Monthly Archives: September 2022

Original Master of Magic: Free on GOG until Sunday October 2

By | September 29, 2022

The original Master of Magic game (from 1994), one of the classics of turn based games and 4X, is currently available for free on GOG.This promotion lasts until Sunday October 2.Get your free copy here. Discuss this classic with us in our forum here. This sale goes together with the announcement of the release date for the remake:… Read More »

Play the new Civ5 “Game Of The Month” #214

By | September 28, 2022

And it’s again the time for the “Game Of The Month”! This time you play as Pocatello of the Shoshone on a standard size “four corners” type map on Immortal level. You need to go for a culture victory and prevent all other civs from achieving another victory. You have until October 15 to finish this game. All… Read More »

Early access: Terra Invicta, a 4X where you have to resist an alien invasion

By | September 27, 2022

Since Yesterday “Terra Invicta” is in early access.This is another 4X game published by Hooded Horse, who also published Old World.While still a 4X game, Terra Invicta is not turn-based, but a real time strategy game, so more similar to the Paradox Titles like Hearts of Iron or Crusader Kings.The setting is completely different though: In Terra Invicta… Read More »

PCGamer – Civilization: From Alpha Centauri To Beyond Earth

By | September 26, 2022

PCGamer has published a new article, called “Civilization: From Alpha Centauri To Beyond Earth“. In this article the author talks about how the story made Alpha Centauri memorable, and how the extensive lore behind Beyond Earth does not give you the same feeling of story in the game. An excerpt: Story is a core part of the experience,… Read More »

A Conversation with Christopher Tin: Multiculturalism, language, and soundtracking humanity (free webinar)

By | September 25, 2022

Christoper Tin, our most beloved composer, will be giving a free webinar about how he is making his music.This webinar is organized by Hal Leonard and the American Choral Directors association, and will be available on Zoom on October 4, 7 PM Eastern Time.If you want to know more about his soundtracks, culture and music, then have a… Read More »

TactiCon Sale AND Total War Humble Bundle

By | September 23, 2022

There is now also a TactiCon sale going on!60 different turn-based games are on sale, with discounts between 10 to 75%!Most interesting games for us here are probably “Imperiums: Greek Wars”, “Expeditions: Rome” and “Going Medieval”, since these are history themed, but a lot more interesting games can be found there! For more infos about TactiCon please see… Read More »

2K games support hack, virus emails sent

By | September 23, 2022

In short: 2K reports that one of the vendors for their support was breached. The hackers sent out emails to people who had interactions with the 2K support, with a malicious link in it (or trojan attachment, depending on source). If you recently received an email from 2K which you did not expect and you clicked a link… Read More »

TactiCon Schedule

By | September 21, 2022

And there is now a schedule for the TactiCon!The program includes talks about strategy games and publishing. Among the participants will be Soren and Leyla Johnson, the former being the Civ3 and 4 lead designer, and they both worked together on Old World. Tim Bender from their publisher Hooded Horse will be participating in a talk about how… Read More »