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Play the new Civ5 “Game Of The Month” #219

By | March 9, 2023

It’s again the time for our “Game Of The Month”! This time you also get some very special settings: You are playing as Theodora of Byzantium on a duel size “great plains” map against one other civ. The difficulty level is chieftain, the speed is epic. You need to win via a culture victory, and prevent the other… Read More »

Participate in the Civ5 “Hall Of Fame” G-Major CXXXII

By | March 4, 2023

The “Hall Of Fame” has a long-standing tradition here at CivFanatics: Play a game according to your choices, and see if you can beat the highscore for these settings so far! Regularly we try to challenge the current high score for a specific setting. Right now we are playing the G-Major CXXXII, where you need to gain a… 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 Civ5 “Game Of The Month” #218

By | January 29, 2023

Now you have the chance to not only try the GOTM 217, but we already also give you the GOTM218! In this one you play as Montezuma of the Aztecs on a standard-size small continents map on Emperor level. The scrambled continents map pack is a requirement for this GOTM. You have in total until February 28 to… 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 »

Play the new Civ5 “Game Of The Month” #215

By | October 29, 2022

New month, new game! In this iteration of the “Game Of The Month” you play as Theodora of Byzantium on a standard size small continents map on Emperor level. You have to achieve a culture victory, but all other victories are enabled, meaning you need to prevent all other civs from winning in a different way too! You… Read More »

Play the new Civ5 “Game Of The Month” #214

By | September 28, 2022

And it’s again the time for the “Game Of The Month”! This time you play as Pocatello of the Shoshone on a standard size “four corners” type map on Immortal level. You need to go for a culture victory and prevent all other civs from achieving another victory. You have until October 15 to finish this game. All… 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 »