Review the Podcast Constitution: PolyCast Evergreen, Season 12

By | December 30, 2018

Top of the hour with PolyCast (PC), the Civilization strategy-centric bi-weekly podcast having recently concluded its twelfth season. Hosted by show co-founder and lead co-host Daniel “DanQ” Quick and recurring guest ”CanusAlbinus”, they count down ten selected Season 12 topics that most retain their relevance and ten moments that best represent delivery style on PolyCast Evergreen, Season 12. The latest in a side series of annual productions for each of PolyCast’s completed seasons to date, it carries a runtime of 03h26m18s. Topics were chosen by ”DanQ” who shared a panel alongside Stephanie “Makahlua”, Philip “TheMeInTeam” Bellew and Jason “MegaBearsFan” Grade. Moments were chosen by ”CanusAlbinus”.

Today and since 2011, PolyCast records 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

PolyCast Cut! Steel Edition

By | December 28, 2018

The Civilization strategy-centric podcast PolyCast (PC) is at the end of its twelfth season of ongoing production. During the first season of PC was its “Cut!” side series in production, serving as a compilation of cut moments from episode recordings. In looking back on material left over from Season 11 of the show, “Cut! Steel Edition” has been compiled and is now available, clocking in at a runtime of 28m29s.

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 thirteenth season is set to begin in January 2019.

DanQ

Civilization VI Is One of the Top Selling Games of 2018 on Steam

By | December 28, 2018

Civilization VI is in the Top “Platinum” Tier of Games sold on Steam in 2018.

It is also on sale for 70% off on Steam.

Discuss the success of this title in this CivFanatics Forums thread.

WillowBrook

Sample PolyCast (Civ Strategy Podcast) with “Promo 30”

By | December 27, 2018

PolyCast Regular co-hosts Daniel “DanQ” Quick, ”Makahlua”, Philip “TheMeInTeam” Bellew and Jason “MegaBearsFan” Grade discuss Civilization strategy on PolyCast, a bi-weekly podcast. The second episode sampler from its twelfth season is now available for listening. Targeting both would-be and current listeners to get a sense of the content and atmosphere of the show, it runs for 04m59s.

Recording live before a listening audience every other Saturday throughout the year, PolyCast is an every-other-week audio production in an ongoing effort to give the Civilization community an interactive voice on game strategy; its thirteenth season, overseen by “CanusAlbinus” replacing Quick as lead co-host, is set to begin in January 2019. Sibling show ModCast focuses on Civ modding, TurnCast on Civ multiplay.

DanQ

PolyCast 2018 Christmas Special: “We Four Gamers Gather Once More”

By | December 24, 2018

PolyCast Coming together for change. The 2018 PolyCast Christmas Special, “We Four Gamers Gather Once More“, is now available for netcasting. Making his last appearance as the show’s lead panelist is Daniel “DanQ” Quick alongside fellow original co-host ”Makahlua”, who are both joined by longtime panelist Philip “TheMeInTeam” Bellew and recently minted co-host Jason “MegaBearsFan” Grade. As much as this festive foray in podcasting is about Quick reflecting on the past to the present, it is also looking towards the Civing future that is the Civilization VI expansion Gathering Storm.

The summary of topics is as follows:

03m20s | Segment #1
One, two, three questions directed at one panelist from “sadsquid”.
10m04s | Segment #2
Direct to any-and-all panelists are two interrelated questions concerning Civilization VI.
12m57s | Segment #3
It’s the first knowings of the Maori, coming to CivVI as part of its Gathering Storm expansion pack.
20m07s | Segment #4
One, two, three and four questions for one panelist in particular from “Morningcalm”.
23m51s | Segment #5
The environmental effects that Gathering Storm is to bring to Civilization VI bookends a connection to the return of the World Congress.
33m28s | Segment #6
One, two, three, four listeners have their questions for a specific panelist answered.
40m00s | Segment #7
On the revelation that Canada will be a civ in Civilization for the first time via CivVI expansion Gathering Storm is taken in.
44m53s | Segment #8
What to make of what is already known about scored competitions within the up-and-returning-for-CivVI World Congress.

Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous
Unit upgrade hopefulness, art style choices and heartfelt thankings.

PolyCast is a bi-weekly audio production in an ongoing effort to give the Civ community an interactive voice on game strategy; the twelfth edition of Evergreen, a side series on selected moments and topics that best represent the show, is set to be released by year’s end. Fellow sibling shows also in production presently are ModCast on Civ modding and TurnCast on Civ multiplay.

DanQ

PolyCast Episode 328: “Not Just a Lame Clip Show XXX”

By | December 23, 2018

PolyCast C’est la vie. The three-hundred-and-twenty-eighth episode of Civilization strategy podcast PolyCast, “Not Just a Lame Clip Show XXX“, features regular co-hosts Daniel “DanQ” Quick, ”Makahlua”, Philip “TheMeInTeam” Bellew and Jason “MegaBearsFan” Grade with two guest co-hosts in the thirtieth compilation of segments archived from previous episode recordings and not released previously. With a 78m16s runtime, the summary of topics is as follows:

00m37s | Miscellaneous
What to make of a Civilization survey emailed to some players by publisher 2K Games (recorded for Episode 313).
40m43s | Research Lab
Analyzing the fifth, and final, set of suggestions for Civilization VI gameplay post-Rise & Fall expansion release as empty entities (recorded for Episode 314).

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. The annual PolyCast Christmas Special, the show’s last recorded outing with Quick as lead co-host, is to be published tomorrow.

DanQ

Provide TurnCast With Feedback on 2018 Season

By | December 19, 2018

TurnCast Favourite guest players? Favourite regular player? These are two of the five questions being asked of the 2018 TurnCast (TC) audience as its eighth season has concluded.

To provide your input on/by December 29th, 2018, follow the link below:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7G9DVT5

TurnCast is the third spin-off of the Civ strategy-centric PolyCast.

DanQ

PolyCast Bloopers, Volume 12

By | December 19, 2018

PolyCast Compiling the flubs, dubs and “what the”s. From the strategy-centric Civilization podcast PolyCast comes, “Bloopers: Volume 12“, the fourth dedicated blooper reel for the since its first season. It runs 09m13s.

PolyCast is a bi-weekly audio production recording live every other Saturday throughout the year, in an ongoing effort to give the Civ community an interactive voice; sibling show ModCast focuses on Civ modding, TurnCast on Civ multiplay. PolyCast’s twelfth season is to continue with the release of its 2018 Christmas Special next Monday.

DanQ