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Real-time tactical games

Real-time tactics games are an hybrid between real-time strategy (RTS) and turn-base tactics. Real-time tactics are played in real-time, like RTSs, but lack the resource management and base and unit building elements. Real-time tactics games focus much more on individual units and tactics on the battlefield. Some of the most popular real-time tactics games are: the Syndicate series, Cannon Fodder.

Most popular real-time tactics games

Hooligans: Storm Over Europe
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Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines
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Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel
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Ambush at Sorinor

DOS19933.7/5 Mindcraft Software
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Army Men

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 The 3DO Company
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Army Men 2

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.1/5 The 3DO Company
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Battle Bugs

DOS19944.2/5 Epyx
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Battle Master

DOS19913.5/5 Personal Software Services
Battle Master is a fantasy themed abandoned action-strategy game hybrid (with real-time tactics elements) developed by Personal Software Services. Battle Master was released by Mirrorsoft in 1991 for DOS, Amiga and Atari ST and Genesis.
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BattleTech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge

DOS19904.1/5 Westwood Studios
BattleTech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge is a turn-based strategy game developed by Westwood Associates and published by Infocom in 1990. It is the sequel to "Crescent Hawk's Inception" and is set in the BattleTech universe, a fictional universe where noble houses and mercenary groups vie for power using giant robotic vehicles known as BattleMe...
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Black Moon Chronicles

DOS1999protected4.1/5 Cryo Interactive Entertainment
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Cannon Fodder

DOS1994protected4.2/5 Sensible Software
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Cave Wars

DOS19964.2/5
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Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.2/5 Pyro Studios
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Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.1/5 Pyro Studios
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Core War Plus

DOS19843.9/5
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Dark Reign 2

Windows XP/98/952000protected3.9/5 Pandemic Studios
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Dark Reign: The Future of War

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 Auran Games
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Dominus

DOS19943.9/5 Viacom New Media
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Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel

Windows XP/98/952001protecteddemo4/5 Interplay Productions
Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel is a tactical role-playing game published by Interplay Entertainment in 2001. Unlike its predecessors, which were traditional RPGs with turn-based combat, Fallout Tactics took a different approach by focusing more on tactical combat rather than extensive role-playing elements.The game features squad-based comba...
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Fields of Glory

DOS1993protected4.1/5 MicroProse Software
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Fort Apache

DOS19923.7/5 Impressions Games
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Ground Control

Windows XP/98/952000protected4/5 Massive Entertainment
Ground Control is a strategy game developed by Massive Entertainment and released by Sierra On-Line in 2000. More precisely Ground Control is a real time tactical game with a sci-fi setting.
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Hooligans: Storm Over Europe

Windows XP/98/9520024.2/5 DarXabre
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J.R.R. Tolkien's Riders of Rohan

DOS19974.1/5 Papyrus Design Group
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Master of Orion 3

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS2003protected4.2/5 Quicksilver Software
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Myth: The Fallen Lords

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS19974.2/5 Bungie
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Omega

DOS19894/5 Origin Systems
Omega is an abandoned science fiction themed strategy game developed and released by Origin Systems in 1989 for DOS, Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, C64. Omega is a rare example of a programming game about robots.
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Power Dolls

DOS19943.9/5 Kogado Software Products
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Robot Odissey

DOS19853.9/5 The Learning Company
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Rules of Engagement

DOS19913.6/5 Omnitrend Software
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Rules of Engagement 2

DOS19933.9/5 Omnitrend Software
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Seal Team

DOS19934.1/5 Electronic Arts
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Space Hulk

DOS19934.3/5 Electronic Arts
Space Hulk is an abandoned real-time tactical strategy game set in the Warhammer  40000 universe, developed and released by Electronic Arts in 1993 for DOS and Amiga systems. In Space Hulk, the player is tasked with wiping out hordes of aliens by the means of a squad of Space Marines armored and armed to the teeth. Space Hulk is the adaptation...