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Strategy - Genre Summary: Idea a Week : Jennifer Sandercock's Ideas

Game Idea A Week: Strategy Genre Summary

This page shows games that require strategy to win.


The battle for the forest has begun! You are the witch of the Gingerbread House and you must build an empire based on luring children with lollies.

A gingerbread house nestled in the forest


A game that asks you to choose between working as a team or double crossing your friends to take the most gold for yourself.

Large round vault with gold inside


Be the Queen Flea and control the other fleas to take over the neighbourhood. Watch out for pesky humans who try to eradicate you, then conquer them with bites that render them helpless.

Flea standing off against a dog and a human


Pit yourself against your friends as you pretend to be kids arguing over the Meaning of Life. Make alliances or backstab your way to winning the argument. This card game has been implemented, check out the non-digital games page to download a print 'n' play version of this game.

Meaning of Life SissyFight Example cards


Manage a rock band and decide where they will go on tour. Improve the band's popularity, your money and make sure the band doesn't spend too much time together - they may start bickering.

Drum Kit in front of Earth


A card game where you protect your money from robbers or steal money from the cops and avoid jail. Also check out the non-digital games page to download a print 'n' play version of this game.

Cops and Robbers Example cards


Start as a lion cub in a pride, learn to hunt with the other lions. Fight to protect your pride from intruders, or to take down a lion who is doing better than you. Work your way to the top to become the Alpha Lion.

Lion sitting down


Try to pair couples so to make good matches and marriages.

Austen character


You are a ruler of the world. Compete against other rulers to build the Legacy that you will be remembered by. Will it be banks to hold your treasure, monuments to your greatness, or parades so the populace can shout out your name. Also check out the non-digital games page to download a print 'n' play version of this game.

Cards from Legacy game