Monthly Archives: February 2023

Folk Emerging – a prehistoric 4X announced

By | February 27, 2023

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 »

Play the new Civ4 “Game Of The Month” #249

By | February 25, 2023

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 »

Happy birthday Sid!

By | February 25, 2023

Firaxis sent out yesterday (Feb 24) birthday congratulations to Sid.Let’s please congratulate him here too.

Humankind Scenario Challenge 07: Flint and Steel

By | February 24, 2023

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 Discuss this challenge with us here.

RockPaperShotgun: These are your 50 favourite strategy games of all time (with Civ1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and Alpha Centauri)

By | February 23, 2023

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 »

Streaming older Civs: Live streams for Civ3 and Civilization: Call To Power

By | February 22, 2023

The Value Foundation,, 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 »

Play the new Civ6 “Game Of The Month” #153

By | February 21, 2023

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 »

FreeCiv 3.1 released

By | February 19, 2023

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 »