IGN: Star Trek Infinite preview

By | September 15, 2023

IGN has published a video, previewing the new and upcoming 4X game “Star Trek: Infinite” by Paradox games. The comment favourably on the trek-like atmosphere, but critize some of the aspects which are common to all the Paradox games.

If you want to discuss Star Trek: Infinite with us, then join us here.

CivTember: Civ Game Night Episode 1

By | September 14, 2023

WhiteAndNerdyTV has won the first CivTember game night stream, congratulations to him! You can watch the whole stream in the linked video, and discuss it with us here.

Whose Tooth is this?? Historians highlight Civ 6 RELICS

By | September 13, 2023

Civ6-streamer and history student paisley_trees has made a video about one of the Civ6 relics, the tooth of the prophet. They explain that this relic is about the teeth of the prophet Muhammad, and how they ended up in the Topkapi palace in Istanbul.

Have a look at their youtube channel, and discuss this video with us here.

Civtember Game Night, start September 14

By | September 12, 2023

As part of the CivTember celebration, Firaxis will have live streams with some of the best Civ6 streamers out there. This week on Thursday September 14 (10am PT / 1pm ET / 6pm BST), the streamers OnSpotTV, Lumba3go, TheGameMechanic, whiteandnerdytv will be playing as Magnificence Catherine, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Ramses, Qin Shi Huang (Mandate of Heaven), respectively, and we’re looking forward to an interesting game. In the coming 2 weeks we also will have 2 more streams on Thursdays.

You can check the streamers past individual streams here:

You can also find our general CivTember thread here, and we will most likely have a separate thread for this thread too ;).

The Value Foundation streams Civ6 (Tuesdays, 9 PM CEST)

By | September 12, 2023

The Value Foundation, a foundation dealing with history, video games, and education, will with the start of the new academic year also start their streaming sessions again. Last year they focused on Civilization 2, but will this time tackle Civilization 6.
Their streams are on Tuesdays at 9PM CEST, starting today, Tuesday September 12, and can be found here on Twitch. To discuss the streams please join our thread here.

Humankind – Oceania DLC released

By | September 12, 2023

Amplitude has released the latest DLC for Humankind, the “Cultures of Oceania” DLC. The new DLC comes packed with interesting content. The description from the Steam page:

The HUMANKIND™ Cultures of Oceania DLC includes:

– 6 New Cultures
– 6 New Wonders
– 7 Independent Peoples
– 15 Narrative Events
– New in-game themed music tracks composed by Arnaud Roy”

The DLC is currently discounted by 10%, to 8.09 instead of 8.99, and will be available with discount until September 21. You can find all information on the Steam page, and you can discuss the DLC with us here.

GamingOnLinux: Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri gets an in-development open source remake

By | September 11, 2023

GamingOnLinux has published an article called “Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri gets an in-development open source remake“. This article is about an ongoing remake of Alpha Centauri, you can also follow its development here in our forum. The short article simply highlights that the project exists, and that many steps are still to be completed. Right now the game engine manages to show the interface and maps can be generated, but the project is not yet too close to being playable. If you read the thread you can see though that there has been constant development, and we are excited to see the future of this project!

Old World update #113

By | September 6, 2023

Mohawk Games, the developers of Old World, have released the latest update for their game. This update allows the player to set the amount of city sites per map, provides more modding features and Ai improvements.

Discuss this update with us here (and read the full list of changes too).

Old World is currently available in the Epic Store, on GOG and Steam.