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  • Take-Two Builds 'Civilization' Game for South Korea

    Take-Two Builds 'Civilization' Game for South Korea

    From Today's Wall Street Journal

    By IAN SHERR

    Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. is developing a new version of "Civilization," one of its most storied franchises, featuring interconnected virtual worlds in which players compete. But it isn't for the U.S., its largest market; this game is being developed for South Korea.

    The New York company—best known for its "Grand Theft Auto" and "Borderlands" franchises—is the latest of a bevy of large U.S. game companies attempting to embrace the fast-growing Asian markets, where gaming consoles such as Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox and Sony Corp.'s PlayStation 3 barely have a presence. Instead, gamers there typically play on a personal computer at home or in Internet cafes....
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  • Freeciv for Android as beta-download

    Freeciv for Android as beta-download

    Freeciv can now be played on Android smart phones. Freeciv is a turn based open source version of the classic game Civilization.

    The polish developer Michal "Zielmicha" Zielinski is working on a Freciv version for Android devices. However, his Freeciv port is not complete yet, but curious strategy fan can already test it....
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  • GalCiv2: Star Name Mod 2010

    GalCiv2: Star Name Mod 2010

    While I wait for all the games I bought recently to get properly patched, I went back to GalCiv. Even bought Twilight of the Arnor to make it all new and fresh.

    So as always, I ran into my biggest annoyance with GalCiv - the silly star names. And once again, having lost the original version, I built a new "real" star names file. Thought I'd share in case anyone is interested:

    ...
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  • PolyCast Episode 98: "Meant to Interpret That"

    PolyCast Episode 98: "Meant to Interpret That"

    Context assumed. The ninety-eighth episode of PolyCast, "Meant to Interpret That", features regular co-hosts Daniel "DanQ" Quick and Lisa "qnl" Bang with returning guest co-hosts Michael "emeseles" Lucas-Smith, Peter "Emperor Peter" and Wouter "Locutus" Snijders.

    Here is the summery of the topics:

    - 03m53s | News
    Civilization developer Firaxis Games has 20 of its employees laid off.
    - 11m41s | Research Lab
    Looking for a new way to expand one's empire, and incorporating United Nations peacekeepers in the Civ series.
    - 29m11s | Forum Talk
    Should farming be possible on hill tiles.
    - 33m04s | Miscellaneous
    Dissecting the announced 'Special Edition' of Civilization V. ...
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  • Take-Two Builds 'Civilization' Game for South Korea
    Ming
    From Today's Wall Street Journal

    By IAN SHERR

    Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. is developing a new version of "Civilization," one of its most storied franchises, featuring interconnected virtual worlds in which players compete. But it isn't for the U.S., its largest market; this game is being developed for South Korea.

    The New York company—best known for its "Grand Theft Auto" and "Borderlands" franchises—is the latest of a bevy of large U.S. game companies attempting to embrace the fast-growing Asian markets, where gaming consoles such as Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox and Sony Corp.'s PlayStation 3 barely have a presence. Instead, gamers there typically play on a personal computer at home or in Internet cafes....
    October 30, 2012, 12:40
  • Freeciv for Android as beta-download
    Martin Gühmann
    Freeciv can now be played on Android smart phones. Freeciv is a turn based open source version of the classic game Civilization.

    The polish developer Michal "Zielmicha" Zielinski is working on a Freciv version for Android devices. However, his Freeciv port is not complete yet, but curious strategy fan can already test it....
    November 11, 2011, 19:19
  • GalCiv2: Star Name Mod 2010
    Stuie

    While I wait for all the games I bought recently to get properly patched, I went back to GalCiv. Even bought Twilight of the Arnor to make it all new and fresh.

    So as always, I ran into my biggest annoyance with GalCiv - the silly star names. And once again, having lost the original version, I built a new "real" star names file. Thought I'd share in case anyone is interested:

    ...
    November 20, 2010, 21:42
  • PolyCast Episode 98: "Meant to Interpret That"
    DanQ
    Context assumed. The ninety-eighth episode of PolyCast, "Meant to Interpret That", features regular co-hosts Daniel "DanQ" Quick and Lisa "qnl" Bang with returning guest co-hosts Michael "emeseles" Lucas-Smith, Peter "Emperor Peter" and Wouter "Locutus" Snijders.

    Here is the summery of the topics:

    - 03m53s | News
    Civilization developer Firaxis Games has 20 of its employees laid off.
    - 11m41s | Research Lab
    Looking for a new way to expand one's empire, and incorporating United Nations peacekeepers in the Civ series.
    - 29m11s | Forum Talk
    Should farming be possible on hill tiles.
    - 33m04s | Miscellaneous
    Dissecting the announced 'Special Edition' of Civilization V. ...
    August 20, 2010, 18:17
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