Civilization Players, the new home of Civ6 Red Death!

By | September 12, 2019

As it’s been several days since the Civ6 Fall Patch dropped I’m sure that everyone in the community is at least award of the Red Death Battle Royale game mode. Civplayers as the multiplayer focused community that we are has embraced this new game mode and a lot of fun as been had in the last few days. You are all cordially invited to come and try this out, either casually or competitively, we have the entire range of games being played! https://discord.gg/ubwTNdd

CanuckSoldier

PolyCast Episode 345: Endless Human

By | September 11, 2019

The three hundred-and-forty-fifth episode of PolyCast, “Endless Human“, features regular co-hosts CanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, Philip “TheMeInTeam”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan” Grade and discusses the following:

News
00h03m04s |  The September 2019 Update has been Announced.

Forum Talk
00h27m15s |  A Poll about Southeast Asian Civilizations for Future Civilization Titles
00h38m10s |  A Discussion on Humankind, an Upcoming Historical 4x Strategy Game by Amplitude

Senate
00h55m12s |  The District Discount Mechanic and Its Usefulness, or Rather, Our Inability to Read Google Translated Chinese
00h59m47s |  The Civilization Unique Ability Elimination Thread

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, TurnCast on Civ multiplayer.  

The next live recording is scheduled for September 21, 2019.

CanusAlbinus

Red Death: New Civilization VI Game Mode Drops

By | September 10, 2019

As part of their September patch for Civilization VI, Firaxis has just released a new battle royale game mode, a post-apocalyptic race to survive all other factions and leave the increasingly uninhabitable planet.

Update: The September patch is live; all Civilization VI owners can now play this multiplayer scenario.

The devs demonstrated the new scenario in a livestream, pitting various Firaxis employees against each other. They discussed the genesis of the Red Death mode, as well as the various other features of the September patch.

WillowBrook

One More Turn Season 6 Bloopers

By | September 4, 2019

How’s that then? All the outtakes from dramedy podcast One More Turn‘s Season 6 episode recordings for public consumption are now available. It has a runtime of 34m13s. A story set in the near future, OMT features geeks deal with non-geeky problems. One can follow the show on Twitter and check out its YouTube channel for caption capability.

OMT features the voice talents of Civilization strategy-centric podcast PolyCast founder Daniel “DanQ” Quick and current regular co-host Stephanie “Makahlua” among others; Quick is also this show’s writer and creator. Selections of American music and soundtrack composer Kevin MacLeod‘s work is included throughout the series.

The One More Turn Season 6 Commentary is to be released on September 25th, 2019.

DanQ

September Update Coming to Civ VI: Gathering Storm

By | September 3, 2019

Firaxis has announced the next update to Civilization VI: Gathering Storm. Buffs to coastal cities and great admirals, six new map types, additional slots in fourth tier governments, and changes to rock band promotions are all coming “soon” along with a new multiplayer mode (details to come) and other tweaks and bug fixes. Discuss this update in the forums here.

WillowBrook

PolyCast Episode 344: Just Shut Up and Go With It!

By | August 28, 2019

The three hundred-and-forty-fourth episode of PolyCast, “Just Shut Up and Go with It“, features regular co-hosts CanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, Philip “TheMeInTeam”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan” Grade with guest co-host DanQ and discusses the following:

Open Mic
00h02m40s |  Details on the Future of PolyCast

News
00h06m26s | Discussion of a Polygon Article about Maps in Civilization VI
00h22m00s | Peace in Mozambique includes a Live Orchestral Rendition of Baba Yetu
 – 00h27m50s | Ed Beach to Appear on a PAX West Panel August 30, 2019

Senate
00h35m55s |  Analysis of the Unique Unit Elimination Thread on CivFanatics.

Misc.
01h21m29s |  A Retrospective on Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri after 20 Years
01h31m36s |  A 2K Survey from August of Civilization Players

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, TurnCast on Civ multiplayer. 

The next live recording is scheduled for September 7, 2019.

CanusAlbinus

One More Turn Episode 619: “End Turn”

By | August 28, 2019

In the wake, paths new and old cross. The sixth season’s nineteenth, and last overall, episode of dramedy podcast One More Turn (OMT) is now available. Entitled “End Turn”, it has a runtime of 09m34s and also serves as the series finale. A story set in the near future, OMT features geeks deal with non-geeky problems. One can follow the show on Twitter and check out its YouTube channel for caption capability.

OMT features the voice talents of Civilization strategy-centric podcast PolyCast founder Daniel “DanQ” Quick and current regular co-host Stephanie “Makahlua” among others; Quick is also this show’s writer and creator. Selections of American music and soundtrack composer Kevin MacLeod‘s work is included throughout the series.

OMT Season 6 Blooper Reel is scheduled for release on September 04th, 2019.

DanQ

One More Turn Episode 618: “The Gathering”

By | August 21, 2019

A coming together for a common cause. The sixth season’s eighteenth, and second-to-last overall, episode of dramedy podcast One More Turn (OMT) is now available. Entitled “The Gathering”, it has a runtime of 10m26s. A story set in the near future, OMT features geeks deal with non-geeky problems. One can follow the show on Twitter and check out its YouTube channel for caption capability.

OMT features the voice talents of Civilization strategy-centric podcast PolyCast founder Daniel “DanQ” Quick and current regular co-host Stephanie “Makahlua” among others; Quick is also this show’s writer and creator. Selections of American music and soundtrack composer Kevin MacLeod‘s work is included throughout the series.

OMT Episode 619, the series finale, is scheduled for release on August 28th, 2019.

DanQ