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Sticky: Civ6 gameplay footage released
By Camikaze at 2016-05-25 18:38
Last week 2K hosted a press event in California, giving the press access to a 60 turn build of the game. A host of new articles have been released talking about all the information gleaned from this gameplay experience. Gamecrate has even included in their article a section entitled "Unsorted other details for Civ Fanatics".

Amongst the information revealed is the announcement of Teddy Roosevelt as leader of America:
Spoiler for massive:

Spoiler for large:

Spoiler for small:


A 3 minute package of gameplay footage from the 60 turn build was also made available to several YouTube channels, showing us a whole bunch of new information.

Quill18 has released a two part video going through the footage and talking about his experience playing the game:
Spoiler for Part 1:

Spoiler for Part 2:


BAStartGaming also goes through the gameplay footage, with an interview with Ed Beach posted as well:
Spoiler for Gameplay:

Spoiler for Interview:


Discuss all of this new information in our Civ6 forum >>> http://forums.civfanatics.com/forumdisplay.php?f=539

ModCast Episode 64: "Create Expectations"
By DanQ at 2016-05-28 15:02
Image Build momentum. The sixty-fourth episode of ModCast is now netcasting. Entitled "Create Expectations" with a runtime of 54m07s, features regular co-hosts Rob "Rob (R8XFT)" Riley, Jett "TPangolin", Jan "Janboruta" Boruta and Scott "AlphaShard" Dirk with returning guest co-hosts John "Neirai" and Sukrit "Sukritact" Tanticharoenkiat. This episode was recorded on April 30th, 2016, one-and-a-half weeks prior to the official announcement of Civilization VI in development.

The summary of topics is as follows:

- 02m27s | Modding Spotlight (Part 1 of 2)
What works the show's guests have been up to Civilization V-mod wise since their most previous appearance on the show, with a focus on Zimbabwe.
- 07m20s | Miscellaneous
Considerations in civilization design within Civ and exploring best, and worst, case scenarios for modding a Civilization VI (16m52s).
- 36m48s | Modding Spotlight (Part 2 of 2)
With a highlight of both the Chimu and Nigeria, recent civilization releases from the ongoing "Colonialist Legacies" series.

ModCast is the first spin-off of the Civ strategy-centric PolyCast; fellow sibling TurnCast focuses on Civ multiplay.

PolyCast Episode 256 Topics List
By DanQ at 2016-05-26 18:00
Image This Saturday, May 28th, 2016 is to see the eleventh recording of Civilization strategy podcast PolyCast's tenth season. Beginning at 12PM ET North America (timezone converter), Episode 256's topics list is set as follows:

News
- Post-CivVI Announcement Articles and Videos + Features Update
http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=567142
http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=567144

Open Mic
- Episode 255 Feedback
http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=567746
http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=567747
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSgTAhZfdao
- Episode 254 Feedback
http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=566969
http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=566970

PolyCast is a bi-weekly audio production in an ongoing effort to give the Civ community an interactive voice on game strategy; listeners are encouraged to follow the show on Twitter and subscribe to its YouTube channel. Episode topics list is subject to change. Sibling show ModCast focuses on Civ modding, TurnCast on Civ multiplay.

Reclaim the Podcast Transformation: PolyCast Evergreen, Season 5
By DanQ at 2016-05-25 19:59
Image Celebrate a decade of podcasting on PolyCast (PC), the Civilization strategy-centric bi-weekly show that was renewed for a fifth season in 2011. Hosted by PC co-creator Wouter "Locutus" Snijders, he counts down ten selected Season 5 topics that most retain their relevance and ten moments that best represent delivery style on PolyCast Evergreen, Season 5. The fifth in a side series of ten productions for each of PolyCast's ten seasons running, it carries a runtime of 02h06m05s. Topics were chosen by fellow PolyCast co-creator Daniel "DanQ" Quick, serving as lead co-host alongside Stephanie "Makahlua", Philip "TheMeInTeam" Bellew and "MadDjinn". Moments were chosen by recurring guest co-host "CanusAlbinus".

Today and since 2011, PolyCast records live every other Saturday throughout the year, in an ongoing effort to give the Civilization community an interactive voice. Sibling show ModCast focuses on Civ modding, TurnCast on Civ multiplay.

HOF Civ IV Update
By NobleZarkon at 2016-05-25 13:44
ImageThe Civilization IV Hall of Fame has been updated. 6 games were accepted since the previous update.

Congratulations to Ruggerbunny for the highest Firaxis score of the update with a Standard, Marathon, Prince, Conquest game for 166003 points.

Ruggerbunny was the most active player during this update, submitting 3 games.

Only 1 player was brave enough to take on Deity this update:
fizbankovi - 1866 AD, Standard, Normal, Deity, Space Colony game for 112442 points..

No players gained number one positions.

>> Civ IV HOF
>> Full Update Details
>> Discussion Thread

PolyCast Episode 255: "That Much More Enticing"
By DanQ at 2016-05-21 00:14
Image Possibility and potential. The two-hundred-and-fifty-fifth episode of PolyCast, "That Much More Enticing", features regular co-hosts Daniel "DanQ" Quick, Stephanie "Makahlua", Philip "TheMeInTeam" Bellew and "MadDjinn" with returning guest co-host Ernie "DarkestOnion". It carries a runtime of 59m59s.

The summary of topics is as follows:

- 02m15s | News
Anticipation and trepidation collide awash much speculation following the official announcement that Civilization VI is in development and is but months away from release; the extended coverage addresses Wonders, Diplomacy (10m13s), Research (18m27s), Units (24m56s), Victory Conditions (33m25s), Multiplayer (34m16s), Screenshot Analysis (38m21s) and Price Points (46m56s).

- Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous
Scary, shiny and a moratorium for reality.

PolyCast is a bi-weekly audio production recording live every other Saturday throughout the year, in an ongoing effort to give the Civilization community an interactive voice; sibling show ModCast focuses on Civ modding, TurnCast on Civ multiplay.

One More Turn Dramedy Podcast, Season 4 Premieres This Spring
By DanQ at 2016-05-18 18:50
Image Fight or flight, something's got to give. The fourth season of the dramedy podcast series One More Turn (OMT), where geeks deal with non-geeky problems, is almost here. The 2m17s season promo now released lets listeners in on lines from a number of the thirteen Season 4 episodes.

Writer and creator Daniel "DanQ" Quick, alongside fellow PolyCast regular co-host Stephanie "Makahlua", return as their respective characters along with the seven others from OMT's most previous season... and a newcomer. In addition to the course website, one can follow the show on Twitter and check out its YouTube channel for caption capability. From composer Kevin MacLeod comes many pieces of music new to the show included in the season score.

The first episode of One More Turn, Season 4 is set to premiere soon.

HOF Civ5 Update
By Denniz at 2016-05-17 07:06

The Civilization V Hall of Fame has been updated. 47 games were accepted since the previous update.

Congratulations to wsdude for the highest Firaxis score of the update with a Deity, Domination, Marathon, Duel, Great Plains, Huns (Attila) [BNW] game for 12400 points.

wsdude was the most active player during this update, submitting 13 games.

Only 3 players were brave enough to take on Deity this update
fimbul - 1565 AD, Turn 223, 3104 points, Deity, Science, Standard, Standard, Pangaea, Egypt (Ramesses II) [BNW]
fimbul - 1565 AD, Turn 223, 3018 points, Deity, Culture, Standard, Standard, Pangaea, Russia (Catherine) [BNW]
VandyFan08 - 1790 AD, Turn 268, 1886 points, Deity, Diplomacy, Standard, Standard, Continents, Greece (Alexander) [BNW]
wsdude - 3820 BC, Turn 12, 12400 points, Deity, Domination, Marathon, Duel, Great Plains, Huns (Attila) [BNW]
wsdude - 1950 AD, Turn 370, 1943 points, Deity, Science, Standard, Standard, Archipelago, Venice (Enrico Dandolo) [BNW]

Gauntlet Results:
G-Major LXXI - Science, Immortal, Large, Pangaea, Standard, Siam (Ramkhamhaeng)
1st Emtee - 1740 AD T-258
2nd raistlin1967 - 1884 AD T-312
3rd dribnairb - 1904 AD T-324

G-Minor CXX - Science, Warlord, Small, Terra, Standard, Portugal (Maria I)
1st Emtee - 1595 AD T-229
2nd Matty B - 1828 AD T-284
3rd raistlin1967 - 1874 AD T-307

** New Gauntlets Starting **
G-Major LXXII - Time, Emperor, Standard, Continents, Quick, Germany (Bismark) - High Score Wins! (check options)
G-Minor CXXI - Culture, Prince, Small, Small Continents, Epic, Indonesia (Gajah Mada)


>> Civ V HOF
>> Discussion Thread

TurnCast Episode 70: "Shots Fired"
By DanQ at 2016-05-14 13:21
Image Take cover. Regular players Daniel "DanQ" Quick, "Makahlua", Scott "AlphaShard" Dirk and "UberMarklar" are accompanied by fellow co-operative Civilization V multiplayer players in the sixty-ninth episode of TurnCast (TC). Entitled "Shots Fired", its runtime is 09m59s. Snippets include but are not limited to still no, host advantage, rather wonder, ran away and killing conversation.

TurnCast is the third spin-off of the Civ strategy-centric PolyCast on which Quick and Makahlua serve as regular co-hosts; fellow sibling ModCast focusing on Civ modding was the first.

PolyCast Episode 255 Topics List
By DanQ at 2016-05-12 18:23
Image This Saturday, May 14th, 2016 is to see the tenth recording of Civilization strategy podcast PolyCast's tenth season. Beginning at 12PM ET North America (timezone converter), Episode 255's topics list is set as follows:

News
- Civilization VI Announced, Arriving October 21st
https://www.facebook.com/civ/photos/...650359/?type=3
https://twitter.com/CivGame/status/730412604200357889
http://store.steampowered.com/app/289070
(http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=567136)
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvBf6WBatk0)
- CivVI Lead Designer, Producer Comment on Game's Teaser Trailer
http://ca.ign.com/videos/2016/05/12/...ater-ign-first
- CivVI Info and Articles Indeces
http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=567144
http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=567142
https://www.reddit.com/r/civ/comments/4ivi8k
(https://forums.2k.com/showthread.php?4279080-Links)

Open Mic
- Episode 254 Feedback
http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=566969
http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=566970

PolyCast is a bi-weekly audio production in an ongoing effort to give the Civ community an interactive voice on game strategy; listeners are encouraged to follow the show on Twitter and subscribe to its YouTube channel. Episode topics list is subject to change. Sibling show ModCast focuses on Civ modding, TurnCast on Civ multiplay.

 
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