CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Aztec

CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Aztec

Montezuma leads the Aztecs in Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. He built the Aztec capital into one of the greatest cities in the world. Montezuma ordered the construction of aqueducts and temple complexes, and kept the Aztecs growing through conquest. Montezuma’s special ability is called “Gifts for the Tlatoani.” It makes Amenities particularly valuable for this […]

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Civilization VI: Gathering Storm – First Look: Inca

Civilization VI: Gathering Storm – First Look: Inca

FIRST LOOK: INCA Pachacuti leads the Inca in Civilization VI: Gathering Storm. Though many of the details of his remarkable reign are lost to history, Pacachuti led the expansion of Cusco into the organized and powerful Incan empire. The Inca’s unique improvement is the Terrace Farm. These can only be placed on Hills, and provide […]

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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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Who Gets to Be a CIVILIZATION? – Between the Lines

Who Gets to Be a CIVILIZATION? – Between the Lines

I’ve been playing Sid Meier’s Civilization for decades and so have many other people. It sold well over 30 million copies. It’s one of the most popular examples of what game critic Alan Emrich dubbed a 4X game; explore, expand, exploit, exterminate. And players have been using it to conquer the world for twenty-five years. […]

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CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Persia

CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Persia

Cyrus leads Persia in Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. Cyrus was the founder of the Achaemenid Persian Empire, and in his lifetime it grew to be the greatest empire the world had ever known, leaving his successors a stable dynasty of many ancient kingdoms. Persia’s unique ability is Satrapies. Persia gets a free Trade Route when […]

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CIVILIZATION VI – How to Generate Science

CIVILIZATION VI – How to Generate Science

Science drives your progress in Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. Science is one of the major resources in Civilization. It is used to unlock new technologies, which give your people new abilities and units. The more science you produce, the faster those technologies unlock. Initially, science is generated by your palace. You can also get science […]

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CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: France

CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: France

Catherine de Medici leads the French Civ in Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. She was the most powerful European queen of the 16th Century. She was skilled in statecraft, diplomacy, and especially espionage. Her efforts to secure the crown for her family laid the groundwork for a strong central French state. France’s special ability – Grand […]

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CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Poland

CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Poland

yaga leads Poland inside meier’s civilization 6y vita was crowned as king of Poland and during her life she greatly expanded Poland’s territory and power through marriage and diplomatic negotiations she is also famous for her vast education or cultural contributions and her piety Poland’s unique ability is golden Liberty when Poland completes an encampment […]

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CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Unstacking Cities

CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Unstacking Cities

For 25 years, cities have been the engines of your progress in Sid Meier’s Civilization. Civilization VI brings an innovative new way of managing cities by allowing you to build out from your home tile and across the world map. Each city will still consist of one home tile, but there are now districts surrounding […]

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CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Russia

CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Russia

Peter the Great leads Russia in Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. Peter was a modernizing, absolute monarch, also famous for his tour of Europe in the age of the enlightenment. Russia’s special ability gives the civ extra territory when they found their cities. They also get extra faith and production from Tundra tiles. The Cossack is […]

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