PolyCast Episode 303 Topics List

By | March 22, 2018

PolyCast This Saturday, March 10th, 2018 is to see the sixth recording of Civilization strategy podcast PolyCast‘s twelfth season. Beginning at 12PM ET North America (timezone converter), Episode 303’s topics list is set as follows:

News
Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Now Available on Mac, Linux: “Rolls Out Early”(?)
https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/civilization-vi-rise-and-fall-expansion-arrives-on-linux-tomorrow.11445
https://www.altchar.com/games-news/562757/civ-vi-rise-and-fall-rolls-out-early-for-linux-mac
(https://www.facebook.com/civ/photos/a.349831890358.197044.117631940358/10156099633355359/?type=3)
CivVI Fans Discover “Game Changing Typo”, “Messing” Artifical Intelligence “Priorities”
https://kotaku.com/fans-discover-game-changing-typo-in-civilization-vis-co-1823845314
https://www.pcgamer.com/typos-in-a-civilization-6-data-file-are-messing-with-the-ais-priorities

Open Mic
– Voicemail, Email from Brandon “bcaiko” Keith Hallmark

Miscellaneous
– “At The Helm”: Panel with CivVI: R&F Lead Developers

(https://www.pcgamer.com/how-the-civ-6-rise-and-fall-designers-came-up-with-its-cast-of-leaders)
Civilization: A New Dawn Board Game Review
http://www.megabearsfan.net/post/2018/03/21/Civilization-A-New-Dawn-board-game-review.aspx
– How Civilization “Reinforces a Dangerous Myth”
https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2018/03/15/all-rise-and-no-fall-how-civilization-reinforces-a-dangerous-myth

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 302: “Always Improving”

By | March 18, 2018

PolyCast Always. The three hundred-and-second episode of PolyCast, “Always Improving“, features regular co-hosts Daniel “DanQ” Quick, Stephanie “Makahlua”, Philip “TheMeInTeam” Bellew and Jason “MegaBearsFan” Grade with first-time guest co-host ”Timothy001″. It carries a runtime of 59m59s.

The summary of topics is as follows:

01m17s | News
All about the March 2018 Update for Civilization VI: Rise and Fall is followed by an addendum, requesting a change with respect to hex options when occupied by an enemy unit (17m07s).
20m27s | Senate
The “good”, “bad and the ugly” of CivVI Governors introduced in the game’s first expansion pack are rated through their abilities, absolute and relative to each other.
43m56s | Forum Talk
Individually limited, collectively extensive: a call for the most pressing Civilization VI: Rise and Fall gameplay changes needed presently.

Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous
A case for blooping.

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 75: “A Bit More Fluid”

By | March 11, 2018

ModCast Flowing. The seventy-fifth episode, and tenth season premiere, of ModCast entitled “A Bit More Fluid“, is now netcasting. Lead co-host Rob “Rob (R8XFT)” Riley is joined by fellow regluar co-host John “Neirai” with first-time guest ”SeelingCat” in this 45m37s outing.

The summary of topics is as follows:

06m15s | Modder’s Spotlight
The present works, future endeavours and past moments of the show’s guest in Civilization VI modding.
23m29s | Miscellaneous (Part 1 of 2)
On the inclusion of the Cree through the first CivVI expansion, Rise and Fall, and representation of other civilizations with development deviating from the generally regarded ‘norm’.
30m41s | Artist Sketchpad
Profiling the latest proficiencies of CivVI modder ”Sukritact”.
35m39s | Miscellaneous (Part 2 of 2)
What the panelists most want to see come about from a would-be second Civilization VI expansion pack.

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

DanQ

Civilization Players Podcast #24, A Dev Update….without DLC!

By | March 10, 2018

This past Friday, Mar 9th at 9 PM EST was the 24th CivPlayers League Podcast. Here’s what we talked about in the past  week!

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

• This week we go in-depth on all the awesome details of the March Developers Update from Firaxis!

• We now know when the next Clan Championship Cup with be!  1-3 June 18, so now all the clans can plan for an exciting weekend of competition!

• We review the first week of the exciting duel competition the ADCP and the revamped the CivPlayers Newsletter starting this Saturday!

• 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=34q4-P3Wb3Q

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

CanuckSoldier

PolyCast Episode 302 Topics List

By | March 8, 2018

PolyCast This Saturday, March 10th, 2018 is to see the fifth recording of Civilization strategy podcast PolyCast‘s twelfth season. Beginning at 12PM ET North America (timezone converter), Episode 302’s topics list is set as follows:

News
Civilization VI: Rise and Fall March 2018 Update
http://steamcommunity.com/games/289070/announcements/detail/1657760039074270683
https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/patch-is-live.629897
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSFhqOPiU-E

Senate
– Governors: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/governors-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly.629735

Forum Talk
– Your TOP THREE Most Wanted Gamplay Changes
https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/your-top-three-most-wanted-gameplay-changes.629006
– Best City State Suzerain Bonus
https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/best-city-state-suzerain-bonus.629292
– Things Other People Care About But You Don’t
https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/things-other-people-care-about-but-you-dont.629351

Research Lab
Civ Feature Proposal: Acts of War
http://www.megabearsfan.net/post/2018/02/11/Civilization-proposal-acts-of-war.aspx

Miscellaneous
– “At The Helm”: Panel with CivVI: R&F Lead Developers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oivobytvaZI
(https://www.pcgamer.com/how-the-civ-6-rise-and-fall-designers-came-up-with-its-cast-of-leaders)

Theatre
Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Gameplay Experiences to Date

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

Civilization Players PodCast #23 Two weeks in wrap up!

By | March 4, 2018

This past Friday, Mar 2nd at 9 PM EST was the 23th CivPlayers League Podcast. Here’s what we talked about in the past  week!

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

• This week we have the Association of Civ Duel Players Tournament(ACDP) about to kick off!

• We cover the players Clan Championship Feedback from CCC#2, and looking forward to CCC#3 in early June.

• We cover some of the recent Mods available to the CivPlayers Community.

• 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=OkgkTOsYbUM

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

CanuckSoldier

PolyCast Episode 301: “Quality Side Eye”

By | March 4, 2018

PolyCast Swol. The three hundred-and-first episode of PolyCast, “Quality Side Eye“, features regular co-hosts Daniel “DanQ” Quick, Stephanie “Makahlua” and Philip “TheMeInTeam” Bellew with returning guest co-host Brian “bite” MacNamara and first-time guest co-host ”Leyrann”. It carries an extended runtime of 96m47s.

The summary of topics is as follows:

01m50s | Forum Talk
Completing the “first looks” of new civilizations in Civilization VI: Rise and Fall leads to first the Mapuche and then the Incia (06m52s, plus at 12m33s from Episode 299); then, a rundown of the new tile improvements the expansion brings about followed by finding connections between previously released civs and the new or revised game mechanics (20m33s), taking temperature on Free City aggression (24m23s), the Artificial Intelligence’s (AI) lust for capturing City States (33m18s), running down Era Point possibilities and taking issue with the choices the game’s AI makes (48m49s; recorded for Episode 283).

Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous
Naming convention, optimizing search engine results and accounting for responsibilities.

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

HOF Civ5 Update

By | March 3, 2018

The Civilization V Hall of Fame has been updated. 29 games were accepted since the previous update.

Congratulations to zlither for the highest Firaxis score of the update with a Settler, Time, Quick, Duel, Highlands, Aztec (Montezuma) [BNW] game for 16790 points.

johncparr was the most active player during this update, submitting 5 games.

Only 3 players were brave enough to take on Deity this update
blatc – 100 AD, Turn 119, 5217 points, Deity, Domination, Standard, Standard, Great Plains Plus, Arabia (Harun al-Rashid) [BNW]
blatc – 250 BC, Turn 105, 5595 points, Deity, Domination, Standard, Standard, Great Plains Plus, Arabia (Harun al-Rashid) [BNW]
dinanipedro – 1715 AD, Turn 253, 2604 points, Deity, Science, Standard, Standard, Pangaea, Songhai (Askia) [BNW]
johncparr – 1906 AD, Turn 326, 1896 points, Deity, Science, Standard, Standard, Great Plains, Arabia (Harun al-Rashid) [BNW]

Gauntlet Results:
G-Major LXXXVIII – Diplomacy, Emperor, Standard, Inland Sea, Quick, Ethiopia (Haile Selassie)
1st vadalaz – 1460 AD T-136
2nd dinanipedro – 1700 AD T-165
rd zlither – 1825 AD T-190

G-Minor CXLXV – Culture, King, Standard, Large Islands, Standard, Portugal (Maria I)
vadalaz – 125 AD T-120
2nd aafritz17 – 1913 AD T-333

** New Gauntlets Starting **
G-Major LXXXIX – Science, Immortal, Standard, Continents, Standard, China (Wu Zetain)
G-Minor CXLXVI – Diplomacy, Warlord, Standard, Great Plains Plus, Standard, Germany (Bismark)

>> Civ V HOF
>> Discussion Thread

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