Glossary

Air Support

Air Support

Release date: 1992

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga

Publishers: Psygnosis

Air Support is a 1992 game for the Amiga and Atari ST. It is a top-down strategy game, with a first-person mode available for special missions. The game takes place during a retro-futuristic 21st century where all wars are fought in virtual reality.

Age of Wonders III

Age of Wonders III

Release date: 2014

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers: Triumph Studios → Paradox Interactive

Age of Wonders III is a 4X turn-based strategy video game developed and published by Dutch developer Triumph Studios. It is the fourth game in the Age of Wonders series, following Age of Wonders, Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne and Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic released in 1999, 2002, and 2003 respectively. It was released on March 31, 2014 through digital distribution, as well as through retail in select territories for Microsoft Windows. A port to Linux and OS X was released on April 14,…

Ash of Gods: Redemption

Ash of Gods: Redemption

Release date: 2018

Genres: Card, Novel, Role-playing, Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, XBox One, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: AurumDustBuka EntertainmentConsole release

Ash of Gods: Redemption is a dark fantasy tactical role-playing video game developed by AurumDust. Gameplay blends elements of the visual novel, roguelike, and computer card game elements. The game is written by Russian author Sergey Malitsky.

Ascension to the Throne

Ascension to the Throne

Release date: 2007

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: 1C Publishing

Ascension to the Throne is a turn-based strategy game with RPG elements. It was developed by the Russian video game company 1C Company and was released on January 26 2007 for Microsoft Windows.

Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne

Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne

Release date: 2002

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Gathering of Developers

Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne is a turn-based strategy video game in a fantasy setting. The sequel to Age of Wonders, it was developed by Dutch video game developer Triumph Studios.

Avalon Hill's Advanced Civilization

Release date: 1996

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Avalon Hill

Avalon Hill's Advanced Civilization is a computer edition of the Advanced Civilization board game (the Civilization board game including the expansion to that game called Advanced Civilization). Both the board and computer game portray the same basic concept: the players manage ancient Mediterranean civilizations in an effort to move them from the early Bronze Age to beyond the Iron Age. It was published in 1995, shortly before Avalon Hill was bought out by Hasbro in 1998.

Atlas Reactor

Atlas Reactor

Release date: 2016

Genres: Multiplayer, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Trion Worlds

Atlas Reactor was a free-to-play turn-based tactics game developed by Trion Worlds. In Atlas Reactor, the player took the role of a Freelancer in the megacity of Atlas. The game was released in October 2016 and it shut down on June 28, 2019.

Ancient Trader

Ancient Trader

Release date: 2010

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Apple IOS

Publishers: 4Kids Games

Ancient Trader is a turn-based strategy video game developed by the Slovakian studio 4Kids Games. It was released in 2010 for Microsoft Windows, Xbox Live on Xbox 360, and iOS. The player controls a ship, allowing them to explore the world and engage in trading while seeking three artifacts that will help to defeat the game's main antagonist, a sea creature called the Ancient Guardian. The game design was influenced by board games and the video games Elite and Advance Wars. The game was develope…

Allied General

Allied General

Release date: 1995

Genres: Turn-based, War

Platforms: Apple Mac, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Strategic SimulationsMindscape

Allied General is a turn-based computer wargame set in World War II that features the Allied side of operations. It is a sequel to Panzer General. Players can progress through four campaigns as an Allied general against Axis forces controlled by the computer. In Germany, Allied General was titled Panzer General II, and Panzer General II was named Panzer General IIID.

Advance Wars

Advance Wars

Release date: 2001

Genres: Turn-based

Publishers: Nintendo

Advance Wars is a turn-based tactics video game developed for the Game Boy Advance by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo. It was released in North America on September 10, 2001 with a later release date in Japan and Europe, but the game release was put on hold in both Japanese and European regions due to the following day's September 11 attacks in the United States. Although the game was released in Europe in January 2002, neither GBA game was released in Japan until the Game Boy War…

Arena of Octos

Release date: 1981

Genres: Turn-based

Publishers: SoftSide

Arena of Octos is a single-player, turn-based combat video game for the Apple II and TRS-80 computer families. It was created by Steve Kropinak and Al Johnson in 1981 and published by SoftSide magazine. The player assumes the role of a human space pilot, captured by an aggressive race of green-skinned aliens known as Octons after straying into their space. To win freedom, the human must become a gladiator and engage in physical combat with numerous Octon warriors.

Age of Empires: The Age of Kings

Age of Empires: The Age of Kings

Release date: 2006

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Majesco Entertainment

Age of Empires: The Age of Kings is a turn-based strategy video game developed by Backbone Entertainment and published by Majesco Entertainment for the Nintendo DS handheld video game console. The Age of Kings allows the player to command any one of five historical civilizations: the Britons, Franks, Mongols, Saracens and Japanese. It has a single-player campaign and scenario mode, as well as a multiplayer wireless and hotseat mode.

Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising

Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising

Release date: 2003

Genres: Turn-based

Publishers: Nintendo

Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising is a turn-based tactics video game for the Game Boy Advance. It was developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo in 2003. It is the second game in the Advance Wars sub-series of Nintendo Wars. It is preceded by Advance Wars and followed by Advance Wars: Dual Strike. Black Hole Rising is nearly identical to the previous game in terms of core gameplay; there was only a small change in overall graphical style and some small content additions. The stor…

Archon II: Adept

Archon II: Adept

Release date: 1984

Genres: Action, Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Publishers:

Archon II: Adept is a 1984 action-strategy video game developed by Free Fall Associates' Jon Freeman, Paul Reiche III and Anne Westfall, and published by Electronic Arts for various platforms. Adept is a hybrid of a tactical board game and action. Although it does not have the chess motif of the original Archon: The Light and the Dark, it retains the central concepts of good vs. evil, one-on-one combat, magic, and power points.

Age of Wonders: Planetfall

Release date: 2019

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Paradox Interactive

Age of Wonders: Planetfall is a 4X turn-based strategy video game developed by Triumph Studios and published by Paradox Interactive. The game is the fifth installment in the Age of Wonders series and features a sci-fi setting. It released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in August 2019.

Age of Empires: Mythologies

Age of Empires: Mythologies

Release date: 2008

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: THQ

Age of Empires: Mythologies is a turn-based strategy video game based on Age of Mythology. It is the sequel to Age of Empires: The Age of Kings for Nintendo DS.

Aedis Eclipse: Generation of Chaos

Aedis Eclipse: Generation of Chaos

Release date: 2006

Genres: Real-time, Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Idea FactoryNippon Ichi Software, Ghostlight

Aedis Eclipse: Generation of Chaos, known in Japan and South Korea as Aedis Memories: New Demon World GOC V (イーディス メモリーズ 〜新天魔界 GOCV〜, Īdisu Memorīzu 〜Shin Tenmakai GOC V〜), is a turn-based strategy fantasy video game released for the PlayStation Portable. It was developed by Idea Factory and published by Nippon Ichi Software. The game was released in Japan on May 25, 2006, in North America on April 24, 2007 and in Europe on March 30, 2011. It is the sequel to Generation of Chaos.

Advance Wars: Dual Strike

Advance Wars: Dual Strike

Release date: 2005

Genres: Shooter, Turn-based

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Nintendo

Advance Wars: Dual Strike, known as Famicom Wars DS in Japan, is a turn-based tactics video game developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS handheld game console. It is the third installment in the Advance Wars series (first on DS media) and was released in Japan on June 23, 2005, in North America on August 22, 2005, in Europe on September 30, 2005, and in Australia on March 22, 2006. The game is preceded by Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising and Advance Wars a…

Age of Wonders

Age of Wonders

Release date: 1999

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Gathering of Developers, Take Two Interactive

Age of Wonders is a turn-based strategy video game. Originally titled World of Wonders, the game incorporated several role-playing video game elements that were dropped when simultaneous turns were implemented. The game was co-developed by Triumph Studios and Epic MegaGames, Dutch and American game developers respectively, and published by Gathering of Developers in 1999; it was re-released in 2010 on GOG.com and Steam. The game has four sequels, Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne, Age of Wo…

Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

Release date: 2008

Genres: Turn-based

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Nintendo

Advance Wars: Days of Ruin, released as Advance Wars: Dark Conflict in Europe and Australia, is a turn-based strategy video game for the Nintendo DS handheld game console. It is the fourth installment in the Advance Wars series (preceded by Advance Wars: Dual Strike) and was released in North America on January 21, 2008; in Europe on January 25, 2008; and in Australia on February 21, 2008. A Japanese release was announced under the title of Famicom Wars DS: Ushinawareta Hikari, but was canceled…