Dai Senryaku VII: Modern Military Tactics is a Turn Based Strategy game (TBS). The game has a generic story line, in that the player is not referred to as a specific country, but as a color in Mission Mode. The game allows the player to fight over several different maps with different objectives choosing from several hundred units. The title is multiplayer, up to 4 people and has a map editor.
The player can build, disband, and join units, and save units that have gained experience at the end of battle. Everything from submarines, numerous aircraft, naval ships, apc's, and infantry are available to the player for use in the game. In Free Play mode, the player can choose between several countries, including the USA, Israel, Germany, China, Japan, and more. The player can only create units during a game that are associated with that specific country.
In addition to keeping track of the fuel supply, the player must also gain funds by taking over cities to support the army, as well as supply the vehicles with weapons and fuel. The game also has well over 70 maps to play and some that are based on real world situations.