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Europa Universalis

Gothenburg Megagames / Strategibolaget 400 AB
Lin Education
February 16, 2019
09:00 - 17:30
Time zone: Stockholm, GMT+02:00
Dress code
Dress up is optional but adds a lot to the game.
Age limit

Saturday February 16 2019 - Lin Education

Gothenburg Megagames has the pleasure of bringing you Europa Universalis - the official megagame.

The Thirty Years' War was a war fought primarily in Central Europe between 1618 and 1648. One of the most destructive conflicts in human history, it resulted in eight million fatalities not only from military engagements but also from violence, famine, and plague.

The war was preceded by the election of the new Holy Roman Emperor, Ferdinand II, who tried to impose religious uniformity on his domains, forcing Roman Catholicism on its peoples. The northern Protestant states, angered by the violation of their rights to choose, which had been granted in the Peace of Augsburg, banded together to form the Protestant Union.

These events caused widespread fears throughout northern and central Europe...

In this megagame you get to reclaim the glory and quite possibly alter the events and even the outcome of the 30-years war. As one of eight nations, three trading houses and five foreign powers. Are you doomed to repeat the same mistakes all over again or will you take this chance to reign supreme? It's all up to you.

The game is designed by Luca Kling at Paradox games, the company behind the Europa Universalis and Crusader Kings computer game series.


The game starts at the beginning of the conflict and has eight nations with four players in each team, three trading houses with three players in each team and five foreign powers played by a single player each.


The nations are:

Austria, Mainz, Bohemia, Brandenburg, Saxony, Cologne, The Palatinate and Trier.

Each team consists of a Head of State, a Diplomat, a General and a Religious leader. (No megagame experience required to play a nation.)

Trading houses

The trading houses are:

The Fuggers, the Hansa, the Frankfurter Handelshaus.

Each team consists of a Patriarch, a Merchant and a Spy. (No megagame experience required to play a trading house.)

Foreign Powers 

The Foreign Powers are:

The Pope, France, Sweden, Poland and Spain.

The Foreign Powers players are diplomats, one for each power. (Megagame experience strongly recommended.) 



PLEASE NOTE! Our tickets usually sell out very quickly. When the game is full, we strongly recommend signing up for the waiting list since there are almost always cancellations for a game.

If you need to cancel you booking, please contact us directly over email. A cancellation 7 days prior to the game gets a full refund, minus a transaction fee of 20 SEK.

Minimum age recommendation

The recommended minimum age to play this game is 18 years old.


This game is open to both Swedish speaking players and English speaking players. Most interactions in the game will be done in Swedish but you are required to use English for interactions with players who do not speak Swedish.

Booking a team and a specific role

You pick a team when you book and you can leave a comment about what role you had in mind. We will try our best to accommodate but cannot guarantee anything apart from a spot on the team you booked.


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