It's 3AM, you're hundreds of turns in, unable to turn the game off, doing everything in your power to help your blossoming civilization prosper, when Gandhi, the supposed pacifist, decides he's going to send a barrage of nukes your way. Your civilization is history, your game is over, all your hard work goes right down the drain.
The games in Sid Meier's Civilization franchise make for incredibly memorable moments, whether extraordinarily frustrating or exhilarating. To commemorate Firaxicon 2014, we want you to share the unforgettable episodes in your Civ history. Your comment could be featured in an upcoming video!
Heads up, Civilization fans! Wikia is heading to Firaxicon at the end of the month and we have the exciting opportunity to interview a panel of Firaxis designers, including Director of Creative Development, Sid Meier(!), and we would love to pass along YOUR questions.
If you have any questions you'd like to ask either Firaxis or Sid Meier, leave a comment on this blog post and we'll do what we can to direct them to the appropriate recipient. Please specify whether your individual questions are addressed to Firaxis or to Sid Meier.
Contribute to the community consensus by answering the below series of polls about Civilization: Beyond Earth! The results will be featured in an upcoming Instant Expert feature centered on the game, which we'll be posting on Friday, September 19th. Feel free to go into detail about your responses in the comments, as well!
Big news, Civ fans! 2K and Firaxis Games have announced a slew of details regarding the upcoming Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth, including its release date: October 24th, 2014.
The companies also announced that gamers who preorder the title will receive the Exoplanets Map Pack, featuring the following original maps:
- Kepler 186f: This lush forest planet is one of the oldest known Earth-like planets
- Rigil Khantoris Bb: Orbiting the closest star to our solar system, the historical records of this arid continental planet’s settlement are well-preserved
- Tau Ceti d: This planet of seas and archipelagos features a booming biodiversity and a wealth of resources
- Mu Arae f: Tidally locked in orbit around a weak star, the southern hemisphere of th…