Energy distribution

Other (objects, etc.) entity

Player needs to establish and maintain energy distribution in some manner.

68
games
30
platforms

Alternate names: Electric distribution network, Wiring, Power conduits

The first video game about Energy distribution was released in 1989.

Maxis, Electronic Arts and Imagineer has published most of these games

See also: logistics, city-building genre, internal resource allocation (including energy/power management)
Generally this is the electric grid powering a city, though anything else that mimics this network are also applicable.

Commonly uses above ground poles that keep the electric cables away from anything that could harm them or from causing harm to anything else. In SciFi/Fantasy settings these are likely pylons or similar that extend energy beams between them.

Parent group

Resource management

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Platforms

Windows 15
Linux 12
Mac OS X 8
Mac OS Classic 4
SNES 3
MS-DOS 2
ZX Spectrum 1
Win3.1 1
Saturn 1
Unix 1
N64 1
Electron 1
Amiga AGA 1
BeOS 1
Amiga 1
NEC PC9801 1
Solaris 1
C64 1
BSD 1
BBC 1
Apple IIGS 1
WinCE 1
Archimedes 1
FM Towns 1
Atari ST 1
Amstrad CPC 1
NES 1
X68000 1
PS 1
GBA 1

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