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Civ3 related news items

Play the new Civ3 “Game Of The Month”

By | April 2, 2024

For the Easter Civ3 GOTM you play as queen Elizabeth of the English on a normal size archipelago map with raging barbarians on Monarch level. There is a special rule for this GOTM, all harbours for all civs are half price, so that it is easier to conquer the seas! As usual for the Civ3 GOTM you get… 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 »

On Being Stuck in Sid Meier’s Civilization: The Promise of Freedom in Historical Games

By | December 5, 2023

The Value Foundation, an academic research foundation focusing on research on gaming, has posted on Twitter that 2 researchers from Leiden University have published a new research manuscript about Civilization! The research is featured in the journal of digital games and associated phenomena (DIGRA), and titled “On Being Stuck in Sid Meier’s Civilization: The Promise of Freedom in… Read More »

Humble Bundle: Sid Meier’s Ultimate Collection – available again

By | October 21, 2023

The Humble Bundle has made again the Sid Meier Bundle (repeat from last year), containing a lot of our favourite games!If you pay at least 14.20€, you get As other minor games included are the early games of Sid, Sid Meier’s Pirates, Sid Meier’s Railroads, Covert Action and the remakes of Ace Patrol, Sid Meier’s Ace Control and… Read More »

Play the new Civ3 “Game Of The Month” #165 and #192

By | October 6, 2023

After all the other GOTMs, we this time also got again the 2 GOTMs for Civ3! For the addon “Play The World” you get GOTM 192, you will be playing as the Iroquis on a normal size pangaea map on Deity. You get roaming barbarians as a challenge, but a special starting unit too, to even out the… Read More »

Steam Strategy Fest Starts Monday (updated)!

By | August 27, 2023

As the title already says, on Monday August 28 the Steam strategy fest will start, with tons of discounts and new demos. The big series are on sales, that includes: The other series we love is on sale: Smaller games and series, which are on sale, and are interesting in one way or another for the population of… Read More »

Play the new Civ3 “Game Of The Month” #164 and 191

By | July 1, 2023

Also for Civ3 our team is dedicated to still give you a new “Game Of The Month”! For the addon “Play The World” you start as Julius Caesar on a normal size pangaea map, and the game is obviously played on Emperor level. To give you an edge on the roaming barbarians you get a Celtic slave, which… Read More »

TechSpot: 30 Years of Civilization – Over 51 Million Units Sold and a Billion Hours Played

By | June 12, 2023

TechSpot has today published an article about the last 30 years of Civilization (which should be 32 years…).In this article, the author goes through the history of the Civilization franchise, how the first people playtested Civ1 for hours, the addition of modding in Civ2, Baba Yetu, and many other things. The author also doesn’t forget all the other… Read More »