Total Nerd The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games  

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

If you owned a Super Nintendo 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 Super Nintendo strategy games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling strategy games that were released for Super Nintendo. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Everything from Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen to Gemfire is included below. 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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102 35
Ogre Battle: The March of the ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

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80 23
Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Tog... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

3
74 21
Civilization is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

4
87 32
SimCity is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games
1989

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64 21
ActRaiser is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games
1990

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38 7
Fire Emblem: Thracia 776 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

7
52 18
Romance of the Three Kingdoms ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

8
63 26
Gemfire is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games
1992

9
41 14
Romance of the Three Kingdoms ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

10
34 10
Fire Emblem: Monshō no Nazo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

11
36 12
Front Mission 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

12
44 19
Genghis Khan II: Clan of the G... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

13
44 19
SimCity 2000 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

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44 20
Bahamut Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

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41 18
Populous is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games
1989

16
37 15
Liberty or Death is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

17
46 23
Aerobiz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games
1992

18
36 15
The Lost Vikings is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

19
37 16
Metal Marines is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

20
39 18
Aerobiz Supersonic is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

21
39 18
Lemmings is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games
1991

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26 13
Romance of the Three Kingdoms ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

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28 15
SimAnt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games
1991

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24 13
Tetris Attack is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games

25
15 5
Populous II: Trials of the Oly... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Strategy Games