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Best Strategy Games by Blue Orange Games

While many video games have a strategic element, some use this as the central point of the play. This can be organising armies before heading in for an offensive, planting a farm to generate the best crops, planning a network of roads or laying out an amusement park.

Strategy games have in common the focus on making premeditated decisions to gain the outcome you need. Some games like Civilization do this by providing the player with all the information they need. Other games, like Kingdom Two Crowns force the player to make a strategic decision on limited knowledge.

These games are further divided between those that are turn-based and allow the player as much time as they need to make decisions, or real-time where you have to make decisions with limited delay. Some strategy games, like Disintegration put you right in the action, so you are fighting in the ranks of your forces as well as commanding oversight.

Finally, you find strategy gameplay in a lesser way in competitive games like Fortnite. This is strategy on the go, so you have to make snap decisions about whether to go on the offensive or retreat.

DetailsGenre Details

Era: 2000 - 2021
Total Games: 4
Total Likes: 5
 

 

Gobblet

Skill Rating: 3-10 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2000, updated in 2003

Genres: Puzzle, Sequencing, Strategy and Traversal

Pieces: Board and Figures

Developer: Blue Orange Games (@BlueOrangeGames)

Players: This is a single-player game

Gobblet is a competitive brain puzzle game like noughts and crosses or tic-tac-toe. Your aim is to create a straight row of four pieces to form a line. However, you can place your pieces over the top of your opponents to drastically change the board and...

Meeple Land

Skill Rating: 8-10 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2020

Genres: Collecting, Puzzle, Strategy and World Building

Pieces: Board, Figures, Placeables, Score Board and Tokens

Developer: Blue Orange Games (@BlueOrangeGames)

Players: You can play with 2 to 4 players in the same room

Meeple Land is a world-building game where you race to create the most successful theme park. You place Ride and Concession tiles to attract visitors to your park, but you are also racing other players to collect people from the buses, so can't take too...

Blue Lagoon

Skill Rating: 7-9 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2018

Genres: Collecting, Sequencing and Strategy

Pieces: Board, Pen and Pad, Placeables, Score Board and Tokens

Developer: Blue Orange Games (@BlueOrangeGames)

Players: You can play with 2 to 4 players in the same room

Blue Lagoon is a strategy game where you explore a map by placing Settler tiles. You place Settler tiles to create the longest lines on the map. With other players doing the same it soon turns into a Connect-4-style battle of whits to foist each other's...

Block Ness

Skill Rating: 6-8 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2021

Genres: Puzzle, Strategy and Traversal

Pieces: Board, Gadget and Placeables

Developer: Blue Orange Games (@BlueOrangeGames)

Players: You can play with 2 to 4 players in the same room

Block Ness is a traversal game where players try to create the longest monster. You take turns to insert 3D Monster pieces into a board to extend the length of your creature. It is about finding a way to twist and turn your monster, so that you can...

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