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PolyCast Episode 409: Submitted for Peer Review
Intro
- 00h00m50s |  Sulcata Tortoises and Swedish Patch Notes
News
- 00h05m30sNew Civilization Franchise Merchandise Expansion
- 00h11m30s2K Games Support Hacked
- 00h18m12sManagerial Skills and Cvilization Player Skill, Related Research Paper
Research Lab
- 00h34m02sCivMD's Comprehensive Domination Victory Guide Discussion.
Outro
- 00h44m25s |  Day of Defeat Multiplayer



Runtime: 00h55m07s | Filesize: 55.5MB
Recorded: 24 September 2022
Published: 12 November 2022
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 408: Why Do Anything When You Can Pillage?
Intro
- 00h01m00sCiv Spinoff Game Ideas
News
- 00h05m58sHumankind Announces Together We Rule Expansion.
Senate
- 00h10m09sCivMD's Comprehensive Domination Victory Guide Discussion. The Guide Itself (Google Document)



Runtime: 00h59m26s | Filesize: 55.5MB
Recorded: 10 September 2022
Published: 22 October 2022
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, MegaBearsFan, CivMD


PolyCast Episode 407: They Deleted Our Topic!
Intro
- 00h01m00s |  Recent Floods in the US
News
- 00h03m30sUnCiv Released for Mobile Platforms.
Forum Talk
- 00h07m52sShould There Be A Minimum City Revolt Time?
- 00h15m31sWhat Exactly IS A Civilization?
Senate
- 00h23m11sWhat Policy Cards Do You Use In Your Games?
- 00h38m00sChoral Music, Jesuit Education, or Work Ethic?
Outro
- 00h44m25s |  Revisiting the Deleted Topic



Runtime: 00h47m48s | Filesize: 47.1MB
Recorded: 27 August 2022
Published: 9 September 2022
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 406: It's A Lot Better Than Watergate
News
- 00h02m25sTwitter Post Sparks Beyond Earth 2 Rumors.
- 00h12m39sxBox Patch for Civilization VI Released.
- 00h16m04sVote for Civilization 1 and 2 for Good Old Games.
- 00h18m22s |  PolyCast Season 1 Has Been Uploaded to the YouTube Channel.
Forum Talk
- 00h19m23sCoastal Flooding and Flood Barriers
- 00h36m49sBasil II Has Become Unpopular.
Misc.
- 00h47m31sDoor Monster's New Video About Workers



Runtime: 01h09m57s | Filesize: 66.5MB
Recorded: 13 August 2022
Published: 5 September 2022
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 405: Unless You Count the Launcher
Intro
- 00h01m00s |  Time Zones in the US
News
- 00h06m39sThe Lost Birds by Christopher Tin Announced
Forum Talk
- 00h13m04sThe Core of the 4X "Boring Endgame" Problem
- 00h38m48sSpiffing Brit Breaks the Game: Chinese Wonders Edition



Runtime: 00h51m04s | Filesize: 48.2MB
Recorded: 30 July 2022
Published: 2 September 2022
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 404: Podcast Not Found
Community
- 00h02m00sDanQ is Now a Father.
News
- 00h05m17sFreeCiv Reaches 3.0.
- 00h08m09sSid Meier's Warning About Monetization in Gaming.
Forum Talk
- 00h24m38sFive Second Turn Timer Marathon Civilization Multiplayer
- 00h49m35sFilthy Robot Interviews Soren Johnson About Old World



Runtime: 01h04m28s | Filesize: 71.7MB
Recorded: 16 July 2022
Published: 29 August 2022
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam


PolyCast Episode 403: 100 Turns to the Next District
News
- 00h01m32sTake-Two Merges with Zynga.
- 00h05m24sMicrosoft Announces Ara: History Untold.
Forum Talk
- 00h11m03sProduction Problems in Civilization VI
- 00h35m52sFeatures of Civilization VI We Want to Return in Civilization VII
Miscellaneous
- 01h08m00s |  A Topic is Derailed into Bug Speculation Surrounding Hearts of Iron VI.



Runtime: 01h26m29s | Filesize: 109MB
Recorded: 18 June 2022
Published: 26 August 2022
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 402: Straight Into The Salt
News
- 00h01m06sSoren Johnson's Old World Released on PC One Year Late.
- 00h02m43sRemembering Those Who Have Left Us
Forum Talk
- 00h06m20sThe Evolution of Civilization VI: From a Monument Placement Simulator to a Game
- 00h38m49sSingle Player Hotseat for a Better Challenge
- 00h42m24sWhich Civs are the Most Defensive?
Outro
- 01h00m02s |  Notable Sounds in Civilization IV and V



Runtime: 01h04m37s | Filesize: 81.1MB
Recorded: 21 May 2022
Published: 22 August 2022
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 401: No Independent Texas, Please
News
- 00h01m08sThe Strong Museum of Play Adds Civilization to Its Hall of Fame.
Forum Talk
- 00h16m01s6 Great Scientists At Once?
- 00h18m33sOver Randomization in Civilization VI
- 00h28m33sDo We Really Want an AI That Makes Reasoned Choices?
Research Lab
- 00h42m24sWhat Unlikely Civ Would You Like to See In Civilization?



Runtime: 01h09m02s | Filesize: 84.4MB
Recorded: 7 May 2022
Published: 19 August 2022
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 400: All's Fair in Love and Civilization
Community
- 00h01m55s |  PolyCast's 400 Show Retrospective News
- 00h29m01sSoren Johnson Talks About Diplomacy in Civilization III.
Forum Talk
- 00h41m03sIs Civilization VI Worth Playing in 2022?
- 00h46m40sIs Civilization V Worth Playing in 2022?
- 01h00m48sIs Civilization: Beyond Earth Worth Playing in 2022?



Runtime: 01h18m24s | Filesize: 68.4MB
Recorded: 23 April 2022
Published: 15 August 2022
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 399: We Play Other Games, Too
News
- 00h01m38sAlways Online Vulnerability: The Dark Souls Remote Execution Exploit and Civilization
- 00h08m38sCivilization IV Listed in The Games That Made Us Column
- 00h22m26s |  Civilization V Listed as One of the Best Strategy Games On PC
Forum Talk
- 00h31m59sStrategic Resources: Analysis of Civ 6 and Future for Civ 7



Runtime: 01h15m04s | Filesize: 80.7MB
Recorded: 9 April 2022
Published: 12 August 2022
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 399: We Play Other Games, Too
News
- 00h01m38sAlways Online Vulnerability: The Dark Souls Remote Execution Exploit and Civilization
- 00h08m38sCivilization IV Listed in The Games That Made Us Column
- 00h22m26s |  Civilization V Listed as One of the Best Strategy Games On PC
Forum Talk
- 00h31m59sStrategic Resources: Analysis of Civ 6 and Future for Civ 7



Runtime: 01h15m04s | Filesize: 80.7MB
Recorded: 9 April 2022
Published: 12 August 2022
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 398: Scouts Don't Count as Military
News
- 00h01m19s |  The 2K Launcher Updates Again and Disappoints Everyone.
- 00h09m41sCivilization VI Works on Steam Deck
- 00h16m26sSix "New" Ways to Play Civilization VI
Forum Talk
- 00h31m59sA Video of Civilization V Multiplayer Reminds Us of Everything Hate About Multiplayer.
- 00h37m07s |  MegaBearsFan's Top 10 Bad Ideas in Civilization VI



Runtime: 01h13m16s | Filesize: 86.7MB
Recorded: 12 March 2022
Published: 8 August 2022
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 397: We Had to Walk Uphill Both Ways
News
- 00h02m11sCities: Skylines Modder Banned for Illicit Activities on Steam Workshop.
Forum Talk
- 00h07m47sSeveral Civilization Developers Discuss Their Games.
- 00h27m06s |  MegaBearsFan's Top 10 Good Ideas in Civilization VI; Associated Blog Post
Miscellaneous
- 00h56m45s |  Feedback and Questions on Small Island Starts from a Viewer



Runtime: 01h09m09s | Filesize: 86.7MB
Recorded: 26 February 2022
Published: 5 August 2022
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 396: Objective Performance Metrics for Civilization at School
News
- 00h02m18sAnton Strenger Leaves Firaxis
Forum Talk
- 00h13m28sLingering Questions About Civilization VI
- 00h26m47sCivilization and Humankind in the Classroom
Senate
- 00h36m25s |  The "Daftest Messages" from Agendas
- 00h43m24s |  A Powered Buildings Tier List for Civilization VI



Runtime: 01h03m45s | Filesize: 79.6MB
Recorded: 15 January 2022
Published: 1 August 2022
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 395: Nobody Wants Your Stupid Launcher
News
- 00h01m39sThe 2K Launcher Update
- 00h09m02s#TheCivGive2021
Forum Talk
- 00h18m38sThe Top 10 4X Games List by TurnBasedLovers
- 00h34m58sNo Modding Tools for EGS Users
Senate
- 00h43m24sThe Usefulness of Dams in Civilizaton VI



Runtime: 00h54m55s | Filesize: 66.9MB
Published: 28 December 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 394: Eisenhower
Forum Talk
- 00h01m51sScore Victory
- 00h09m11sHistory Respawned Discussion on England
Senate
- 00h21m04sProblems with the Faith Economy in Civilization VI
Research Lab
- 00h36m01sDesigning America for Civilization VII



Runtime: 00h54m40s | Filesize: 86.5MB
Published: 20 November 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 393: Of Portugal and Feitorias
Forum Talk
- 00h01m51sSid Meier and Bruce Shelley's Presentation to GDC 2018 on Civilization I
- 00h08m26sThe Opening Gambit
- 00h17m49sGame Difficulty Poll.
Senate
- 00h25m07sA Strategy Guide for Portugal



Runtime: 00h53m56s | Filesize: 40.8MB
Published: 30 October 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 392: The Good Old Days
News
- 00h02m00sA Tribute Video From Firaxis Celebrating 30 Years of Civilization
- 00h03m38sThe New Yorker Reviews Sid Meier's Memoir!.
Forum Talk
- 00h11m01sA Discussion on Unpopular Civilization VI Opinions.
- 00h37m14sA Video Retrospective on Civilization II



Runtime: 00h56m20s | Filesize: 52.7MB
Published: 16 October 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 391: Civilization Adjacent Titles"
News
- 00h01m20sThe New Frontier Finally Releases on iOS
Forum Talk
- 00h05m02sTrue Co-op in Civilization Games?.
- 00h22m30sA Reddit user has Ranked Civilization Leader Friendliness.
- 00h33m38sUser Blake00's Civilization I Video Retrospective



Runtime: 00h49m49s | Filesize: 80.0MB
Published: 25 September 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam


PolyCast Episode 390: Civ Turns "The Big 3-0"
News
- 00h03m48sHappy 30th Birthday to Sid Meier's Civilization!
- 00h12m47sConfessions of a Civilization addict.
Forum Talk
- 00h28m54s |  Former showrunner DanQ's Suggestions for dealing with Out of Sync errors.
- 00h33m06sWhat is the most game-changing tech in Civ?
- 00h42m49sWhat can Civ learn from Humankind?



Runtime: 01h07m48s | Filesize: 62.0MB
Published: 6 September 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 389: How Far Will Humankind Push Civ?
News
- 00h01m55sHumankind first impressions from co-hosts.
- 00h43m41siOS updates and Firaxis hiring a narrative lead.
Forum Talk
- 00h49m19sDo you have a multi-game enemy?
- 00h58m26sAre barbarian Quadriremes a long-standing bug?
Senate
- 01h04m29sPurchasing era score with Amani and levies.



Runtime: 01h11m37s | Filesize: 65.5MB
Published: 24 August 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, MegaBearsFan, TheChrisD


PolyCast Episode 388: Romans are the Yankees of Civilization
Forum Talk
- 00h02m15sWill Civ VI be compatible with the Steam Deck?
- 00h17m55sWhat do your loved ones call Civ?
Senate
- 00h25m39sDoes epic speed make the game easier?
- 00h37m18sWhen to stop building cities.



Runtime: 00h51m33s | Filesize: 47.1MB
Published: 8 August 2021
Hosts: Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 387: If We Haven't Said So Already, A.I. Is Hard
Forum Talk
- 00h03m29s |  Feedback from episode 386 on CivFanatics and on YouTube,
  and why we aren't available on Apple Podcasts (or other podcast services)
- 00h25m22sCiv VI's remaining issues.
- 00h54m00sWhy are my founding cities always so lousy? (compared to Potato McWhiskey)
- 01h03m00sSpeedrun record for fastest defeat?



Runtime: 01h09m49s | Filesize: 63.9MB
Published: 25 July 2021
Hosts: Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan



PolyCast Episode 386: Machine Learning
Forum Talk
- 00h01m29sCivilization VII Could Make Its A.I. Fight Smarter. and How fixing the A.I. should be easy
- 00h37m41sFiraxis "Impossible Save" challenge not so impossible.
- 00h43m05sOutbreak of mange
Senate
- 00h47m46sWhy did the April patch buff tanks?



Runtime: 01h15m38s | Filesize: 69.2MB
Published: 27 June 2021
Hosts: Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 385: Perverse Incentives
News
- 00h02m23sCivilization VI: Anthology edition now available.
- 00h09m56sFiraxis Leader Royale
Forum Talk
- 00h25m18sHow does Civ VI compare to Civ V?
- 00h47m46sHistory simulator or game?



Runtime: 01h10m39s | Filesize: 64.6MB
Published: 13 June 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 384: No Firaxis, thank YOU.
News
- 00h02m38sFiraxis has "several games" in development
Forum Talk
- 00h07m23s"Thank You" from Firaxis staff
- 00h17m06sCrashes, Crashes, and more Crashes, and apparently Apple released an OS update to fix Civ VI crashes on MacBooks
- 00h25m38sAlways ON game modes
Senate
- 00h47m56sEthiopia strategy guide



Runtime: 01h08m50s | Filesize: 63.0MB
Published: 1 June 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 383: Cats Need Petting Too!
News
- 00h01m46sNew Frontiers April Update Impressions
- 00h36m27sScouts can pet the dog (but not the cat)
Forum Talk
- 00h40m23sNext Civ Game Will Likely Be a Fantasy Game, predicts a CivFanatics user
- 00h46m24sCivilization Iceberg
Senate
- 00h51m08sUnintentional Diplomatic Victory



Runtime: 01h07m03s | Filesize: 61.8MB
Published: 3 May, 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 382: Trebuchets And Foolish April Launchers
News
- 00h01m32sNew Frontiers April Update (now with Trebuchets!)
- 00h17m55s |  A short tangent to give impressions on the Crusader Kings Board Game
- 00h18m25sProblems with 2K's new Launcher,
               and possible ways to bypass it from forum users and Reddit users
Forum Talk
- 00h24m53sDo you ever accept A.I.-proposed trades?
- 00h33m31s |  PC Gamers thinks Civ VII could reinvigorate the series
BONUS POST-CREDIT SEGMENT: Open Mic
- 01h08m20s |  Response to comments on the YouTube Live Stream, which turns into more rants about Paradox games.



Runtime: 01h20m49s | Filesize: 73.9MB
Published: 23 April, 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 381: More Nau Now!
News
- 00h01m27sNew Frontiers Portugal patch notes
- 00h26m24sCiv VI World Cup season 4
Forum Talk
- 00h30m20sInterview with former Civ designer and current Old World designer Soren Johnson
- 00h48m06sNew Frontiers Pass more successful than expansions
- 00h53m09sCivilization's impact on PC gaming



Runtime: 01h100m57s | Filesize: 55.8MB
Published: 7 April, 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 380: Marshes, Marshes, Marshes! And More Zombies.
News
- 00h01m18sMarch 2021 update preview
- 00h10m36sPortugal Preview
Senate
- 00h26m10sStrategies for Lady Six Sky of Maya
- 01h06m13sSpiffing Brit breaks the Civ VI economy with infinite gold



Runtime: 01h13m37s | Filesize: 67.3MB
Published: 21 March, 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 379: Everybody In The Pool
News
- 00h01m35sFebruary 2021 patch notes
Forum Talk
- 00h25m08sWhat Comes After New Frontiers?
- 00h39m50sBad UI Design
- 00h55m14sBaffled By The Leader Selection Pools



Runtime: 01h05m46s | Filesize: 60.2MB
Published: 07 March, 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 378: Power Creep
News
- 00h01m50sNew Frontiers January 2021 patch notes
- 00h22m30sNew Frontiers February content preview (barbarian city states and A.I. air units)
- 00h52m40s |  April civ and leader rebalance announcement and speculation
Forum Talk
- 00h54m59sShould Game Modes be a recurring feature?
- 01h10m23sIrrational district placement for aesthetic reasons



Runtime: 01h18m48s | Filesize: 72.1MB
Published: 21 February, 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan, TheChrisD


PolyCast Episode 377: Good Morning, Vietnam!
News
- 00h02m07sVietnam first look and discussion
- 00h14m25sKublai Khan speculation
- 00h23m14sCorporations game mode and Sanctuary district preview
Forum Talk
- 00h35m26sHistoric concepts translated to gameplay mechanics



Runtime: 01h07m01s | Filesize: 61.3MB
Published: 26 January, 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan


PolyCast Episode 376: A Hill To Die On?
News
- 00h01m40sCiv Franchise has sold over 51 million units
Forum Talk
- 00h07m56sShould pillaging have a downside?
- 00h16m17sWhich tiles are hill?
Senate
- 00h23m28sNerf to Rationalism policy
- 00h35m05sReloading scale of shame
- 00h53m40sGameRant's 10 map seeds to try
Post-credits bonus!
- 01h12m44s |  Phil regales us with tales of troll chess moves



Runtime: 01h14m24s | Filesize: 68.1MB
Published: 12 January, 2021
Hosts: CanusAlbinus, Makahlua, TheMeInTeam, MegaBearsFan





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