Strategy sub-genres

Aufbaustrategie

Building strategy game

In this game genre, the focus is on victory or defeat. Players act as virtual strategists, adopt a planned approach and deploy their various resources or units in a targeted manner. In this civil form of strategy games the gameplay evolves around city building, resource management or diplomacy. While a military approach can exist, their deployment is only one part of the complex experience. First and foremost these games are about the wellbeing of a nation or colony, the conquest of new territories remains a secondary task.

These games are usually approved for younger children.

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Militärische Strategie

Military strategy

In this game genre, the focus is on victory or defeat. Players act as virtual strategists, adopt a planned approach and deploy their various resources or units in a targeted manner. A military conflict is usually the starting point in this sub-genre. The players’ base is equipped with military units while the deployment of civilians or economic cycles only play secondary roles. Different types of units, buildings and technologies need to be established developed in order to prevail.

Games of this sub-genre are approved for children aged 12 and up and above. Exceptions are games using comic style or abstract graphical realisation which can then be approved for a younger age group. 

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