Category Archives: Civilization I

Civ1 related news items

From Firaxis: Happy Birthday, Sid Meier!

By | February 24, 2022

As it was promised 2 weeks ago, the Civilization Twitter account has made a video with all the best birthday wishes for Sid. You can find this video here on Twitter: Happy Birthday, Sid Meier! 🥳🎂 Enjoy this special message from the best fans in gaming.— Sid Meier’s Civilization (@CivGame) February 24, 2022 Discuss this video… Read More »

ShackNews Hall Of Fame 2021, including Sid Meier and Civilization

By | February 4, 2022

Shacknews has published their 2021 Hall of Fame, which includes games, companies, and also people. One of the most important ones, obviously, Sid Meier!“Millions of players know Sid Meier as the father of the Sid Meier’s Civilization series of turn-based strategy games. That only makes sense: His name is in the title. But Meier started on a… 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 »

Video: Civilization 2 on the PS1

By | October 4, 2021

Sean Seanson has produced a video for the youtube channel of PotatoMcWhiskey, showcasing the Civilization 2 port on the PS1. The Civ2 version definitely looks like an improvement over the Civ1 version on the PS1, especially given that it is available in English. As the Civ1 version, the Civ2 version looks considerably different.If you’ve never seen either, have… Read More »

Official from Firaxis: It’s Civilization’s Big 30-Year Celebration!

By | September 30, 2021

Firaxis has announced today that they’re officially starting the party for Civ’s 30th birthday. Besides the above video, they also have an address from Sid Meier himself written down. Read the official announcement here: Discuss it in our forum here:

30 years Civ – all the little things you didn’t know

By | September 30, 2021

So much time has passed, since the “birth” of Civ. Many people know the game, and all the details about its mechanics. But do you know about all the small things and little jokes, created by Firaxis or the community? You haven’t seen CivAnon, the Civ4 throne room, or about Elvis? No? Have a read here: And… Read More »

30 years of Civilization: The SNES and Playstation 1 port of Civ1

By | September 25, 2021

Our user Blake00 has put out another very interesting video. This time it is about the SNES and PS1 port of Civ1. Most people will not know about these, since they are rather obscure, and the latter one was only available in Japan. There is even on ongoing, but also rather unknown project to make a Sega Genesis/Mega… Read More »

30 years of Civilization: Play as the barbarians in Civ1, or play the Dune scenario!

By | September 22, 2021

Our user Blake00 has again made a present for Civ’s 30th birthday: He has created two new videos, showing how you can play as the barbarians in Civ1, and he’s playing the Dune scenario for Civ1, right in time for the new movie. Check out his videos! How to play as the barbarians: Civ1 Dune Arrakis scenario: Discuss… Read More »