Summer sizzle. The one-hundred-and-fifty-first episode, "Not Just a Lame Clip Show IX", features regular co-hosts Daniel "DanQ" Quick, "Makahlua", Philip "TheMeInTeam" Bellew and Lisa "qnl" Bang with 11 first-time and returning guest co-hosts in another compilation of segments archived from previous episode recordings and not released previously. It has a runtime of 59m59s.
Recording live every other Saturday (timezone converter), PolyCast is a bi-weekly audio production in an ongoing effort to give the Civ community an interactive voice on game strategy; sibling show RevCast focuses on Civilization: Revolution, ModCast on Civ modding, SCivCast on Civ social gaming and TurnCast on Civ multiplay.
- 00m28s | Forum Talk
The case for organizing civilizations by strength of gameplay (recorded for Episode 145).
- 08m45s | Miscellaneous
The best way to cure sickness, also known as unhealthiness, once industrialized in Civilization IV (recorded for Episode 136) and the mystery and intrigue surrounding the 2012 "Girls Play CivIV" calendar (11m48s; recorded for Episode 138).
- 13m49s | Senate
Whether or not to take the found Oil resource (recorded for Episode 127) in CivV and uncovering the full extent of first diplomatic impressions in CivII (18m27s; recorded for Episode 138).
- 25m08s | Research Lab
Considering replacing culture, growth and production bonuses for civilizations controlled by CivV's Artificial Intelligence for combat ones (recorded for Episode 132), and then the first (32m01s; recorded for Episode 143) and second(46m31s; recorded for Episode 144) look at suggestions for minor changes to the Civilization series.
- Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous
Cause for excitement and playing participation.