Energyville

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SUMMARY

There are two levels that your city must survive. There is a time span of 30 years. You need to make decisions on your towns energy availability. When you are finished powering up your city for level one, the years will pass with events happening. The events are displayed with the outcome of the GAME IMPACTS. Before Level 2, you make more energy availability decisions for your town. When you have completely powered up your city, the years willpass with more events happening. At the end of the game, you are asked to describe who you are and what organization you are with. Engerville will then compare your end score with other similiar players.

There are three impacts that need to be watched so you can maximize your score.

GAME IMPACTS

  • ECONOMIC TOTAL IMPACT:
    • This meter measures your COMBINED Economic Impact.
  • ENVIRONMENT TOTAL IMPACT:
    • This meter measures your COMBINED Environment Impact.
  • SECURITY TOTAL IMPACT:
    • This meter measures your COMBINED Security Impact.

GAME PLAY

Before you start the game, the game prompts you for a city name. I name the city Bernieville after my dog Bernie.

  • The game opens with a very nice greeting
    • Welcome to Bernieville
    • Your city is currently without power. Drag and Drop energy sources below to bring your city to life.


LEVEL ONE

ENERGY SOURCES USED

  • Placed two Solar Power - I could not afford more than two
  • Placed Hydro Power
  • Placed two Wind Power - I could not afford more than two
  • Placed Petroleum in Ocean
  • Placed Biomass Fuel


*MASS TRANSIT is fully powered
*RESIDENTIAL HOMES are fully powered
*COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS are fully powered
*VEHICLES are fully powered
*FACTORIES are fully powered
*APARTMENTS are fully powered
*TRUCKING is fully powered
*AIRPLANES are fully powered
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Select CONTINUE TO NEXT LEVEL

ENERGY CONSERVATION & EFFICIENCY OPTIONS

"Bernieville is fully powered through 2015, but you now have the option of reducing Bernieville’s energy usage during this timeframe through energy conservation and efficiency."
I selected option 2, click NEXT.
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"Between now and 2015, several unexpected events impact your city’s energy future…"
2008
*Terriost Attach effects Petroleum
*My Environment damage decreases


2009
*I am glad I have as much solar power as possible
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LEVEL 2

Continue to Level 2

WELCOME TO BERNIEVILLE 2015

Prepare for the Energy Demands of 2030 "Bernieville has come a long way in developing more efficient technologies and alternative energy sources, but still faces major problems like global warming, dependence, lack of energy diversification and rising fossil fuel prices. Innovations are projected to reduce the cost of electricity produced by solar power by 54% biomass by 29% and wind power by 26%. Understanding the complexities of Bernieville’s energy infrastructure will help leaders like you make smart choices about future energy demands. See how your choices in 2015 will impact Bernieville in 2030"

ENERGY SOURCES USED

  • Placed two more Solar Power
  • Placed two more Wind
  • Placed Hydrogen plant for fuel
  • I went to cancel Petroleum. Was warned of cost for removal, removed anyways to see the effect.
image caption *CARS were only at 66.6%
*AIRPLANES could not fly
*OFFICE BUILDINGS powered at 91.6%

  • I had to add the Petroleum plant back into Bernieville.
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  • I choose OPTION 2 for next level

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"Between now and 2030, several unexpected events impact your city’s energy future…"
2021
*Helps economic
*Hurts environment
*Helps security
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2023
*Helps economic
*Helps environment
*Helps security
*Glad I added all the windmills I could
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"BEFORE WE REVEAL YOUR RESULTS"

The dialog box that you complete so you can be compared to like-minded people
How I answered the questions so I could be compared to like-minded people
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FINAL RESULTS

Here are my final results of Engerville
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When the game ends, you are invited to participate in willyoujoinus.com.
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