Category Archives: Civilization VI

Civ6 related news items

Civilization 7 will (probably) be announced today

By | June 7, 2024

There was quite some discussion if civ7 would be announced during the SummerGameFest, and it seems we got a hint. For more info please see here:

Play the new Civ6 “Game Of The Month” #182

By | June 1, 2024

The first summer GOTM brings you a special kind of scorching heat: You play as Hammurabi of Babylon on a standard size Archipelago map with high sea levels on Prince difficulty. You also get a disaster intensity of 2 and Zombie mode, and you cannot win via military, but only via culture or diplomacy. You have one month… Read More »

Civ6 Challenge of the Month May: Reach For The Heavens

By | May 14, 2024

Firaxis has published the next “Challenge Of The Month” for Civ6, this time designed by PotatoMcWhiskey himself!This time you lead the Khmer on a standard size wetlands map on either Prince or Emperor. You need to win it via a culture victory, and have time until June 18 to do this. Check out the challenge here, and discuss… Read More »

EpicStore: Five reasons why Civilization 6 is so enduringly popular

By | May 13, 2024

This article at the EpicGames Store is nearly 1 month old, but only popped up now on social media: “Five reasons why Civilization 6 is so enduringly popular”While we are pretty sure that the CFC crowd can think of more than only 5 reasons, the article distills down some of the most important aspects, as you can see… Read More »

PolyCast 432: The Relation is Tangential

By | May 10, 2024

The four-hundred-and-thirty-second episode of PolyCast, “The Relation is Tangential“ is now available for streaming on the PolyCast YouTube Channel. This episode features regular co-hosts CanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, and Phil “TheMeInTeam”. Topics for this episode include: Misc– 00h02m04s | Feedback from Episode 428News– 00h13m17s | March Challenge of the Month: The Ides of March and April Challenge of the… Read More »

Play the new Civ6 “Game Of The Month” #181

By | May 3, 2024

We also deliver you a new Civ6 GOTM for May! This time you play as Montezuma on a standard size “Continents & Islands” map on Emperor level. Your world is hot with a high sea level, a disaster intensity of 2, with abundant resources, but balanced starting positions. You need to go against Monty’s spirit though, and need… Read More »

PCGamer: A new physics paper suggests that we may all be living in the ultimate 4X strategy game after all

By | April 23, 2024

PCGamer has today published an article called “A new physics paper suggests that we may all be living in the ultimate 4X strategy game after all“. Most people here have probably watched the Matrix, a similar movie, read a book in this vein, etc: We could be all living in a simulation.Apparently a new physics paper was published,… Read More »

Youtube: An archeologist plays Civ, using only archeology for culture victory

By | April 14, 2024

Bill Farley, a professor in archeology, and very active on Twitter, has shown that he also likes games, and went on a live stream with Civ6, trying to achieve a culture victory while only relying on archeology (just for the giggles). His video is right now at only 90 minutes, so we can expect at least another session… Read More »