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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.

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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

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

Pirates! Scenario Coming to Civilization VI October 22

By | October 13, 2020

The free October Civilization VI game update brings a new Pirates scenario for all Civilization VI players – no expansion(s) required. Swashbuckle your way around the new Caribbean map (or a randomly generated one), finding treasure and fending off foes. Balance changes and bug fixes for the base game and the first two New Frontier Pass packs also come with the update. Discuss in the forums here.

WillowBrook

PolyCast 370: Surround and Pound

By | October 5, 2020

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

News
00h01m22s | Gaul first look and developer stream
00h13m00s | September 2020 patch notes

Forum Talk
00h35m22s | Best secret society for Byzantium and Gaul?
00h38m12s | Statue of Zeus value proposition

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 First Looks: Byzantium and Gaul

By | September 22, 2020

Check out the Byzantium and Gaul First Looks, with all the details about their abilities and uniques. Discuss Byzantium here and Gaul here.

On Wednesday, September 23, the developers will show off the new civilizations in a livestream, which will be discussed here.

WillowBrook

PolyCast 369: Tangents As Big As Texas

By | September 22, 2020

The three hundred-and-sixty-ninth episode of PolyCast, “Tangents as big as Texas“ is now available for streaming on https://polycast.civfanatics.com. This episode features regular co-hosts
CanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, Phil “TheMeInTeam”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan”. Topics for this episode include:

News
00h01m30s | September 2020 New Frontier Pass update
00h10m09s | Basil II of Byzantium first look
00h30m40s | Sid Meier’s Memoir now available at a bookseller near you! and a tangent about Europe, railroads, and the size of Texas
Forum Talk
00h43m27s | Is Civ VI a sequel to Civ IV?
01h10m43s | Is the yield ribbon cheating?
01h15m02s | Feedback from episode 368: Can we discuss opening builds?

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.

Since we had to cancel the previous recording, this episode is a little bit longer than usual. Hope everyone enjoys!

CanusAlbinus

Byzantium, Gaul, and Dramatic Ages Coming to Civilization VI

By | September 16, 2020

The September New Frontier Pack DLC drops on September 24, adding Gaul and Byzantium as major civilizations, along with a new Dramatic Ages mode, and two world wonders – the Statue of Zeus and the Biosphere. The Dramatic Ages mode includes cities rebelling to free cities upon entering a dark age, the severity scaling with game difficulty level. More information is in the developer update below; details on the new civs are expected in the next week. Join the discussion of this DLC in the forums.

WillowBrook