Monthly Archives: December 2021

PolyCast 395: Nobody Wants Your Stupid Launcher

By | December 28, 2021

The three hundred-and-ninety-fifth episode of PolyCast, “Nobody Wants Your Stupid Launcher“ is now available for streaming on This episode features regular co-hosts CanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, Phil “TheMeInTeam”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan”. Topics for this episode include: News– 00h01m39s | 2K’s Launcher Updates, Players Yawn– 00h09m02s | #TheCivGive2021 Forum Talk– 00h18m38s | TurnBasedLover’s Top 10 4X Games of All… Read More »

Good gamers, good managers? A proof-of-concept study with Sid Meier’s Civilization

By | December 28, 2021

The “Review Of Managerial Science” has a few days ago puliblished an article called “Good gamers, good managers? A proof-of-concept study with Sid Meier’s Civilization“. In this article, 4 scientist of the University of Lichtenstein, the University of Rotterdam and the University of Münster had the hypothesis that being good at games, which require managing skills, might also… Read More »

Merry Christmas from Civfanatics

By | December 25, 2021

We want to wish everyone some happy and relaxed holidays, and also lots of joy while pillaging the pantry :).

Play the new Civ4 “Game Of The Month” 227

By | December 22, 2021

And it’s again time for the Civ4 “Game Of The Month”, so that you all have something to play over Christmas! This time you play as Kublai Khan of the Mongols on a standard size earth2 map on Immortal level. You have until January 24 to finish this game. All details can be found in this thread:

PCGamer: Best Strategy 2021: Old World

By | December 22, 2021

PCGamer has elected Old World as their best strategy game of 2021. Which is quite a feat, since this meant it also beat e.g. Age Of Empires 4!The article can be found here: An excerpt:“It’s so much more than Civ with Crusader Kings’ humanity, though. Mohawk Games and designer Soren Johnson have also reconsidered a big list… Read More »

Civilization’s 30th birthday: Blake’s Civ2 mod preservation project

By | December 21, 2021

And we’re still going strong on celebrating Civ’s past! Especially our user Blake00 has been extremely active, and has undertaken a massive project: He’s hunting through the net, our threads, and everywhere else possible to preserve all the great Civ2 mods, and make them available again. He has already uploaded more than 200 Civ2 mods from all the… Read More »

Play the new Civ6 “Game Of The Month” #125

By | December 21, 2021

The new “Game Of The Month” for Civ6 is available again. If you feel like conquering the world over Christmas, here is your challenge: This time you play as Catherine de Medici of France on a standard size lake map on Immortal difficulty. You have until January 15 to complete this game. You can find all the details,… Read More »

Civilization’s 30th birthday: The full map of Civilization

By | December 20, 2021

Our moderator bite, also known as Brian MacNamara or TL;DR Reviews, has created another overview map. After recently creating the ultimate Civ6 map, he has now created the absolutely ultimate Civ map overview with every feature of every Civilization title. He has multiple regional maps (you can see the one for Mesopotamia), as well as a full world… Read More »