Eurogamer has published a new article with the title “Can you make an anti-imperial empire game? The 4Xperts behind Civilization, Syphilisation and Victoria 3 discuss eXperimental 4X design“.The mentioned “4Xperts” are Civ5’s Jon Shafer, along with Nikhil Murthy, the designer of Syphilisation, and Ryan Sumo, who is working at Paradox for Victoria 3 and Europa Universalis IV. And… Read More »
Amplitude have posted a new scenario challenge for Humankind!This time you get a cross-over from Amplitude’s space game Endless Space, and you must leave ravaged planet to find a new home. The official description is the following: For the official post please click here, for all information please click here, and join us here for the discussion.
Mohawk Games, the developers of Old World, have released the latest update for their game. This update includes an option to set the city density on the map, an option to customize your leader, and many smaller things like bugfixes and UI improvements. Discuss this update with us here (and read the full list of changes too). Old… Read More »
The Civilization IV Hall of Fame has been updated – 8 games were accepted since the previous update. Congratulations to @SittinDown for the highest score of the update with a Standard, Normal, Noble, Domination game for 111,172 points.ruff_hi was the most active player during this update, submitting 3 games. New Number One Entries: A number of players gained… Read More »
Meena Shamaly, host of the “Game Show” on ABC, and who also sings in the game score of “Old World“, has interviewed Christopher Tin. They talk about his career, how he got to compose Baba Yetu, how the grammy gave him many more options, like going into opera, and why he liks choires.An excerpt from the description: Along… Read More »
For the Civ4 GOTM we have this time an easy, but confusing game. You play Zara Yacoub of Ethiopia on a standard size donut map on Noble level. This game has unrestricted and aggressive leaders, tech brokering is deactivated, alliances are permanent, and sea levels will rise, it’s a chaos! You have until August 15 to get through… Read More »
Today, PC Gamer has published an article about Hexarchy, titled “Hexarchy turns Civilization into an accessible 4X card game that you can finish in an hour”. In this article PC Game describes a bit how the deck building mechanics work, how you gather resources, and that you can finish a match in a single evening. An excerpt: While… Read More »
And we continue the GOTM at scenic places, this time you get a lake view! You play as Elizabeth I of England on a hot and wet standard size island plates map with abundant resources on Deity level. You need to go for a science victory, and prevent all other civs from getting one of the other victories… Read More »