PolyCast Episode 298 Topics List

By | January 11, 2018

PolyCast This Saturday, January 13th, 2018 is to see the first recording of Civilization strategy podcast PolyCast‘s twelfth season. Beginning at 12PM ET North America (timezone converter), Episode 298’s topics list is set as follows:

News
Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Expansion Announced
https://civilization.com/news/entries/announcing-civilization-vi-rise-and-fall
(https://www.facebook.com/civ/videos/10155766086805359)
(http://www.well-of-souls.com/civ/civ6_riseandfall.html)
R&F “First Looks” Round-Up
https://www.facebook.com/notes/sid-meiers-civilization/civilization-vi-rise-and-fall-queen-seondeok-leads-korea/10155786874080359
https://www.facebook.com/notes/sid-meiers-civilization/civilization-vi-rise-and-fall-queen-wilhelmina-leads-the-netherlands/10155806164265359
https://www.facebook.com/notes/sid-meiers-civilization/civilization-vi-rise-and-fall-genghis-khan-leads-mongolia/10155824383765359
https://www.facebook.com/notes/sid-meiers-civilization/civilization-vi-rise-and-fall-chandragupta-leads-india/10155831815545359
https://www.facebook.com/notes/sid-meiers-civilization/civilization-vi-rise-and-fall-poundmaker-leads-the-cree-nation/10155864443400359
https://www.facebook.com/notes/sid-meiers-civilization/civilization-vi-rise-and-fall-tamar-leads-georgia/10155881541390359
– “First Looks” Controversies Re: Korea and the Cree
https://attackofthefanboy.com/news/civilization-6-korea-queen-seondeok
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/poundmaker-cree-nation-chief-civilization-video-game-1.4473089
(http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/poundmaker-singers-civilization-vi-game-cree-music-1.4475827)

Open Mic
– 2017 Christmas Special Feedback
https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/polycast-2017-christmas-special-girls-playing-civ-three.625830
– 2017 Listener Feedback Survey Results
– 2018 Changes to Patreon Campaign (January)

Intro/Outro
Civilization VI: Now on the iPad
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sid-meiers-civilization-vi/id1235863443?ls=1&mt=8
(https://www.facebook.com/civ/videos/10155831040955359)

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

Civ IV Hall of Fame Updated

By | January 11, 2018

The Civilization IV Hall of Fame has been updated – 42 games were accepted since the previous update.

Congratulations to kovacsflo for the highest Firaxis score of the update with a Large, Epic, Deity, Domination game for 884,703 points.

Lazybones was the most active player during this update, submitting 19 games.

Only 3 players were brave enough to take on Deity this update:

Fippy – 115 AD, Large, Epic, Deity, Domination game for 648,858 points.
kovacsflo – 160 AD, Large, Epic, Deity, Domination game for 884,703 points.
NobleZarkon – 2860 BC, Duel, Marathon, Deity, Conquest game for 28,931 points.

A number of players gained number one positions on harder difficulty levels:

Fippy with a 115 AD, Large, Epic, Deity, Domination game for 648,858 points.

Todelotti with a 1160 AD, Standard, Quick, Immortal, Domination game for 205,545 points.

A number of players gained a composite table High Score (i.e. Any Condition):
kovacsflo with a 160 AD, Large, Epic, Deity, game for 884,703 points.

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

NobleZarkon

Civilization Players Leagues Podcast #17, The Cree with Chief Poundmaker and more!

By | January 9, 2018

This past Friday, Jan 5th at 9 PM EST was the 17th CivPlayers League Podcast. Here’s what we talked about in the past  week!

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

• The Expansion is still the hot topic, We have a new Civ and Leader, Chief PoundMaker of the Cree Nation!  Also a new wonder was revealed, The Statue of Liberty!

• The Clan Championship Cup is coming! Do you have a clan, group, or organization you affiliate with? Fly your flag and compete to see which Clan is number 1 among multiple events and game formats! The Dates are January 26th-28th and will accommodate all time zones!

• Our own TaskForceFish has created an awesome Civ6 Combat Guide and its on Amazon Kindle! Here all about it during the podcast  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B078VDFWKT

• CivPlayers “Guess the Civs/leaders contest” is updated, did you get your votes in in time?  What are your favourite Civ’s for the final 3 reveals?

• 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://youtu.be/VlwYsiHASpc

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

CanuckSoldier

PolyCast Bloopers, Volume 11

By | January 7, 2018

PolyCast Compiling the flubs, dubs and “what the”s. From the strategy-centric Civilization podcast PolyCast comes, “Bloopers: Volume 11“, the fourth dedicated blooper reel for the since its first season. It runs 27m34s.

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 begin with the release of Episode 297 this Saturday from assorted recordings in 2017.

DanQ

Sample PolyCast (Civ Strategy Podcast) with “Promo 28”

By | January 3, 2018

PolyCast Regular co-hosts Daniel “DanQ” Quick, ”Makahlua”, Philip “TheMeInTeam” Bellew and ”MadDjinn” discuss Civilization strategy on PolyCast, a bi-weekly podcast. The second episode sampler from its elventh 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 Season 11 Blooper Reel is to be released on January 6th. Sibling show ModCast focuses on Civ modding, TurnCast on Civ multiplay.

DanQ

HOF Civ5 Update

By | January 3, 2018

The Civilization V Hall of Fame has been updated. 53 games were accepted since the previous update.

Congratulations to sexten for the highest Firaxis score of the update with a Settler, Culture, Marathon, Huge, Highlands, Shoshone (Pocatello) [BNW] game for 23069 points.

vadalaz was the most active player during this update, submitting 12 games.

Only 3 players were brave enough to take on Deity this update;
Dines – 750 BC, Turn 275, 3811 points, Deity, Domination, Marathon, Small, Pangaea, Iroquois (Hiawatha) [BNW]
Dines – 725 AD, Turn 445, 4403 points, Deity, Domination, Marathon, Huge, Pangaea, Assyria (Ashurbanipal) [BNW]
Dines – 2390 BC, Turn 111, 2600 points, Deity, Domination, Marathon, Tiny, Pangaea, Aztec (Montezuma) [BNW]
Dines – 290 AD, Turn 379, 6244 points, Deity, Domination, Marathon, Standard, Pangaea, China (Wu Zetain) [BNW]
Dines – 655 AD, Turn 431, 4357 points, Deity, Domination, Marathon, Huge, Pangaea, Greece (Alexander) [BNW]
Dines – 820 AD, Turn 464, 4186 points, Deity, Domination, Marathon, Huge, Pangaea, Iroquois (Hiawatha) [BNW]
johncparr – 1840 AD, Turn 290, 2296 points, Deity, Science, Standard, Standard, Inland Sea, Poland (Casimir III) [BNW]
MAGA – 3910 BC, Turn 6, 12400 points, Deity, Domination, Marathon, Duel, Great Plains, Huns (Attila) [BNW]

Gauntlet Results:
G-Major LXXXVII – Domination, Deity, Standard, Any Map Type, Standard, Any Leader
1st vadalaz – 1600 BC T-60

G-Minor CXLXIII – Domination, Warlord, Standard, Large Islands, Standard, Sweden (Gustavus Adolphus)
vadalaz 750 BC T-85
2nd zlither 425 AD T-132
3rd superman32870 1160 AD T-176

** New Gauntlets Starting **
G-Major LXXXVIII – Diplomacy, Emperor, Standard, Inland Sea, Quick, Ethiopia (Haile Selassie)
G-Minor CXLXIV – Science, Prince, Standard, Continents, Standard, Huns (Attila)

>> Civ V HOF
>> Discussion Thread

Denniz

Civilization Players Leagues Podcast #16, Chandgragupta and the upcoming Clan Championship Cup!

By | December 31, 2017

This past Friday, Dec 29th at 9 PM EST was the 16th CivPlayers League Podcast. Here’s what we talked about in the past  week!

Co-Hosts Sarnith and KingLewie, and guest Co-Host BladeSe7en and LDG1987 bring you this weeks topics.

• The Expansion is still the hot topic, We have a new India Leader announced in Chandgragupta!

• The Clan Championship Cup is coming! Do you have a clan, group, or organization you affiliate with? Fly your flag and compete to see which Clan is number 1 among multiple events and game formats! The Dates are January 26th-28th and will accomodate all time zones!

• 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://youtu.be/VlwYsiHASpc

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

CanuckSoldier

PolyCast Episode 296: “Not Just a Lame Clip Show XXI”

By | December 31, 2017

PolyCast Saying goodbye to the year that was. The two-hundred-and-ninety-sixth episode of Civilization strategy podcast PolyCast, “Not Just a Lame Clip Show XXI“, features regular co-hosts Daniel “DanQ” Quick, ”Makahlua”, Philip “TheMeInTeam” Bellew and ”MadDjinn” with fourteen guest co-hosts in the twenty-first compilation of segments archived from previous episode recordings and not released previously. With a 59m59s runtime, the summary of topics is as follows:

00m37s | Miscellaneous
Fully articulating Isabella in a Civilization V spoof video (recorded for Episode 252) while CivIV tops list of video game songs with lyrics (03m11s; recorded for Episode 254); then, developer notes on the creation of CivVI (05m35s; recorded for Episode 279), extended conversation on unit healing (13m21s; recorded for Episode 283) and (16m12s; recorded for Episode 286).
20m17s | Forum Talk
Promising not move, not move and broken promises (recorded for Episode 284).
23m46s | Open Mic
Responding to feedback on Episode 284 (recorded for Episode 285) followed by more of the same for Episode 288 (26m04s; recorded for Episode 289) as well as Episode 289 (43m28s; recorded for Episode 290).
49m58s | Theatre
A most memorable moment in Civ gaming, from Civilization IV: Colonization as recalled years later (recorded for Episode 295).

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