CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Greece (Pericles)

CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Greece (Pericles)

Pericles leads Greece in Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. The Athenian orator promoted greater democracy for Athens’ lower classes, and brought the city into its greatest golden age. Greece’s unique ability is Plato’s Republic. They get an extra wildcard slot no matter which government they choose. The Greek unique unit is the Hoplite. The Hoplite gets […]

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CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Greece (Gorgo)

CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Greece (Gorgo)

Gorgo ALSO leads Greece in Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. This Spartan queen was famous for both her good counsel and her embodiment of Spartan values. She lived fearlessly and was outspoken at a time when women were accorded little social standing. Gorgo gets the Acropolis District and the Hoplite, as well as the “Plato’s Republic” […]

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Rise of Sumer: Cradle of Civilization DOCUMENTARY

Rise of Sumer: Cradle of Civilization DOCUMENTARY

Two thousand years ago, ancient civilisations such as the Roman Empire in the West and the Han Dynasty in the East had risen to prominence. In the modern Middle East, the Parthian Empire ruled ancient Persia and the surrounding regions from their main capital at Ctesiphon. These cultures are known to us as being almost […]

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Civilization V Leaders [Part 1]

Civilization V Leaders [Part 1]

Hello Stranger! I am Alexandros, son of kings and grandson of the gods! Go on. Certainly Certainly not. Indeed? I too grow tired of peace. Let’s do this. Not that! I am Askia of the Songhai. We are a fair people – but those who cross us will find only destruction. You would do well […]

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What If The European Union Didn’t Exist?

What If The European Union Didn’t Exist?

The European Union- the world’s largest political structure, and the result of hundreds of years of negotiated alliances and trade agreements, but also the focus of intense criticism from an increasingly nationalistic Europe threatening to tear itself apart at the seams. On today’s episode of The Infographics Show, we ask, What if the EU didn’t […]

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Minoan Civilization – The Ancient Civilization Of Crete

Minoan Civilization – The Ancient Civilization Of Crete

Minoan Civilization – The Ancient Civilization of Crete

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Civ 5 in 5 Mins: Greece Ceases Peace – Sid Meier’s Civilization V Brave New World LP

Civ 5 in 5 Mins: Greece Ceases Peace – Sid Meier’s Civilization V Brave New World LP

Alexander the Great means it’s Greece Lightnin’ Athens is built and there’s Copper, Ivory, and Michelangelo lives nearby Scout or Monument, Scout or Monument? Doesn’t matter – this is Alexander the OP mod! We’ll just buy everything It’s ignoring Tradition Not at all but things will be fine Here are the City-States immediately available to […]

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Is the European Union Worth It Or Should We End It?

Is the European Union Worth It Or Should We End It?

Do you think the European Union is worth it? Or, should we end it? Many people feel a strong disconnect with the EU, while others praise its achievements. Everything considered: Is its existence good or bad for Europeans? Since it looks like the UK is leaving the EU, we’ll mostly treat it as if it’s […]

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Civ 5 in 4.5 Mins: The Celts Go Religious – Civilization V Let’s Play Summary

Civ 5 in 4.5 Mins: The Celts Go Religious – Civilization V Let’s Play Summary

I am the Celts, the rest is up to fate Need three forests Edinburgh Pumping religion already Tradition is still best Turn 4, Pantheon: Desert Folklore duh Now we want Petra… So Currency it is Might as well add to the madness Nah maybe not, bring on the gluten Liberty then… Republic! We are partisan […]

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CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Macedon

CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Macedon

Alexander leads Macedon in Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. He had conquered most of the known world in less than a dozen years, and died young. His legacy was the lasting influence of Hellenistic culture through the Near East, and greater contact between East and West. Macedon’s unique ability is called “Hellenistic Fusion.” Every time a […]

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