strategy-centric podcast PolyCast
) is currently in its eighth season and nearing its two hundredth episode. To help celebrate this impending production milestone, a previously unreleased installment from its first season
is being made available for the first time. During this season and this season only, the "Cut!" side series served as a compilation of cut moments from episode recordings. Seven years to the month that the show's sixteenth episode
was recorded, its "Cut!" companion has been published.
Featuring the four original regular co-hosts Daniel "DanQ" Quick
, Wouter "Locutus" Snijders
, "Makahlua" Imran "Imran Siddiqui" Siddiqui
and the first appearance of guest co-host Bruce "Grandpa Troll" Kronkite
, its runs for 42m17s. Long-time listeners to PolyCast
may recall learning that one of these regular co-hosts, in leaving the recording early, once forgot to disconnect from the conference call. Now they, and all listeners, can hear this event unfold for themselves also for the first time. This also marks the first release of a "Cut!" edition in more than four years.
Beginning on October 2006, PolyCast
is a bi-weekly audio production in an ongoing effort to give the Civ
community an interactive voice on game strategy; since 2011, its has been recorded live before a listening audience
every other Saturday. Listeners are encouraged to follow the show
on Twitter, and check out
the YouTube channel for caption capability. Its two hundredth episode is set to be recorded on May 24th, 2014