Category Archives: Alpha Centauri

Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri AI Generated Images & Upscales – Part 2

By | June 6, 2024

We’ve previously posted here about Damjan’s rather impressive AI generated images and upscales of Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri art content and since then he’s done even more! While the results aren’t always perfect it’s quite impressive seeing the old 90s artwork we loved in high resolution with remarkable detail. Check out the new parts of our forum thread… Read More »

EA Classic games added to Steam & on sale (SMAC, C&C, Red Alert, Sim City 3K, Dungeon Keeper, Populous)

By | March 10, 2024

Electronic Arts is making the news this weekend as they’ve released a huge amount of classic games in their catalog ie the entire Command & Conquer collection, Sim City 3000, Dungeon Keeper, Populous, and many more including a very important one to a lot of people on this site Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri (already available though via GOG)!… Read More »

PolyCast 430: Historical Anecdotes

By | February 29, 2024

The four-hundred-and-thirtieth episode of PolyCast, “Historical Anecdotes“ is now available for streaming on the PolyCast YouTube Channel. This episode features regular co-hosts CanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, Phil “TheMeInTeam”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan”. Topics for this episode include: News– 00h04m03s | February Challenge of the Month: The Head of Cyrus– 00h15m04s | Experiences with Paradox’s Millenia Demo– 00h40m42s | Alpha Centauri… Read More »

Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri 25th Anniversary Celebration – Fan Film Series, Game Remake & More!

By | February 10, 2024

To celebrate Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri 25th Anniversary this week talented fans at CivFanatics have been creating some excellent SMAC content for us all to sit back and enjoy the read below! Firstly UniversityBase has just released the start of a stunning short film series retelling the story of University faction leader Prokhor Zakharov’s journey to Alpha Centauri.… Read More »

Polycast episode 427: “First SMAC of the Year”

By | February 7, 2024

We’re back! After almost half a year of un-planned hiatus, the four-hundred-and-twenty-seventh episode of PolyCast, “First SMAC of the Year” is now available on streaming on YouTube. This episode features regular co-hosts CanusAlbinus. Stephanie “Makahlua”, Phil “TheMeInTeam”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan”. Topics for this episode include: News– 00h03m28s | Civilization VI Symphony in Korea– 00h11m33s | December 2023 Challenge… Read More »

RockPaperShotgun: The Rally Point: Why Alpha Centauri kind of helped when I had a breakdown

By | October 20, 2023

RockPaperShotgun has released a new article called “The Rally Point: Why Alpha Centauri kind of helped when I had a breakdown“.The title implies a very personal story from the author, but at the end it is actually purely about Alpha Centauri. The author praises the factions, the story, and the underlying AI, which made the game so very… Read More »

Twinfinite: Top 10 Best 4X Games

By | September 29, 2023

Twinfinite has published an article called “Top 10 Best 4X Games”. While a top 10 can be very limited, the writer made a very good selection in this case, containing Civ5, Civ6, Alpha Centauri, Humankind and Old World. The excerpt from Civ6: It should be no surprise that Civilization 6 is on this list alongside its predecessor. It’s… Read More »

GamingOnLinux: Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri gets an in-development open source remake

By | September 11, 2023

GamingOnLinux has published an article called “Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri gets an in-development open source remake“. This article is about an ongoing remake of Alpha Centauri, you can also follow its development here in our forum. The short article simply highlights that the project exists, and that many steps are still to be completed. Right now the game… Read More »