The Expedition series is probably of interest for some of our players, therefore this news item: Expeditions: Rome is a turn-based roleplaying game, set in Roman times, and was just released. It features turn-based tactical combats, as well as larger-scale strategic battles.
Okay, okay, this is obviously silly. There is no indication right now that it could be a Civ movie, but who knows? What would that anyways look like? Discuss the possibility of a Civ movie with “The Rock” in our forum here.
GameRant has published an article about the art director of Civ and XCOM forming a new gaming studio, Bit Reactor, with other veterans from Firaxis. The focus of the studio will go more in the direction of XCOM than of Civ, meaning more tactical turn-based games.
We are obviously curious about this development and will follow it closely.
The patch 126.96.36.1994, named “Allen Newell”, includes a lot of balancing changes and AI fixes, in addition to new content like the “Great Zimbabwe” wonder and movies when you discover a new technology! You can read about all the changes here.
The “Cultures of Africa” DLC includes 6 new cultures like the Bantu and the Maasai. All these new cultures have their unique play style, and the DLC includes further also 5 new wonders and new events. You can discuss this DLC in our forum here. A first video showcasing the DLC by WD Gaming has been embedded above.
Our user OneWorld has created an “Old World” map for Old World. This map includes the whole Old World, Eurasia and Africa, and in addition also Australia. So everything, which doesn’t need advanced sailing technolgy can be reached. If you want to lead Babylon to world domination, now is the time ;).