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The Pacifist's Guide to Civilization 6

In all my 20-odd years playing Civ games, this is a first for me. Civilization 6 is designed to make you fight. By playing as a pacifist, I wanted to see if it was possible to survive, abiding by...

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GameSpy shutdown taking Borderlands, Civilization titles offline 'temporarily'

The impending shutdown of online-service provider GameSpy Technology will "temporarily" take Borderlands and some Civilization games offline as publisher 2K Games moves them from GameSpy to...

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Pay what you want for five Sid Meier games

The Humble Sid Meier Bundle is live, corralling games from the veteran strategy designer at a price of your choosing for the next two weeks. The bundle includes codes for the following games, which...

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Looking back: Civ V designer 'At the Gates'

Tweeters is a happy bird. He has a big cage to hang in. Lots of sticks and ladders to climb on. Things to chew and eat and flap against. He's got it good, for a bird. And he's madly in love with...

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Zynga was conflicted about its direction

Casual games giant Zynga was uncertain about which direction to take, former Zynga East employee and lead designer of Sid Meier's Civilization 4 Soren Johnson told GamesIndustry International,...

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Civ 4 lead designer Soren Johnson founds Mohawk Games

Soren Johnson, the lead designer of Sid Meier's Civilization 4, formed a new indie studio "dedicated to building core strategy games," according to an announcement on Mohawk Games' official site. J...

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Civilization titles on Steam are 75 percent off today

Steam is offering all Civilization titles and a handful of the games' expansions at a 75 percent discount today as part of the Steam Holiday Sale's Daily Deals. Steam users can snag Civilization...

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Civilization 5 downloadable versions and expansions on sale at Amazon

Downloadable versions of Civilization 5 for PC and Mac along with two of the game's expansions are on sale at Amazon, publisher 2K Games announced today via Twitter. Buyers can grab 2010's C...