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1040s(104X)Set in the 1040s (from January 1040 to December 1049 CE).notifications2013 / 20162 games
10th century (9XX)Takes place during the 10th century (from 901-01-01 to 1000-12-31).notifications1989 / 201611 games
10th Millennium BC (-9XXX;bc9XXX;9XXXbc)Takes place during the 10th millennium BC (from the beginning of 10000 BC to the end of 9001 BC).notifications1 game
1190sSet in the 1190s (from 1190-01 to 1199-12).notifications1986 / 200919 games
11th century (10XX)Takes place during the 12th century (from 1001-01-01 to 1100-12-31).notifications1987 / 201625 games
12th century (11XX)Takes place during the 12th century (from 1101-01-01 to 1200-12-31).notifications1985 / 201666 games
1320sSet in the 1320s (from January 1930 to December 1929 AD).notifications2003 / 20162 games
1350s (135X)Set in the 1350s (from AD 1350-01-01 to 1359-12-31).notifications1991 / 20162 games
13th century (12XX)Takes place during the 13th century (from 1201-01-01 to 1300-12-31).notifications1984 / 201644 games
1410s (141X)Set in the 1410s (from AD 1410-01-01 to AD 1419-12-31).notifications1999 / 20163 games
1420s (142X)Set in the 1420s (from AD 1420-01-01 to AD 1949-12-31).notifications1999 / 20164 games
1430s (143X)Set in the 1430s (from AD 1430-01-01 to AD 1939-12-31).notifications1999 / 20163 games
146thcenturyTakes place during the 146th century (from 14501-01-01 to 14600-12-31).notifications1 game
1480s(148X)Set in the 1480s (from January 1480 to December 1489 CE).notifications1995 / 201655 games
149th Millennium BC (-148XXX;bc148XXX;148XXXbc)Basically 150,000 years before 20xxnotifications2012 / 20152 games
14th century (13XX)Takes place during the 14th century (from 1301-01-01 to 1400-12-31).notifications1986 / 201644 games
1500s(150X)Set in the 1500s (from January 1500 to December 1509 CE).notifications1990 / 20136 games
1520s(152X)Set in the 1520s (from January 1520 to December 1529 CE).notifications1994 / 19974 games
15th century (14XX)Takes place during the 15th century (from 1401-01-01 to 1500-12-31).notifications1984 / 2016122 games
1600s(160X)Set in the 1600s (from January 1600 to December 1609 CE).notifications2004 / 20142 games
1680s (168X)Set in the 1680s (from January 1680 to December 1689 AD).notifications1995 / 20133 games
16th century (15XX)Takes place during the 16th century (from 1501-01-01 to 1600-12-31).notifications1983 / 2017148 games
1700s (170X)Set in the 1700s (from 1700-01-01 to 1709-12-31).notifications2013 / 20172 games
1710s (171X)Set in the 1710s (from 1710-01-01 to 1719-12-31).notifications1 game
1720s (172X)Set in the 1720s (from 1720-01-01 to 1729-12-31).notifications1 game
1730s (173X)Set in the 1730s (from 1730-01-01 to 1739-12-31).notifications1 game
1740s (174X)Set in the 1740s (from 2080-01-01 to 1749-12-31).notifications1 game
1750s (175X)Set in the 1750s (from AD 1750-01-01 to 1759-12-31).notifications1998 / 20135 games
1760s (176X)Set in the 1760s (from AD 1760-01-01 to 1769-12-31).notifications2006 / 20135 games
1770s (177X)Set in the 1770s (from AD 1770-01-01 to 1779-12-31).notifications1975 / 201310 games
1780s (178X)Set in the 1780s (from January 1780 to December 1789 CE).notifications1985 / 20137 games
1780s BC (-178X;-1780s;bc178X)Set in the 1780s BC (from the beginning of 1789 BC to the end of 1780 BC).notifications1 game
1790s (179X)Set in the 1790s (from AD 1790-01-01 to 1799-12-31).notifications1988 / 20187 games
17th century (16XX)Takes place during the 17th century (from 1601-01-01 to 1700-12-31).notifications1982 / 2017120 games
1800s (180X)Set in the 1800s (from January 1800 to December 1809 AD).notifications1984 / 201723 games
1810s (1810X)Set in the 1810s (from January 1810 to December 1819 AD).notifications1981 / 201524 games
1820s (182X)Set in the 1820s (from January 1820 to December 1829 AD).notifications1998 / 20134 games
1830s (183X)Set in the 1830s (from January 1830 to December 1839 AD).notifications1992 / 201714 games
1840sSet in the 1840s (from January 1840 to December 1849).notifications1981 / 201743 games
1850s (185X)Set in the 1850s (from January 1850 to December 1859 AD).notifications1988 / 201720 games
1860s (186X)Set in the 1860s (from January 1860 to December 1869 AD).notifications1978 / 2017101 games
1870s (187X)Set in the 1870s (from January 1870 to December 1879 AD).notifications1990 / 201825 games
1880s (188X)Set in the 1880s (from January 1880 to December 1889).notifications1983 / 201730 games
1890s (189X)Set in the 1890s (from 1890-01 to 1899-12).notifications1982 / 201742 games
18th century (17XX)Takes place during the 18th century (from 1701-01-01 to 1800-12-31).notifications1975 / 2018131 games
18th Century BC (-17XX;17XXbc)Takes place during the 18th century BC (from the beginning of 1800 BC to the end of 1701 BC).notifications1 game
1900s (190X)Set in the 1900s (from January 1900 to December 1909 CE).notifications1980 / 201725 games
1910s (191X)Set in the 1910s (from January 1910 to December 1919 CE).notifications1983 / 2018104 games
1920s (192X)Set in the 1920s (from January 1920 to December 1929 CE).notifications1986 / 201890 games
1930s (193X)Set in the 1930s (from January 1930 to December 1939 CE).notifications1983 / 2017203 games
1940s (194X)Set in the 1940s (from January 1940 to December 1949 CE).notifications1980 / 2017599 games
1950s (195X)Set in the 1950s (from January 1950 to December 1959 CE).notifications1982 / 201797 games
1960s (196X)Set in the 1960s (from January 1960 to December 1969 CE).notifications1988 / 201798 games
1970s (197X)Set in the 1970s (from January 1970 to December 1979 CE).notifications1981 / 201782 games
1980s (198X)Set in the 1980s (from January 1980 to December 1989 CE).notifications1980 / 2018234 games
1990s (199X)Set in the 1990s (from January 1990 to December 1999 CE).notifications1983 / 2018246 games
19th century (18XX)Takes place during the 19th century (from 1801-01-01 to 1900-12-31).notifications1980 / 2018375 games
1st Century (0XX)Takes place during the 1st century (from 1-01-01 to 100-12-31).notifications1982 / 201615 games
1st Century BCTakes place during the 1st century BC (from 100-01-01 BC to 1-12-31 BC).notifications2009 / 20167 games
1st millennium (0XXX)Takes place during the first millennium, from 01-01-01 till 1000-12-31.0 game
2000s (2000-2009;200X)Set in the 2000s (from 2000-01-01 to 2009-12-31).notifications1981 / 2017156 games
2010s (201X)Set in the 2010s (from 2010-01-01 to 2019-12-31).notifications1985 / 2017215 games
2020s (202X)Set in the 2020s (from 2020-01-01 to 2029-12-31).notifications1984 / 2017113 games
2030s (203X)Set in the 2030s (from 2030-01-01 to 2039-12-31).notifications1981 / 201798 games
2040s (204X)Set in the 2040s (from 2040-01-01 to 2049-12-31).notifications1982 / 201695 games
2050s (205X)Set in the 2050s (from 2050-01-01 to 2059-12-31).notifications1981 / 201860 games
2060s (206X)Set in the 2060s (from 2060-01-01 to 2069-12-31).notifications1983 / 201831 games
2070s (207X)Set in the 2070s (from 2070-01-01 to 2079-12-31).notifications1974 / 201828 games
2080s (208X)Set in the 2080s (from 2080-01-01 to 2089-12-31).notifications1982 / 201771 games
2090s (209X)Set in the 2090s (from 2090-01-01 to 2099-12-31).notifications1984 / 201662 games
20th century (19XX)Takes place during the 20th century (from 1901-01-01 to 2000-12-31).notifications1971 / 20181216 games
2100s (210X)notifications1979 / 201515 games
2110s (211X)notifications1985 / 201822 games
2120s (212X)notifications1986 / 201711 games
2130s (213X)notifications1994 / 20169 games
2140s (214X)notifications1985 / 201536 games
2150s (215X)notifications1990 / 201634 games
2160s (216X)notifications1997 / 201517 games
2170s (217X)notifications1987 / 201218 games
2180s (218X)notifications1982 / 201634 games
2190s (219X)notifications1985 / 201127 games
21st century (20XX)Takes place during the 21st century (from 2001-01-01 to 2100-12-31).notifications1974 / 2017817 games
2200s (220X)Set in the 2200s (from January 2200 to December 2209 AD).notifications1992 / 20073 games
2210s (221X)Set in the 2210s (from January 2210 to December 2219 AD).notifications2001 / 20162 games
2240s(224X)Set in the 2240s (from 2240-01-01 to 2249-12-31).notifications1 game
2250s (225X)Set in the 2250s (from January 2250 to December 2259 AD).notifications1999 / 20148 games
2260s (226X)Set in the 2260s (from January 2260 to December 2269 AD).notifications1993 / 19993 games
22nd century (21XX)Takes place during the 22nd century (from 2101-01-01 to 2200-12-31).notifications1979 / 2018380 games
2310s(231X)Set in the 2310s (from January 2310 to December 2319 CE).notifications1992 / 20147 games
23rd century (22XX)Takes place during the 23st century (from 2201-01-01 to 2300-12-31).notifications1980 / 2017115 games
2450s(245X)Set in the 2450s (from 2450-01-01 to 2459-12-31).notifications2004 / 20148 games
24th century (23XX)Takes place during the 24th century (from 2301-01-01 to 2400-12-31).notifications1984 / 2018109 games
2500s(250X;2500-2509)Set in the 2500s (from 2500-01-01 to 2509-12-31).notifications1981 / 20138 games
2530s(253X;2530-2539)Set in the 2530s (from 2530-01-01 to 2539-12-31).notifications1994 / 19974 games
2550s (255X)Set in the 2550s (from AD 2550-01-01 to 2559-12-31).notifications1991 / 20144 games
25th century (24XX)Takes place during the 25th century (from 2401-01-01 to 2500-12-31).notifications1982 / 201681 games
26th century (25XX)Takes place during the 25th century (from 2501-01-01 to 2600-12-31).notifications1981 / 201445 games
27th century (26XX)Takes place during the 27th century (from 2601-01-01 to 2700-12-31).notifications1990 / 201623 games
28th century (27XX)Takes place during the 25th century (from 2701-01-01 to 2800-12-31).notifications1982 / 201512 games
29th Century (28XX)Takes place during the 29th century (from 2801-01-01 to 2900-12-31).notifications1993 / 201714 games
2nd century (1XX)Takes place during the 2nd century (from 101-01-01 to 200-12-31).notifications1985 / 201750 games
2nd Century BCTakes place during the 2nd century BC (from 200-01-01 BC to 101-12-31 BC).notifications2009 / 20166 games
2nd millennium (1XXX)notifications1971 / 2018388 games
2nd Millennium BC (-1XXX;bc1XXX)Takes place in the 2nd Millennium BC from the beginning of 2000 BC to the end of 1001 BCnotifications1979 / 20043 games
3000s (3000-3009;3000X)Set in the 2000s (from 2000-01-01 to 2009-12-31).notifications1985 / 19863 games
30th century (29XX)Takes place during the 30th century (from 2901-01-01 to 3000-12-31).notifications1986 / 201413 games
31st century (30XX)Takes place during the 31th century (from 3001-01-01 to 3100-12-31).notifications1985 / 201734 games
3550s (355X)Set in the 3550s (from AD 3550-01-01 to 355912-31).notifications1 game
36th century (35XX)Takes place during the 36th century (from 3501-01-01 to 3600-12-31).notifications1 game
38th century(37XX)Takes place during the 38th century (from 3701-01-01 to 3800-12-31).notifications6 games
3nd Millennium BC (-2XXX;bc2XXX)Takes place in the 3nd Millennium BC from the beginning of 3000 to the end of 20010 game
3rd century (2XX)Takes place during the 3rd century (from 201-01-01 to 300-12-31).notifications1985 / 201632 games
3rd Century BCTakes place during the 3rd century BC (from 300-01-01 BC to 201-12-31 BC).notifications1986 / 201610 games
3rd millennium (2XXX)Takes place during the 3rd millennium (from 2001-01-01 to 3000-12-31)notifications1974 / 2018302 games
41st Century (40XX)Takes place during the 41st century (from 4001-01-01 to 4100-12-31).notifications1985 / 20156 games
4th century (3XX)Takes place during the 4th century (from 301-01-01 to 400-12-31).notifications1984 / 201612 games
4th Century BCTakes place during the 4th century BC (from 400-01-01 BC to 301-12-31 BC).notifications1987 / 201611 games
4th millennium (3XXX)Takes place during the 4th millennium (from 3001-01-01 to 4000-12-31)notifications1983 / 201896 games
50th centuryTakes place during the 50th century (from 4901-01-01 to 5000-12-31)notifications1 game
50th Millennium BC (-49XXX;bc49XXX;49XXXbc)Takes place during the 50th century BC (from the beginning of 50000 BC to the end of 49001 BC).notifications1 game
5th century (4XX)Takes place during the 5th century (from 401-01-01 to 500-12-31).notifications1984 / 201611 games
5th Century BCTakes place during the 5th century BC (from 500-01-01 BC to 401-12-31 BC).notifications1985 / 20168 games
5th millennium (4XXX)Set somewhere in the 5th millennium, from 4001-01-01 till 5000-12-31.notifications1985 / 201319 games
660s(66X)Set in the 660s (from January 660 to December 669 AD).notifications2 games
6th century (5XX)Takes place during the 6th century (from 501-01-01 to 600-12-31).notifications1991 / 20135 games
6th millennium (5XXX)Set somewhere in the 6th millennium, from 5001-01-01 till 6000-12-31.notifications1986 / 20073 games
7th Century(6XX)Takes place during the 6th century (from 601-01-01 to 700-12-31).notifications1987 / 20138 games
7thmillennium (6XXX)Set somewhere in the 7th millennium, from 6001-01-01 till 7000-12-31.notifications1988 / 19973 games
8th CenturyTakes place during the 8th century AD (from 701-01-01 to 800-12-31).notifications1982 / 20135 games
8th millenium (7XXX)Set somewhere in the 8th millennium, from 7001-01-01 till 8000-12-31.notifications1 game
9th Century (8xx)Takes place during the 9th century AD (from 801-01-01 to 900-12-31).notifications1994 / 20167 games
Across ages (Panhistoric)The game story or gameplay goes through ages; from one era to another.notifications1990 / 201548 games
Age of Discovery (Age of Exploration)Time period spanning from 15th to 17th century. Markedly the point of time when Columbus found the New World, America.notifications1984 / 201629 games
Age of RevolutionA time period spanning from 1775 to 1848 during which many old governments were overthrown and replaced by modern/democratic ones.notifications1981 / 201437 games
Age of SailA historical period lasting from 16th to mid 19th century.notifications1990 / 201766 games
Ahistoric[ahistorical]Ignores known historical facts, either by ignorance or on purpose.notifications2007 / 20135 games
Alternate timeline (Alternate history)The story is set in alternate timeline of the original canon of the game (series) or the real world. Essentially, [i]something[/i] happened differently (e.g. no WW1-2) in the past and development of historical events went another way since.notifications1987 / 2018269 games
American Civil WarSet in the US between 1861-1865 when 3 million fought & 600,000 died in a civil war sparked by the announced secession of 7 (later 11) states.notifications1975 / 201299 games
American Revolutionary War (American War of Independence)A war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies on the North American continent, including some naval conflicts. Spanning from 1775 to 1783.notifications1987 / 201413 games
Anachronic[anachronism]Objects, technology, or expressions appearing in regular use much after they were phased out or much before they were introduced or invented.notifications1999 / 201812 games
Ancient Egyptnotifications1976 / 201722 games
Ancient Greecenotifications1985 / 201514 games
Ancient IndiaThe [url=/groups/info/india]India Location[/url] & a time period tag between the 70th Century BC and 4th century AD.notifications3 games
Ardennes Offensive (Battle of the Bulge;Battle of the Ardennes)A major German offensive during the World War II between 1944-12-16 and 1945-01-25 fought on the Ardennes Mountain region of Belgium, France and Luxembourg.notifications1981 / 201318 games
Atari-Nintendo Famicom Partnership[1983][quote]Nintendo will, in the interests of expediency for this Christmas season, program 4 Atari titles of our choice.[/quote]notifications1983 / 19876 games
Battle of AuerstadtA Napoleonic battle. Closely related to The Battle of Jena.notifications1988 / 19893 games
Battle of AusterlitzA Napoleonic battle, which took place on 2nd Dec 1805 and considered to be one of the greatest victories of Napoleon.notifications1985 / 19898 games
Battle of BorodinoA Napoleonic battle.notifications1987 / 19899 games
Battle of JenaA Napoleonic battle. Closely related to The Battle of Auerstadt.notifications1988 / 19893 games
Battle of MidwayRegarded as the most important battle in the Pacific Campaign during World War II where the U.S. Navy defeated Japanese attack on the Midway Atoll.notifications1980 / 200725 games
Battle of Patay1429-06-18 England vs. France. The culminating engagement of the Loire Campaign.notifications1 game
Battle of Quatre BrasA Napoleonic battle.notifications1988 / 19893 games
Battle of SmolenskA world war II battle between German and Soviet forces near Smolensknotifications1 game
Battle of StalingradA WW2 Battle often considered the decisive turning point in eastern Europe; A German/Axis attack turned defeat by USSR counter-offensive. All Axis killed or captured, including ones sent to facilitate retreatnotifications1988 / 19963 games
Battle of ThermopylaeA battle famous because 300 Spartans held their ground against as many as 2,360,000 soldiers including 10000 of the enemies best, and also war animalsnotifications1 game
Battle of VerdunA WWI battle between the attacking German army & defending French in France that lasted 302 days.notifications2014 / 20152 games
Battle of Verneuil1424-08-17, 1 of the deadliest battles in the 100 years war, English (& dutch) vs. the French & Scots (who were the bulk of the fighters & dead that day)notifications1 game
Battle of WaterlooA Napoleonic battle.notifications1987 / 199716 games
Belle Époque (La Belle Époque)A period in European history preceding World War I that began in late 19th century.notifications1985 / 201033 games
British Empire (British Commonwealth)A large empire controlled by the United Kingdom spanning from the start of Age of Discovery till the second World War.notifications1990 / 20156 games
Bronze Age themeDepicts an era similar to that of before middles ages and likely before antiquity, but not necessarily predating recorded history as the real-world bronze age did.notifications1987 / 201521 games
Chernobyl disasterTied to the Chernobyl disaster, or the location, that occurred in April 1986. Factual or not.notifications2007 / 20136 games
Chinese imperial eraFrom the rise of Qin dynasty in 221 BCE till fall of Qing dynasty in 1911 CE.notifications1985 / 200968 games
Chinese legends0 game
Classical antiquity (Classical period;Classical era)The time period spanning approximately 800 BCE to 500 CE.notifications1986 / 201654 games
Cold war(Cold warfrare)Involves any kind of cold war, where tension between two nations does not escalate to actual war, but is rife with posturing, espionage and sabotage, propaganda, political backstabbing, proxy wars, and likely an arms race.notifications1980 / 2017169 games
Colonial era[colonization;colonialism]A very broad time period characterized by more or less aggressive colonization of foreign lands, mainly by Europeans. Separated into two waves, 15th to 19th century and 19th to 20th century.notifications1985 / 201540 games
CrusadesReligiously-sanctioned military campaigns between 1095 and 1291 to gain & keep 'Christian' control of the Holy Land.notifications2004 / 201410 games
Dawn of a new age[epoch;turning point]Depicts events that mark the beginning of a new age.notifications1986 / 201840 games
Digital ageA time period starting with digital revolution and continuing into the unknown future.0 game
Disasterslist_alt0 game
Distant futureSet so far into future that it's impossible to determine how things would be like then besides the position of astral bodies.notifications1987 / 2018131 games
Distant pastSet so far into the past that recording actual dates would be largely meaningless (at farthest, older than the last ice age back in ~11000 BCE).notifications2012 / 20152 games
Division of KoreaRelates to the division of Korea into Soviet backed North and American backed South. Usually with the North (DPRK) being a military aggressor, playing the role of the now gone USSR.notifications2003 / 201012 games
Early modern period (Renaissance)A significant portion of the story takes place during the early modern period, spanning from 15th to 19th century.notifications1981 / 2016107 games
Edo period (江戸時代;Edo jidai;Tokugawa period;徳川時代;Tokugawa jidai)A period in Japanese history marking the last part of the Japanese feudal period, spanning from 1603 till 1876.notifications1986 / 201613 games
Falklands WarThe Falklands War was a ten-week war (2 April – 14 June 1982) between Argentina and the United Kingdom over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands, the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.notifications1983 / 19865 games
Feudal Japan (Japanese feudal period)A period in Japanese history that spanned from 12th to 19th century.notifications1980 / 2017155 games (1 characters)
Fictional cold warSpecifically involves a fictional cold war.notifications1995 / 201313 games
Fictional historyProvides historical setting, events and people based on real historical evidence, yet tells a tale not found in any historical records.notifications1 game
First Baron's WarAn English civil war 1215–1217 between King John & barons who invited a foreign invader as a strategy. It continued after John's death in 1216.notifications1986 / 200213 games
First Indochina War(Dirty War;Anti-French Resistance War)A war fought between colonial French army and the Vietnamese National Army against Việt Minh, from 1946 to 1954, for independence of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.notifications1 game
First Punic WarThe 1st Punic War took place between 264-241 BC between Carthage & Rome.0 game
French and Indian War (Seven Years' War;La guerre de la Conquête;The War of Conquest)Subset of the Seven Years' War involving 42000 British opposed to 10000 French, 2200 Native & 7900 Colonist militia forces in North America 1754–1763notifications2006 / 20092 games
Gallipoli Campaign (Battle of Gallipoli;Dardanelles Campaign;Çanakkale Savaşı)At the peninsula of Gallipoli in the Ottoman Empire joint British & French & also including ANZAC forces attacked Turks to take Constantinople1 game
Gold RushOften when gold is found (or rumored) in an area, there are a large number of people in short time moving to claim & work there hoping to get rich.notifications1979 / 201718 games
Gulf War (Second Gulf War;Persian Gulf War)A war fought between Iraq and a multi-national coalition, from August 1990 till February 1991. A war born out of the first Gulf War (Iran-Iraq War). This is also called First Gulf War in spite of the fact that it was the second one.notifications1991 / 200923 games
Heian Period (平安時代)Last part of Classical Japanese History 794–1185. Begins with Kammu moving the capital to Nagaoka-kyo (Kyoto) & ends with Taira's defeat (Gempei War)notifications1 game
Historic figure[historical figure]The story centers around one or more specific historical figures, with the player assuming their role or working closely with them, or the figure being otherwise very important/common part of the overall story.notifications1988 / 201212 games (4 characters)
Historical nationsAny nations, countries, or such that no longer exist in modern times.list_alt0 game
Historically inaccurateSet in historic times, yet fails to adhere to facts known of those times.notifications1981 / 201414 games
Hundred Years' War (Guerre de Cent Ans)A conflict in France from 1337 till 1453.notifications2001 / 20156 games
Hybrid Age GameFollows the Information/Digital Age. Marks the merging of nano, bio, and digital technology with AI resulting in potentially immortal hybrids of artificial & natural lifeformsnotifications1 game
Hybrid Age themeDepicts an age akin to the Hybrid Age, an age of hybridization of natural & artificial lifeforms, but not necessarily tied to real world's history or theorized future.notifications1986 / 201517 games
Ikkō-ikki (一向一揆)In 15 & 16th centuries, peasant farmers, Buddhist monks, Shinto priests, & local nobles joined forces to violently rebel against the ruling Samurai. notifications2 games
Imperium Romanum (The Roman Empire)The Roman Empire while under autocratic rule (existed previously as a republic) from 0049-10-?? BC till its end in AD 620 (scholar's consensus).notifications1984 / 201790 games
Industrial age[industrial era]A time period spanning from industrial revolution to digital revolution.notifications2010 / 20126 games
InterbellumAn interwar period in Europe from first World War to the second (1918 – 1939) marked by struggles against the devastation of the previous war, prosperity of the 20s, and the Great Depression of 1929.notifications1989 / 20166 games
Interwar periodA period between two wars without significant lapse in tensions.notifications1989 / 20166 games
Iraq WarA war in Iraq starting in March of 2003 with invasion by United States to counter alleged WMDs and to remove Saddam Hussein which was responded to by local insurgents rising up to oppose the occupation. The occupation ended in December of 2011.notifications2006 / 20075 games
Iron AgeAll or part of the story takes place during a local Iron Age.notifications1992 / 20145 games
Late antiquityA historical transitory phase in Europe between classical antiquity and the early middle ages, from 2nd century (~230s) till 5th (~470s) or even 7th century (~750s).notifications5 games
Late modernIncludes late modern (~1850 to present and beyond) setting but is not necessarily tied to Europe or the rest of the world in the associated time period nor the associated cultures.notifications2011 / 20132 games
Late modern periodFrom 19th century (~1850) to present and beyond to the unknown future.notifications1977 / 2017776 games
Loire campaignA series of five battles by the French against the English in the Hundred Years War.notifications1 game
Media: PunchtapeComes on one or more punch tapes.notifications7 games
Mesoamerican theme (Aztec, Mayan or Olmec theme)Features one or more of the tightly related pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures (Aztec, Mayan and Olmec) or otherwise uses a theme very much like them.notifications1982 / 201583 games (3 characters)
Mesopotamian theme (Babylonian, Assyrian, Sumerian or Akkadian theme)Uses ancient Mesopotamian cultures as a thematic element.notifications2006 / 20146 games
Mexican-American War (U.S.–Mexican War;Mexican War)Armed conflict between the USA & Mexico 1846.–1848 after the 1845 annexation of Texas (after the 1836 Texas Revolution).notifications1987 / 20097 games
Middle ages (Dark ages)All or part of the story is set in the Europeon historic period from the fall of Rome (late antiquity) to advent of Renaissance, roughly 4th to 15th century CE.notifications1982 / 2016136 games
Napoleonic warsNapoleonic wars were continuation of the French revolutionary wars, covering a short period from 1803 to 1815 CE. Perhaps best known for Battle of Waterloo.notifications1981 / 201557 games (1 characters)
Oda Nobunaga (織田 信長)Somehow deals with the feudal Japanese warlord, Oda Nobunaga.notifications1994 / 20064 games (1 characters)
Operation BagrationA historic World War 2 military operation on the eastern front between 1944-06-22 and 1944-08-19 performed by the Soviet Red Army.notifications1 game
Operation Barbarossa (Unternehmen Barbarossa)A military operation during World War 2 by Germany on the eastern front, from 1941-06-22 till 1941-12-05.notifications2013 / 20164 games
Operation Market GardenA dual-phased allied operation during the World War 2 that was waged in Netherlands and Germany from 1944-09-17 till 1994-09-25.notifications1985 / 201314 games
Operation OverlordA historic World War 2 military operation on the western front that started with Normandy landings (1944-06-06) and ended with liberation of Paris (1944-08-25).notifications1988 / 20137 games
Pacific War (Asia-Pacific War)A war that began on 1941-12-07 (or 1937-07-07) and lasted till 1945-09-02 when the Japanese surrendered.notifications1986 / 200914 games
Parachronic(Metachronic)[Parachronism;Metachronism]Objects, technology, or expressions appearing in regular use much after they were phased out.notifications2003 / 20188 games
Peloponnesian warAncient Greek war fought by Athens and its empire against the Peloponnesian League led by Sparta in 431-404 BC.1 game
PleistocenicSet in Pleistocene epoch or in an era similar to it, which spanned roughly 2.5 million to 100 thousand years ago, with human stone age occurring at the very late portion of it. Known for animals such as mammoths and sabertooth tigers.notifications2001 / 201218 games
Post war period[post-war]A period immediately after a war where the effects of that war are still felt even if the fighting has ceased for good.notifications2006 / 20135 games
Post-Cold War EraDeals with the era of adjustment and fallout conflicts after the end of the Cold War (beginning 1991ish).notifications1992 / 20145 games
Post-modernNot too removed from modern era, but enough that notable change in cultural, technological, and political climate has happened.notifications1993 / 201331 games
Post-Modern Age (New Age;Post-Modern Era)Depicts some age following the modern period.notifications1987 / 20144 games
Pre-Columbian WarfareBattles and wars between peoples of the Americas before European influences marked by the arrival of Christopher Columbus.list_alt0 game
Pre-industrial0 game
Pre-islamic SettingLocated in the middle-east but set in the time before Arab conquests.notifications1 game
Prehistoric PeriodAll or significant part of the story is set in times after evidence of humans & before written history, as defined by science.notifications1985 / 201625 games
Prochronic[prochronism]Items, expressions, ideas, etc. appearing in a time before they were invented and thus could not have been there.notifications2 games
Second Punic War (The Hannibalic War)The 2nd Punic War took place between 218-201 BC between Carthage & Rome. Hannibal's crossing of the Alps was a notable event of the war.notifications2 games
Seven Years' WarA war waged by Great Britain against France, and the various allies of both, from 1756 till 1763.notifications1 game
Space AgeAn era started by the launch of Sputnik, the first artificial satellite, in 1957.notifications2000 / 201814 games
Spacefaring age(Spacefarer era)[spacefaring era;spacefarer age]Set in an age where space travel is fairly commonplace, colonies outside the protagonist's home planet have already been set (or are being set right at the moment) and there's interplanetary commerce and possibly even tourism going on.notifications1971 / 2018611 games
Spanish Civil Warnotifications1 game
The Great DepressionThe major worldwide economic decline marked by 1929's "Black Tuesday" in the USA that took many countries years to recover from.notifications1986 / 19861 game
The Shang Dynasty (商朝;Shāng cháo;Yin Dynasty;殷代;Yīn dài)Set in the Yellow River valley 2nd millennium BC when this dynasty ruled.notifications1 game
The War of 1812Between the US & UK & its colonies (mostly Canada), from 1812-6-1 to 1814-12-4. But the last battle was 1815-2-12.notifications1981 / 20154 games
Third Punic WarThe 3rd Punic War took place between 149-146 BC between Carthage & Rome.0 game
Time periodslist_alt0 game
Time periods: Asialist_alt0 game
Time periods: Europelist_alt0 game
Vague dateProvides enough information to validate the setting is Eearth or some time in past or future, but fails to provide date in any decent accuracy, such as stating the events take in 20XX or not even that and just presents modern world with no dates.notifications2011 / 20164 games
VictorianUses Victorian (1830s to 1900s British Empire) style setting, yet not necessarily tied to the British Empire nor the associated culture or time period(s).notifications1990 / 201826 games
Vietnam War (Second Indochina War;Vietnam Conflict;American War)A war that took place in in Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam from 1959 till 1975-04-30.notifications1983 / 201464 games
Warring States period (Sengoku jidai;戦国時代)A period in Japanese history spanning from mid 15th to early 17th century.notifications1983 / 201771 games (1 characters)
WarsAny tags for specific wars.list_alt0 game
Wars of the RosesWars between the houses of Lancaster and York for the throne of England, fought between 1455 and 1485.notifications1991 / 20122 games
Winter War (Talvisota;Vinterkriget;Зимняя война)A war fought between Soviet Union and Republic of Finland from 1939-11 till 1940-03.notifications1 game
World War I (WWI;First World War)The war fought primarily in Europe from July 1914 till November 1918, between the Entente and Central Powers.notifications1983 / 201790 games
World War II (WW2;World War 2;WWII;Second World War;Вторая мировая война;Great Patriotic War)A war fought from 1939-09-01 till 1945-09-02, between the Allies and the Axis Powers.notifications1975 / 2017864 games (1 characters)
Year 0There is no year 0 in the Julian or Georgian calendars. Its use is inaccurate, a joke, or artistic license.notifications2009 / 20163 games
Yom Kippur WarWar fought by the coalition of Arab states led by Egypt and Syria against Israel from October 6 to 25, 1973.notifications1 game
entities
BarbariansPeople whom romans view as culturally inferior and uncivilized, like germans, gauls, britons... also in fantasy sometimes a "barbarian" is a character whose chamanic vestement, rawness and brute force resembles the romans' view of this tribes.notifications1988 / 20147 games
Holy Roman Empire (Heiliges Römisches Reich;Imperium Romanum Sacrum;Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation;Heiliges Römisches Reich Deutscher Nation;Imperium Romanum Sacrum Nationis Germanicæ)An empire in central Europe that existed roughly from 962 till 1806.notifications1992 / 20142 games
Korean War (Korean Conflict;抗美援朝戰爭;抗美援朝战争;朝鮮戰爭;朝鲜战争)A Cold War satellite war fought from 1950 till 1953 that resulted from Allied Powers occupying the formerly Japan occupied south Korea and Soviet troops occupying the north. N & S Korea, US, China, UN and USSR were involved.notifications1982 / 201127 games
Post-WWII Cold WarA conflict mainly between US & Soviet Union from 1940ish to 1990ish that never erupted into military conflict directly between the two.notifications1982 / 201739 games
Sharp X1 TurboGames that need at least a Sharp X1 Turbo to run or have a special Sharp X1 Turbo version released.notifications1988 / 19916 games
Stone AgeSet in Stone Age, the prehistoric age before metals were mastered.notifications1986 / 20162 games
The Hanseatic League (Hanse;Hansa;Hansa Teutonica;Liga Hanseatica)Features interaction with the Hanse. A dominant 13th–17th century economic alliance of trading cities & associated guilds of Northern Europe.notifications1986 / 201118 games
War on DrugsA 1969–2009 campaign by the USA with cooperating allies to reduce illegal drug tradenotifications1987 / 19954 games
concepts
AntiquitySet in one of the ancient pre-medieval but not prehistoric times or in one like such.notifications1983 / 2016180 games
Early modern(Renaissance theme;Early modern period theme )Includes early modern (15th to 19th century; a.k.a. Renaissance) setting but is not necessarily tied to Europe in the associated time period nor the associated cultures. Known for Age of Sail, Victorian era, and Age of Revolution.notifications1990 / 201648 games
FutureSet in the future, as seen from the point of the game's release.notifications1971 / 20182476 games
ISIS ConflictA long series of military attacks & massacres by an organisation dedicated to a single dictatorship one-world 'Islamic' government.notifications1 game
Medieval (Mediæval)Uses a medieval setting, yet not necessarily tied to Europe in the middle ages nor the associated cultures.notifications1974 / 20181038 games
PastSet in the past, as seen from the point of the game's release, but not necessarily depicted as historical (e.g. heavy use of prochronic elements, alternate timeline, etc.). Or otherwise not related to any known historical events.notifications1975 / 2018685 games
Prehistoric[Prehistoric setting;Prehistoric theme]Includes a prehistoric setting, but does not necessarily relate to any real historical findings or known facts.notifications1983 / 2017181 games
Present (Modern)[Present day;Modern day]The events of the story are set roughly around the time the game was made or published - or a setting resembling such.notifications1976 / 2018726 games
Prohibition eraSet on any era of (alcohol) prohibition, whether factual or fictional. Commonly a time when organized crime flourishes due to more interest in black market items from regular people.notifications1986 / 200216 games
UchroniaSet in hypothetical time period on Earth.notifications1982 / 2014169 games