Humankind – mapping Oceania

By | September 25, 2023

Our master mapper bite has updated his Humankind map collection, to reflect the latest Oceania DLC. His maps show now the extend of all Humankind civilizations through the various eras. Have a look at the maps at his site, and discuss them with us here.

The HOLY history of Pamukkale! Historians Highlight Civ 6 WONDERS

By | September 25, 2023

Civ6-streamer and history student paisley_trees has made another video, after the tooth video, this time about a natural wonder, Pamukkale. They talk about the health benefits from the waters, how this relates to the next city and adjacency bonuses, and about holy sites in real life at this location.
Have a watch, and discuss this article with us here.

PCGamesN: Civilization and Slay the Spire collide in 4X deck builder on Steam

By | September 24, 2023

PCGamesN has also released an article covering Hexarchy, called “Civilization and Slay the Spire collide in 4X deck builder on Steam”. The article talks about that Hexarchy is a light-weight game which can be played in less than 1h, that a lot of balancing has gone in the tech tree, and, shocking for veteran civ players, that there are only 10 civs to choose from.
Read the article here, and discuss it with us here.

Ara: History Untold, Dev Diary: Ep.05 – Acts & Eras

By | September 23, 2023

The developers of Ara: History Untold have published their 5th dev diary, this time talking about the eras in the game. The description from youtube reads the following:

Join our host, Steven Bell (@Stakuyi), and Lead Designer, Michael Califf, as they discuss the heart of Ara: History Untold and explore its fascinating progression system through its three Acts.

You can find this dev diary also on Twitter here, and you can join us for the discussion about Ara in the forum here.

Next CivTember stream: Thursday September 26

By | September 22, 2023

Next CivTember Civ Game night, next week, Thursday September 26, with the well known PotatoMcWhiskey!

The following streamers will be participating in this stream:

The official announcement can be found on Twitter here, and you can join our CivTember discussion here.

Paradox announces new turn-based 4X game “Millennia”

By | September 21, 2023

Paradox Games has announced today their new game “Millennia”: In contrast to most previous Paradox games it is a turn-based game, very much civ-like, but set in a different universe with an alternative history. While going through 10 ages like the stone age or the iron age, you can discover new technologies, of which some lead you to a more traditional historical path, some on an alternative path.

You can find more information at:

Come discuss the game with us here.

Next CivTember stream tomorrow Thursday Sept 21

By | September 20, 2023

The next CivTember anniversary stream will be tomorrow, Thursday, September 21 at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET, and will feature 4 streamers, of which 3 are definitely well-known among the civ-fanatics, Boesthius, PaisleyTrees, SassyGamerLady and Tealful, and is hosted by TheCivShow. This time the stream is called “The Industry Challenge”, so we can expect some interesting late game.

Join us for the CivTember discussion here.

Dev Diary 6: C&C Red Alert 2 Scenario for Civ2

By | September 19, 2023

Our moderator blake00 has posted a dev diary to ModDB, about his ongoing works on the Civ2 Red Alert 2 scenario. He has now finished all the units, made a splashscreen, and it is getting to the final stages! Have a read here.