Monthly Archives: August 2022

Podcast on Meena Shamaly singing for Old World

By | August 13, 2022

The singer Meena Shamaly sang for some of Christopher Tin’s songs in Old World (e.g. the one linked above).He got interviewed by the podcast Level With Emily Resse, and talked about his singing and work as consultant for Arabic music in Old World. For the podcast please click here.You can also find Meena Shamaly on Twitter here.

PolyCast 399: We Play Other Games, Too

By | August 12, 2022

The three hundred-and-ninety-ninth episode of PolyCast, “We Play Other Games, Too“ is now available for streaming on polycast.civfanatics.com. This episode features regular co-hosts CanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan”. Topics for this episode include: News00h02m11s | Always Online Vulnerability: The Dark Souls Remote Execution Exploit and Civilization00h08m38s | Civilization IV Listed in The Games That Made Us Column.00h22m26s… Read More »

Play Unciv: A free Civ5 implementation for your phone (also desktop)

By | August 10, 2022

I know, we have Civ6 available on various consoles, and with FreeCiv and FreeCol there are also the old Civ games for you to play for free. But what about if you want to have a chilled game of Civ5 somewhere? If you didn’t know, you can also do that with UnCiv! UnCiv is a free and open… Read More »

Play the new Civ4 “Game Of The Month” #240

By | August 8, 2022

And we continue to give you entertainment which doesn’t require you to go into the heat! In this “Game Of The Month” you play as King Arthur (with the traits of Julius Cesar) of England on a standard size map of Great Britain on Noble level. You have until September 6 to create Great Britain. For all details,… Read More »

PolyCast 398: Scouts Don’t Count as Military

By | August 8, 2022

The three hundred-and-ninety-eighth episode of PolyCast, “Scouts Don’t Count as Military“ is now available for streaming on thepolycast.net. This episode features regular co-hosts CanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, Phil “TheMeInTeam”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan”. Topics for this episode include: News00h02m11s | The 2K Launcher Updates Again and Disappoints Everyone00h09m41s | Civilization VI Works on Steam Deck?00h16m26s | 6 “New” Ways to… Read More »

Vote for Sid Meier’s Civilization I and II to be added to GoG

By | August 6, 2022

As a civ-fanatic you might, like us, live a bit in constant pain, because you simply cannot buy Civ1 and Civ2 anymore :(. The reasons are probably complicated, and related to a not-so-easy licensing situation after Microprose was bought. But as you know, you can buy Colonization on GOG, so it must be possible. If just Firaxis and… Read More »

PolyCast 397: We Had to Walk Uphill Both Ways

By | August 5, 2022

The three hundred-and-ninety-seventh episode of PolyCast, “We Had to Walk Uphill Both Ways“ 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: News00h02m11s | Cities: Skylines Modder Banned for Illicit Activities on Steam Workshop. Forum Talk00h07m47s | Several Civilization Developers Discuss Their… Read More »

Old World update #95

By | August 3, 2022

Mohawk Games, the developers of Old World, have released the latest update for their game. This update includes various balancing changes, e.g. the Hold Court mission now has a 20% chance to find a new Courtier, stability patches to the late game multiplayer, improved modding for map scripts, UI improvements for the steam deck, and more. For all… Read More »