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Age of Empires

Age of Empires

Age of Empires is a historical real-time strategy game created by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft in 1997 for Windows. It's one of the most popular video games franchises ever created.

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy

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Sid Meier's Civilization II

Sid Meier's Civilization II

Civilization II, or simply Civ2, is the second chapter of the most famous turn-based strategy video game ever created: Sid Meier's Civilization. The game's objective is to "Build an empire to stand the test of time".

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy

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Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines is the first chapter of a famous tactical game series created by the Spanish studio Pyro and published by Eidos. This first game, designed by Gonzalo ...

Year: 1998 Genre: Strategy

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Pharaoh

Pharaoh

Pharaoh is a city building simulation game set in the ancient Egypt, developed by Impressions Games and published by Sierra Entertainment in 1999 for Windows. The game uses the C...

Year: 1999 Genre: Strategy

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Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War

Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War

Rise and Fall: Civilizations at War is a historic real-time strategy game developed by Stainless Steel Studios and Midway Games and published in 2006. In 2008 a free version of the game was released supported by the US Air Force.

Year: 2006 Genre: Strategy

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Warcraft II: Tides Of Darkness

Warcraft II: Tides Of Darkness

Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness is the sequel to the first real-time strategy game created by Blizzard, WarCraft: Orcs & Humans. This second chapter of the fantasy RTS was develop...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy

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UFO: Alien Invasion

UFO: Alien Invasion

UFO: Alien Invasion is a futuristic, squad-based and turn-based strategy game set in 2084, heavily inspired by X-COM, but not a sequel or a remake.

Year: 2006 Genre: Strategy

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Caesar III

Caesar III

Caesar III is a city-building historical sim created by Impression Games and published by Sierra in 1998. It's the third chapter of the popular series Caesar created by David Lester.

Year: 1998 Genre: Strategy

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The Settlers II

The Settlers II

The Settlers II: Veni, Vidi, Vici is the second chapter of the popular series of city building real time strategy games created by Blue Byte software. It was published by Blue Byte...

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy

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Heroes of Might and Magic II

Heroes of Might and Magic II

Heroes of Might and Magic II: The Succession Wars is a tactical turn-based strategy game developed by New World Computing and published by The 3DO Company in 1996. Although the tit...

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy

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Dune II: The Battle For Arrakis

Dune II: The Battle For Arrakis

Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty (a.k.a. Dune II: Battle for Arrakis) is the second entry in the Dune series and it's one of the most influential video games of all time. It w...

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy

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Command & Conquer: Red Alert

Command & Conquer: Red Alert

Command & Conquer: Red Alert is a real-time strategy game created by Westwood Studios and published by Virgin in 1996 for MS-DOS and Windows 95. It was later ported to PlayStation.

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy

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UFO: Enemy Unknown

UFO: Enemy Unknown

X-COM: UFO Defense (UFO: Enemy Unknown in Europe) is a science fiction strategy game developed by Mythos Games and published by MicroProse Software (Geoff Crammond’s former company) and released for Amiga and DOS in 1994.

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy

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WarCraft: Orcs & Humans

WarCraft: Orcs & Humans

Warcraft: Orcs & Humans, also known as Warcraft I, is the first game in the popular Warcraft series created by Blizzard Entertainment. It's a fantasy real-time strategy game (RTS) ...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy

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