Category Archives: Civilization IV

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Civ IV Hall of Fame Update

By | March 1, 2023

The Civilization IV “Hall Of Fame” has been updated again! The Hall Of Fame is CivFanatics’ continuous competition for the highest score. You need to play with the “Hall Of Fame” interface mod, and then you can hand in any of your played games, and achieve the high score among all CivFanatics! This time 19 games were accepted… Read More »

Play the new Civ4 “Game Of The Month” #249

By | February 25, 2023

February is Black History Month, and we acknowlege this also in our GOTM! You therefore play as Mansa Musa of Mali on a small oasis map without world wrap on Emperor level. The other AIs on the map are African as well. You have time until March 15 to rule a black planet. For more information please see… Read More »

RockPaperShotgun: These are your 50 favourite strategy games of all time (with Civ1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and Alpha Centauri)

By | February 23, 2023

RockPaperShotgun has published an article about the 50 favourite strategy games of all time, as voted by the community. As a community vote, there was no collapsing of a series to a single title, so Civ made it into the list with 5 titles (1, 2, 4, 5, 6), as well as Alpha Centauri. We wonder though how… Read More »

Play the new Civ4 “Game Of The Month” #248

By | February 14, 2023

In case you don’t care about the new Civ6 content, we also got some new Civ4 content for you with the new “Game Of The Month”. This time you play as Mehmed II of the Ottomans on a arid standard-size fractal map on Prince level. You’ll need to live up to Mehmed’s name of the conquerer, because you… Read More »

Play the new Civ4 “Game Of The Month” #247

By | January 17, 2023

And we continue with the “Game Of The Month” for Civ4! This time it’s the continuation of the GOTM 241, where you played the Inca, but this time it’ll be the same game, but with Augustus instead. Show us if Inca or Rome does better as a civ! Settings, as a reminder, are a normal size customized map… Read More »

Play the new Civ4 “Game Of The Month” #246

By | January 8, 2023

New year, new GOTM! This Game Of The Month has already started during Christmas, but there is still plenty time to help out Santa and his elves! In this GOTM you play Santa (well, actually the Vikings) on a normal size, but heavily modified Earth2 map on Noble level with cold climate. You start with 2 reindeer (okay,… Read More »

GDC 2022, Soren Johnson: My Elephant in the Room: An ‘Old World’ Postmortem

By | January 1, 2023

Soren Johnson’s talk from the GDC of 2022 has now been released on Youtube.He talks obviously about Old World, about Civilization and how Old World is similar and different, and about issues of the 4X genre in general.He also talks about the decision to include characters and a kind of story into the game. Source: Twitter. If you… 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 »