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Sid Meier's Colonization

Sid Meier's Colonization

Sid Meier's Colonization is a strategy game themed on the European colonization of the New World, starting from the Discovery of America in 1492. The player has time until 1850 to reach independence.

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy

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Starcraft

Starcraft

StarCraft is one of the most influential real-time-strategy games ever created and one of the most important video games of all time. It was developed by Blizzard Entertainment, and it was initially released in 1998 for Windows.

Year: 1998 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

4x history management turn-based
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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Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization is one of the most popular strategy games of all time. It was created by Bruce Shelley and Sid Meier, alongside MicroProse. The game was released in September 1991 for MS-DOS, Amiga, and Atari ST.

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy

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The Settlers

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: 1994 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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Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark is a 1983 video game developed by Free Fall Associates and published by Electronic Arts. The concept is similar to chess, but with real-time fights between pieces to decide the winner.

Year: 1985 Genre: Strategy

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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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Carrier Command

Carrier Command

Carrier Command is a vehicle simulation and a real-time strategy game developed by Realtime Games in 1988 for the Atari ST. Later it was ported to several other platforms, includin...

Year: 1988 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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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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Powermonger: World War I Edition

Powermonger: World War I Edition

Powermonger: World War I Edition is a data disk/expansion of the classic Powermonger by Bullfrog, released in 1991 for the Amiga and Atari ST. As you can imagine, the expansion brings Powermonger into World War I.

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy

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