Category Archives: 30 years Civilization

Civilization’s 30th birthday: FreeCol video review

By | November 29, 2021

Our user blake00 is continuing his video series about the classic games in the Civ series. This time he has a look at FreeCol, a free, open-source version of Colonization. He shows how the game plays, has a looks at mods, the map editor and the late game as well. So feeling like an old-school free game? Have… Read More »

Civilization’s 30th birthday: Playing Colonization as the Natives

By | November 13, 2021

Our user blake00 has released another video to celebrate the history of Civilization! After he showed us how to play the original Colonization in HD, he has now dug deeper into this classic. He investigated how it would be possible to play as the Natives, which took some long effort to find all the necessary information. At the… Read More »

New Colonization video by blake: Play it in HD, mods, similar games, and more!

By | November 3, 2021

Our user blake00 has again posted a new video, this time covering the original Colonization. In this video he covers the original Colonization mostly, but also the remake as well as mods. He also has a look at other initiatives, like FreeMars, FreeCol and Treasure Fleet. Have a look at his video, it is very well worth it.… Read More »

Civilization’s 30th birthday: Play the Civ1 scenarios!

By | October 27, 2021

Most people are aware of the extensive modding capabilities which there are in Civ. Starting from Civ2 we had great scenarios, space and fantasy mods, everything what you can imagine. But did you know that you could already mod Civ1? Our user blake has made a compilation of the available mods and scenarios for Civ1. He uploaded 11… Read More »

Civilization’s 30th birthday: The winning poems #4

By | October 23, 2021

In addition to the 3 main prizes, we also had an additional poetry prize for our 30 years celebration. We unexpectedly got many excellent poetry submissions, which made this one picking harder. We selected the poem by our user Romegypt, who receives a rare Civilization 4 deluxe version and a merchandise package. His contribution exquisetly highlights the complications… Read More »

Civilization’s 30th birthday: The winning poems #3

By | October 22, 2021

We picked recently our winners of the birthday contest for Civilization, who all received a copy of Old World sponsored by Mohawk Games, as well as a merchandise package. We now want to use this place to highlight these poems. The third poem has been submitted by our user MasterOaks, and is a very philosophical piece about the… Read More »

Civilization’s 30th birthday: The winning poems #2

By | October 21, 2021

We picked recently our winners of the birthday contest for Civilization, who all received a copy of Old World sponsored by Mohawk Games, as well as a merchandise package. We now want to use this place to highlight these poems. The second poem, which are actually multiple senryus, have been submitted by our user Hinin, and show us… Read More »

Civilization’s 30th birthday: The winning poems #1

By | October 20, 2021

We picked recently our winners of the birthday contest for Civilization, who all received a copy of Old World sponsored by Mohawk Games, as well as a merchandise package. We now want to use this place to highlight these poems. The first poem has been submitted by our user topsecret. It definitely captures the Civ atmosphere. “One day,… Read More »