Power Grid

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Game Description

Power Grid Board Game Review

power grid board gameGame overview

In Power Grid, players represent power companies that supply electricity to cities.

During the game, the power companies will

  • buy power plants at auction
  • buy resources for their plants to produce electricity
  • build a network to supply electricity from their plants to multiple cities

power grid board gamePower companies will earn money from the power supplied.  Money is then used to buy more plants or build.

The player who can supply electricity to the most cities wins.

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Power Grid Board Game Review Summary
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    Pros

    • Beautiful artwork and components
    • Auction process creates lively player interaction
    • High Replayability
    • Deep strategic thinking required to understand supply and demand
    • Low downtime as you will need to see what your opponents are doing

    Cons

    • The game doesn’t play as well for 2 players
    • Quite a long game, not suitable if you are requiring something short

    Power Grid Board Game Review Links

    Power Grid Deluxe - Shut Up & Sit Down Review

    Power Grid Deluxe Review - with Tom Vasel

    Game Features

    Recommended Age 12
    Estimated Game Time 120 min
    Min number of players 2
    Max number of players 6
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