PolyCast Episode 299: “It’s Not All Roses and Unicorns”

By | February 5, 2018

PolyCast No refunds. The two-hundred-and-ninety-ninth episode of PolyCast, “It’s Not All Roses and Unicorns“, features regular co-hosts Daniel “DanQ” Quick, Stephanie “Makahlua” and Philip “TheMeInTeam” Bellew with returning guests Brian “Drusain” and ”Monthar”. It carries an extended runtime of 79m17s.

The summary of topics is as follows:

03m05s | News
An in-depth overview and consideration of the various Civilization VI: Rise and Fall features, starting with Loyalty and Empire Management followed by Governors (11m23s), then Alliances (35m38s), the Emergencies (46m46s) and then the combination of Eras with Dedications and Historic Timeline (57m08s); then, shining the spotlight on Scotland to be included as an official civilization for the first time in the series (65m03s).

Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous
Getting up-to-date, and on previews once, twice and thrice.

PolyCast is a bi-weekly audio production recording live every other Saturday throughout the year, in an ongoing effort to give the Civilization community an interactive voice; sibling show ModCast focuses on Civ modding, TurnCast on Civ multiplay.

DanQ

Civilization Players Leagues Podcast #20, The Clan Championship Cup and 2 Weeks of Rise and Fall!

By | February 3, 2018

This past Friday, Feb 2nd at 9 PM EST was the 20th CivPlayers League Podcast. Here’s what we talked about in the past  week!

Co-Hosts Sarnith and KingLewie, and guest Co-Host BladeSe7en, CanuckSoldier and Yoshi bring you this weeks topics.

• The Expansion is still the hot topic, This week we have 2 weeks of Dev Live Streams to cover. Due to last weeks Clan Championship Cup.  So we covered both Scotland and Mapuche Civ’s in an in-depth analysis of their leaders, UU’s and UB’s!  As well we discuss and break down an analysis of the new Alliance system and the Loyalty system!  So don’t miss out on our experts discussing what details are known.

• The 2nd Clan Championship Cup was a huge success last weekend, with 4 clans participating! We will build on this success and improve on it for the next CCC in early June!  If you missed the CCC games live streamed, no issues come watch them on the Civplayers Youtube channel!

• Be sure to be active in chat! We do watch and are happy to answer your questions! • Do you have ideas you’d like to see brought up on the podcast? Make sure to post your thoughts and suggestions in the comment section!

CivPlayers Podcasts are recorded live on Sarnith’s Youtube Live every Friday at 9pm EST  Sarnith’s Youtube Live

Watch this episode here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQBz1nKQAho

You can watch all Podcasts as well as other CivPlayers events at our YouTube page  CivPlayers Youtube Channel

CanuckSoldier

HOF Civ5 Update

By | February 3, 2018

The Civilization V Hall of Fame has been updated. 54 games were accepted since the previous update.

Congratulations to zlither for the highest Firaxis score of the update with a Immortal, Domination, Marathon, Duel, Great Plains, Huns (Attila) [BNW] game for 24100 points.

dinanipedro was the most active player during this update, submitting 18 games.

Only 3 players were brave enough to take on Deity this update:
blatc – 375 AD, Turn 130, 5580 points, Deity, Domination, Standard, Standard, Great Plains Plus, Arabia (Harun al-Rashid) [BNW]
johncparr – 1868 AD, Turn 304, 2013 points, Deity, Science, Standard, Standard, Inland Sea, Korea (Sejong) [BNW]
johncparr – 1834 AD, Turn 287, 1712 points, Deity, Science, Standard, Standard, Continents, India (Gandhi) [BNW]
vadalaz – 540 AD, Turn 137, 3085 points, Deity, Domination, Standard, Standard, Terra, Arabia (Harun al-Rashid) [BNW]
vadalaz – 225 AD, Turn 124, 3229 points, Deity, Domination, Standard, Standard, Terra, Arabia (Harun al-Rashid) [BNW]
vadalaz – 50 BC, Turn 113, 4700 points, Deity, Domination, Standard, Standard, Great Plains Plus, Arabia (Harun al-Rashid) [BNW]

Gauntlet Results:
G-Minor CXLXIV – Science, Prince, Standard, Continents, Standard, Huns (Attila)
1st vadalaz – 1515 AD T-213
2nd zenmaster – 1600 AD T-230
3rd dinanipedro – 1690 AD T-248

** New Gauntlets Starting **
G-Minor CXLXV – Culture, King, Standard, Large Islands, Standard, Portugal (Maria I)

>> Civ V HOF
>> Discussion Thread

Denniz

TurnCast Episode 93: “Out of Nowhere”

By | January 28, 2018

TurnCast Here and gone again. Regular players Daniel “DanQ” Quick, ”Makahlua”, Steve “WarningU2” Warner and Matthieu “GrimVek” are joined alongside fellow co-operative Civilization VI multiplaying gamers in the ninety-third episode of TurnCast (TC). Entitled “Out of Nowhere“, it carries a runtime is 09m59s. Snippets include but are not limited to backing out, no patience, checking chat, awkward timing and going commando.

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

PolyCast Episode 299 Topics List

By | January 25, 2018

PolyCast This Saturday, January 27th, 2018 is to see the second recording of Civilization strategy podcast PolyCast‘s twelfth season. Beginning at 12PM ET North America (timezone converter), Episode 299’s topics list is set as follows:

News
Civilization: Rise and Fall New Features Explained
(https://www.facebook.com/civ/photos/a.349831890358.197044.117631940358/10155900969485359)
CivR&F “First Look”: Scotland; Plus, Are the Zulus Next?

Posted by Sid Meier’s Civilization on Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Ikanda Civilopedia Entry from civ


CivR&F New Units: Drone, Pike & Shot, Supply Convoy
http://www.well-of-souls.com/civ/civ6_riseandfall.html#units

The Supply Convoy is a new Modern Era support unit that upgrades from the Medic, gaining +2 movement and granting adjacent units +1 movement as well.

Posted by Sid Meier’s Civilization on Friday, January 26, 2018

CivR&F New Wonders: Kilwa Kisiwani, Taj Mahal, Statue of Liberty, St. Basil’s Catherdal, Casa de Contratación, Amundsen-Scott Research Station
http://www.well-of-souls.com/civ/civ6_riseandfall.html#wonders
CivR&F Hands-On Previews Round-Up
https://www.digitaltrends.com/game-reviews/civilization-vi-rise-and-fall-review
https://www.pcgamesn.com/sid-meiers-civilization-vi/civ-6-rise-and-fall-gameplay-preview-impressions
http://www.pcgamer.com/150-turns-with-civilization-vi-rise-and-fall-reveals-a-complex-broad-expansion
https://www.pcpowerplay.com.au/feature/handson-with-the-civ-vi-rise-fall-expansion,481586
https://www.polygon.com/2018/1/22/16911622/civilization-6-rise-and-fall-impressions

Open Mic
– Episode 298 Feedback
https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/polycast-episode-298-get-learned.627330

Intro/Outro
– Mac Civilization VI Port Now Reflects ‘Fall 2017’ Update
http://appleinsider.com/articles/18/01/17/aspyr-ships-civilization-vi-fall-2017-update-for-macos-metal-supporting-games-list-compiled

PolyCast is a bi-weekly audio production in an ongoing effort to give the Civ community an interactive voice on game strategy; listeners are encouraged to follow the show on Twitter and subscribe to its YouTube channel. Episode topics list is subject to change. Sibling show ModCast focuses on Civ modding, TurnCast on Civ multiplay.

DanQ

PolyCast Episode 298: “Get Learned”

By | January 23, 2018

PolyCast Schooled. The two-hundred-and-ninety-eighth episode of PolyCast, “Get Learned“, features regular co-hosts Daniel “DanQ” Quick and Stephanie “Makahlua” with returning guests ”CanusAlbinus” and ”NewEarthRelic”. It carries a runtime of 59m59s.

The summary of topics is as follows:

03m03s | News
The first expansion pack for Civilization VI, Rise and Fall, was announced in late 2017; since then, most of its civilizations have been previewed publicly and is the source of focus here: returning Korea, The Netherlands, Mongolia, new leadered India, and newcomers Cree and Georgia; then, controversy emerges first given the choice of Korean leader (account of her reign) and representation of the Cree (40m38s).
50m24s | Open Mic
Taking in feedback received for the show’s 2017 Christmas Special from within the Civ community.

Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous
Failure to coordinate, a [em]Civ[/em] port seemingly done right and taking aback to the front.

PolyCast is a bi-weekly audio production recording live every other Saturday throughout the year, in an ongoing effort to give the Civilization community an interactive voice; sibling show ModCast focuses on Civ modding, TurnCast on Civ multiplay.

DanQ

CivPlayers Podcast #19 Emergencies Deep Dive Devs Play Georgia, MP Analysis

By | January 21, 2018

This past Friday, Jan 19th at 9 PM EST was the 19th CivPlayers League Podcast. Here’s what we talked about in the past  week!

Co-Hosts Sarnith and KingLewie, and guest Co-Host BladeSe7en, CanuckSoldier and TaskForceFish bring you this weeks topics.

• The Expansion is still the hot topic, This week we have the Dev Live Stream on Emergencies, which show cases Queen Tamar and her Civ Georgia.  As well we cover a few new details from the “New Features Explained” Trailer.

• How will CivPlayers transition to Civ6 Rise and Fall, Well we have a new Rise and Fall Myleague Site, and we are taking a week off our normal ranking of games, and no Civ’s will be banned for the week 8-15th Feb!  So come out and play some MP on CPL, and help identify any bugs and exploits!

• The Clan Championship Cup is coming! We are now a week away from the second Clan Championship Cup! 26-28 January, it will be quit the MP spectacle, and all streamed live!

• Be sure to be active in chat! We do watch and are happy to answer your questions! • Do you have ideas you’d like to see brought up on the podcast? Make sure to post your thoughts and suggestions in the comment section!

CivPlayers Podcasts are recorded live on Sarnith’s Youtube Live every Friday at 9pm EST  Sarnith’s Youtube Live

Watch this episode here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvzqD5gXwPM

You can watch all Podcasts as well as other CivPlayers events at our YouTube page  CivPlayers Youtube Channel

CanuckSoldier

Civilization VI: Rise and Fall “New Features Explained” Trailer

By | January 16, 2018

2K and Firaxis Games today released a new trailer, “New Features Explained” for Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Rise and Fall expansion pack.

The extensive nearly 6 minute long gameplay preview details all the new features like Great Ages, Loyalty, Governors, Emergencies and Enhanced Alliances. Check it out and discuss it on the forums!

Civilization VI: Rise and Fall is the first official expansion pack for Civilization VI. It will be released on February 8, 2018 in North America.

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