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Tactical RPG

Game genre concept

A sub-genre of RPGs focusing on tactical or stategic combat while having practically no personal achievements, adventuring, or such as you would in more traditional RPGs.

446
games
39
platforms

Name variations: Strategy RPG, T-RPG, S-RPG, Tactics RPG, Tactical role-playing game, Simulation RPG, シミュレーションロールプレイングゲーム

The first video game about Tactical RPG was released on December 9, 1988.

Banpresto, Sega and Nintendo has published most of these games

Implied:
* Tactics
* Mission-based

There's some differences in western and eastern tactical RPGs, western ones usually have much more strategic/tactical choices outside of combat and choice of where to battle, while eastern tactical RPGs are more story oriented and have less choice of what battles to fight as the story is more streamlined.

Parent groups

Role-playing game, Strategy

Platforms

PS 53
PS2 45
Windows 39
Saturn 36
PSP 32
SNES 29
Nintendo DS 24
GBA 19
PS3 18
3DS 16
PS Vita 13
Mobile 11
PS4 8
Dreamcast 8
X360 7
iOS 7
Mega Drive 7
Linux 6
Wii 6
WonderSwan Color 6
NES 6
GB 5
WonderSwan 5
Android 5
Game Gear 4
Mac OS X 4
MS-DOS 4
3DO 3
GameCube 3
Switch 2

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