This page lists the newest strategy games recently added to the Learn4Good Games Area, where children and Big Kids play games online for free. Enjoy some of the best online strategy games in one place – from fun easy-to-play games to more challenging thinking puzzles.
Sand Trap is a challenging, interactive maze-based puzzle game for bright elementary school students through high school teens where you must carefully rotate a large maze structure in order to maneuver sufficient granules of sand into a bucket at the bottom of the play area. Playable on Android mobile phone, tablet, notebook, laptop and PC, you must use gravity, analytical and creative thinking skills, strategy, resource management, patience, great determination and fast reactions to maneuver the rotating maze and sand into advantageous positions.
This difficult visual brainteaser and gravity-based puzzle encourages players to ‘think outside the box’ as they use the various contours and features of the maze structure to methodically shift the sand in the optimal direction. The game also definitely rewards those who avoid wasting resources. So, are you ready to put your problem-solving skills and patience to the test?
Hex Wars is a turn-based, 1-player strategy game (very similar to the classic territory game ‘Risk’) where you play against the computer, and must use your turn to conquer adjacent enemy territories, with the overall goal of dominating the entire map. With 12 territories and 4 ‘armies’ at the start of the game, you use savvy battle strategy and good decision making skills to overpower your computer enemies, and slowly muscle into their territories.
Playable on Android mobile phone, tablet device, notebook, laptop and desktop, this interactive brain teaser and game of chance requires simple math skills, good observation, deep thinking, strategy, a cool head, and the vision to see the ‘bigger picture’. An element of luck is also important in tight territory battles, but the player who makes the best tactical decisions should almost always come out on top overall. Enjoy the strategic action!
Play a challenging Connect 4-style, interactive puzzle game where you drop disc-shaped jewels into a grid to create matching rows of four! Playable against the computer or in 2 Player mode against a friend or family member, Greedy Gnomes is a fun, online 4-in-a-row game based on the classic tic-tac-toe-based activity also known as Plot Four, Four Up, and Captain's Mistress around the world). Your goal is to ‘connect’ four of your own gem discs in a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal row!
This tricky puzzler requires sharp concentration and observation skills, vigilance, smart analytical thinking and strategy as you attempt to stack the gems in a way that forces your opponent into a mistake (oversight). Happy connecting!
In this funny tower defense game, the tables have well and truly turned, with the little piggies playing the role of the bad guys on the march, and the wolves playing as the good soldiers out to stop them! Bad Wolfs is a tower defense-based strategy game where you must carefully position wolf soldiers along a pathway to stop a marching horde of rebellious pigs from reaching their destination (the house). As the strategic leader of the wolf pack, you must deploy your canine troops to advantageous positions along the road, and hope that they eliminate the oncoming pig waves before it's too late!
This fast-paced defense game is available to play on mobile phone, tablet, notebook, laptop and desktop. Smart decision making skills and good tactical awareness are vital attributes here. You must identify weak spots in your defensive line, and act quickly to rectify your problems. A sense of urgency is really important here – You must quickly train your wolves, and alter their positions at a moment's notice!
The quirky language and poor grammar used by the game developers adds to the wacky nature and atmosphere of the game in our view. The game name - Bad Wolfs should be read with a light-hearted mindset. So then, are you ready to protect your lair from the pig invasion?
Are you an avid armchair football fan? For an alternative intense experience, immerse yourself in one of the most in-depth, American football simulation games online! Here, you have the unique opportunity to call the offensive, defensive, and special team plays, and carry them out yourself (the true football fan's dream!).
4th and Goal 2015 is an awesome, skill and strategy-based football Flash game where you control a team in either a playoff tournament, or a once-off Championship match. You play multiple roles: the head coach, defensive coordinator, offensive director, quarter back, running back, defensive line backer, kicker, and more! You are in full control of your virtual team, and can set it up to attack and defend in whatever way you like!
The cool eagle-eye / overhead view gives you a great perspective of the action, and allows you to make in-game decisions with authority. As well as tactical nous, you also require focus, good keyboard control and hand-eye coordination, as well as fast reaction speed! Right then, now's your time to earn the limelight!
Mine Solver is a straight-forward yet challenging, maze-based, brainteaser puzzle game where you must logically push all special blue marble gem stones (jewels) onto outlined target areas in order to progress. The catch is that one wrong move could result in a gem becoming ‘unmovable’ in a corner of the narrow, confined maze areas.
Good logic and analytical thinking skills are extremely important here; you must strategically plan out your moves. Trial and error also plays a big part in overall success. Ok Mine Solver, let's see your problem-solving skills in action!
Finding yourself in the mist of a very hostile environment, you must sneak around to find the key card that helps you to escape the simulation zone. Stealth 3D is an extremely-challenging, survival and escape-based action adventure game for teens where you play the role of a teen sleuth who has stumbled across this secret environment while on a tour.
Set in a dark, futuristic-style industrial complex, you must creep around the high security facility undetected, exhibiting the silky skills of a top-class spy while searching for the all-important key card for the exit lift! Avoid the security cameras, evade the robot guards, and somehow make it all the way to the elevator at the end of the level.
This really interesting and tricky 3D RPG simulation game and thinking puzzle requires bravery, good analytical problem-solving skills, smart decision-making skills and savvy keyboard-tapping (one false move and the alarm sounds!). Outrunning the guards is not an option – you MUST use STEALTH! This is your opportunity to test your James Bond-style traits in a high-intensity environment. Good luck!
Battle Recruits is a fun, medieval-style, tower attack-based strategy arcade game where your hero character must race around a confined battlefield, gather up randomly-spawning soldiers, and then unleash your new army upon enemy strongholds when you decide the time is right to commence battle. As Chief Hero Commander (loyal to the King), you command all ranks of soldiers to follow your lead. Then, when you feel like you have sufficient firepower at your disposal, you can send your minions into action.
Background info: The once-peaceful kingdom of Targath has been overrun by the forces of the evil witch Mordella. A small band of hero fighters, loyal to the peace-loving wizard King (and controlled by you), have vowed to re-take this magical land for the good of all its people!
Battle Recruits requires smart strategy, quick reactions and good keyboard tapping skills. You need to choose a tactful moment to strike against the enemy, and you be quick to change direction and the point of attack at a moment’s thought. The fate of an entire realm is in your hands Commander. Can you lead us to glory?
Protect your kingdom from invading armies in this epic tower defense extravaganza! Kingdom Rush: Frontiers is an awesome online battle strategy game for teens where you must valiantly defend your base against marching hordes of enemies by building protective towers along the pathway. As the Chief Commander of the Kingdom’s defensive forces, you must make the tough tactical decisions regarding the strategic positioning of your troops, the types of towers you want to build, and when to go on an all-out offensive against the oncoming waves of invaders. Set in a medieval, Lord of the Rings-style realm, you have to contend with general grunt infantry units as well as powerful wizards, humongous trolls, and more otherworldly creatures intent on the destruction of your peaceful Kingdom.
Mentally, you need to be strong on the strategy side of warfare. Your troops must be carefully positioned in key areas, and you need to have a solid mix of defensive towers (A variety of attacking options is the key to defeating the various different opponents). You must also use your initiative to take out enemies with special destructive moves designated for the Chief Commander alone. Physically, you need to exhibit smart reaction skills and fast mouse-clicking as you attempt to quickly rebuild fallen towers. Your Kingdom needs you! And, defeat is simply not an option!
Tower defense game experts required! There are 50 waves of boats about to hammer your defenses. The big question is – can you hold out? Boat Invasion is an intense, immersive and very challenging tower defense-based strategy game where you play as the last line of Resistance against hordes of invading sail boats. Acting as the Supreme Defense Commander, you have to carefully position powerful turret guns along the riverbank in order to defend your acreage against wave after wave of invaders threatening to wreak devastation upon your once peaceful land.
Good strategy is the absolute cornerstone of a successful defensive unit. You have to be instinctively able to identify any possible weak spots, and then reduce the risk of the enemy breaking through by acting quickly to place new turrets in the correct positions. As well as the steel-like mental fortitude required (top concentration & discipline), you also need to be ready to rock and roll with super-quick mouse movements and slick decisive action. Go Defense!
Ready.... Quack! Set.... Quack! GO.... Quack! Duck Life 3 is a fun upgrade, strategy and skill-based racing game where your challenging goal is to coach a cute little duckling into a masterful, multi-talented athlete! In this entertaining and wildly-eccentric sequel in the fun Duck Life series, you must slowly increase your duck’s running, climbing, swimming, and flying skills through good performances in 4 different mini-games that act as rigorous training sessions (while testing your own quick reactions with deft keyboard tapping). Once your determined ducky is ready to take on the big boys, you can enter him in increasingly-testing competitive tournament races.
Just as in real-life fitness and athletics training, you cannot expect instant results. You cannot actually control your little prodigy during competitive action, and this puts even more emphasis on quality training! Really hard work, absolute dogged determination, excellent strategy, and quality preparation are the key ingredients here to unlocking your humble duck’s potential. Finally, your dexterous keyboard tapping skills and quick reflexes are tested to the max during the 4 taxing mini-games. OK, let’s get coaching, and good luck!
Interested in a blockbusting RTS-style battle strategy game in the same high-intensity mold as Age of Defense, Age of War, Goodgame Empire? In Age of Defense, you play the role of the supreme Hero Commander of the ‘Light Forces’, and must defend your empire, and destroy your enemy's castle during an epic medieval-style battle featuring magical creatures, dragons, orcs, archers, swordsmen, and the rest.
Set on an iconic ‘three corridor’ battlefield, you must command your own chosen ‘Hero’ as well as your allied forces against the oncoming hordes of enemies that make up the ‘Dark Forces’ army. Supreme victory is only achieved once all of the Dark Forces warriors and buildings have been destroyed. Gripping and intense, this amazingly in-depth medieval battle adventure nods approvingly at Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, and Age of Empires. Prepare to be absorbed by hours of sword-wielding action as you mount a serious challenge to become a strategic command legend! Excellent decision making and a good grasp of battle management techniques are key attributes required here. Bravery and tactful attacking maneuvers are rewarded – but don’t get carried away with a ‘gung-ho’ approach. The enemy is resourceful and resilient, and you will have to break it down slowly but surely!
The ground shakes as the enemy forces approach… You can just about hear their snarling cries above the sound of clanking weapons… This is it; the last great battle of our time… The air is electric with tension… The Forces of Light need a Hero to stand up and lead the charge… All eyes turn to you… But, are you up to this immense task?...
Space conquerors sign up here! Eridani is an epic and in-depth intergalactic battle strategy and resource management game for older kids where your brilliance is needed to lead a futuristic conquest to find a ‘new Earth’ for the human race. In a series of tactical space-based battles, you have to slowly but surely dominate a faraway galaxy using a combination of savvy battle strategy, ultramodern technology, swift war ships, good research, and more. The year is 3012, and after narrowly surviving a giant asteroid, the Earth was catastrophically spun off of its axis. With the planet hurtling toward the sun, the decision has been made by the global government to find a new planet. Fortunately, one was spotted near the Epsilon Erdani star that seems to have an atmosphere very much like earth's. However, this ‘New Earth’ is already inhabited, and the current occupiers aren’t going to give it up to invaders without a fight to the end!
Fans of tower defense-style tactical play as well as all-out battle challenges should enjoy this detailed, innovative, and highly-stimulating real-time strategy (RTS) game which centers around your decision-making process under the extreme pressure of a full-on battle. You are in control of an entire fleet of futuristic warships, battle stations, and resource mining machines, and you must decide the correct manner in which to assemble a workable force that has a reasonable chance of success against your "alien" enemies (and that is how they view you too). The human race's future is at stake! Have you got the tactical know-how, determination and stamina to pull us through? To say we’re counting on you, is an understatement!
Rizk is a stylish, in-depth and thought-provoking resource management simulation game for older kids and teens where you must plant, grow, and protect a large tree-like organism on an alien planet. Each level produces a new challenge that combines resource management, defensive strategy, risk assessment and more, as you try to procure sufficient natural materials, and provide regular care so that your plant can survive and thrive. However, growing living organisms in a new and hostile environment has its dangers, and the indigenous plant population of the alien planet will not give up their precious land without a fight. You need to deploy defensive robots in order to block their attacks while simultaneously funneling precious minerals to your plant.
This original, highly-stimulating and tricky resource deployment game should prove a good fit for gamers who love strategy-based games, and for those are interested in botany (the study of plants), ecology (the study of interactions among organisms and their environment), and environmentalism! While the habitat here is rather otherworldly, you still have to exhibit the same level of acute care and attention as if you were tending to the flowers in your own backyard. Every plant needs food and water to survive, and must also be protected from potential attacks. Your alien plant organism is no different! Quick reactions and an ability to adapt to a changing environment are really important attributes here, as are good decision making and multi-tasking skills. Have you got the discipline and stamina to become a champion inter-galactic ecologist? Get ready to plant the seed of success!
Castle Hero is a sequel of Age of Defense. In this intense tower defense-style, battle strategy / shooting game, you must defend your base from 4 new bosses and use 8 new magical spells. Utilizing a very simple mouse-clicking throwing / shooting action, you must face down repeated waves of rapidly evolving enemies (hordes of outrageous creatures) intent on razing your fortress to the ground. Although you are the last warrior standing in defense of your castle, you have the unique benefit of experiencing the evolutionary nature of warfare, and can upgrade your weaponry as time passes. From initial skirmishes against cavemen with sticks and stones, to futuristic stand-offs with space-age army soldiers, this truly is a battle of the ages!
This extremely-tactical battle action game is similar to classic titles in the strategy / defense genre such as Epic War, Army of Ages, Barbarians At The Gates. Good decision making, shrewd military-style tactics, and the key skill to react quickly in adversity are all essential here, while a cool head under pressure can be a priceless virtue in the heat of the moment. Can you ‘move with the times’ and evolve your fighting style in order to match the masses of enemies coming your way? Good luck!
Bubble Tanks Tower Defense 2 is another epic and intense strategy game where your goal is to prevent an onslaught of enemy bubbles from reaching your tower at the opposite side of the game screen. Based on the hugely popular Bubble Tanks series of shooting adventure games, you have to strategically place a series of missile-firing, bubble-based turret guns (Towers) throughout each level in order to stop your versatile enemies in their tracks. Protect your base from attack by utilizing a vast array of upgradable Towers, awesome firepower, and sophisticated targeting techniques in order to blast your opponents into smithereens.
This barnstorming tower defense challenge is reminiscent of classic titles in the genre such as Bloons, Hex Empire, and Grid Command (You have to carefully arrange an outer wall of defensive tower-based weaponry). Strategic planning and shrewd tactical organization are vitally important here. Quick reactions and decision making are called for; you need to respond really smartly if your defenses are struggling to hold out. But have you got the combat-hardened experience and cunning military know-how to emerge victorious? Or will your defensive bubble be well and truly burst? It’s time to ‘pop till you drop’ Commander!
Are you itching for a whole load of bubble bursting fun? If you’re a big fan of challenging tower defense games such as Bloons and Hex Empire, or just like to play the odd good strategy-based game, we invite you to focus your mind on Bubble Tanks Tower Defense! This really is an awesome and absorbing strategy game where your primary objective is to protect your base from wave after wave of attacking enemy bubble tanks. To do this, you must position defensive turrets (Bubble Towers) in defensively-advantageous positions in order to intercept and eliminate these oncoming enemy forces.
This addicting online activity is based on the extremely popular Bubble Tanks series of outrageously-expansive shooting adventure games. Here, you have to use shrewd tactical know-how and good decision making skills in order to repel and destroy the seemingly endless waves of advancing enemies. Your quick reactions under pressure are very important; For example, how are you going to respond if your defenses are breached? Will you stand up and be counted, or be blown away like a bubble in the wind? Good luck Strategy Superstar!
Tactical tower defense games are among the most intense and intriguing challenges in the world of online flash games. However, the endless side-scrolling battles can sometimes become stale when you face the same old foes, level after level. Age of Defense 3 breaks that mold, showcasing the steady development of warfare in an awesome and engrossing ‘evolutionary’ strategy game where your troops and enemies evolve over time! Start off fighting with cavemen, clubs, and rocks - then progress through medieval times, modern warfare, and even into the future where robots and intelligent machines are the soldiers of choice!
This innovative tower defense-style battle game spans thousands of years, features dozens of troop types, and a vast array of amazing weaponry. However, from caveman to robot, you still need to exhibit shrewd battle tactics and good military maneuvers in order to defeat your marching enemies and destroy their bases. Prudent decision making, strategic planning and the ability to react quickly are all very important attributes if you want to be a successful leader. You might not be striking the actual blows, but your actions can have devastating consequences for and against your troops. Ok Commander, it’s time to travel through time on an epic journey through the ages! From the humble sling-shot to the mighty phazer gun – it’s going to be one unbelievable adventure.
Prepare to be engrossed in Tanki Online, an awesome free to play, browser-based MMO-shooter & 3D tank game. This superbly realistic action adventure is one of the most popular games on the web at time of posting. Once you sign in to play, you are immediately immersed in a highly interactive multiplayer shooting frenzy in "full-on" battles alongside gamers from all over the world. Take part in explosive tank-based conflicts that can feature anything from one to literally hundreds of players at a time! After joining either a ‘Red’ or ‘Blue’ team, you have to work alongside your colleagues to destroy opposition tanks, capture the enemy flag, collect vital upgrades, and generally help your team toward a supreme victory.
This amazingly in-depth and collaborative online strategy & skill-based war game requires very good decision making ability, and shrewd military tactics. You can either strive to be a real ‘team player’ who cooperates with his/her squad, or you can alternatively decide to be a "lone-wolf" fighter, skulking in the shadows and picking off enemies from afar! Either way, you definitely need super-fast reactions, hawkish observation skills, and nimble keyboard tapping in order to excel here (where the competition is just so fierce!). Choose your battles wisely, build up your reputation, and become one of the world’s most feared and respected Tanki operators! However, will you survive the heat for long enough to wear your medals home with honor?
Important: Because this game has in-play purchasing options to upgrade (which require real money), any child or teen playing this game (for free or otherwise) should first have clearance from your parent, guardian or supervisor to do so (Simply by playing this game, you confirm that you do have that clearance and authorization at this time).
Immerse yourself in an epic battle strategy game on a grand scale! Massive War is a futuristic, inter-planetary tower defense game where you battle against two other armies for control of a resource-rich, newly-discovered planet. Set in the year 2082, armies from Earth, Mars, and Pluto are vying with each other in order to conquer the planet Bluegreen, a new discovery that boasts all of the natural resources that the humans, colonists, and the supernatural alien-like race of Pluto have systematically destroyed on their own planets! These desperate circumstances can only lead to one thing – War!
This in-depth online war tactics game is all about your battle strategy, and how you set your troops and artillery up against the opposition. A shrewd and successful Commander utilizes a canny combination of ground troops, tank artillery, navy strike forces, turret guns, Special Forces, and more in an absolute all-out assault on the opposition bases. Putting all of your eggs in one basket won’t lead to Victory here, you have to be flexible in your choice of firepower. Have you got the tactical nous and combat-hardened brain, patience and resilience to outwit your opponents, and put your army on the front foot? This peaceful planet is about to get a whole lot louder! We’re behind you Commander – it’s conquer or be conquered time! Good luck!