Polycast Episode 166: "left To Their Own Devices"

righthttp://civcomm.civfanatics.com/polycast/images/polycast_logo.jpg[/img] Cringe at the thought. The one-hundred-and-sixty-sixth episode of PolyCast, "Left to Their Own Devices", features regular co-hosts Daniel "DanQ" Quick, "Makahlua", Philip "TheMeInTeam" Bellew and "MadDjinn" with first-time guest co-host Christopher "blauerfackel" with a runtime of 59m59s. The summary of topics is as follows:
  • 01m14s | News

Civilization V Lead Designer Jon Shafer leaves Stardock Corporation’s games division to start his own development studio, Conifer Games, with its first-to-be title At the Gates getting a kickstart and what this may or may not mean for computer strategy gaming; then, an apparent realization that a Gold Edition for CivV is just around the corner that is to include all previously released content for the game (20m57s).

  • 26m53s | Senate

Do’s and don’ts for dealing with the Plains terrain in CivV in the context of improving one recounted bogged down game in particular.

  • 33m25s | Open Mic

Responding first to specific feedback from Episode 161 and then more general feedback in response to Episode 164 (41m42s).

  • 48m08s | Miscellaneous

Civilization II Lead Designer Brian Reynolds departs from Zynga while speaking candidly about his reasoning for doing so, including his outlook on computer strategy gaming.

  • Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous

Segue bluntness and comments to-wit or not-to-wit.

Recording live before a listening audience every other Saturday, 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 check out the YouTube channel for caption capability. Sibling show RevCast focuses on Civilization: Revolution, ModCast on Civ modding, SCivCast on Civ social gaming and TurnCast on Civ multiplay.

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