Strategy

The $100,000 Pyramid

The $100,000 Pyramid

MS-DOS - Released - 1988

This is an early adaptation of the popular TV game show The $100,000 Pyramid. The objective is to reach the top of the pyramid by winning successive rounds. Each round consists of selecting a category from the pyramid. Each category consists of a list of words that share some common thread like "things that are red". One player then tries to give the other player clues to guess the word without saying the word itself. There is also a single player mode that does not resemble the show very much where you have to type in single word clues.

¿Quien es Cualo?

MS-DOS - Released - 1994

Board game in which there is a character selected by the computer for you to guess. In the screen you see a board with different cards, each one representing a character, the game gives you hints like hair color, sex, eyes color, etc. and you must guide yourself with them and try to guess who the mysterious character is. You can also switch roles with the computer and make it guess which character you selected by giving the CPU the same kind of hints. The characters are from the adventure game El principio del fin by the same developers.

0 A.D.

0 A.D.

Windows - July 1, 2009

0 A.D. (zero eh-dee) is a free, open-source, cross-platform real-time strategy game under development by Wildfire Games. It is a historical war and economy game focusing on the years between 500 B.C. and A.D. 500 The game will be cross-platform, playable on Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. The game aims to be entirely free and open-source.

0 and X

Commodore 64 - 1986

0 and x is a 3D version of Tic-Tac-Toe or Noughts and Crosses, where you have to make a row of X's in a vertical, horizontal or diagonal line before the computer makes a row. Instead of making a row off three on a 3 x 3 grid you now have to make a row off four on a 4 x 4 grid on four boards so as well as watching for a line on one board, you have to watch out for a row that appears in the same place on all four boards.

100 Rogues

100 Rogues

Ouya - August 14, 2013

"Go Kill Satan!" Your ultra-cliche quest to kill the Last Wild Satan is doomed. Doomed! 4 Unique Player Classes, each with 8 powerful special abilities. The Crusader, a bloodthirsty warrior of light with his best friend, God. The Wizard, an angst-ridden fairy who beats people with crystal balls. The scoundrel, a psychotic undead skeleton who's quick as a flint. And the Bruiser, a half-man, half-dinosaur that can become FULL DINOSAUR. Test your strategic abilities to best Skybabies, Robotic Cowboys, Candy Clowns, the Golden Genie, and dozens more horrifying monsters.

100% Orange Juice

100% Orange Juice

Windows - September 10, 2013

100% Orange Juice is a goal-oriented boardgame played by OrangeJuice's all-star cast including characters from Acceleration of Suguri, Flying Red Barrel: A Diary of Little Aviator, Sora, and QP Shooting. This is a world where dogs, people and machines fly through the air. In that world, a small patch of darkness was born. Infinitesimal at first, it gradually began to envelope everything... A youth named Kai, led by the mysterious life form known as Marie Poppo, begins a journey that will span worlds. The black, bottomless darkness of desire slowly eats away at both Kai and the world...

1000 Bornes

1000 Bornes

Amstrad CPC - December 25, 1985

1000 Bornes is a licensed computer conversion of the card game Mille Bornes that can be played by one player against an AI opponent. The game uses keyboard controls where a cursor is used to select the cards that should be played. Like the original card game the player has seven cards and can use one in each turn. There are three options in each turn: to the play a card, to discard a card or to do a coup fourré. The objective of the game is to reach 5000 points which is earned by competing in races where each race is 700 kilometres. Driving ahead is done by playing distance cards but they...

12 Labours of Hercules

12 Labours of Hercules

Windows - March 23, 2015

Accompany Hercules on a quest to rescue his wife, kidnapped by the evil Hades in 12 Labours of Hercules! You'll meet heroes from Ancient Greece as you vanquish beasts, repair roads and construct wonders in this stunning Time Management game! No magical creatures were harmed in the making of the game. They're all actors. Stunning HD graphics Flying horse included Challenging unlockable achievements Action packed mini-games

12 Labours of Hercules II: The Cretan Bull

Windows - June 2, 2015

The evil goddess Hera has frightened the great Cretan bull! The bull is going wild and ruining the roads and many buildings. Help Hercules save the day by taming the great Cretan Bull. Meet heroes, gods, fight beasts and build Wonders! Collect and solve incredible puzzles. Enjoy colorful comics and Hercules' surprising tricks. Accompany Hercules in his quest for the Cretan Bull! Stunning HD graphics Amazing new Wonders! Unlock extra bonus levels! Play 12 Labours of Hercules

12 Labours of Hercules IV: Mother Nature (Platinum Edition)

Windows - December 25, 2015

The legendary hero Hercules and his wife Megara are back, ready to embark on their next adventure! The Gods are outraged at their defeat and have summoned a fearsome beast who can match Hercules's god-like strength. The beast has trampled the countryside, turning lush gardens into desert wastelands! Restore the world's beauty by using everything at your disposal, from Megara's magical abilities to even a fire hydrant! Team up with friendly allies like King Midas and Epeius with his famous Trojan Horse to save Mother Nature from destruction. Note: "Platinum Edition" is found on the Steam...

12 Labours of Hercules V: Kids of Hellas (Platinum Edition)

Windows - June 17, 2016

The peaceful living of Hercules and Megara is interrupted by mighty god of war, Ares. He asks Hercules to help him conquer the world by leading the great army. As soon as Hercules declines, Ares finds a way to avenge. By using enchanted toys, he zombifies the kids of Hellas so they will follow the god's commands and become his warriors! With your help, Hercules must return the kids home, blow up the factory that produces the evil toys, and lead a strategic operation to destroy Ares' command transmitter in 12 Labours of Hercules V: Kids of Hellas!

12 Labours of Hercules VI: Race for Olympus

Windows - December 20, 2016

This time, Hercules and Megara are involved in the detective story. Alarm at Olympus is showing the absence of Zeus, who rarely left the peak. A few clues reveal the fact that Zeus has been abducted. Hercules and Megara begin the investigation. The snowy peaks are cold as hell, so the first thing will be to get dressed according to season. The game introduces new landscapes, underwater levels, ice skating workers, volcano, funny puzzles, and many more.

1-3-5-7

Commodore 64 - 1991

The 14-15 Puzzle

Commodore 64 - 1991

1497: Five Years After

Commodore Amiga - 1996

1497: Five Years After is a Colonization/Civilization like strategy game, in which you are sent to explore and conquer the New World for your King. The game begins five years after the discovery of the New World. You are the captain of a cargo ship and your mission is to wipe out all the rivaling European powers from the New World.

1552 Tenka Tairan

1552 Tenka Tairan

NEC TurboGrafx-CD - July 16, 1993

1552 Tenka Tairan is a war strategy game (with MOUSE support!) set during the Sengoku period of the Japanese history. The three campaign scenarios are set, respectively, in the years 1552, 1582, and 1600. The player is put in the midst of the so-called gekokujou situation, when ambitious daimyo (feudal lords) began to overthrow their superiors, resulting in a global war for dominance in Japan. The player controls such a warlord, choosing one of the available historical figures, or creating his/her own character. Character creation is Ultima-style; the player is asked a series of questions, and...

The 15-Puzzle

Commodore 64 - 1987

16

MS-DOS - Homebrew - 1996

A sliding puzzle game similar to classic picture puzzle games however instead of completing an image you slide numbered blocks 1 through 16 into order. The game starts with the numbers in a scrambled order, just like in the picture puzzle. There is always one empty square into which you can slide one of the surrounding 4 blocks. The object of the game is to slide all the blocks back into their original numerical order. The problem is that since you have only one empty square to work with when arranging the blocks you inevitably place the puzzle further out of order in your attempts to solve...

16 Zhang Mahjong

16 Zhang Mahjong

Sega Genesis - Unlicensed - 1992

16 Zhang Mahjong is one of several unlicensed pornographic mahjong games for the Sega Mega Drive, developed by Gamtec and released in 1992. Not much is known about the release of this particular one. This one also appears to have a story but it is in Chinese.

16Bit Trader

16Bit Trader

Windows - Released - 2015

Take revenge on your father’s killer, and become the richest merchant in the kingdom! Immerse yourself in this old-school nostalgia-inducing trading experience. Step into the shoes of a medieval traveling merchant, whose life boils down to one simple sentence: you got to buy cheap, and you got to sell high. Travel between the cities and villages of the realm in search of cheap goods to acquire, various quests to accomplish and wealth to accumulate. Visit local taverns for latest local gossip. Gain influential friends who may help you along the way. Hire companions to assist you if you...

1815

1815

Amstrad CPC - January 1, 1985

Il s'agit enfin d'un véritable WAR GAME de haut niveau. Basé sur les campagnes napoléoniennes, il reflète fidèlement toutes les possibilités offertes au stratège pour vaincre l'armée ennemie. Le terrain est représenté sur l'écran avec son relief, les villes, les unités des deux armées : infanterie, cavalerie, artillerie, poste de commandement. L'ordinateur sert d'arbitre et gère tous les paramètres. Idéal pour les débutants qui pourront découvrir tout l'art du WAR GAME et pour les joueurs avertis qui pourront s'affronter sur un nouveau plateau de jeu. Enfin ce logiciel offre la possibilité de...

1830: Railroads and Robber Barons

1830: Railroads and Robber Barons

MS-DOS - Released - 1995

Based on Avalon Hill's board game of the same name, 1830 is a railroad empire building game that is along the same lines (although a different style of gameplay) as the much more famous Railroad Tycoon. Capturing the very look and feel of the board game, all the way to the hexagonal playing field and track tokens, 1830 is a turn based game that emphasizes the successful running of a company and manipulating the stock market rather than managing a railroad. Tracks can be laid, cities connected, trains purchased, and schedules set, but the ultimate goal in the end is making money, even at the...

1869

1869

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

Trade goods between ports all over the world in this economic simulation game. As a 19th century merchant newcomer, the player need to buy a ship, find a crew, load a few goods on the ship, and sail into the horizon, until the player reaches a port with a demand for said goods. Eventually will have the money to buy more ships, create regular trade routes, and become the head of a regular trading company. 1869 focuses on management and economy, rather than action. Actual sailing is done by plotting a route and then watching the days go by, interrupted only by the occasional random event....

1869

1869

Commodore Amiga - 1993

1869 is a strategy and economics trading game developed by the Austrian company Max Design GesMBH and published by Flare Software for Amiga OCS/ECS/AGA series of computers in 1993. You cannot beat the feeling of power money brings, and there is plenty of money to be made in the A1200 version of 1869. It is the late 19th Century and the world is wracked with civil wars and international conflicts. In many ways, there has never been a more exciting time to launch a business venture. You play the owner of a fledgling shipping company and you have to use your skills as a tactician and...

19: Neunzehn

19: Neunzehn

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - March 4, 1988

The heir to the throne is shared by four brave people: Darius, Simon, Thales, and Sonia. The 19 gods of Olympus left behind an omnipotent stone to the great emperor Achilles, who has ordered a search to be conducted for the stone. You take the role of one of these four in an effort to find the stone on the island before the rest, waging war with opponent armies to prevent them from finding it first. 19 is somewhat unique among turn based strategy games, in that turns are taken in real time, following rules that are reminiscent of the Japanese chess-like game known as Shogi. The game takes...

1990

Commodore Amiga - 1990

1990 is a Strategy game, developed by Neudelsoft and published by Pielago Software, which was released in Europe in 1990.

1999: Hore, Mita koto ka! Seikimatsu

1999: Hore, Mita koto ka! Seikimatsu

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 18, 1992

1999: Hore, Mita koto ka! Seikimatsu is a Family Computer video game that takes place in the late twentieth century right up through the year 1999. This game is similar to a crossover between Monopoly and The Game of Life. Aliens arrive to tell the players to live their lives to the fullest before it's too late because of some event that will occur at the end of 1999.Cards are used instead of dice and the players might be involved in automobile accidents, jobs, investing in the stock market, falling in love with a woman, or a single round at the slot machines

2 Player Super League

2 Player Super League

Amstrad CPC - January 1, 1989

21-en

MS-DOS - 1991

21-en is a known card game, which is played regularly by many. There are several versions of the rules in use. This program uses the most general rules, which will be familiar to almost everyone. In the game there are 52 playing cards. An ace is 1 or 11 points, king, queen and jack are 10 points and the cards 2 through 10 are 2 through 10 points. The objective is to get as close as possible to 21 without exceeding 21. Both players start with two cards. Each player may ask as many cards as she likes. The player with the most points without exceeding 21 wins.

221 B Baker St.

221 B Baker St.

Apple II - 1986

Based on the board game of the same name, 221 B Baker St. pits up to four players against each other in a race to solve mysteries set in Victorian London. After picking a character (Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, Irene Adler, or Inspector Lestrade), players select one of the thirty available mysteries and read its case file in the game's manual. The case file presents the particulars of the case, mentions the people involved, and explains what the players need to deduce to win the game. Solving the mysteries entails moving around London (the game board) via a roll of the dice, entering...

221 B Baker St.

221 B Baker St.

Commodore 64 - 1986

Up to four players compete against each other to solve various mysteries in and around Victorian London. Each player can assume the role of one of four characters from the Sherlock Holmes books—Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, Irene Adler or Inspector Lestrade—and can select from 30 different adventures. Case file for each mystery are provided in the manual and give the particulars of the case, including key clues and suspects. To solve the case, players roll dice to move among 15 different locales throughout London, collecting the clues necessary to unravel the mystery. Each player also visits...

221B Baker St.

221B Baker St.

MS-DOS - Released - 1987

Based on the board game of the same name, 221 B Baker St. pits up to four players against each other in a race to solve mysteries set in Victorian London. After picking a character (Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, Irene Adler, or Inspector Lestrade), players select one of the thirty available mysteries and read its case file in the game's manual. The case file presents the particulars of the case, mentions the people involved, and explains what the players need to deduce to win the game. Solving the mysteries entails moving around London (the game board) via a roll of the dice, entering...

2nd Super Robot Wars Original Generation

2nd Super Robot Wars Original Generation

Sony Playstation 3 - November 29, 2012

3 on 3 Dunk Madness

3 on 3 Dunk Madness

Arcade - 1997

3 On 3 Dunk Madness is a Sports game, developed and published by Video System, which was released in 1997.

32 in 1

32 in 1

Atari 2600 - Released - January 1, 1988

32 In 1 Game Cartridge was released in 1988 in PAL format in Europe, Australia and New Zealand. It includes popular Atari 2600 games of the sports and shooter genres; a different game is selected every time the Atari 2600 or Atari 7800 is turned on. Most copies shipped as the pack-in game with the Atari 2600 in the UK and Atari 7800 in Australia and New Zealand, but it was also released as a boxed separate game for the Atari 2600.

3-D Tic-Tac-Toe

MS-DOS - Homebrew - 1982

3-D Tic-Tac-Toe is played on four boards. You must get 4 in a row to win. (Horizontal, Vertical, or Diagonally). There are 4 rows and 4 columns on each board, you enter your choice of box by a three digit number indicating the row, column, and board number i.e. [231] is row 2, column 3, on board 1.

3rd Degree

3rd Degree

Philips CD-i - January 1, 1992

Would you like to protect your boss who is having an affair? If you got an anniversary gift you didn't like, what would you do? If you found $1 million, would you keep it? You know how you would answer--but what about your friends? Do you think you know? You'll be quizzed on love, family, career, money and potpourri. Sometimes you're right, and sometimes you're not! The answers will surprise you. It's 3rd Degree--the first CD-i game show. You are the contestant in the hot seat in this interactive game. Meet hilarious hosts and a very astute judge. Choose from an assortment of colorful...

3rd Super Robot Wars Alpha: To the End of the Galaxy

3rd Super Robot Wars Alpha: To the End of the Galaxy

Sony Playstation 2 - July 28, 2005

3x8

MS-DOS - 1992

3x8 is a game of questions and answers, divided into 8 categories. The plays of each participant will be random, with a variant: on the right side of the screen appears a topic with "bonus." If it matches with which the machine selects and responds correctly, that item will be considered complete even if it is the only correct answer. In addition, it will declare it "exempt", so the roulette will not stop at it, thereby increasing the chances that it will stop at an incomplete one.

4 Elements

4 Elements

Nintendo 3DS - Released - November 7, 2013

Collect 16 mysterious cards Unlock the 4 ancient books of magic Incredible gameplay Beyond endless seas, an ancient kingdom is in trouble! A land once full of life has become a lifeless desert. The magic of the four elements that kept it running for centuries has been corrupted by evil powers and the altars no longer yield the energy of life. It is up to you to unlock the 4 ancient books of magic and collect 16 mysterious cards that will help you restore the kingdom to life. An adorable little fairy will be your aide in this perilous journey as you encounter elementals, dragons,...

4 Nin Uchi Mahjong

4 Nin Uchi Mahjong

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 2, 1984

4 Nin Uchi Mahjong is a simple mahjong game. It allows players to compete against three computer opponents instead of one. The game is made with a single 16kbyte PROM and 8kbyte CHROM, thus it does not use any special mapper chips.

4?

MS-DOS - 1995

Game based on the Connect Four board game.

4-in-1 Fun Pak

4-in-1 Fun Pak

Nintendo Game Boy - September 1, 1992

Now you can have four of the most popular board games of all time on your GAME BOY... all together in one fun-filled package! Sargon Chess... Checkers... Backgammon... Reversi... any time, any place. Interplay's 4-in-1 Fun Pak is the perfect opponent, at home or on the road. All four games can be played solo, face-to-face, or via GAME BOY's GAME LINK. So, whenever you're looking for tough competition, just turn on your GAME BOY and take your best shot.

4-in-1 Funpak: Volume II

4-in-1 Funpak: Volume II

Nintendo Game Boy - August 1, 1993

Go fourth and multiplay! Now get four times the fun from your Gameboy system - if you like Yahtzee you'll love yacht. Cut the cards for hours of fun with Solitaire. Peg your spot in the winner's circle with Cribbage. Or build your skills with dominoes. You can take these all-time favorite games with you anywhere, anytime. It's like having cards, dice, and dominoes in the palm of your hand. So come on--get ready to shake, shuffle and roll your way to hours of fun!

5 In One Fun Pak

5 In One Fun Pak

Sega Game Gear - Released - 1994

5 in One Fun Pak features four board games and one dice game. The featured games are Chess, Checkers, Backgammon, Reversi and Yacht (using Yahtzee's rules). You can select to play one player against the computer or two players. You can select you skill levels for most games from 1 (easiest) to 3 (hardest), although the Chess game has skills of 1 to 6 and Yacht has no skill selection.

50 Mission Crush

50 Mission Crush

MS-DOS - Released - 1986

50 Mission Crush is a simulation game that puts you into the cockpit of a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber during WWII. You are part of the 8th Air Force 306th Bomber Group and you must try to survive 50 missions (in real life the average lifespan of a crew member was 18.33 missions) in your B-17 (named the Impatient Virgin) over France and Germany. As pilot you will have full control of your bomber and 10 crew members, each of which plays a different role in your mission. After each mission providing you have survived you will be evaluated and awarded points based on mission difficulty,...

50 Mission Crush

50 Mission Crush

Commodore 64 - 1984

50 Mission Crush is a simulation game that puts you into the cockpit of a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber during WWII. You are part of the 8th Air Force 306th Bomber Group and you must try to survive 50 missions (in real life the average lifespan of a crew member was 18.33 missions) in your B-17 (named the Impatient Virgin) over France and Germany. As pilot you will have full control of your bomber and 10 crew members, each of which plays a different role in your mission. After each mission providing you have survived you will be evaluated and awarded points based on mission difficulty,...

5th Fleet

5th Fleet

MS-DOS - Released - 1994

5th Fleet is a hex-based strategical wargame based on the board game 5th Fleet. The game is designed for two players which both take the side of a war party - in matches of a larger scale one war party can include several different countries. The gameplay is strictly turn-based and every day is divided into six rounds (three for each player). Every turn is divided into three phases: submarines, ships and aircraft. During the phases the players use two different map screens for their planning: the strategic map shows the whole operational zone divided into several areas and the tactical...

5X

MS-DOS - Released - 2000

5X is an Ataxx variant. It is a turn-based strategy game with grid-based playfields. The idea is that both opponents occupy a number of grids and can move one of these grids in each round. Moving one grid results in cloning it (which means the player occupies one more than before) while moving two grids results in the original grid becoming neutral. When moving besides a grid occupied by the other player, that grid and all adjacent hostile ones switch to the player's possession. The winner is either the player who has the most fields under control when there are no neutral pieces left or who...

60 Seconds

60 Seconds

Windows - May 26, 2015

60 Seconds! is a dark comedy atomic adventure of scavenge and survival. Collect supplies and rescue your family before the nuke hits. Stay alive in your fallout shelter. Make difficult decisions, ration food and hunt mutant cockroaches. And maybe survive. Or not.

64 de Hakken! Tamagotchi Minna de Tamagotchi World

64 de Hakken! Tamagotchi Minna de Tamagotchi World

Nintendo 64 - Released - December 19, 1997

64 de Hakken! Tamagotchi Minna de Tamagotchi World is a Nintendo 64 game released exclusively in Japan in 1997. It bears resemblance to the Mario Party series. 64 de Hakken! resembles a play board and requires players to care for their characters at each turn, and occasionally play minigames with the other players. The winning player’s Tamagotchi evolves into a special character only available in the game, with a total possible 59 characters to obtain. It is, in some ways, a predecessor of Tamagotchi: Party On!.

688 Attack Sub

688 Attack Sub

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

The player takes command of a US Los Angeles-class or Soviet Alfa class nuclear powered attack submarine and plays 10 missions ranging from into either Cold War scenarios or combat missions in a hypothetical global conflict.

7 Grand Steps, Step 1: What Ancients Begat

7 Grand Steps, Step 1: What Ancients Begat

Windows - June 7, 2013

7 Grand Steps: What Ancients Begat is a story of a family dynasty, translated into a board game. The game starts with the player choosing a specified legend the family dynasty wishes to aim for: climbing the social ladder, discovery, or heroic deeds. Each legend may significantly alter how the game is played, providing benefits or even disadvantages to the player. These legends requires a specified amount of khet or points, which are to be acquired during the board game. The Wheel of Life The board game, a form of wheel of life, starts with a young husband and wife in the labor class...

7th Legion

7th Legion

Windows - September 30, 1997

7th Legion is a real-time strategy (RTS) game with a few novelty features in its day like troops gaining experience and free base building. Play the commander of either the Chosen or the 7th legion fighting for control of a post-apocalyptic Earth in the distant future.

80 Days

Windows - September 29, 2015

1872, with a steampunk twist. Phileas Fogg has wagered he can circumnavigate the world in just 80 days. Travel by airship, submarine, mechanical camel, steam-train and more. Race other players and a clock that never stops in TIME Magazine's Game of 2014.

8088 Othello

MS-DOS - Unlicensed - 1985

8088 Othello is a four-color ASCII graphic board game similar to Reversi. The game is for 1 player and you battle against the computer to get more of your pieces on a board.

8-Bit Armies

Windows - April 22, 2016

8-Bit Armies is a retro Real-Time Strategy game for the PC. With a colorful, blocky voxel art style, 8-Bit Armies is Petroglyph's most fast-paced, friendly, and accessible RTS game to date. Collect resources, build up and defend your base, amass your army of military units, and ultimately crush your opponents! 8-Bit Armies features offline single-player missions, two-player cooperative missions, AI skirmish mode, and Player-vs-Player Multiplayer modes running on dedicated game servers.

8-Bit Hordes

8-Bit Hordes

Windows - August 12, 2016

From the team that brought you 8-Bit Armies comes a creepy new fantasy RTS as fast-paced as the original! Giant spiders, Ogres, Skeletons, Gelatinous Cubes, and dark Shamans resurrect the dead in this dangerous underworld suited for new and experienced players alike. Mine gold, build your defenses, and rally your unholy army to crush your opponents! 8-Bit Hordes features offline single-player missions, two-player cooperative missions, A fiendish AI to fight against, or head to head combat running on our dedicated game servers. 8-Bit Hordes is cursed with all the following features: - 2...

8-Bit XMAS 2016

8-Bit XMAS 2016

Nintendo Entertainment System - Homebrew - 2016

PINBALL! That's right, this year's game is xmas pinball! Shoot the ramp, aim for the targets, and light up "SANTA" for big points. If you're skilled enough you can even unlock multiball! Think you are a pinball wizard? Xmas pinball is scoreboard compatible, you can upload your best score with the AVS and see how you rank!

8th Wonder of the World

8th Wonder of the World

Windows - 2004

Cultures - 8th Wonder of the World takes place some years after the end of Cultures - Northland. The renowned hero Bjarni and his friends, retired after their last adventure and enjoyed their day-to-day lives. This peace was not meant to last as one day the powers of darkness and evil slowly began spreading all over the world. The greatest heroes of the past were summoned. The people cried out to our friend Bjarni, who immediately set out to save mankind from the clutches of doom and misfortune once again. The destiny of Bjarni’s people, and with them the destiny of all humanity, now lies in...

A*M*E*R*I*C*A

A*M*E*R*I*C*A

Windows - January 15, 2001

A*M*E*R*I*C*A is a Wild West-themed real-time strategy game set over 90 years in post civil war America. The events portrayed in America are taken straight from the annals of American history. Players choose between Native Americans (specifically the Sioux tribe), Mexicans, Outlaws, or the Settlers in an attempt to settle the wild western frontier. Each side has certain advantages abilities and limitations to help balance out the sides. As in a typical real-time strategy game, workers gather resources to pay for units and buildings. There are various scenarios to play. Multiplayer with up to 8...

A.R.S.E.N.A.L Taste the Power

MS-DOS - Released - December 23, 1997

A.R.S.E.N.A.L is a shareware real-time strategy game that is in many aspects similar to Dune II and Command & Conquer. Gameplay elements include base construction, resource gathering and large-scale combat with ground, naval and air units. The game also introduces several unique elements to the genre: for example, all vehicles consume fuel, and the players need to maintain a supply network of gasoline trucks to keep their forces operational. Units also gain experience in combat, and this places an emphasis on micromanagement, encouraging the player to protect and repair damaged units, rather...

Aa Yakyuu Jinsei Icchokusen

Aa Yakyuu Jinsei Icchokusen

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 25, 1992

Aa Yakyuu Jinsei Icchokusen is a board game. The title translates to "Straight Baseball Life". Players assume the role of a small child who goes through the ranks and eventually becomes a professional baseball player if the player is successful.

ABPA Backgammon

ABPA Backgammon

Mattel Intellivision - October 16, 1980

A real battle of wits and strategy! It's you against the computer in this test of imagination, skill, and luck! Designed to help improve beginner and intermediate skills as well as providing a real test for the champion player! Here's a game you can win if you're good, and improve your play and sharpen your skills whether you win or lose!

Abstrakt

Windows - Released - August 27, 2014

One day, you were traveling to your cactus home, but something terrible has happened. Someone casted diarrhoeaccus spell on you. It means, that you've caught schizephrenia. Your WORLD has divided into two parts, but they remain CONNECTED. You just don't know it yet. Through the day, you are fighting off nasty goblins from POTATO SALAD kingdom, but during the night, you are a powerful warlord who wants to destroy the Cactus kingdom. Just another abstract day in Abstrakt Land..

Acaratus

Acaratus

Windows - February 25, 2016

Acaratus is a turnbased tactical RPG set in a medieval steampunk world where you build and fight with your mechanized battle suits to help Adina free the enslaved people by the oppressing emperor Helios. Since the Valerian Conflict ended the land has been ruled by emperor Helios. A rich slave dealer called Adina unwillingly becomes the leader of a small rebellion against the oppression. She starts recruiting slaves to fight back against the regime and in the process setting an example for human rights.

Accordion

Accordion

Commodore Amiga - 1990

Accordion is a solitaire card game. Cards are dealt face up one at a time and the aim of the game is to condense all cards into a single pile. To build piles, cards are moved from the left to a card or a pile on the right. Piles can be moved one or two cards to the left if the card on the left is of the same suit or if the card on the left is the same number. The game begins with four cards dealt and the player can then choose to make a move or deal another card. If there are no legal moves that can be made from dealt cards, more cards will automatically be dealt.

ACE - Arena: Cyber Evolution

ACE - Arena: Cyber Evolution

Windows - August 18, 2014

Arena: Cyber Evolution (ACE) is a futuristic physics-based sports game in which players confront each other in 3 vs 3 matches of wits and twitch reflexes. By featuring a MOBA-like champion logic, ACE brings an unprecedented twist to the sports genre by allowing players to choose from a variety of super-powered heroes and what style of gameplay they prefer to build their own team strategies. Designed from the ground up around the mouse & keyboard, ACE was not envisioned only as a sport game, but really as a new sport. ACE’s ultra-precise control scheme allows players to analogically...

Aces High

Aces High

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1984

A card playing game featuring Blackjack, Pontoon, Draw Poker and Stud Poker.

Achron

Achron

Windows - August 29, 2011

The unique aspect of gameplay in Achron is the fact that the game proceeds not only in many instances of space, but also in many instances of time. Players can simultaneously and independently play in the past, present, or future. The player can only travel a certain distance into the past - after a while, the timeline becomes permanent.

Achtung Spitfire!

Achtung Spitfire!

Atari 5200 - August 31, 1997

Achtung Spitfire! is a strategy computer game released by Avalon Hill in 1997. It is a turn-based air combat game taking place during the early half of World War II, including fixed-wing aircraft, air battles and operations by Luftwaffe, Royal Air Force and French Air Force in 1939–1943.

Acorn Assault: Rodent Revolution

Windows - March 2, 2016

Acorn Assault is a quirky, tail-bobbing turn-based strategy game. Raise an army, overthrow a tyrant King and save the oppressed squirrels! Do you have what it takes to start a Rodent Revolution? The squirrels of the forest grew poorer and more starved each day that passed thanks to the tyrant King Lois the Umpteenth. It is up to you to raise an army to overthrow the king and set the world right again. Embark on an nutty journey filled with a strange cast of characters through a historically inaccurate retelling of the French Revolution with squirrels. If you are a fan of turn based...

Across the Rhine

Across the Rhine

MS-DOS - Released - July 1, 1995

Across the Rhine: 1944 - 1945 Armored Combat in Western Europe is a mix between strategy and simulation game set during WWII. The game focuses on single tank battles during the Allied invasion of Normandy - this means the player can't influence the overall outcome of the war. The battles are mostly historically accurate but some of them use hypothetical situations. The basic situation however is always the same: the player is in charge of tank battalions and tries to defeat his enemy. The player is presented with several windows which show different information, e.g. a tactical map, a...

Act of Aggression

Windows - Released - May 31, 2015

Act Of Aggression, developed by Eugen Systems, vows to bring about a return to the 90's Golden Era of real time strategy games, delivering all of the core mechanics sorely missed by many RTS fans.

Act of War: Direct Action

Act of War: Direct Action

Windows - March 15, 2005

Act of War: Direct Action is a real-time strategy game developed by Eugen Systems and published by Atari, Inc. The game was released in March 2005 and features a detailed story written by Dale Brown, a retired captain of the US Air Force and a bestselling author. An expansion pack called Act of War: High Treason was released on March 2006 in Europe and Australia. The original game and expansion were later released as Act of War: Gold Edition, on 28 September 2007 in Europe.

Action in The North Atlantic

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Action in The North Atlantic is a 2D, CGA naval simulation. You take the role of a British or a German battleship captain during "Battle of North Cape" operation in 1943. There a two different game types: In the tactical mode you are the Commander of a single battleship and in the strategic mode you are the commander of the entire fleet. In this mode you have access to submarine and Air Force units. Options include the difficulty level and the length (number of days) of the game.

Action Stations!

Action Stations!

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

Action Stations is a Naval Surface Combat Tactical Simulation covering the years 1922-1945. The game treats thoroughly in detail smoke, starshells, flares, searchlights, radar, shore batteries, stack gasses, aircraft recce and spotting, burning oil slicks, capsized hulks, weather and more. Ship classes go from PT Boats to Battleships and represent the U.S., German, British, Italian, French, Japanese, Dutch and Russian Fleets. Many "design only" classes included. In addition to 30 packaged scenarios, the build scenario feature allows you to generate an infinite number of new situations.

Action Stations!

Action Stations!

Commodore Amiga - 1991

Action Stations is a Naval Surface Combat Tactical Simulation covering the years 1922-1945. The game treats thoroughly in detail smoke, starshells, flares, searchlights, radar, shore batteries, stack gasses, aircraft recce and spotting, burning oil slicks, capsized hulks, weather and more. Ship classes go from PT Boats to Battleships and represent the U.S., German, British, Italian, French, Japanese, Dutch and Russian Fleets. Many "design only" classes included. In addition to 30 packaged scenarios, the build scenario feature allows you to generate an infinite number of new situations.

Actraiser

Nintendo Satellaview - 1991

ActRaiser is a Super Nintendo Entertainment System city-building simulation and action hybrid. The game was developed by Quintet and published by Enix (before their merge with Square), and the game was released during November of 1991.

AD&D: Blood & Magic

AD&D: Blood & Magic

Windows - October 1, 1996

Blood & Magic is a real-time strategy game focused on unit management rather than base construction. It uses the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons license (and thus has AD&D type units) and takes place in the Forgotten Realms AD&D setting. There are five separate storyline scenarios of increasing difficulty with three missions per scenario, playable from the side of both factions each, for a total of 30 missions in the game. The game is tile-based with a 2D top-down perspective. The player starts out with the ability to create Basal Golems, around which the game revolves since they generate your...

Admiral Graf Spee

Admiral Graf Spee

Amstrad CPC - 1984

In this early naval simulation the player assumes the role of the captain of the Admiral Graf Spee, one of the fastest ships in the German side during World War II. Your mission is to patrol the South Atlantic and disrupt allied transport routes as much as possible. Enemy vessels appear as blinking dots in the map, and once the Graf Spee is in the area you have to match the course and speed of the enemy as closely as possible. After a while, the enemy, which can range from easy prey such as cargo ships to hard as nails battleships, will become within range and you will be able to engage. After...

ADS: Advanced Destroyer Simulator

ADS: Advanced Destroyer Simulator

Atari ST

Advanced Destroyer Simulator (ADS) is a naval combat simulation set in World War 2. It was the first naval simulation to use real-time filled 3D graphics. Its style and mechanics are reminiscent of Epyx's Destroyer (1986). ADS simulates the H.M.S. Onslaught, a British destroyer of the O-class fitted with three cannon turrets, four torpedo tubes on port and starboard respectively, and a sonar to detect and track submarines. In ADS, the Onslaught is not part of a flotilla. There's no campaign, gameplay is mission-based and set in three scenarios (two in the CPC version) with five mission...

Advance to Boardwalk

Advance to Boardwalk

Commodore 64 - Released - 1990

Based on the board game of the same name, two or more players are required to build hotels along a boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The hotels are constructed by placing markers that represent the growing floors of the hotels. The game progresses when players throw three dice, two standard numeric six-sided dice, and a special color die. The two numbers on the standard dice represents the total amount of money players can spend on construction, while the special die tells them that they can build in any color group. During the game, players can take over each other's hotels and get...

Advance Wars

Advance Wars

Nintendo Game Boy Advance - Released - September 10, 2001

The battle lines have been drawn, and an elite group of sly strategists is massing troops at your borders. You'll have to command ground, air and naval forces if you hope to survive the coming wars, and it won't be easy. With 114 maps to battle on and both the Single-Pak and Multi-Pak link modes, Advance Wars brings turn-based strategy to a depth never before seen on a handheld!

Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising

Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising

Nintendo Game Boy Advance - June 23, 2003

In Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising brings your GBA all-new strategic action and all-new fighting action! Thrilling turn-based strategy gameplay that will put your brain & your reflexes to the test, in this sequel to the original hit!

Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

Nintendo DS - Released - January 21, 2008

Days of Ruin takes place in an entirely new world where a large-scale meteor shower triggered massive global destruction that eradicated 90 percent of the population. After the catastrophe, the survivors have formed together into militaristic bands that are warring over the last remaining scraps of civilization. You'll take control of Will, a young military cadet (whose hair is admittedly just a little spiky) who quickly becomes embroiled in the conflict at the outset of the game.

Advance Wars: Dual Strike

Advance Wars: Dual Strike

Nintendo DS - Released - August 22, 2005

Advance Wars: Dual Strike is the third installment in the Advance Wars series (first on DS media). Advance Wars is the international title of the Wars video game series, which dates back to the Family Computer game Famicom Wars in 1988. The storyline is a continuation of the previous series and is set in the new location of Omega Land. Black Hole has returned under the leadership of a new commander who seeks to give himself eternal life by draining the energy of Omega Land. The Allied Nations struggle to overcome this threat and are eventually joined by several former Black Hole commanding...

Advanced Civilization

Advanced Civilization

MS-DOS - Released - 1995

Based on the board game with the same name this game places you as a nation in the Mediterranean to rise and become the supreme ruler. Spanning about 8000 years, it covers the development of ancient civilizations from the start of agriculture to the emergence of Rome as the dominant power. Although military strategies are possible it's far from any wargame as the main goal is to gain an overall advancement involving cultural, economic, political and religious powers. The battles which emerge are normally the result of shortage of land rather than attempts to eliminate other nations. The player...

Advanced Daisenryaku 2001

Advanced Daisenryaku 2001

Sega Dreamcast - April 30, 2001

Advanced Daisenryaku 2001 is a World War II strategy game, sequel to the game Advanced Daisenryaku: Europe no Arashi - Doitsu Dengeki Sakusen. Both games run on Sega's Dreamcast system. Advanced Daisenryaku 2001 fixed some bugs and moderately improved the graphics of Europe no Arashi and as such it is less of a sequel and more of a fix.

Advanced Daisenryaku: Deutsch Dengeki Sakusen

Advanced Daisenryaku: Deutsch Dengeki Sakusen

Sega Genesis - Released - July 17, 1991

Advanced Daisenryaku: Deutsch Dengeki Sakusen (アドバンスド大戦略 ドイツ電撃作戦), commonly referred to simply as Advanced Daisenryaku, is a 1991 strategy game developed jointly by Sega and SystemSoft and published by Sega for the Sega Mega Drive exclusively in Japan. It is part of SystemSoft's Daisenryaku series of strategy games, and is one of the few retail Mega Drive games to have online play compatibility via Sega Meganet. It also started the Advanced Daisenryaku line, all of which have been published by Sega. Sega and now-renamed SystemSoft Alpha rereleased the game in 2006 as part of Sega Ages...

Advanced Military Commander

Advanced Military Commander

Sega Genesis - August 30, 1996

The game is a KOEI brand WW2 strategy game where you play as Germany that was only released for the Mega Drive under the title of Advanced Daisenryaku and has been translated into English at a later date.

Advanced Strategic Command

MS-DOS - Homebrew - October 19, 1998

Advanced Strategic Command is a free, turn based strategy game very similar to Blue Byte's Battle Isle series. There are different playing modes, most of them intended for games against other human players. But there is also an AI and a campaign mode. The campaign mode against the AI helps new players get accustomed to the gameplay. It also introduces new units step by step - there are dozens of them - and ways of acquiring the three different resources crucial to success. These resources are sometimes injected automatically into the player's (or enemy's) industry, but sometimes they have...

AdVenture Communist

Windows - August 10, 2016

Welcome friend, to AdVenture Communist! The world’s fairest communism simulator! Grow your modest potato farm into a spudding colony, then expand your industries across the brother land! Invest shocking amounts of resources into elite factories and science experiments to increase your production! Communism never sleeps and neither will your progress, as your workers will go the extra mile to fuel your industries 24/7. It’s so simple, even a Capitalist could do it! It’s time to show the ruling class what you’re made of. Start your farm to factory adventure today - Only in AdVenture...

Adventure Park

Adventure Park

Windows - November 8, 2013

Create your own theme park just the way you want it. Let your imagination run wild! Attract visitors to your park with all kinds of different and unusual attractions. Your revenue and the reactions of your visitors help you to expand your park and make it even more attractive. Turn your park into the best and most exciting theme park of all time!

Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island

Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island

Windows - March 21, 2001

It starts when you receive a note and map from your long lost grandfather, along with the promise of the adventure of a lifetime. You'll encounter dinosaurs, volcanoes, and man-eating sharks, as well as a tribe of cavemen to save. Your mission is to save the Forgotten Island. There are 9 interconnected tables included for you to conquer. They have to be unlocked during the game and offer 2 or 3 settings per table. In comparison to most other pinball simulations the goals on a table are mostly not to get a high score but to solve missions like chasing away sharks. Also unusual are the 3D...

The Adventures of Darwin

The Adventures of Darwin

Sony Playstation 2 - June 26, 2007

One night the monkey Darwin dreamt of a meteoroid flying towards the earth and destroying all life. Only he would be able to stop it, but not as he was now. For the sake of his tribe Darwin and his people would need to venture out into the world and evolve. During the game the player is directly in control of Darwin, but can also command the followers directly around him. These followers can be commanded to attack animals, carry items, or complete tasks such as building ramps and bridges. Finding items while exploring can increase Darwin's stats and the number of followers he can bring with...

The Adventures of Gilligan's Island

The Adventures of Gilligan's Island

Nintendo Entertainment System - July 1, 1990

"Okay little buddy, you just stay right behind your old pal the Skipper and everything's gonna be just fine. All we have to do is follow these clues and find the magic stone tablet and we can get off this forsaken island once and for all. So Gilligan, please try not to mess things up just this one time. Stay away from the quicksand and don't go wandering off into any dark caves. Can you promise me that, little buddy? Little buddy? Now where has he gone to? Gilligan, get out of that tree and stop messing around!! OK, just walk right in my footsteps and don't cause any more trouble or we could...

Aedis Eclipse - Generation of Chaos

Aedis Eclipse - Generation of Chaos

Sony PSP - Released - April 24, 2007

The second Generation of Chaos strategy title on PSP (based on GoC V on PS2) takes place in this world divided into three warring planes. Each world has its own main character and story; therefore, players can experience three different stories at once. Depending on which world the player begins with, the difficulty level will differ. The lower world is regarded as the beginner's stage with many tutorials to guide the player through the game. The higher the world you choose to play with, the more difficult it becomes. Battle in each mode using a combination of incredible team customization and...

AEGIS: Guardian of the Fleet

AEGIS: Guardian of the Fleet

MS-DOS - Released - 1994

AEGIS: Guardian of the Fleet is a simulation of the U.S. Navy's Ticonderoga class guided missile cruiser. It features over 100 missions in seven battle sets and a training area, as well as a detailed "Warbook" full of interactive weapons/platform information. The main focus of the game is the realistic simulation of the war ship. It is set in modern times which means there are a lot of technical systems to the player's disposal. The most important ones are the tracking systems (e.g. radar, active or passive sonar) and weapon systems (e.g. torpedo, rockets or anti-aircraft). Every station...

Aeon Command

Windows - Released - July 3, 2014

Aeon Command is a tug of war strategy game, where you play as one of three unique factions to help gain dominance over the Aeon Nebula! Take control of your mother ship to gather resources, produce ships and fight off the enemy mother ship. Grow stronger as you progress through the 24 mission campaign

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