Daily Archives: February 3, 2023

Sequels in Strategy Gaming, Part 1: Civilization II

By | February 3, 2023

Jimmy Maher of The Digital Antiquarian has written an article on the emergence of game sequels breaking them down into two categories, the fiction-driven and the systems-driven, using Sid Meier’s Civilization II as a good example of the later. Jim then deep dives into telling the story of how Bryan Reynolds created Civilization 2 and how he overhauled… Read More »

Play the new Civ6 “Game Of The Month” #152

By | February 3, 2023

And also February gets another “Game Of The Month”! This time you play as Catherine de Medici (Magnificence) of France on a huge “continents & islands” map on King level. The map is wet, with abundant resources and a legendary start, but you need to deal with barbarian clans. You also need to achieve a culture victory, and… Read More »