Strategy Games

Ascendancy

Ascendancy is a sci fi turn-based strategy game developed and published by The Logic Factory in 1995 and released for DOS. It is referred to as a “4x” game, meaning explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-19 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic 4x turn-based

Command & Conquer

Command & Conquer is a real-time strategy game developed by Westwood Studios (creators of Dune II), and published by Virgin Interactive in 1995 for MS-DOS and other platforms. It's the first chapter of...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-23 Tags: real-time sci-fi/futuristic freeware

North & South

North & South is an action/strategy game based on the comic books "The Blue Jackets", released in 1989 for Amiga and Atari ST and ported later for DOS, ZX Spectrum and other platforms. The game is based...

Year: 1989 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-12-07 Tags: comics historical battle amiga

Defender of the Crown

Defender of the Crown is a strategy game designed by Kellyn Beck and it's one of the first and most influential Amiga games. It was Cinemaware's first game, and was originally released for the Amiga in...

Year: 1986 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-26 Tags: fantasy historical battle amiga

X-COM: Apocalypse

X-COM Apocalypse is the third entry into the X-COM series, developed by Mythos Games and published by MicroProse, it was released for DOS and Windows in 1997. Apocalypse utilizes the same Cityscape and...

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-27 Tags: real-time sci-fi/futuristic turn-based aliens

Panzer General

Panzer General is a top-down, turn-based, historical battle game developed and published by Strategic Simulations, Inc and released for DOS in 1994. It was one of the first games (if not the first) that...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-16 Tags: historical battle turn-based

Pirates! Gold

Pirates! Gold is the remake of Sid Meier’s award winning Pirates! And was developed by MPS Labs and published by MicroProse in 1993 for MS-DOS and Sega Genesis. One year later it was ported to Amiga...

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-27 Tags: simulation strategy

The Settlers

The Settlers is a medieval city building simulation game by Blue Byte Software, first released in 1993 for Commodore Amiga and in 1994 for MS-DOS. In America, it was published as Serf City: Life Is Feudal....

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-18 Tags: managerial real-time amiga

Master of Magic

Master of Magic is a fantasy turn-based strategy game created by Simtex and published by MicroProse in 1994 for MS-DOS. In this turn-based 4X strategy game, that some defined the fantasy version of Civilization,...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2017-07-07 Tags: fantasy managerial turn-based 4x

Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization is a turn-based "4X"-type strategy video game created by Sid Meier and Bruce Shelley for MicroProse in 1991. The game's objective is to "Build an empire to stand the test of time"...

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2017-01-22 Tags: managerial turn-based amiga

Populous

Populous is regarded by many as the first ‘god’ game, developed by Bullfrog and published by Electronic Arts in 1989. The game was designed by Peter Molyneux, with Bullfrog creating a gameplay prototype...

Year: 1989 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2017-06-30 Tags: managerial real-time amiga god games

Deuteros: The Next Millennium

Deuteros: The Next Millennium is a sci-fi strategy/exploration game designed by Ian Bird, the sequel to Millennium 2.2. The game was published by Activision for the Amiga and Atari ST in 1991. The goal...

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-12-03 Tags: space exploration sci-fi/futuristic amiga

Master of Orion

Master of Orion is a 4X science fiction turn-based strategy game developed by SimTex and published by MicroProse in 1993 for Dos and Mac. This title pretty much invented 4X (explore, expand, exploit,...

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: managerial sci-fi/futuristic turn-based 4x

Defender of the Crown II

Defender of the Crown II is the sequel to the original Defender of the Crown, it was developed by Sachs Enterprises and published by Commodore Electronics in 1993 for the Amiga CD32. The game was originally...

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2017-04-28 Tags: fantasy amiga war historical