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Civ6 related news items

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 »

Civ6 monthly challenge for April: Three Stars Each

By | April 10, 2024

This month’s challenge is slightly different than the rest, because everything is random. Your civ is set, it is Babylon, you need to win via science, but everything else is unknown (besides the difficulty, Prince or Emperor). Besides the map this also includes the tech tree and the civics, which should result in a tad bit different civ… Read More »

Play the new Civ6 “Game Of The Month” #180

By | April 6, 2024

We also got you a Civ6 GOTM for April, but let me tell you, nothing is a joke in this one. You play as Pachacuti of the Inca on a standard size Terra map with a cold and arid climate and high sea levels on King level. You get Barbarian Clans, Monopolies and Corporations, and also a disaster… Read More »

Forbes: The 8 Top Strategy Video Games

By | April 3, 2024

The bussiness magazin seems to have strayed a bit away from serious bussiness, and has published an artilce about the Top 8 strategy games out there. The selection is a bit random, including Football Manager and Starcraft II, but is topped by one of our favourite titles, Civ6. An excerpt: Civilization is perhaps the most iconic strategy game… Read More »