PolyCast Episode 280: “One Way or Another”

By | May 6, 2017

Find to get. The two-hundred-and-eightieth episode of PolyCast, “One Way or Another“, features regular co-hosts Daniel “DanQ” Quick, Stephanie “Makahlua”, Philip “TheMeInTeam” Bellew and ”MadDjinn” with returning guest co-host ”Monthar”. It carries a runtime of 59m59s.

The summary of topics is as follows:

01m32s | Open Mic
Responding to pieces of feedback for Episode 279; then, in response to an email about what franchise and developer may challenge Civilization by Firaxis Games (04m49s; recorded for Episode 275).
16m47s | Senate
The first of three playing ‘As and Against’ of CivVI civilizations: America, Arabia (25m36s) and Brazil (33m17s).
38m53s | Forum Talk
What is up with spies getting killed in Civilization VI and whether a more interesting line of inquiry lies within.
45m00s | Miscellaneous
Passing judgment on CivV‘s World Congress mechanic (recorded for Episode 266), a fictional account of a “great war” (48m12s; recorded for Episode 267) and the game now the third most profitable PC exclusive gaming title in history (51m17s).

Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous
Fort and nights, getting someonefied.

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

New Content Coming to Civilization VI Digital Deluxe Edition

By | May 4, 2017

The following exciting announcement regarding new content has been made:-

2K and Firaxis are excited to announce the inclusion of all-new content for the Civilization VI Digital Deluxe edition, enhancing its value to deliver both strong savings and countless turns for fans of the award-winning Sid Meier’s Civilization franchise.

It’s important to us that wherever Civilization fans live around the world, that the Digital Deluxe edition provides a great value. We saw that prices with certain currencies didn’t live up to the savings we’re looking to deliver, and so we are excited to offer this new content at no additional charge to those who purchase, or already own, the Civilization VI Digital Deluxe edition.

In the coming months, we’ll be releasing two additional Civilization & Scenario Packs for Civilization VI that will introduce three new leaders representing civilizations from Africa and Southeast Asia. This content will appear automatically for purchasers of the Civilization VI Digital Deluxe edition upon release.

Follow the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #OneMoreTurn, and be sure to follow the Civilization franchise on social media to keep up to date with the latest news and information on Sid Meier’s Civilization VI.

https://civilization.com/news/entries/civilization-vi-digital-deluxe-new-content-free-dlc

NobleZarkon

HOF Civ5 Update

By | May 2, 2017

The Civilization V Hall of Fame has been updated. 39 games were accepted since the previous update.

Congratulations to zenmaster for the highest Firaxis score of the update with a Warlord, Domination, Quick, Duel, Great Plains, Spain (Isabella) [BNW] game for 9375 points.

zenmaster was the most active player during this update, submitting 14 games.

Only 1 player was brave enough to take on Deity this update:
Strong2theEnd – 1240 BC, Turn 46, 2015 points, Deity, Domination, Quick, Duel, Great Plains Plus, Huns (Attila) [BNW]

Gauntlet Results:
G-Major LXXXII – Culture, Prince, Standard, Archipelago, Marathon, Venice (Enrico Dandolo)
1st vadalaz – 1260 BC T-224
2nd zenmaster – 300 AD T-380
3rd walkyc – 770 AD T-454

G-Minor CXLII – Domination, Prince, Standard, Terra, Quick, Siam (Ramkhamhaeng)
1st Mighty Dwaarf/B] – 650 AD T-95
2nd zlither
– 1280 AD T-124
3rd walkyc – 1690 AD T-163

** New Gauntlets Starting **
G-Major LXXXIII – Diplomacy, King, Standard, Small Continents, Marathon, Any Leader
G-Minor CXLIII – Culture, Warlord, Small, Pangaea, Epic, Any Leader

>> Civ V HOF
>> Discussion Thread

Denniz

TurnCast Episode 83: “Worst Interpretation Possible”

By | April 29, 2017

Not surprising. Regular players Daniel “DanQ” Quick, ”Makahlua”, Steve “WarningU2” Warner and Matthieu “GrimVek” are joined alongside fellow co-operative Civilization VI multiplaying gamers in the eighty-third episode of TurnCast (TC). Entitled “Worst Interpretation Possible“, it carries a runtime is 09m59s. Snippets include but are not limited to sounds right, recoginizing claim, resolve conflicts, be compensated and on duty.

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

Civ IV Hall Of Fame Updated

By | April 28, 2017

The Civilization IV Hall of Fame has been updated. 15 games were accepted since the previous update.

Congratulations to neilmeister for the highest Firaxis score of the update with a Standard, Marathon, Prince, Domination game for 549,014 points.

Pious_Pete was the most active player during this update, submitting 6 games.

Only 2 players were brave enough to take on Deity this update:
    fizbankovi – 1650 AD, Standard, Normal, Deity, Domination game for 264,972 points.
    Pious_Pete – 1942 AD, Small, Quick, Deity, Cultural game for 7,282 points.
    Pious_Pete – 1900 AD, Small, Quick, Deity, Cultural game for 8,938 points.
    Pious_Pete – 1906 AD, Small, Quick, Deity, Cultural game for 8,977 points.
    Pious_Pete – 1894 AD, Small, Quick, Deity, Cultural game for 9,924 points.
    Pious_Pete – 1902 AD, Small, Quick, Deity, Cultural game for 9,542 points.
    Pious_Pete – 1934 AD, Small, Quick, Deity, Cultural game for 6,449 points.

A number of players gained number one positions on harder difficulty levels:
Dhoomstriker with a 1115 AD, Tiny, Marathon, Immortal, Cultural game for 13,7246 points.
Dhoomstriker with a 1295 AD, Duel, Marathon, Immortal, Cultural game for 110,820 points.

A number of players gained a composite table High Score (i.e. Any Condition):
neilmeister with a 1358 AD, Standard, Marathon, Prince, game for 549,014 points.

>> Civ IV HOF
>> Full Update Details
>> Discussion Thread

NobleZarkon

PolyCast Episode 280 Topics List

By | April 27, 2017

This Saturday, April 29th, 2017 is to see the eighth recording of Civilization strategy podcast PolyCast‘s eleventh season. Beginning at 12PM ET North America (timezone converter), Episode 280’s topics list is set as follows:

Open Mic
– Episode 279 Feedback
https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/polycast-episode-279-feel-that-impetus.614482

Senate
– As and Against I: Civilization VI Profile, America
http://civilization.wikia.com/wiki/American_(Civ6)
– As and Against II: CivVI Profile, Arabia
http://civilization.wikia.com/wiki/Arabian_(Civ6)
– As and Against III: CivVI Profile, Brazil
http://civilization.wikia.com/wiki/Brazilian_(Civ6)

Forum Talk
– Spies Getting Killed (Civilization VI)
https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/does-anyone-else-get-a-spy-killed-every-single-game.613670

Intro/Outro
CivV Third Best Selling PC Exclusive Game to Date
http://www.gamerevolution.com/news/civilization-v-is-now-the-3rd-bestselling-pc-exclusive-in-history-with-10-million-units-sold-40239
(http://steamspy.com/app/8930)

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 279: “Feel That Impetus”

By | April 22, 2017

Heating up. The two-hundred-and-seventy-ninth episode of PolyCast, “Feel That Impetus“, features regular co-hosts Daniel “DanQ” Quick, Stephanie “Makahlua”, Philip “TheMeInTeam” Bellew and ”MadDjinn” with first-time guest co-host Ayla “kalleina” Radies. It carries a runtime of 59m59s.

The summary of topics is as follows:

01m12s | Senate
In Civilization VI, prioritizing what building to construct, when and in respect to city order followed by taking what unit promotions and when (22m46s).
31m35s | Open Mic
Responding to a CivVI unit upkeep question asked during the livestream of Episode 276 and on show criticism, complementing and what to make of the game’s Harbour district in response to Episode 278 (35m33s).
49m24s | Miscellaneous
The success of the Civilization franchise in 2016 on gaming platform Steam (recorded for Episode 272), invading/not invading peculiarity in CivV (51m18s; recorded for Episode 262), CivVI Builder adventures (53m04s; recorded for Episode 273) and game notification oddities (54m14s).

Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous
Breaking the cycle and enjoyment measure.

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

ModCast Episode 69: “Laying Foundations”

By | April 15, 2017

New game, new voices. The sixty-ninth episode of ModCast, entitled “Laying Foundations“, is now netcasting with a 40m29s runtime. Rob “Rob (R8XFT)” Riley returns as lead panelist and is joined by new regular co-hosts ”vicevirtuoso”, John “Neirai” and Lee “LeeS” Shipp, all of whom had been guests on the show prior.

The summary of topics is as follows:

06m06s | Miscellaneous
Experiencing making changes to Civilization VI with, and without, modding tools and then pondering changes to the game from a modder’s perspective (18m23s).

ModCast is the first spin-off of the Civ strategy-centric PolyCast; fellow sibling TurnCast focuses on Civ multiplay.

DanQ