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A Strategy for Dying

The option to “continue” changed the nature of death in games. It could certainly remain an annoyance and a sign of failure, an indication that the player is not executing well, but frankly, any number of games also seem to use death as a feature, as a necessary mechanic for play.

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Sengoku

At its best, Sengoku is a strong strategy game, but with so many missing features, it feels like most of the game was left in the blueprints.

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Strategy: Future Rock

Strategy's vision of "future rock", it seems, derives its vocals from the vocoders of Kraftwerk, its ambience from the kraut of Can, and its groove from the spaceship Funkadelic.

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Peacemaker

Succeed, and you'll win the Nobel Peace Prize. Fail, and the Middle East will once again be consumed by violence.

Jesse Hicks
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Horace X: Strategy

On Strategy, Horace X combines serious musical chops with near-unmatched energy, all while doing away with the evidently outdated concept of 'genre'.

Mike Schiller
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