PolyCast 373: Eureka!

By | November 25, 2020

The three hundred-and-seventy-third episode of PolyCast, “Eureka!“ is now available for streaming on polycast.civfanatics.com. This episode features regular co-hosts
Stephanie “Makahlua”, Phil “TheMeInTeam”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan”. Topics for this episode include:

News
00h01m23s | Babylon first look, impressions, and discussion
00h29m20s | November 2020 patch, impressions, and discussion

Forum Talk
00h36m48s | Tribal Village Spawn Locations
00h45m50s | AI Conquering Absent (and yet more complaining about walls)

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; sibling show ModCast focuses on Civ modding.

Sorry for the delay on this one, folks. Every time I sat down to work on it on Sunday and Monday, I got pulled away to do something else. But it’s an extra-long episode this week, so hopefully that makes up for it

CanusAlbinus

Medieval Millennium – a Modpack for Civ2 ToTPP by Knighttime Released!

By | November 23, 2020

Knighttime has released his Medieval Millennium modpack for Civilization II Test of Time Patch Project just in time for the long Thanksgiving weekend!

This project utilizes Lua scripting events to get every last inch possible out of the platform! Dozens of new and never-before seen features are available, including a plague and pestilence system, ranged attacks that the AI fully implements, a field rotation system where tiles must be left fallow occasionally or lose their fertility, and much, much more!

More information can be found in the release thread.

JPetroski

Civilization VI Babylon First Look

By | November 17, 2020

Hammurabi leads Babylon in the next pack of Civilization VI: New Frontier Pass. In a new twist for Civilization, eurekas grant the entire tech: discuss this unique ability and more in the forums here.

WillowBrook

Heroes and Legends Mode and Babylon Coming to Civilization VI

By | November 9, 2020

The fourth pack of Civilization VI’s New Frontier Pack brings Babylon as a major civ, a new Heroes and Legends mode, new city states, and new great people. It will be available November 19. Discuss this pack in the forums here.

WillowBrook

PolyCast 372: Patches and Peeves

By | November 4, 2020

Hope everyone practiced responsible social distancing and had a safe and healthy Halloween in this crazy year. We hope you’ll extend your festivities by enjoying the sweet, sweet candy that is another episode of PolyCast.

The three hundred-and-seventy-second episode of PolyCast, “Patches and Peeves“ is now available for streaming on polycast.civfanatics.com. This episode features regular co-hosts
CanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, Phil “TheMeInTeam”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan”. Topics for this episode include:

News
00h04m26s | October 2020 patch notes and discussion
00h33m10s | Nintendo leaks next DLC
00h38m20s | Infinite Pirates exploit video by Spiffing Brit

Forum Talk
00h43m07s | Minor peeves and annoyances

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; sibling show ModCast focuses on Civ modding.

CanusAlbinus

PolyCast 371: Hitting OP DLC With a Nerf Bat

By | October 21, 2020

The three hundred-and-seventy-first episode of PolyCast, “Hitting OP DLC with the Nerf bat“ is now available for streaming on polycast.civfanatics.com. This episode features regular co-hosts
CanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, Phil “TheMeInTeam”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan”. Topics for this episode include:

News
00h03m11s | October 2020 patch

Forum Talk
00h20m47s | Hating Deity

Senate
00h38m49s | Countering Byzantium
00h47m40s | Pre-nerf strategies for Gran Columbia and speculation about what might change.

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; sibling show ModCast focuses on Civ modding.

CanusAlbinus

Civilization VI: Pirates First Look and Livestream

By | October 20, 2020

Check out the First Look for the Pirates Scenario for Civ VI, which will be available free for all owners of the game on October 22. The team at Firaxis will show off live play of the scenario on October 21 on the usual channels. Discuss the First look in the forums here; the livestream will be discussed here.

WillowBrook

Sid Meier’s Memoir!

By | October 13, 2020

Sid Meier’s memoir is now available wherever books are sold. Read the stories behind classic and influential games like Pirates!, Railroad Tycoon, and, of course, Civilization. To support the CivFanatics website, purchase through this link.

The book’s website is here. Discuss the book in the forums here.

WillowBrook