If you think Donald Trump would be a disaster for the USA/world given four to eight years of leadership, imagine the devastation if he was allowed to reign for millennia.
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Earlier this year, there was a giant, 42-player, AI-only game of Civilisation V going down. Wonder why we never heard anything more about it? Because it died. But that's OK. Now the same guy is going to run a game with over 60 players.
When Peripatet was in Jordan visiting the ancient wonder of Petra, he had only one thing on his mind: dragging along a laptop and a copy of Civilisation V, and building the video game version of Petra in front of the real thing.
Get some popcorn ready, because the entire planet is about to throw down. The Civilization fanatics at /r/Civ have hatched a wonderful plan: they're going to setup then run an enormous planetary showdown, which is going to take place on a huge real-world map that's big enough to accommodate 42 Civs.
England is obvious. So too Japan, and China, and Egypt. But there have been a lot of Civilization games featuring a lot of civilisations, so let's take a look at a map (made by sirprizes) showing every nation that has made it into the series and those who, sadly, have not.
From now until 10am PDT Thursday, you can play Civilisation V for free. If you've somehow never picked it up, now's your chance.
Modder Steph, bummed as the rest of us are that the World Cup is over, decided to keep the fires burning by making a FIFA mod for Civilisation V. One that, despite the limitations of the host game, is one of the smartest attacks on the corrupt and generally awful FIFA (at least in terms of video games) that I've ever seen.