Rooting for a better future for the European region, this board game aims to promote a clean energy motto further into the mainstream. This is a strategic 1-6 player game of Technology, Investing, Trading, and Auctions.
GigaWatt: In A Nutshell
A European-style strategy board game.
First 100% realistic Energy Board Game based on data research and
interviews with experts in the respective fields.
Designed by Energy Specialists and a professional Amsterdam-based Artist.
Gameplay – Build power plants and trade electricity to become the first to fulfill the energy transition!
During your journey, you face realistic challenges: explosive growth of electricity demand, protests in your region, negotiations with other regions, and decisions between technologies…
So what will you do? Shut down your coal plants faster, risking blackouts or relying on coal for longer, risking losing the game and instigating climate change.
You have to invest in Power Plants to run your economy
Once you build a deck of Technology Cards Trade and Negotiate in energy markets
Build a European Power Grid by connecting regions
Bid in auctions to close Coal Power Plants and lead the energy transition
Goal – The game’s goal is to raise public awareness regarding the energy transition. This is critical in order to preserve the planet’s habitability for future generations. The developers are energy lovers who created Gigawatt as a side project and want you to enjoy a fun and immersive transition experience.
Editor’s Comment – This Board Game is trying to achieve something that cannot be ignored at any cost- Clean Energy. This is a remarkable board game, which takes such a serious issue and makes it interesting, fun, and thought-provoking, all at the same time.