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Strategy games. Victory depends here on player’s strategy and tactics. Main task is to control resources (e.g. troops, civil workers) in order to defeat an enemy or achieve some other goal. The gameplay can be turn-based or in real time (RTS). Specific types of strategy games are economic games and so called ‘tycoons’.

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Emperor: Rise of The Middle Kingdom
Emperor: Rise of The Middle Kingdom

Strategy 11 September 2002

An economic strategy in which we build and manage cities in ancient China. The player has an influence on all aspects of the ancient city, including taxes, distribution of agricultural crops, military forces, construction of monumental buildings. The whole was built on an engine from Ceasar III.

Homeworld
Homeworld

Strategy 28 September 1999

Age of Mythology: Tale of the Dragon
Age of Mythology: Tale of the Dragon

Strategy 28 January 2016

A DLC, created by Skybox Labs in cooperation with Forgotten Empires studios, to Age of Mythology: Extended Edition – a remastered version of the classic RTS game from Ensemble Studios. The expansion, named Tale of the Dragon, doesn’t change much in basic game mechanics, which remain the quintessence of real-time strategy with a complex economic aspect.

Master of Orion II
Master of Orion II

Strategy 28 December 1996

A legendary strategy game belonging to the subspecies known as Space 4X. The game takes place in a turn-based system and the game is about managing a galactic empire. To this end, we colonise the planets, we develop technologies, we care about economic growth, we deal with diplomacy and, ultimately, we also wag wars.

Rise of Nations: Thrones and Patriots
Rise of Nations: Thrones and Patriots

Strategy 27 April 2004

Full extension of the Real Time Strategy (RTS), entitled 'A strategy for the future'. Rise of Nations. Big Huge Games development team headed by Brian Reynolds (designer of the second part of Civilization or Alpha Centauri) is responsible for the development of the add-on.

Hard West
Hard West

Strategy 18 November 2015

An original turn-based strategy game set in a universe that combines elements of a Western and fantasy setting. The title was created by Polish developer CreativeForge Games, consisting of creators of such franchises like Call of Juarez and Dead Island. The game is set in the 19th-century Wild West. Already troubled by lawlessness, the land gets stricken by a series of supernatural phenomena.

Stellaris: Federations
Stellaris: Federations

Strategy 17 March 2020

Stellaris: Federations is an expansion to Paradox's in-house strategy for managing space empire. The add-on focuses on the development of diplomacy and title federations.

Gary Grigsby's War in the West
Gary Grigsby's War in the West

Strategy 04 December 2014

Another installment in the turn-based strategy war game series by 2BY3 Games, led by the genre veteran Gary Grigsby. In contrast to its predecessor, War in the West is set on the Western Front of World War II, beginning in July 1943 and the Allied invasion on Sicily and Italy, following with the battles in France, and ending with the assault on Germany in August 1945.

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak
Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak

Strategy 20 January 2016

An online RTS developed as the debut project from Blackbird Interactive, studio founded by former employees of Relic Entertainment - the creators of the cult Homeworld series. Originally, this game was entitled Hardware: Shipbreakers, however, the partnership with the current owner of the Homeworld franchise, the Gearbox Software company, resulted in changing the game’s title and its official inclusion as a part of the series.

Fata Deum
Fata Deum

Strategy 2022

A real time "god game", in which we play the role of a deity trying to win as many followers as possible. In Fata Deum we can become both a good god caring for the good of people and a bloody tyrant spreading fear among mortals.

Anno 1800: Land of Lions
Anno 1800: Land of Lions

Strategy 22 October 2020

The sixth expansion to economic strategy Anno 1800. In the Land of Lions we go to Africa, where we have to use the new irrigation system among other things to establish a permanent bridgehead.

A Game of Thrones: Genesis
A Game of Thrones: Genesis

Strategy 29 September 2011

An RTS with turn-based elements, developed by Cyanide Studio. The game is based on George R.R. Martin's bestseller book series, A Song of Ice and Fire – however it is set hundreds of years before the events known from the books, and the plot focuses on the unification of the Seven Kingdoms. The players can participate in the eponymous game of thrones, the intrigues among well-respected nobles.

Command: Modern Operations
Command: Modern Operations

Strategy 14 November 2019

A complex war strategy that is a continuation of the established Command: Air/Naval Operations 2013. The production enables a realistic reconstruction of the numerous war conflicts that took place after the Second World War. Warfare Sims studio is responsible for creating the game. The publisher is again Slitherine.

Punch Club
Punch Club

Strategy 08 January 2016

A boxing manager game with RPG and tycoon elements, created by Lazy Bear Games studio from Russia. The plot of Punch Club (also known as Video Hero Super Story) tells a story of a boy whose father was brutally killed. Twenty years later, the hero decides to become the best fighter in the world and find out who was responsible for his father’s death. Apart from fighting, the player needs to take care of the character’s everyday activities.

Rise of Nations
Rise of Nations

Strategy 19 May 2003

A real-time strategy that combines the epic dimension of turn-based strategies and the gameplay dynamics typical of RTSs. Players begin as the leader of a small Stone Age village and can lead their nation for hundreds of years to the present day.

The Last Federation
The Last Federation

Strategy 18 April 2014

Space strategy of the 4X genre in which, as the last living representative of the race of former galactic tyrants, we must erase the sins of our ancestors and lead to an alliance that restores order in the universe. The production is characterized by a highly developed economic side and turn-based battles, in which up to 5 different races can take part at the same time.

Warlords: Battlecry III
Warlords: Battlecry III

Strategy 17 May 2004

The third part of a series of strategy games with cRPG elements taking place in the magic-filled world of fantasy Etheria. This time players can take part in the great war that takes place between the united races of the north and the southern Ssrathi Empire.

SpellForce 2: Dragon Storm
SpellForce 2: Dragon Storm

Strategy 23 March 2007

The first official expansion for SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars. The plot of SpellForce 2: Dragon Storm follows the story of the core game, focusing on the problem of the weakening portals linking the islands. A bloody war breaks out in order to lead its participants into new, habitable territories. You play as one of the dragon race of Shaikan, and your task is to reach the fertile lands.

Company of Crime
Company of Crime

Strategy 08 August 2020

Company of Crime is a strategy game with RPG elements. The game allows us to take control of the criminal underworld of London in the 1960s or to play the role of Chief Inspector of Scotland Yard.

Fallout Shelter Online
Fallout Shelter Online

Strategy July 2021

Online version of the free strategy game Fallout Shelter. Although the gameplay mechanics remain the same and the player still focuses on expanding his own crypt and taking care of the needs of its inhabitants, this time the game also includes multiplayer functions.

Tropico 4
Tropico 4

Strategy 23 August 2011

The fourth installment in the humorous series of economic strategy games in which we assume the role of a ruthless dictator of a small banana republic. After the previous developer (responsible for the first installment from 2001) was taken over by THQ, the series was given to Haemimont Games. The main highlight of the gameplay is taking care of the country’s budget, which is fed by resource mining and production of various goods. The citizens’ happiness is also an important aspect.

Battlestations: Pacific
Battlestations: Pacific

Strategy 12 May 2009

The second installment of the strategy game combined with a simulator, in which we move on to the times of World War II. In production, we lead to a military battle between the two sides of the conflict - the United States and Japan. The campaign consists of 28 different missions. The creators have prepared more than twenty new units and a lot of other improvements. The multiplayer mode has been enriched with five maps and gameplay modes.

King's Bounty: Dark Side
King's Bounty: Dark Side

Strategy 14 August 2014

Warhammer 40,000: Gladius - Relics of War
Warhammer 40,000: Gladius - Relics of War

Strategy 12 July 2018

A classic turn-based 4X strategy game set in the Warhammer 40K universe. The game allows the players to control one of the four feuding factions fighting for control over the planet Gladius Prime. The game features an elaborate story campaign as well as a multiplayer mode.

War Room
War Room

Strategy 18 November 2020

War Room is a realistic strategy game in which we assume the role of the commander of American troops in Afghanistan. The player tries to ensure security in a province with an area of over 1000 square kilometers.

Blitzkrieg 3
Blitzkrieg 3

Strategy 02 June 2017

The third installment in a war-themed RTS game series, whose previous editions were released in the years 2003-2007. The game was developed by Russian studio Nival Interactive, also known for Rage of Mages, Silent Storm, and the fifth installment in the cult Heroes of Might & Magic series. In contrast to its predecessors, Blitzkrieg 3 focuses mainly on multiplayer gameplay and is available as a free-to-play game with microtransactions.