Civilization

4.5.19

Where There Is Dark Souls Discourse, There Is Waypoint Radio

Don't worry, we only spend...an hour...talking about it. We really constrained ourselves this time.

12.20.18

Christmas Presents Are Bad, Actually

Forget to get someone a gift? Let me provide you with after-the-fact justification.

12.5.18

We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future

Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.

3.16.18

Surviving the Cold Winters of 'Northgard' Means Somebody Has to Die

'Northgard' pits you against brutal blizzards, difficult armies, and the ruler you want to be versus the one that you are.

3.1.18

It Sucks When You Want to Learn a New Type of Game, But Don't Know How

For the longest time, I figured strategy games weren't for me. They were too hard, too complicated.

2.15.18

'Rise and Fall' Takes a Cautious Step Toward a More Nuanced 'Civilization'

An interesting expansion proves too wary of it's own changes to the status quo of 'Civilization VI'.

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1.29.18

This 'Civ VI' Mod is Translating Trump's Real-Life Policies into the Game

When Trump proposes budget cuts to science, that's going to impact what it's like to play as Trump in the game, too.

6.10.17

End of the Road

The final installment of our serialized graphic novel, the Highwayman.

5.29.17

'Civilization VI' Shows How Small Things Can Sabotage a Big Game

Like a bad TED Talk, 'Civ VI' repackages big ideas into empty, bite sized chunks.

5.25.17

'Endless Space 2' Makes Everyone Feel Like a Winner, Even Losers

Letting players go from strength to strength, Amplitude's space 4X may conceal the game it really wants them to play.

4.13.17

The Modders Who Decided to Overhaul the AI in 'Civilization V'

It's one thing to modify part of a game, but a core component? That's something else.

12.26.16

2016 Was the Best Year for Strategy Games Ever

You can’t ignore this genre anymore.

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