TurnCast Episode 102: “Need to Laugh”

By | December 16, 2018

TurnCast The best medicine. Regular players Daniel “DanQ” Quick, ”Makahlua”, Steve “WarningU2” Warner and Matthieu “GrimVek” are joined alongside fellow co-operative Civilization VI multiplaying gamers in the one-hundred-and-second episode of TurnCast (TC). Entitled “Need to Laugh“, it carries a runtime of 09m59s. Snippets include but are not limited to family time, episode lengh, giggle box, still alive and stop that.

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.


PolyCast Episode 327: “End of an Era”

By | December 13, 2018

PolyCast Faring thee well. The three hundred-and-twenty-seventh episode of PolyCast, “End of an Era“, features regular co-hosts Daniel “DanQ” Quick, Stephanie “Makahlua”, Philip “TheMeInTeam” and Jason “MegaBearsFan” Grade in what is Quick’s last episode recording as the show’s lead panelist. Carrying a runtime of 2h18m06s, it is the show’s longest episode to date.

The summary of topics is as follows:

01m28s | “Drusain”, “WarningU2”
The first two recurring guest co-hosts come on to discuss their first impressions of Civilization VI expansion pack Gathering Storm‘s announcement and saying farewell to the show’s co-founder and lead panelist.
16m12s | “Eag”, “AlphaShard”
The next pair of recurring guests give their take on Gathering Storm and the show’s imminent, so-called “Transition 2019”.
21m29s | “kalleina”, “bcaiko”
The third pair of recurring guests chime in on Gathering Storm and the show’s changing of the guard on the horizon.
35m35s | “Thalassicus”, “SupremacyKing2”, “SeelingCat”
The first trio share their Civilization VI: Gathering Storm and “Transition” thoughts.
45m08s | “Darsnan”
A one-time panelist on a show special ten years ago returns to discuss their ongoing Civilization: Beyond Earth play and their takeaway with respect to “Transition 2019”.
51m49s | “stormtrooper412”, “MikeDoubleU”
The fourth recurring guest co-host pair arrive to explore Civilization VI: Gathering Storm and weigh in on “Transition 2019”.
63m12s | “The Buzzing”, “Jonah Falcon”
The fifth pair of recurring guest co-hosts add to the discussion that is Gathering Storm and the imminent changes ahead for the show.
72m26s | “Rubin”
Reflecting on Civilization VI: Gathering Storm and the show’s “Transition” is undertaken by a recurring guest.
81m42s | “NewEarthRelic”, “Alexander”, “Cartimandua”
The second trio chime in on the news that is Gathering Storm and the show’s departing co-founder and lead panelist.
98m10s | Messages
Pre-recorded farewells for the show’s co-founder and lead panelist are played from eight other recurring co-hosts: “bite”, “dacole”, “GrimVek”, “ZTZaorish”, “Bibor”, “zosh127”, “Thorburne” and “Sedwick”. (“Magma_Dragoon” and “MadDjinn” can also be heard a little earlier.)
107m41s | Closing
On the last episode recording with all current regular panelists, the four share their thoughts on “Transition 2019” alongside incoming lead panelist “CanusAlbinus”.

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.


Provide PolyCast With Feedback on 2018 Season

By | December 12, 2018

PolyCast Segments inclusion preference? Favourite regular co-host? These are two of the five questions being asked of the 2018 PolyCast (PC) audience as its twelfth season nears its conclusion.

To provide your input on/by December 22nd, follow the link below:


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.


Gathering Storm Livestream: Canada

By | December 12, 2018

The developers for Civilization VI: Gathering Storm play Canada in this livestream.

Discuss the livestream here.

Check out the archived video:


Input Requested for PolyCast Christmas Special 2018 (DanQ’s Last Recording as Regular Panelist)

By | December 5, 2018

PolyCast PolyCast is approaching the conclusion to its twelfth season, helping keep it as the longest running Civilization podcast as well as the first. On December 15th, 2018, the show’s annual Christmas Special is to be recorded live as have been episode recordings this calendar year. Its panelists are need of questions to answer, comments to reflect on and topics to investigate to drive this special stream’s content: Civ in nature, strategy/computer gaming in general or even PolyCast specific inquiries are all welcome… you are not limited to just one! This recording is also noteworthy as it is to be show co-founder and owner Daniel “DanQ” Quick’s final appearance as its lead co-host.

To submit your questions, comments or topics for this purpose in advance, do one of the following:

a) respond accordingly to its forum thread;
b) send an email to thepolycast@gmail.com;
c) leave a voicemail for free by using Skype to call the show; or
d) leave a voicemail by using your telephone to call the show: (301) 637-7659 or +44 121 288 7659.

In addition, the PolyCast team will also take them live during the recording of the 2018 Christmas Special in the chat room powered by YouTube. Help the show’s panelists prepare for this event by submitting your inquiries in advance. PolyCast is a bi-weekly audio production in an ongoing effort to give the Civ community an interactive voice on game strategy.