its two predecessors, a quest mode and a versus mode - the latter consists in...

Quizboard iPhone Front Cover

iPhone (2012) and Android (2012)

Quizboard is a turn-based quiz game for two players. Each player has seven random questions in their inventory at the...

TurboGrafx CD (1993)

Quiz Caravan: Cult Q is a trivia game with four modes. The main mode involves a quiz competition in which...

PC-98 (1992)

As the title implies, this is primarily a quiz game; however, it also has elements of strategy. It is possible...

TurboGrafx CD (1993)

Quiz de Gakuensai is a trivia game in which the player takes the role of a high school student. One...

TurboGrafx CD (1992)

Time Machie ni Onegai differs from its predecessor by having its own unique gameplay modes rather than strictly following a...

TurboGrafx CD (1992)

Quiz no Hoshi is a trivia game with several gameplay modes; the main one is called "Heart of Stone" and...

SEGA CD (1992)

A kooky old doctor has managed to teleport his house clear across to the other side of the planet, with...

Windows (2001) and PlayStation (2001)

The game based on the Italian TV game show of the same name. Players on the PC or PlayStation play...

Quiz - Tac - Toe Windows Front Cover

Windows (2004)

Quiz - Tac - Toe is a Tic-Tac-Toe game with a twist, based on the TV gameshow Hollywood Squares /...

SEGA CD (1992) and TurboGrafx CD (1992)

Quiz Tonosama no Yabō is a trivia game with strategy elements, set during the Sengoku time period of the Japanese...

Atari ST (1987)

Quizz is a quiz game in medium resolution for one player written in GFA Basic.The game comes with 59 questions...

QWERTY Browser Front Cover

Browser (2005)

QWERTY is a word building game with letter tiles played on a rectangular board, similarly to Scrabble. When their turn...

Qwirks Windows 3.x Front Cover

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

Qwirks is a simple puzzle game in which colored blobs fall from the top of the screen, and the player...

Rabbit Wars Windows Front Cover

Windows (2007) and Windows Mobile (2007)

Rabbit Wars is a turn-based strategy game that can be played against the computer or against human opponents on ten...

Windows (2009)

Race for the Galaxy AI is a computer implementation of the card game Race for the Galaxy, released as open...

Windows (1995)

Race Track is an interesting conversion of a simple pen & paper game. It could best be described as a...

Radar Mission Game Boy Front Cover

Game Boy (1990) and Nintendo 3DS (2011)

Radar Mission is mostly a Battleship board game clone with two game modes. The first is very recognizable, with a...

Radiant Defense Macintosh Front Cover

Macintosh (2012), iPhone (2012), Android (2012), iPad (2012), Windows Phone (2013), webOS (2012), Windows Apps (2013) and Ouya (2014)

Radiant Defense is a tower defense game in which an alien overlord is sending aliens through a warp towards human...

Windows 3.x (1994) and Macintosh (1994)

Radio Active bills itself as The Music Trivia Game Show. Up to four players can compete and each chooses from...

Radioapan: Banankalas! iPad Front Cover

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

Radioapan: Banankalas! is a game featuring the Sveriges Radio (the Sweden state owned radio station network) children's program monkey and...

Ragdoll Blaster iPhone Front Cover

iPhone (2009) and Android (2011)

Ragdoll Blaster is a physics game in which the player controls a canon that shoots ragdolls. All the player can...

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