A genre of video games that involve skilful thinking and planning in order to achieve victory.

Either or real-time, strategy games often give the the player a top-down view on the game world, who indirectly controls game units under their command. Thus, most strategy games involve elements of warfare to varying degrees, and feature a combination of tactical and strategic considerations. In addition to combat, these games often challenge the player's ability to explore, or manage an economy.

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