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

Denniz

TurnCast Episode 94: “Reached an Agreement”

By | February 25, 2018

TurnCast Now to carry it out. Regular players Daniel “DanQ” Quick, ”Makahlua”, Steve “WarningU2” Warner and Matthieu “GrimVek” are joined alongside fellow co-operative Civilization VI multiplaying gamers in the ninety-fourth episode of TurnCast (TC). Entitled “Reached an Agreement“, it carries a runtime is 09m59s. Snippets include but are not limited to mute again, pretty presumptuous, same time, help that and plural word.

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.

DanQ

PolyCast Episode 301 Topics List

By | February 22, 2018

PolyCast This Saturday, February 24th, 2018 is to see the fourth recording of Civilization strategy podcast PolyCast‘s twelfth season. Beginning at 12PM ET North America (timezone converter), Episode 301’s topics list is set as follows:

Forum Talk
Civilization VI: Rise and Fall New Units: 4 Global
http://www.well-of-souls.com/civ/civ6_riseandfall.html#units
CivVI:R&F New Improvements: 2 Global
http://www.well-of-souls.com/civ/civ6_riseandfall.html#improvements
CivVI:R&F New Wonders, 8 World and 7 Natural
http://www.well-of-souls.com/civ/civ6_riseandfall.html#wonders
http://www.well-of-souls.com/civ/civ6_riseandfall.html#natural_wonders
CivVI:R&F “First Look”: Mapuche
https://civilization.com/news/entries/civilization-vi-rise-and-fall-lautaro-leads-the-mapuche
CivVI:R&F “First Look”: Zulu
https://civilization.com/news/entries/civilization-vi-rise-and-fall-shaka-leads-the-zulu
– Old Abilities with New Synergies (CivVI:R&F)
https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/old-abilities-with-new-synergies-in-r-f.628665
– Are Free Cities Too Aggressive?
https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/are-free-cities-too-aggressive.628615
– Nerf AI Conquering City States?
https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/nerf-ai-conquering-city-states.628636
– Points Towards Ages in Civilization VI: Rise and Fall
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1bcghYw_lk2vbBHdQV4T73C-gUWV5bq_McQjMGeoWN38/edit?usp=sharing
(https://www.reddit.com/r/civ/comments/7wqoca/rise_and_fall_heres_a_list_of_what_gives_you)

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 300: “This. Is. POLYCAST!”

By | February 20, 2018

PolyCast Ripped. The three hundredth episode of PolyCast, “This. Is. POLYCAST!“, features regular co-hosts Daniel “DanQ” Quick, Stephanie “Makahlua” and Philip “TheMeInTeam” Bellew with thirteen recurring guest co-hosts. It carries an extended runtime of 96m47s.

The summary of topics is as follows:

03m46s | Maki, Phil and Dan
The regular panelists present discuss what they’re most liking, most disliking and next step for play in Civilization VI: Rise and Fall.
08m01s | “CanusAlbinus” and “Ubermarklar”
From one who has, and one who has not, yet played said CivVI expansion pack is a breakdown of their first takes.
13m08s | “AlphaShard” and “stormtrooper412”
First impressions of Civilization VI: Rise and Fall from the next pair of recurring guests.
24m46s | “Monthar”
Pros, cons and looking ahead from the first of two guest co-hosts from the show’s most previous episode.
30m29s | “Drusain”
Pros, cons and looking ahead from the second of two guest co-hosts from the show’s most previous episode.
36m22s | Jonah Falcon and Martin Alvito
Highs, lows and in-betweens lead to varying conversation points including an argument for gamer generational differences to explain varying views.
50m22s | “Cartimandua” and “Kingmaker”
A former regular co-host and her husband, himself a recurring guest, talk about their shared first experiences with Civilization VI: Rise and Fall.
64m57s | “MikeDoubleU” and “ZTZaorish”
Again, a pair of panelists where one has yet to play and who has played CivVI‘s expansion pack with their first opinions.
74m44s | “SempferFi2382”
The final recurring guest talks about how he and his significant other have been making the most of their first CivVI: RaF play.
82m08s | News
The day before Civilization VI: Rise and Fall‘s release, its base game was updated leading to conversation here of noteworthy changes.

Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous
Weirded out, belayed acknowledgment of new membership in the 200 Club and forward thinking.

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

Civilization Players Leagues Podcast #22 Rise and Fall, A week of Ranked games!

By | February 18, 2018

This past Friday, Feb 16th at 9 PM EST was the 22th CivPlayers League Podcast. Here’s what we talked about in the past  week!

Co-Hosts Sarnith and KingLewie, and guest Co-Host 2B and SaltCreek bring you this weeks topics.

• This week we have been playing ranked games, the real deal, for the past week!  Now we will discuss all the changes that Rise and Fall has made to the game we love, and how competitive MP players are adjusting to the new mechanics, and how the meta is starting to change.

• 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=GwZjZCIqUwo

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

CanuckSoldier

Reconstitute the Podcast Exploration: PolyCast Evergreen, Season 11

By | February 11, 2018

Celebrate a second decade of podcasting on PolyCast (PC), the Civilization strategy-centric bi-weekly show now in its twelfth season in 2018. Hosted by show co-founder and lead co-host Daniel “DanQ” Quick, he counts down ten selected Season 11 topics that most retain their relevance and ten moments that best represent delivery style on PolyCast Evergreen, Season 11. The eleventh in a side series of ten productions for each of PolyCast’s completed seasons to date, it carries a runtime of 03h10m33s. Topics were chosen by ”DanQ” who shared a panel alongside Stephanie “Makahlua”, Philip “TheMeInTeam” Bellew and ”MadDjinn”. Moments were chosen by recurring guest ”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