We got asked to help get out the word about this game, and we’re happy to do so, since it looks interesting.“Folk Emerging” is basically game which brings you to the point where our beloved “Civilization” starts: At the point where Civilization starts.This game is about controlling a band of hunter-gatheres on a turn-based hex field. You need… Read More »
February is Black History Month, and we acknowlege this also in our GOTM! You therefore play as Mansa Musa of Mali on a small oasis map without world wrap on Emperor level. The other AIs on the map are African as well. You have time until March 15 to rule a black planet. For more information please see… Read More »
Firaxis sent out yesterday (Feb 24) birthday congratulations to Sid.Let’s please congratulate him here too.
Amplitude have posted a new scenario challenge for Humankind!This time you get a more aggressive scenario, as you must do your best to subdue your neighbours with the power of gunpowder. You need to be leading in fame, and must achieve a victory fastest. Full description from https://community.amplitude-studios.com/amplitude-studios/humankind/blogs/876: Discuss this challenge with us here.
RockPaperShotgun has published an article about the 50 favourite strategy games of all time, as voted by the community. As a community vote, there was no collapsing of a series to a single title, so Civ made it into the list with 5 titles (1, 2, 4, 5, 6), as well as Alpha Centauri. We wonder though how… Read More »
The Value Foundation, https://value-foundation.org/, a foundation associated with Leiden University, the Netherlands, will be streaming Civ3 regularly on Tuesday evenings, 21h CET (3 PM East Coast, Noon Pacific time). They do research on games and history, and have already last year regularly (Tuesday evenings) streamed Civ2, seems this year they’ll be playing Civ3.The announcement is here on Twitter,… Read More »
And it is time again to conquer the world! In this “Game Of The Month” you play as Ghengis Khan of Mongolia on a hot and wet lakes map with abundant resources on Immortal level. You will need to deal with barbarian clans, and you will need to win a domination victory, while preventing all other civs from… Read More »
The latest version of FreeCiv has been released. The current update includes a long list of technical as well as game improvements. Examples are a maximum player number of 500, changes to the bombardment capability based on the unit’s damage, some older rulesets have been eliminated, and way more. You can read the full list of changes here,… Read More »