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We've looked at a lot of Early Access strategy games so far. Most of them have been pretty decent, but some... not so much. This seems to be one of the latter right now...

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In today's blast from the past, we look at two unique strategy games from East, in celebration of Total War's recent DLC update...

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It‘s good to be bad, and it‘s even better to be bad in space. Martynas gives us an overview of this upcoming strategy title...

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Part strategy game, part MMO/social experiment... Josh trials the Early Access of this unique RTS that demands team-work...

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We bring you the top new steam strategy releases, freshly filtered so you don't have to worry about the junk...

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Few have managed to get the essentials of naval strategy right, but Anno 1404 makes it look easy...

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Iron Tides - a Viking-styled turn-based strategy survival game - took an interesting approach as soon as it became known to the public. Headed up by Sam Raski and Carina Kom at the freshly named Crash Wave Studio, this tiny independent team decided to utilize three common self-publishing methods while...

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Ian will be streaming some Gettysburg: The Tide Turns between 1 – 2pm EST.

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All Men Must Learn: Josh bought an Oculus Rift kit and decided to finally try and learn how to play Chess.

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The Viking Age has come in this exceptional Early Access title.

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Bringing Strategy Back: We sift through the newest releases in Steams 'strategy' filter so you don't have to.

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As we wait for Battlestar Galactica: Deadlock, we reminisce about two previous gems within space-strategy games...

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XCOM 2: War of the Chosen won't be out till September, but here are some games you can look at in the mean time...

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We're celebrating great ports of great strategy boardgames today as we bring you some archived articles from one of our sister websites...

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Read our preview of Fable Fortune, just prior to the game's launch onto Steam Early Access...

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What some see as inexcusable transgression into history’s sanctity, others see as an opportunity. How authentic Total War actually is?

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We managed to get onto the beta for Sudden Strike 4, a franchise that hasn't been seen in these parts since 2007. Is it a return to form?

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To celebrate the launch of Strategy Gamer, we've prepared a mammoth guide to the best games set to release in 2017. We'll keep this article updated through-out year, so make sure you check back in!

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Marcello interviews the founder of the studio behind Aven Colony about the city-builder's design and roadmap for the future.

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We're pros at timing here at Strategy Gamer, which is why we've got another Friday Filter ready for AFTER the Steam Sales have ended. *Thumbs Up*

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Marcello has been visiting Aven Prime to see what it's like to try and survive in this extremely hostile world. We haven't heard from him in a while, so I hope he's ok...

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Joe muses about upcoming space-strategy game BSG Deadlock after it's game-play debut the other day. His excitement is... palpable...

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This project's creator reached out to us to ask if we would like to talk to him about his intriguing digital board/wargame project. Why the heck not!

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James is on secondment from the Wargamer and is here to give you his thoughts on the solo campaigns in Steel Division...

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Charles uses his expert knowledge of Steel Division's unit system to help you achieve victory in Normandy.

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Marcello is back with another addition to our new 'Friday Filter' series. We're probably going to be doing these every couple of weeks.

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Oriental Empires has been in Early Access since last September. It's officially 'late', but we're here to see what it's like after seven months of development...

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Craig reminisces about Introversion's Prison Architect, and offers some tips and tricks on how to efficiently run your Human Rehabilitation Centre...

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Charles uses his expert knowledge of Steel Division's unit system to help you achieve victory in Normandy.

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Relic’s first major rebalancing patch for Dawn of War III is out. How has it impacted multiplayer strategies?

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Marcello round's up all of the strategy-related gaming news from E3 and puts it in one handy place - it's another SG Briefing!

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As we prepare for E3, a quick round-up of the important strategy gaming news to have surfaced recently...

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Ian has been playing a lot of Steel Division recently, and is here to give you some tips & tricks regarding artillery in game.

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Joe got an early look at an upcoming simulation game that see's you building rescue vessels and braving the open ocean.

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The first in a new series of articles where we try to sift through the drudgery that is Steam's 'Strategy' tag. Is this Legit Strat? Click to find out.

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Preview: Battletech

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The embargo has lifted, and we're free to tell you how totally awesome Battletech is shaping up to be. Take it away, T.J.!

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We've got another Early Access Preview to send your way today - this industrial warfare RTS is trying to build on the foundations of Total Annihilation/Supreme Commander, with mixed results so far.

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Our first SG-1 Volunteer steps forward to share with us his thoughts on Defcon. Charles can only play this slightly harrowing game with a live group, and explores the messages it tries to teach...

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Matt's been playing Steel Division, and has had some-what of an epiphany in terms of war strategy games, and what they can achieve...

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Paradox has hired former Firaxis and Stardock wonder child Jon Shafer to head up a new team in their internal studio. We caught up him to find out what that means...

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Alex takes a look at another Early Access strategy game for us. This one involves a lot of farming, apparently...

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The strategy publisher has partnered with Universal Studios to bring a new Battlestar Galactica game to players later this year. It's looking pretty sweet.

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Strategy Gamer has partnered with Lo-Fi Games for our very first game giveaway! Want to try out Kenshi? Well now's your chance! [Closed]

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Lots of cool things have happened recently in the world of strategy gaming, so let's run through some of the highlights...

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The poll results are in, and we have some big news for you. New content, new features, and a new writers initiative!

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Josh chats with the game designer behind Warborn, a tactical turn-based strategy game about mechs pummeling each other.

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Our Early Access campaign continues as we take a look at this plucky newcomer. We're getting a lot of Mount & Blade vibes here, which is nice considering Bannerlord is MIA...

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Ian's been fighting the eternal war in the grim darkness of the far future, and has returned a beaten and haggard man. Here's a handy guide so you can be just like him...

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We were unable to give Ages a proper analysis in our review of Mandate of Heaven, so we decided to create a separate guide on it instead.

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We're making our way through more of Steam's Early Access titles. A bit light on strategy with this one, but it still requires some tactical decision-making...

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As we approach Strategy Gamer's one month anniversary, we want to know what our audience think of us. Tell us your opinion!

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Someone on Discord asked us for a list of top strategy games that were still 'alive'. So... here you go! Don't say we don't listen...

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Our fearless Editor has survived the beaches of Omaha and is here to give you a report on this intense upcoming WW2 RTT game from Paradox Interactive and Eugen...

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As a sub-set of strategy gaming, 'Wargames' can often look and sound impenetrable to all but the most dedicated of fans. Luckily, we've hand picked three titles that are great at introducing you to the basics.

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Fun fact: It's been exactly six months since Civilization VI launched itself into the world. Marcello reflects on the early days and where this game fits in the power-house strategy franchise...

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We'll stop talking about Paradox games soon, honest. Before that, let us share with you a brief introduction to the various customisation options across their main titles...

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Civilization V still has a large player-base, and is a great entry in the iconic series. Resident Civ expert Marcello is here to give you his top picks of the best factions to play and why...

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Our EUIV DLC Buying Guide proved rather popular, so we had T.J. that other Paradox game with a shed load of expansions. Prepare to get Medieval...

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Alex managed to get a hold of code for this recently released Early Access game, and is here to let know how things are shaping up.

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Joe has been trying out this Steam EA title that tries to push the boundaries of what digital boardgames can do. This article originally appeared on The Wargamer.

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It's rare that we get access to a game this early in development, and with an on-going Kickstarter no less. This is an experiment to try and analyse this project using the pre-alpha demo, which is essentially the proof of concept. Let us know what you think!

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Newcomer Josh Brown has been playing this Viking themed Early Access title. Featuring resource management and 4X style gameplay, it's go some interesting ideas. There's still work to be done, though...

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Ian jumped into the DOW3 Closed Beta over the weekend and has emeged from the warp to give us his impressions and thoughts.

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Which Europa Universalis IV DLC's are worth it? Which ones should you buy?

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From the unknown vastness of space to the mysterious blue depths of the Seven Seas, today's News Briefing looks damn awesome.

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To celebrate the release of EUIV's Mandate of Heaven expansion, read the first in our new series of guides on how better to play Paradox's flagship grand-strategy title. First up - top tips on preparing for war.

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Total War: Warhammer 2 was announced last week, so to celebrate we're bringing you a complete DLC Buying guide for the original game, now that additional content is unlikely.

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Marcello will be bringing you regular news briefings like this one, similar to what we do on The Wargamer and Pocket Tactics. Today's post focuses on his experiences at the Rezzed gaming show in London, UK.

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Welcome to Strategy Gamer! Your brand new home for all things related to strategy gaming. From the latest news & reviews, to guides and analysis that will help you play smarter - we've got you covered!

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Dawn of War III approaches its unit roster as a mix of Company of Heroes 2 and the 40k franchise, focusing on a difference between quantity and quality. On one hand, you’ve got your standard units, built in traditional RTS fashion and meant to flood your enemies and control the map.

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Dawn of War III approaches its unit roster as a mix of Company of Heroes 2 and the 40k franchise, focusing on a difference between quantity and quality. On one hand, you’ve got your standard units, built in traditional RTS fashion and meant to flood your enemies and control the map.

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Marcello brings you his thoughts and tips on the current best-in-style civilisations to play as for specific playthroughs. Whether you're a warmonger, a scientists or have amazing art, we've got you covered...

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Think you know everything there is to know about XCOM classes? Think again!

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Having trouble getting through the game, or looking for ways to improve your run? We've got you covered!

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Dawn of War III approaches its unit roster as a mix of Company of Heroes 2 and the 40k franchise, focusing on a difference between quantity and quality. On one hand, you’ve got your standard units, built in traditional RTS fashion and meant to flood your enemies and control the map.

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