Monthly Archives: September 2021

Official from Firaxis: It’s Civilization’s Big 30-Year Celebration!

By | September 30, 2021

Firaxis has announced today that they’re officially starting the party for Civ’s 30th birthday. Besides the above video, they also have an address from Sid Meier himself written down. Read the official announcement here: Discuss it in our forum here:

30 years Civ – all the little things you didn’t know

By | September 30, 2021

So much time has passed, since the “birth” of Civ. Many people know the game, and all the details about its mechanics. But do you know about all the small things and little jokes, created by Firaxis or the community? You haven’t seen CivAnon, the Civ4 throne room, or about Elvis? No? Have a read here: And… Read More »

Old World patch #72, September 29

By | September 29, 2021

The creators of Old World have released a new patch. This update includes 2 new events, and otherwise mostly balancing changes. The full change log can be found here: Discuss this patch in our forum here:

PCGamesN: A Civilization 6 modder has brought back upgradeable throne rooms and palaces

By | September 27, 2021

The veterans here at CivFanatics will remember Civ2 and Civ3: Civ2 had a throne room, which you could upgrade and make more fancy whenever your had a we-love-the-X day in one of your cities. Civ3 did something similar with a palace. Both features were nice to look at, but did not affect the gameplay at all, and were… Read More »

PolyCast 391: Civilization Adjacent Titles

By | September 25, 2021

The three hundred-and-ninety-first episode of PolyCast, “Civilization Adjacent Titles“ is now available for streaming on This episode features regular co-hosts CanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, and Phil “TheMeInTeam”. Topics for this episode include: News– 00h01m20s |New Frontiers Pass Released for iOS Forum Talk– 00h05m02s | Proper Co-op Modes for Civilization Games.– 00h22m30s | A Reddit user has Ranked Civilization… Read More »

30 years of Civilization: The SNES and Playstation 1 port of Civ1

By | September 25, 2021

Our user Blake00 has put out another very interesting video. This time it is about the SNES and PS1 port of Civ1. Most people will not know about these, since they are rather obscure, and the latter one was only available in Japan. There is even on ongoing, but also rather unknown project to make a Sega Genesis/Mega… Read More »

Play the new Civ4 and Civ6 “Game Of The Month”

By | September 23, 2021

The “Game Of The Month” is a monthly game organized by dedicated teams at Civfanatics, to give everyone a new challenge each month. You get a new savegame with set conditions, and you try to beat everyone else, making yourself the biggest civ-fanatic of us all. This month we have for Civ4 a game with Brennus on a… Read More »

Amplitude shows Humankind development art works

By | September 23, 2021

It seems now that Humankind is out, Amplitude has decided to feature their artists, and allow them to show some of their development artworks to the world, at least according to Twitter. 4 artists have already released their artworks, and you can see them here: New artists will be showcased every week, so there… Read More »