Civilization’s 30th birthday: FreeCol video review

By | November 29, 2021

Our user blake00 is continuing his video series about the classic games in the Civ series. This time he has a look at FreeCol, a free, open-source version of Colonization. He shows how the game plays, has a looks at mods, the map editor and the late game as well.

So feeling like an old-school free game? Have a look!

Discuss his video here: https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/civ-video-series-ep-02-colonization-hd-tour.673998/#post-16190430

The_J

More autumn sales besides Old World and Civ6: Humankind, Sega, Slitherine, Argonwood, Paradox, Stardock

By | November 24, 2021
Sales

It’s sales time! Right now we already have a sale on Old World (10%), and Civ6 Anthology edition (65%).

But besides this, more and more developers and publishers have started their autumn sales!

Most important to the Civ community is the SEGA sale of Humankind, 20% off for 39.99€.

The SEGA sale has many interesting games, e.g.

Other interesting buys on steam:

From the war-games publisher Slitherine we also get a sale. Among the interesting items are:

Paradox also has a sale on their grand strategy games:

Stardock titles are also on sale:

We plan to update this list with more interesting items, stay tuned.

Let us know about missing deals here: https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/autumn-sales-2021-civ6-old-world-humankind-sega-slitherine-argonwood.674281/

The_J

Old World on sale, 10% off, and Civ6 Anthology on sale, 65% off

By | November 23, 2021

Old World is currently on sale in the Epic Games Store, it costs only 29.69€ instead of 32.99€.

You can find this offer directly in the Epic Games Store: https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/p/old-world

The Civ6 Anthology edition is also on sale at both Steam and the Epic Games Store. It is discounted from 99.99€ down to 35€. You can find this offer for the next 10 days here: https://store.2k.com/en/game/buy-civilization-vi-anthology

The_J

PolyCast 394: Eisenhower

By | November 22, 2021

The three hundred-and-ninety-fourth episode of PolyCast, “Eisenhower“ is now available for streaming on polycast.civfanatics.com. This episode features regular co-hosts CanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan”. Topics for this episode include:

Forum Talk
– 00h01m51s | Score Victory
– 00h09m11s | History Respawned on England

Senate
– 00h21m04s | The Faith Economy and its Troubles

Forum Talk
– 00h36m01s |Designing America for Civilization VII

PolyCast is a bi-weekly audio production recording live every other Saturday at 12 Noon US Eastern Time throughout the year, in an ongoing effort to give the Civilization community an interactive voice.

CanusAlbinus

Civ5 “Modder’s Monthly” #14

By | November 21, 2021

Our user JFD has together with some other dedicated members of the modding community released the “Modder’s Monthly” #14. In this issue they review the new civs from TopHatPaladin, the Monopoly++ mod collection, and the Harmony in Diversity mod, talk about colour schemes for Civs and interview the modders participating in the10th anniversary Civ collection, among other things.

The PDF of the latest issue is here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JsQbxJ8BPc4Q-MSuxaTYYw4sX0sq2nEg/view

You can find all issues of the “Modder’s Monthly” here: https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/civ-modders-monthly.639031/

The_J

Free Humankind demo now available, and sale, 20% off

By | November 19, 2021


Amplitude Studios has announced in a blog post that a free demo for Humankind is now available. The demo allows you to play the first 100 turns in Humankind.
The demo is available on:

  1. Steam https://store.steampowered.com/app/1124300/HUMANKIND/
  2. The Epic Store https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/p/humankind–demo
  3. The Microsoft Store https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/humankind-demo/9n9c55qpkf2f

And in case this convinces you that you absolutely also need to play the rest of the turns, there is now also a sale, you can get the standard and deluxe edition with 20% off! This means for the standard edition 39.99€ instead of 49.99€, and for the Deluxe 47.99€ instead of 59.99€. You can find this offer here:

  1. Steam https://store.steampowered.com/app/1124300/HUMANKIND/
  2. Epic Games Store https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/p/humankind

This sale runs until November 30.

You can discuss the demo in our forum here: https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/free-humankind-demo-now-available-and-sale-20-off.674205/

The_J

Old World Patch #78 and soundtrack behind-the-scenes video

By | November 18, 2021

Mohawk Games, the creators of Old World, have released the latest patch, #78, for their game. This fix includes new events, UI improvements and many bug fixes. You can discuss this patch in our forum here: https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/old-world-patch-78.674210/

At the same time Christopher Tin has released a behind-the-scenes video (embedded above) for the opening track of Old World. You can find the whole Old World soundtrack on different platforms like Youtube or Spotify, and especially the main track is outstanding. You can discuss this video, as well as the rest of the soundtrack, in our forum here: https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/video-to-christoper-tins-i-lift-my-eyes-from-the-old-world-soundtrack.674019/

The_J

Play the new Civ4 “Game Of The Month” #225

By | November 18, 2021

The new Civ4 “Game Of The Month” is out, and you have again the chance to compete against your fellow civfanatics. Will you be the best player to win this month? Show us!

This time you play as Joao of Portugal on a small Archipelago map on Emperor level. You have until December 15 to finish this game. For all the details please see here: https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/news-botm-225-portugal-emperor-starts-15-nov.674090/

The_J