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What is "a strategy"?

At various times in my life (mostly work situations, but not always), I've been asked to come up with "a strategy" for something. Embarrassingly, I'm still not clear on what "a strategy" really is..... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 14, 2015 - 25 answers

How to be the Ozil of Tuesday nights

Tips for a lifelong 11 a side football (soccer) player making the switch to 5 a side? [more inside]
posted by Albondiga on Sep 22, 2013 - 2 answers

I need a special snowflake game recommendation!

Diablo is starting to wear a little thin. I need a game. I need some suggestions. I'm feeling a little... world war-ish. Please read on for my snowflake game requirements. [more inside]
posted by kbanas on Jun 25, 2012 - 19 answers

How to "Learn Strategy"

How does one go about learning strategy (in general)? [more inside]
posted by rev- on Mar 25, 2011 - 15 answers

War & Revolution Tactics 101

Can you point me at some resources where I can learn more about revolutionary tactics? I'm looking for books describing strategies and tactics used in historical revolutions, or instructional books, perhaps in the vein of Clausewitz's On War. Basically, imagine your town is being defended by a guerilla platoon made up of the local teenagers. What books / blogs / etc would you have wanted the guerilla leader to have read?
posted by ejfox on Feb 16, 2011 - 12 answers

Give me a game!

I'm looking for some PC game recommendations. I guess I'll settle for X Box 360 and PS3 recommendations as well. I know a variation on this question has been asked many times before, but I have a fairly specific requirements. [more inside]
posted by kbanas on Nov 18, 2010 - 39 answers

The Art of War

If you knew someone who had an instinctive grasp for tactics and strategy--a person who could, given a specific scenario, immediately determine the most effective course of action for winning a battle or a series of engagements--but who could not serve in the military due to specific physical limitations, what would you advise him to pursue as far as education and career choices, to make the most of this ability? [more inside]
posted by misha on Sep 1, 2010 - 17 answers

Resources for learning about soccer (football) tactics and strategy

Resources for learning about soccer (football) tactics and strategy? [more inside]
posted by idb on Mar 27, 2009 - 19 answers

Methods to achieve better tactical and strategic thinking?

Lately I have been playing many strategy board games and not winning that much. I feel I need to become a more adept strategic / tactical thinker. What books, mental exercises or other things could help me? [more inside]
posted by DetonatedManiac on Mar 18, 2008 - 17 answers

What's an RTS game for me?

Is there an RTS game out there for me? [more inside]
posted by kbanas on Jan 17, 2008 - 23 answers

Help me become a general!

How do I become better at real-time strategy games? [more inside]
posted by aeighty on May 22, 2007 - 12 answers

The Arts and Crafts of War

Send me to war college. [more inside]
posted by Bookhouse on Feb 12, 2007 - 17 answers

Strategy vs. Tactics: Nobody told me I needed both

Strategic thinking vs. Tactical thinking. Help me understand the difference and improve my abilities [more inside]
posted by junkbox on Jul 26, 2006 - 18 answers

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