A Strategy Game is a game genre encompassing Board Games
, Tabletop Games
, and Video Games
in which the player or players' strategical
and/or tactical thinking is required in order to achieve victory (in theory). The earliest strategy games are far Older Than Feudalism
, including ancient games like Chess
(invented in the 6th century) and Go
(invented in the 4th century).
Strategy Games break down roughly into two sub-genres:
also fall within the genre of Strategy Games, though some are turn-based and others are real-time.
For tropes found in Strategy Games, see Strategy Game Tropes
Also, see: Strategy RPG
and Simulation Game
for business sims and similar games often lumped together with Strategy Games.