HOF Civ5 Update

By | November 17, 2016

hof_biglogoThe Civilization V Hall of Fame has been updated. 68 games were accepted since the previous update.

Congratulations to AusCG for the highest Firaxis score of the update with a Settler, Domination, Epic, Duel, Great Plains, Shoshone (Pocatello) [BNW] game for 12220 points.

zenmaster was the most active player during this update, submitting 13 games.

Only 4 players were brave enough to take on Deity this update
AusCG – 1920 BC, Turn 52, 5240 points, Deity, Domination, Standard, Duel, Great Plains Plus, Huns (Attila) [BNW]
blatc – 1410 AD, Turn 201, 4015 points, Deity, Science, Standard, Standard, Great Plains, Korea (Sejong) [BNW]
vadalaz – 425 AD, Turn 132, 4484 points, Deity, Domination, Standard, Standard, Pangaea, Byzantium (Theodora) [BNW]
zenmaster – 2050 AD, Turn 1500, 12022 points, Deity, Time, Marathon, Huge, Tiny Islands, Indonesia (Gajah Mada) [BNW]

Gauntlet Results:
G-Major LXXVII – Science, Emperor, Standard, Continents, Epic, Babylon (Nebuchadnezzar II)
gold1st zenmaster – 1716 AD T-368
silver2nd sexten – 1718 AD T-369
bronze3rd ViperWE – 1734 AD T-377

G-Minor CXXXII – Science, Prince, Small, Continents, Epic, Assyria (Ashurbanipal)
silver1st zenmaster – 1732 AD T-376
bronze2nd qoxf – 1742 AD T-381
3rd dinanipedro – 1778 AD T-399

Denniz

One More Turn Episode 507: “Front and Centre”

By | November 16, 2016

omt_logoThe agitator of an agitator is agitating. The seventh episode of dramedy podcast One More Turn‘s (OMT) fifth season is now available. Entitled “Front and Centre”, it has a runtime of 07m50s. A story set in the near future, OMT features geeks deal with non-geeky problems. One can follow the show on Twitter and check out its YouTube channel for caption capability.

OMT features the voice talents of Civilization strategy-centric podcast PolyCast regular co-hosts Daniel “DanQ” Quick and Stephanie “Makahlua” among others; Quick is also the show’s writer and creator. Selections of American music and soundtrack composer Kevin MacLeod‘s work is included throughout the series. Episode 508 is scheduled for release on November 23rd, 2016.

DanQ

PolyCast Cut! Episodes 31-34: “Is This Where I Hit Mute?”-“Don’t Drink and Civ”

By | November 16, 2016
polycast_classicThe Civilization strategy-centric podcast PolyCast (PC) is currently in its tenth season with more than two-hundred-and-sixty episodes released. During, and only during, the first season of PC was its “Cut!” side series in production, serving as a compilation of cut moments from episode recordings. For the first time since being recorded and produced nine years ago, the editions for Episodes 31, 32, 33 and 34 have been released. A combined runtime of 18m33s and featuring at least two of the four original regular co-hosts Daniel “DanQ” Quick, Wouter “Locutus” Snijders, Imran “Imran Siddiqui” Siddiqui and   ”Makahlua”, they are the last of these episodic productions to be released.
Beginning in October 2006, PolyCast has been a bi-weekly audio production in an ongoing effort to give the Civ community an interactive voice on game strategy; since 2011, its has been recorded live before a listening audience every other Saturday. Listeners are encouraged to follow the show on Twitter, and check out the YouTube channel for caption capability. Its two-hundred-and-sixty-ninth episode is set to be released on November 19th, 2016.
DanQ

To Stand the Test of Time – Part 1

By | November 14, 2016

Forum user chrissifniotis has published the first article in a series entitled ‘To Stand the Test of Time‘, which will focus on the history of the Civilization series, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Sid Meier’s Civilization.

The first article focuses on the development of Civ I and Civ II, released in 1991 and 1996 respectively.

The article can be viewed here.

Enjoy!

Camikaze

Collapsible Forum Categories

By | November 13, 2016

We have installed an addon that adds the ability to collapse/expand forum categories and widgets on forum home.

This should reduce the amount of scrolling if you don’t look at some of the forum categories. 🙂

Collapsible Forum Home

Thunderfall

Civ Avatars Are Back!

By | November 13, 2016

Avatar GalleryAll Civ avatars are brought back and available for selection in the Avatar Gallery on the forums!

In total there are 945 avatars available.

Note that this feature doesn’t support categories so all the avatars are sorted by file name.

Check them out!

Thunderfall

HTTPS Enabled

By | November 12, 2016

httpsTo make the site more secure, we have installed SSL certificates and enabled HTTPS for both the main site and forums. This ensures all communications between your browser and CivFanatics website are encrypted and cannot be intercepted.

We have also implemented URL re-writes so that visitors who clicked on HTTP links will automatically get redirected to the HTTPS version of the site.

Thunderfall

TurnCast Episode 77: “Agree to Disagree”

By | November 12, 2016
turncast_logoCommon ground. Regular players Daniel “DanQ” Quick, ”Makahlua” and ”UberMarklar” are accompanied by fellow co-operative Civilization Vmultiplayer players in the seventy-seventh episode of TurnCast (TC). Entitled “Agree to Disagree“, its runtime is 09m59s. Snippets include but are not limited to feel bad, crazy talk, forgot it, stopped unexpectedly and funny now.
TurnCast is the third spin-off of the Civ strategy-centric PolyCast on which Quick and Makahlua serve as regular co-hosts; fellow sibling ModCast focusing on Civ modding was the first.

 

DanQ