Category Archives: Civilization III

Civ3 related news items

Streaming older Civs: Live streams for Civ3 and Civilization: Call To Power

By | February 22, 2023

The Value Foundation,, a foundation associated with Leiden University, the Netherlands, will be streaming Civ3 regularly on Tuesday evenings, 21h CET (3 PM East Coast, Noon Pacific time). They do research on games and history, and have already last year regularly (Tuesday evenings) streamed Civ2, seems this year they’ll be playing Civ3.The announcement is here on Twitter,… Read More »

Play the new Civ3 “Game Of The Month” #162+189

By | February 5, 2023

And also our Civ3 “Game Of The Month” is still going on! As usual, you get 2 different GOTMs, one for the “Conquests” expansion and one for the “Play The World” expansion. For the “Conquests” GOTM you play as queen Elisabeth of the English on an Archipelago map. The Pyramids have been replaced by Stonehenge, and you get… Read More »

GamesRadar: Jake Solomon on his journey from underqualified graphics programmer to master strategist

By | January 9, 2023

GamesRadar has published a news article about Jake Solomon, one of the pillars of Firaxis. Over his carreer he has worked on Civilzation 3, Civilization Revolution, the XCOM titles and the recently published Midnight Suns. Despite having been at Firaxis for ages, he describes himself not as a Civ guy. He worked closely with Sid Meier and Soren… Read More »

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

By | December 16, 2022

The Humble Bundle has made again the Sid Meier Bundle (repeat from February), containing a lot of our favourite games!If you pay at least 14.20€, you get The original Colonization Civ3 complete Civ4 complete Civ5 complete Civ: Beyond Earth – The Collection Sid Meier’s Starships Civ6 and all addons and DLC (besides the NFP) As other minor games… Read More »

PolyCast 400: All’s Fair In Love and Civilization

By | August 15, 2022

The four-hundredth episode of PolyCast, “All’s Fair In Love and Civilization“ is now available for streaming on This episode features regular co-hosts CanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, Phil “TheMeInTeam”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan”. Topics for this episode include: Community 00h01m55s | PolyCast’s 400th Show Retrospective News 00h29m01s | Soren Johnson Talks About Diplomacy in Civilization III  Forum Talk 00h41m03s | Is Civilization VI Worth Playing in 2022?00h46m40s | Is Civilization V Worth… Read More »

Steam summer sale: Civ6 and more

By | June 23, 2022

Picture originally from Twitter. Current sales of the Civ franchise and related titles: Civilization 6: 85% down, from 59.99 to 8.99 This includes the Anthology edition, 86% down, from 209.85 to 29.22 and also the Platinum edition, 91% down, from 167.91 to 15 Civ6 Gathering Storm: 75% down, from 39.99 to 9.99 Civ6 Rise and Fall: 67% down,… Read More »

Sales: Civ3 and Civ4 on GOG, Civ6 on Steam

By | May 16, 2022

Currently some of the Civ titles are again on Sale! For Civ3 and Civ4 the Complete editions are for sale, for Civ6 only the Platinum and Anthology edition, as well as both addons. Civ3 Complete: 1.29€ at GOG Civ4 Complete: 5€ at GOG Civ6 Anthology: 98.99€ on Steam Civ6 Platinum: 14.15€ on Steam Civ6 Gathering Storm: 9.99€ on… Read More »

Play the new Civ3 “Game Of The Month” #159/186

By | April 17, 2022

It’s now been more than 20 years, but we still play it: Civ3! And therefore you also get again 2 different version of the “Game Of The Month”. Our users Piu Freddo and Captain_Jack have again put together 2 challenges for you. For the players with the “Play The World” addon you get GOTM186: You play as Korea… Read More »