Three part Games

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Games

 Timing

Explore

Exploit

Exterminate

Warcraft III and other RTS games as well as “4X” space games

 part 2 and even part 1 may be continuing during part 3

Setup

Expand

Eliminate opponents

Risk

one follows another

Explore

Exterminate

“Improve”

WoW and many MMOs, some RPGs

all 3 arts are simultaneous

Create character

Make a living space

Improve "your" life

The Sims, some RPGs

 parts 2 and 3 simultaneous

Reconnais-sance

Plan

Execute

some stealth shooters, Portal

one follows another, but pattern repeated many times in Portal

Deploy

Exploit

Checkmate

Chess

one follows another