Originally Posted by Brightgalrs
The "Strategy" and "Tactic" parts of the genre names only apply to the scope of activities you are controlling. To compensate for the amount of focus put into one activity, there is varying degrees of control, from micro to macro.
Tactics: A lot of focus put on battle; therefore more macro.
(Total War Series)
Strategy: Focus put on economy management, town construction, and battle; therefore more micro.
might be just easier to call it "the persistant world, and mmort experience". :P