ModCast Episode 80: “Shake Things Up a Little Bit”

By | November 4, 2018

ModCast Fresh twists. The eightieth episode, and tenth season premiere, of ModCast entitled “Shake Things Up a Little Bit“, is now netcasting. Lead co-host Rob “Rob (R8XFT)” Riley is joined by fellow regular co-hosts John “Neirai” den Otter and Lee “LeeS” Shipp with returning guest ”SeelingCat” in this 82m18s outing, a record runtime for the show to date.

The summary of topics is as follows:

00m35s | Modding Spotlight
Checking back in with the show’s guest with what what he’s been up to over the past half-year in Civilization VI modding.
20m15s | Artist Sketchpad
Adding Great Athletes to the game (recorded for Episode 72), mixing and matching Japanese Medieval unit art models (23m52s; recorded for Episode 73) and on Armenia and Malaysia for CivVI (27m57s; recorded for Episode 78).
31m24s | Cartography Room
The “Better Great Person Screen” for Civilization VI is examined, and a Reverse Island Plates map script for the game is considered (35m08s).
39m26s | Code Corner
Four CivVI modding works share the limelight: “Chrisy15’s Civilizations and Leaders“, Gedemo’s historical and fantastical City States including but not limited to “Pompeii“, “Camelot” and “Arkaim” and a Chinese-language based effort to pick a second leader mid-game.
57m41s | Miscellaneous
Putting forth the idea of having a Civilization VI religion that is based on two or more Pantheons.

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

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