The Strategy Gamer looks at how several games break the God-game mold that seems to plague the genre.
"March, my people, into battle. Even though you are 500 miles away, and radios have not yet been invented, instantly obey my commands. It’s good to be the king.
Strategy games often put the player in the stated position of king or emperor, allowing them to guide a nation in totalitarian fashion. It is an odd paradox that while so many games put you in a position of supreme leader, so few model it with any degree of authenticity."