BGWS 020 – Power Grid with Friedemann Friese

Power Grid is a medium-weight strategy game with auctions, markets, and connetions of cities. (26:41)

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On this week’s episode, Scott Nicholson is joined by designer Friedemann Friese to talk about Power Grid. Power Grid is a top-rated medium-weight strategy game where players purchase power plants at an auction, buy raw materials from a market, connect new cities into their power grid, and then fire off their power plants to supply power and make money.

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Purchase Power Grid or the expansion (and support BGWS) through Funagain Games.

Talk about the game over at BoardGameGeek.

If you decide to purchase this game after watching BGWS, please write Rio Grande Games or and let them know you made your decision based on the show!

In two weeks, I’ll be taking a look at Cleopatra and the Society of Architects!

Discuss this episode over at BoardGameGeek.

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