Category Archives: Civilization VI

Civ6 related news items

Play the new Civ6 “Game Of The Month” #163

By | July 20, 2023

And we continue the GOTM at scenic places, this time you get a lake view! You play as Elizabeth I of England on a hot and wet standard size island plates map with abundant resources on Deity level. You need to go for a science victory, and prevent all other civs from getting one of the other victories… Read More »

Steam Summer Sale, with Civ6 and many other games

By | July 2, 2023

The Steam Summer Sale is on! As most important title Civ6 is on sale, with a 90% discount, down to 5.99€, with also the Anthology and Platinum being discounted by 86% and 91%. Obviously, besides the Civ games there is a lot more on sale, e.g. Old World is discounted, the Total War Franchise has various titles on… Read More »

Play the new Civ6 “Game Of The Month” #161

By | June 20, 2023

And also for the Civ6 GOTM we are appreciating the nice summer climate! For the mid-june game you play as Sundiata Keita of Mali on a hot and arid standard-size “seven seas” map. The difficulty level is Immortal, and you need to go for a culture or diplomatic victory. The deadline for making the Sahara great again is… Read More »

TheCivShow podcast with Andrew Johnson

By | June 17, 2023

Besides the regular civ-fanatics-hosted podcast “The PolyCast“, there is also the podcast from TheCivShow, a 3-person team who also regulary streams Civ6.Their last episode features @Andrew Johnson [FXS] , and they talk about his work on Civ, what a historian and writer does for Civ6.The description from Spotify is the following: 2 history buffs and 1 tech guy,… Read More »

TechSpot: 30 Years of Civilization – Over 51 Million Units Sold and a Billion Hours Played

By | June 12, 2023

TechSpot has today published an article about the last 30 years of Civilization (which should be 32 years…).In this article, the author goes through the history of the Civilization franchise, how the first people playtested Civ1 for hours, the addition of modding in Civ2, Baba Yetu, and many other things. The author also doesn’t forget all the other… Read More »

PolyCast 417: Strategy Game Nostalgia

By | June 11, 2023

The four-hundred-and-seventeenth episode of PolyCast, “Strategy Game Nostalgia“ 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: Intro– 00h01m00s | Wing Dings, Dingbats, and DinkusesNews– 00h04m48s | Firaxis Games Studio News and Civilization 7 Soft Reveal– 00h12m22s | Leaders of the Sahara… Read More »

Play the new Civ6 “Game Of The Month” #160

By | June 5, 2023

And we’ll continue also through summer with a new monthly game for you! In this Civ6 GOTM you play as Suleiman of the Ottomans on a standard size small continents map on King level. There are abundant resources, but disasters are abundant as well! You need to achieve a scientific victory, while preventing all other civs from achieving… Read More »

The Value Foundation: “Game Changers: Antiquity and Video Games”

By | June 4, 2023

The Value Foundation, a foundation dealing with history, video games, and education, has released a video where they discuss how various games have revolutionized game history. They talk about the concept of civilization, and how it appears in video games. Obviously they discuss our very favourite game, among others (e.g. Assassin’s Creed or Minecraft). They discuss that the… Read More »