The game of the Gas Museum in Paczków takes part in the Polish History Museum contest
The Gas Age board game created by the Gas Museum in Paczków has been selected for the second stage of the contest held by the Polish History Museum. The winners will be chosen by Internet users, so we invite you to take part in the voting, which will last until 15 August.
The Historical Event of the Year is a competition which is organised for the 15th time by the Polish History Museum in cooperation with the historia.org.pl portal. The aim of the contest is to honour the organisers, originators, and initiators of the most interesting historical events in 2021 that promote Polish history and culture at home and abroad. The contest has received the Honorary Patronage of Prof. Piotr Gliński, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Culture and National Heritage.
“I am glad that Gas Age
, a large-format board game, has been appreciated by the judges and qualified for the second stage of the contest in the Education category. The next step is Internet voting. I encourage you to vote for the project by the Gas Museum in Paczków,” said Robert Więckowski, President of Polska Spółka Gazownictwa, the museum’s patron.
The Gas Age
game is set in the geopolitical backdrop of the second half of the 19th century. Players take on the role of managers of a gasworks in one of the cities in Poland. They plan the purchase of raw materials, react to changes brought about by historical discoveries and events, develop new technologies, build more and more efficient facilities, and have a say in the employment conditions for employees.
The winners of the second stage in each category of the contest will be selected by Internet users. You can cast votes until 15 August 2022 on the contest website: www.whr.muzhp.pl
, where you can find information about this year’s winners. To vote, you need to cast a total of three votes, one for each category, accept the rules of the contest, provide an e-mail address, and confirm your vote by clicking on the link you will receive in your e-mail. The Gas Age
game is competing against four other projects in the Education category.