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real-time strategy

[ ree-uhl-tahym-strat-i-jee, reel ]
/ ˈri əlˈtaɪm ˌstræt ɪ dʒi, ˈril /
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noun Digital Technology.
a genre of video games in which a player battles enemies, faces environmental challenges, or achieves a goal while other player characters and nonplayer characters are playing simultaneously, without sequenced turns or rounds of play (often used attributively). Abbreviation: RTS
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Origin of real-time strategy

First recorded in 1980–85
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