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PolyCast Episode 196: "Far to the Side"
« on: April 05, 2014, 02:22:32 PM »

Looking that way. The one-hundred-and-ninety-sixth episode of PolyCast, "Far to the Side", features regular co-hosts Daniel "DanQ" Quick, "Makahlua" and "MadDjinn" with returning guest co-host Sal "Thorburne" Serio and first-time guest co-host Trevor "Talcove" Alcove. Carrying a runtime of 59m59s, the summary of topics is as follows:

- 02m58s | Open Mic
A past guests checks-in with a voicemail on a new Civilization V: Brave New World tournament coming together followed by an email from "red" on more specialized versus generalized civilizations (08m05s) and then responding to both feedback on Episode 192 (15m25s; recorded for Episode 193) and then Episode 195 (19m46s).
- 31m04s | Forum Talk
An apparent hangup on using Tank units in CivV and the fork in the road that is settling for Hill and Rilver, Hill and Mountain or River and Mountain (35m14s).
- 40m03s | Miscellaneous
A 'Top 10' of good and bad jokes about Civilization V (recorded for Episode 190) and an update to the Macintosh version of the game to improve performance (44m21s).
- 46m43s | News
Civilizations to be included, and timeline for open beta, on the upcoming Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) title Civilization: Online from developer XL Games and CivV developer Firaxis Games to be at PAX East 2014 and what they're teasing to reveal (51m59s).

- Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous
Passing one-more-turnitis success onto a loved one, and the show has a cousin in a new audio dramedy series from some known entities.

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; listeners are encouraged to follow the show on Twitter, and check out the YouTube channel for caption capability. Sibling show RevCast focuses on Civilization: Revolution, ModCast on Civ modding, SCivCast on Civ social gaming and TurnCast on Civ multiplay.
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