Time to take a look see. The one-hundred-and-fifty-seventh episode of PolyCast, “Under the Hood“, features regular co-hosts Daniel “DanQ” Quick, “Makahlua”, Philip “TheMeInTeam” Bellew and “MadDjinn” with returning guest co-hosts Scott “AlphaShard” Dirk and Ricardo “r_rolo1″ Rolo, it has a runtime of 59m59s; listeners are encouraged to follow the show on Twitter, and check out the YouTube channel for caption capability.
The summary of topics is as follows:
- 01m22s | News
A fine tooth comb grooming over notes for a “Fall” patch for Civilization V, and in particular its expansion Gods & Kings: Introduction, Polish and Bug Fixes (03m42s) and Balance Changes (19m35s).
- 36m08s | Miscellaneous
Revealation that CivV will have Touchscreen support; then, acknowledging both a Resource Sales Chart (39m07s; recorded for Episode 126) and a Leader Attribute Spreadsheet updated to reflect G&K changes and additions (40m59s; recorded for Episode 153).
- 43m28s | Forum Talk
Call for a Ruin giving Culture to its explorer prompting for a Social Policy change same turn as applicable in CivV (recorded for Episode 156) and playing with Aggressive Artificial Intelligence on in Civilization IV (46m05s).
- Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous
Not just a partial, but complete miscategorization, of Civilization V in the genres of games, prompts understandable ridicule and unsurprising trolling.
Recording live before a listening audience every other Saturday, 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.