Play the new Civ3 “Game Of The Month” #159/186

By | April 17, 2022

It’s now been more than 20 years, but we still play it: Civ3! And therefore you also get again 2 different version of the “Game Of The Month”.

Our users Piu Freddo and Captain_Jack have again put together 2 challenges for you.

For the players with the “Play The World” addon you get GOTM186: You play as Korea on a standard map with 80% ocean on Monarch level. You get raging barbarians as well. For all the details, please have a look at this thread: https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/gotm-186-korea-monarch-discussion-and-spoilers.676081/

For players with the “Conquests” addon you get the COTM159: You play the vikings on a standard size archipelago map with 80% water on emperor level, but also with roaming barbarians. Also here, please check the related thread: https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/cotm159-scandinavia-emperor-discussion-and-spoilers.676080/

For both you have until June 30 to submit your final savegame.

The_J

Old World expansion: Heroes Of The Agean – First look

By | April 14, 2022

And there is a first video out about the early access of the new Old World expansion “Heroes Of The Agean” by Mohawk Games.

Discuss this expansion in our forum here: https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/old-world-expansion-heroes-of-the-agean.676299/

The_J

Old World update #88

By | April 14, 2022

Mohawk Games, the publisher of Old World, has released the latest update for their game. This update includes balance changes, new events, and more. You can discuss all these changes in our forum here.

Mohawk games also recently announced the release date on GOG and Steam, together with an expansion, which will be on May 19!

Wishlist Old World on GOG: https://www.gog.com/game/old_world

Wishlist Old World on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/597180/Old_World/

Buy it already in the Epic Store: https://store.epicgames.com/en-US/p/old-world

The_J

Anno 1800 free to play until May 19 (and sale)

By | April 14, 2022

Anno 1800 is currently available to play for free in the Ubisoft store until May 19.

Anno 1800 is a real-time historic strategy builder, set in the year 1800, and well worth a look.

GreenManGaming and Ubisoft. At Ubisoft the main game is discounted to 19.80€ (and appropriate discounts for the gold and complete edition). At GreenManGaming the main game is slightly cheaper at 17.03€, and various DLCs are discounted too.

The_J

Play the new Civ4 “Game Of The Month” #233

By | April 13, 2022

And it’s again time for the “Game Of The Month”, and it’s again time to see if you can pick up the challenge and play better than anyone else!

This time you play as Ramesses II of Egypt on a standard size archipelago map on Immortal level. There are no barbarians, but no goody huts either. You have until May15 to finish this game.

For all the remaining information and the savegame please check the thread for the “Game Of The Month” 233 here: https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/news-botm-233-ramesses-ii-starts-april-12-2022.676276/

The_J

FreeCiv: New version 3.0 and updates

By | April 12, 2022

FreeCiv 3.0 has been released in February, and recently also the patch 3.0.1.
As many of you know, FreeCiv is a free, open-source Civ game, inspired by Civilization 2. The recent change in version number has also changed the rules. The default rules are now closer to Civ3 than to Civ2, see https://freeciv.fandom.com/wiki/Civ2civ3 .

FreeCiv 3.0 can be downloaded free of charge here: http://freeciv.org/download.html
The current install should run on most modern operating systems and also all halfways modern computers.
Follow the FreeCiv Twitter account for more new.

Discuss FreeCiv in our forum here: https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/freeciv-new-version-3-0-and-updates.676319/

The_J

Old World: Expansion “Heroes Of The Agean”, and Steam/GOG release May 19

By | April 11, 2022

IGN has just put out the announcement trailer for Old World‘s new expansion “Heroes Of The Agean”! You can see the trailer above, and read some information about the new infos here: https://www.ign.com/videos/old-world-heroes-of-the-aegean-expansion-exclusive-announcement-trailer

The new expansion will include 6 new historical scenarios, and introduces more interesting personalities like Leonidas. Apparently Mohawak Games will make the expansion free for the first 2 weeks! So get Old World now, and enjoy the expansion as soon as possible!

This announcement comes together with the now finalized schedule for the release of Old World on Steam and GOG: Old World will come to both platforms on May 19 2022!

Wishlist Old World on GOG: https://www.gog.com/game/old_world

Wishlist Old World on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/597180/Old_World/

Buy it already in the Epic Store: https://store.epicgames.com/en-US/p/old-world

Discuss the expansion here: https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/old-world-expansion-heroes-of-the-agean.676299/

Discuss the Steam and GOG release here: https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/ow-release-date-on-steam-and-gog-19th-of-may.676297/

The_J

Push Humankind too far?! Live stream April 11-17 with great streamers on Elhoim’s map!

By | April 10, 2022

The Humankind Twitter account has just announced a live streaming challenge with several streamers, including the well known Civ6 streamers @PotatoMcWhiskey , TheGameMechanic and JumboPixel.
Over these days they will try to trigger the pollution end-condition in the fastest way possible.
They will be playing this game on Elhoim’s World map.
You may wonder if this is in any way related to the real world…

The streams will happen on their respective Twitch channels:

Discuss thes streams in our forum here: https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/push-humankind-too-far-live-stream-april-11-17-with-great-streamers-on-elhoims-map.676288/

The_J