Monthly Archives: January 2024

Civ IV Hall of Fame Update

By | January 31, 2024

The Civilization IV Hall of Fame has been updated – 10 games were accepted since the previous update. Congratulations to nocho for the highest score of the update with a Duel, Normal, Warlord, Space Colony game for 206,705 points. nocho and ruff_hi were the most active players during this update, submitting 3 games each. No player was brave… Read More »

Millennia: Free demo from February 5 to 12

By | January 29, 2024

From February 5 to 12, you will be able to try out a free demo of Millennia, the new (semi) historical 4X by Paradox games!The demo will be single player, and you will be able to play at maximum 60 turns up until the 3rd age. Join us for the discussion about the free demo here. A first… Read More »

Millennia: First gameplay video on Monday January 29!

By | January 27, 2024

The Millennia Twitter account has announced that on Monday 29th, at 14:30 CET you will be able to watch the first gameplay video.The video will be streamed on their youtube channel, and you will be able to discuss it with us here.No further information has currently been provided.

Podcast: “Legacies of Ancient Persia” with Leyla Johnson

By | January 26, 2024

The Pourdavoud Institute for the studies of ancient Persia is running a podcast called “Legacies of Ancient Persia”. In their latest episode they have interviewed Leyla Johnson, and talk about her middle Eastern background and obviously Old World. Leyla tells how she loves history (and to talk with Soren about it), how the interviewer got her 84 years old father… Read More »

Millennia Developer Diary – Economy Part Two

By | January 23, 2024

We got another developer diary from the new Paradox game Millennia!This time the diary is again about how the economy works. Overall this works comparable to Civ, in the sense that you have a city where you build buildings which give bonuses in certain areas, and in the surrounding you build improvements. The improvements produce distinct goods though… Read More »

Play the new Civ3 “Game Of The Month” #193+166

By | January 21, 2024

And also in the new year 2024 Civ3 stays eternal, and the team is ready to provide you a new quarterly challenge! In the Civ3 GOTM for “Play The World” you play as China on a normal size Pangaea map with restless barbarians on Regent level. Other details about the map are unknown, but you get 2 additional… Read More »

New indie game release: Rising Lords

By | January 20, 2024

Another game got released, which just right fits to our taste: Rising Lords.This game is a medieval turn-based strategy game, where you build up cities, recruit armies, and fight against other lords.The art style is cute, and system requirements are very low.A free demo is available, and the full game is currently discounted from 19.99 to 16.99. Check… Read More »

Top 10 Turn-Based Strategy Games Of 2023

By | January 20, 2024

TurnBasedLovers has released another article called “Top 10 Turn-Based Strategy Games Of 2023”.The list includes obvious candidates like Galactic Civilizations 4 and the latest entry in the Spellforce series, but also more hidden games like Revival: Recolonization, Victoria 3 or Masters of Magic. And it features Battle Of Wesnoth, one of the best open source games out there.… Read More »