Total Nerd The Best NES Strategy Games  

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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for Nintendo Entertainment System at some point.

If you owned a NES at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few strategy games in your collection. Using your brain to solve puzzles and battle opponents is a ton of fun, and with turn-based games, puzzles, tower defense games and more, there are unlimited options to explore. With so many choices to pick from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best NES strategy games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling strategy games that were released for NES. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Examples of items on this list include Tetris and Adventures of Lolo. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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Pictionary is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Where in Time is Carmen Sandie... is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Trog is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games
1990

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Venus Senki is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games
Venus Senki

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Hanjuku Hero is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Nintendo World Championships is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games
Nintendo World Championships 1990

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Nebulus is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games
1987

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Choplifter is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games
1982

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Crystal Mines is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Supremacy: Your Will Be Done is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Cycle Race: Road Man is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Orb-3D is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games
1990

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Elite is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games
1984

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The Adventures of Gilligan's I... is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Hatris is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games
1990

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Raid on Bungeling Bay is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Napoleon Senki is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Operation Europe: Path to Vict... is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Ishido: The Way of Stones is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Battle Storm is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Just Breed is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games
1992

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The Money Game II: Kabutochou ... is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Flappy is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games
Flappy

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Casino Kid 2 is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Hostages is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games
1990

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Plotting is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games
1990

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Where's Waldo? is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Rocket Ranger is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Shanghai is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games
1986

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4 Nin Uchi Mahjong is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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A-Train III is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Dudes with Attitude is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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The Money Game is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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America Daitōryō Senkyo is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Hebereke's Popoon is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Barcode World is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Bakushō! Star Monomane Shitenn... is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Egypt is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games
1991

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Aa Yakyū Jinsei Itchokusen is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Wily & Right no RockBoard: Tha... is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Murder on the Mississippi is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games

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Banana is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list The Best NES Strategy Games
1986