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Civilization VI First Looks: Byzantium and Gaul

By | September 22, 2020

Check out the Byzantium and Gaul First Looks, with all the details about their abilities and uniques. Discuss Byzantium here and Gaul here. On Wednesday, September 23, the developers will show off the new civilizations in a livestream, which will be discussed here.

Byzantium, Gaul, and Dramatic Ages Coming to Civilization VI

By | September 16, 2020

The September New Frontier Pack DLC drops on September 24, adding Gaul and Byzantium as major civilizations, along with a new Dramatic Ages mode, and two world wonders – the Statue of Zeus and the Biosphere. The Dramatic Ages mode includes cities rebelling to free cities upon entering a dark age, the severity scaling with game difficulty level.… Read More »

Civilization VI – August Developer Livestream

By | August 25, 2020

Check out the August developer livestream on Wednesday, August 26, showing off the August update for Civilization VI. Discuss the livestream in the forums here.

PolyCast 368: Parallel Universe Where Firaxis Controls Everything

By | August 25, 2020

The three hundred-and-sixty-eighth episode of PolyCast, “Parallel Universe Where Firaxis Controls Everything“ is now available for streaming on http://polycast.civfanatics.com. This episode features regular co-hostsCanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, Phil “TheMeInTeam”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan”. Topics for this episode include: Forum Talk– 00h02m06s | August update– 00h25m25s | Unused art assets– 00h31m00s | All leaders have hidden Firaxis logosSenate– 00h35m41s | PotatoMcWhiskey’s… Read More »

Civilization VI: August Update Shuffles the Tech and Civics Trees

By | August 17, 2020

The free August Civilization VI game update, coming August 27, will bring a new optional game mode that shuffles the tech and civics trees, available for anyone who owns the base game. The update also adds a new natural wonder selection tool to ensure that a wonder does or does not appear in your game. Below is the… Read More »

PolyCast 367: Another Perfectly-Balanced Podcast with No Exploits

By | August 10, 2020

The three hundred-and-sixty-seventh episode of PolyCast, “Another Perfectly-Balanced Podcast With No Exploits“ is now available for streaming on https://polycast.civfanatics.com. This episode features regular co-hostsCanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, Phil “TheMeInTeam”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan”. Topics for this episode include: Forum Talk– 00h01m28s | Poll About Civ 6 Finishing and Civ 7 Initiating– 00h13m30s | Noticeable A.I. Improvements– 00h23m07s | The Season… Read More »

PolyCast 366: Super Secret Vampires!

By | July 28, 2020

The three hundred-and-sixty-sixth episode of PolyCast, “Super Secret Vampires!“ is now available for streaming on https://polycast.civfanatics.com. This episode features regular co-hostsStephanie “Makahlua”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan” Grade. Topics for this episode include: News– 00h03m00s | Ethiopia patch notes Forum Talk– 00h38m00s | Episode 364 feedback, game industry trends, and Canus and MegaBearsFan really enjoy Christopher Tin’s albums.– 00h48m00s |… Read More »

Civilization VI: Menelik II Leads Ethiopia

By | July 18, 2020

The July update for the New Frontier Pack introduces Menelik II leading Ethiopia with faith bonuses, Oromo cavalry unique unit, and rock hewn churches as their unique tile improvement. This pack drops on July 23. Discuss Ethiopia in the forums here.