1. We have added the ability to collapse/expand forum categories and widgets on forum home.
    Dismiss Notice
  2. All Civ avatars are brought back and available for selection in the Avatar Gallery! There are 945 avatars total.
    Dismiss Notice
  3. To make the site more secure, we have installed SSL certificates and enabled HTTPS for both the main site and forums.
    Dismiss Notice
  4. Civ6 is released! Order now! (Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | Amazon DE | Amazon FR)
    Dismiss Notice
  5. Dismiss Notice
  6. Forum account upgrades are available for ad-free browsing.
    Dismiss Notice

CivFanatics Forums

    1. Site Feedback

      Post comments, questions, or suggestions about the site and the forum.
      Discussions:
      8,274
      Messages:
      137,702
      Latest: Moderators Should Respond to Reports Vincour, Feb 23, 2017 at 1:16 PM
      RSS
    1. Civ6 - General Discussions

      Forum for general Civ6 discussions.
      Discussions:
      4,096
      Messages:
      121,103
      RSS
    2. Civ - Ideas & Suggestions

      Ideas to improve Civilization.
      Discussions:
      7,413
      Messages:
      115,915
      Latest: Transport Ships, bring them back? Japper007, Feb 23, 2017 at 1:21 PM
      RSS
    3. Civ6 - Strategy & Tips

      Discuss your Civ6 strategy and tips with other players.
      Discussions:
      344
      Messages:
      6,412
      RSS
    4. Civ6 - Multiplayer

      Find other MP players, organize MP games, & discuss multi-player related issues.
      Discussions:
      114
      Messages:
      1,232
      Latest: Team Multiplayer? Carl5872, Feb 23, 2017 at 11:22 AM
      RSS
    5. Civ6 - Stories & Let's Plays

      Homer's odyssey, or War & Peace? Share your Civ6 stories and videos.
      Discussions:
      91
      Messages:
      1,193
      Latest: A nice peaceful culture deity win Victoria, Feb 23, 2017 at 6:28 AM
      RSS
    6. Civ6 - Technical Support

      Seek help from others for all your technical support issues.
      Discussions:
      240
      Messages:
      1,925
      Latest: Could I run Civ 6 JediChamp, Feb 22, 2017 at 7:21 PM
      RSS
    7. Civ6 - Macintosh

      Discuss Mac Civ 6 related issues.
      Discussions:
      68
      Messages:
      994
      Latest: Multiplayer Internet Mac-PC The googles do nothing, Feb 19, 2017 at 12:49 PM
      RSS
    8. Civ6 - Game Of The Month

      Join our popular Civ6 Game Of The Month.
      Discussions:
      44
      Messages:
      1,296
      Latest: 6otM09 Opening Actions RaidandTrade, Feb 23, 2017 at 4:14 AM
      RSS
    9. Civ6 - Hall of Fame Discussion

      Test yourself against the best in the Civ6 Hall of Fame.
      Discussions:
      12
      Messages:
      491
      Latest: Civ VI - Beta Gauntlet IV Ozbenno, Feb 22, 2017 at 5:10 PM
      RSS
    1. CivBE - General Discussions

      Forum for general Civ: Beyond Earth discussions, including discussion of the Rising Tide expansion.
      Discussions:
      3,059
      Messages:
      62,449
      Latest: Civ5, 6 and BE in the future DefiantMars, Feb 20, 2017 at 4:47 AM
      RSS
    2. Starships

      Sid Meier's Starships, an interstellar strategy game
      Discussions:
      85
      Messages:
      1,154
      RSS
    3. CivBE - Strategy & Tips

      Forum for sharing strategies and tips for Civilization: Beyond Earth
      Discussions:
      251
      Messages:
      4,038
      RSS
    4. CivBE - Stories & Let's Plays

      Forum for sharing tales of your galactic conquests.
      Discussions:
      86
      Messages:
      3,203
      Latest: The ARC Gambit BeyondEarth2100, Feb 14, 2017
      RSS
    5. CivBE - Multiplayer

      Forum for discussing and setting-up Multiplayer games of Civilization: Beyond Earth
      Discussions:
      65
      Messages:
      385
      RSS
    6. CivBE - Tech Support

      Forum for asking questions and supporting others with Technical Support issues related to Civilization: Beyond Earth
      Discussions:
      230
      Messages:
      1,331
      Latest: intruder.dll load error Bangra 7, Jan 30, 2017
      RSS
    1. Civ5 - General Discussions

      Forum for general Civ5 discussions.
      Discussions:
      32,013
      Messages:
      650,715
      Latest: The death robot is very poweful JWideman, Feb 23, 2017 at 1:03 PM
      RSS
    2. Civ5 - Strategy & Tips

      Discuss your Civ5 strategy and tips with other players.
      Discussions:
      7,485
      Messages:
      143,080
      Latest: how to not fall behind in tech as a warmonger grizly, Feb 20, 2017 at 2:10 PM
      RSS
    3. Civ5 - Multiplayer

      Find other MP players, organize MP games, & discuss multi-player related issues.
      Discussions:
      1,580
      Messages:
      21,972
      Latest: CIV 5 Multiplayer SEA taptipblard, Feb 9, 2017
      RSS
    4. Civ5 - Stories & Let's Plays

      Homer's odyssey, or War & Peace? Share your Civ5 stories and videos.
      Discussions:
      1,102
      Messages:
      49,541
      RSS
    5. Civ5 - Technical Support

      Seek help from others for all your technical support issues.
      Discussions:
      3,263
      Messages:
      22,876
      RSS
    6. Civ5 - Macintosh

      Discuss Mac Civ5 related issues.
      Discussions:
      700
      Messages:
      7,117
      Latest: Civ V Mac Multiplayer youare901, Dec 17, 2016
      RSS
    7. Civ5 - Game Of The Month

      Join our popular Civ5 Game Of The Month.
      Discussions:
      723
      Messages:
      17,567
      Latest: TSG 153 AAR thread dedmoroz345, Feb 23, 2017 at 11:20 AM
      RSS
    8. Civ5 - Democracy and Team Games

      Forum for the Civ5 Democracy games.
      Discussions:
      13
      Messages:
      631
      RSS
    9. Civ5 - Hall of Fame Discussion

      Test yourself against the best in the Civ5 Hall of Fame.
      Discussions:
      535
      Messages:
      13,790
      Latest: HOF Civ5 Update Discussion vadalaz, Feb 23, 2017 at 2:24 AM
      RSS
    1. CivRev - General Discussions

      Forum for general Civilization Revolution discussions.
      Discussions:
      1,384
      Messages:
      14,515
      Latest: Multiplayer Match ZekBC1234, Feb 13, 2017
      RSS
    2. CivRev - Strategy & Tips

      Discuss your Civilization Revolution strategy and tips with other players.
      Discussions:
      475
      Messages:
      4,326
      RSS
    1. Civ4 - General Discussions

      Forum for general Civilization IV discussions including Warlords and Beyond the Sword (BTS) expansions.
      Discussions:
      44,523
      Messages:
      737,291
      Latest: How to setup and watch an AI only game? guermantes, Feb 23, 2017 at 12:24 PM
      RSS
    2. Civ4 - Strategy & Tips

      Discuss your Civ4 strategy and tips with other players.
      Discussions:
      21,455
      Messages:
      485,585
      Latest: Deity stumbling I Imploding, Feb 23, 2017 at 6:31 AM
      RSS
    3. Civ4 - Creation & Customization

      Forum for Civ4 modding and customization discussions.
      Discussions:
      50,497
      Messages:
      1,406,446
      Latest: Suggestions and Requests Leoreth, Feb 23, 2017 at 1:26 PM
      RSS
    4. Civ4 - Multiplayer & PBEM

      Find other MP players, organize MP games, & discuss MP, PBEM and Pitboss related issues.
      Discussions:
      2,956
      Messages:
      128,804
      Latest: Post Romanum PBEM Rodrigo Costa, Feb 23, 2017 at 11:45 AM
      RSS
    5. Civ4 - Stories & Tales

      Spread the glory of your empire by posting stories and tales.
      Discussions:
      2,815
      Messages:
      309,441
      RSS
    6. Civ4 - Technical Support

      Forum for technical questions, such as compatibilities, game installation, sound, or video problems.
      Discussions:
      10,998
      Messages:
      58,174
      Latest: wierd graphics bug phillip1882, Feb 23, 2017 at 12:31 AM
      RSS
    7. Civ4 - Macintosh

      Discuss Mac Civ4 related issues.
      Discussions:
      1,129
      Messages:
      13,216
      RSS
    8. Civ4 - Game of the Month

      Forum for the Game of the Month (GOTM) feature for Civilization IV.
      Discussions:
      2,275
      Messages:
      397,514
      Latest: SGOTM 24 Xteam fractals, Feb 23, 2017 at 1:17 PM
      RSS
    9. Civ4 - Hall of Fame Discussion

      Discuss Civ4 Hall of Fame related issues.
      Discussions:
      1,528
      Messages:
      48,853
      Latest: Challenge-XVIII-09 Dhoomstriker, Feb 22, 2017 at 12:03 AM
      RSS
    1. Civ3 - General Discussions

      Forum for general Civilization III discussions. Note that the Conquests forum has been merged into Civ3 GD.
      Discussions:
      30,344
      Messages:
      442,761
      Latest: Quick Answers / 'Newbie' Questions catalin72, Feb 22, 2017 at 10:33 PM
      RSS
    2. Civ3 - Strategy & Tips

      Share your Civ3 strategy and tips with other players.
      Discussions:
      8,204
      Messages:
      110,491
      Latest: Planning the start Lanzelot, Feb 20, 2017 at 9:58 AM
      RSS
    3. Civ3 - Multiplayer & PBEM

      In this forum you can find other MP players & discuss MP and PBEM related issues.
      Discussions:
      1,709
      Messages:
      122,196
      Latest: No Treasure for Pirates -- Bug-Thread Eclipse4449, Feb 22, 2017 at 10:00 PM
      RSS
    4. Civ3 - Stories & Tales

      Spread the glory of your empire by posting stories and tales.
      Discussions:
      3,421
      Messages:
      329,686
      Latest: LK155 - CCM, Maya Greebley, Feb 22, 2017 at 9:32 AM
      RSS
    5. Civ3 - Technical Support

      This forum is for technical questions, such as compatibilities, game installation, sound, or video problems.
      Discussions:
      4,344
      Messages:
      17,841
      RSS
    6. Civ3 - Macintosh

      Forum for Mac Civ3 players.
      Discussions:
      1,288
      Messages:
      14,329
      RSS
    7. Civ3 - Game of the Month

      Forum for the popular Game of the Month (GOTM) feature for Civilization III.
      Discussions:
      2,976
      Messages:
      131,975
      RSS
    8. Civ3 - Hall of Fame Discussion

      Discuss Civ3 High Score Hall of Fame related issues.
      Discussions:
      691
      Messages:
      17,597
      Latest: Blackhat HOF thread BlackHat, Feb 10, 2017
      RSS
    1. Civ2 - General Discussions

      Forum for general Civilization II discussions.
      Discussions:
      2,602
      Messages:
      30,269
      Latest: What's the closest game to Civ II after it? Civinator, Feb 21, 2017 at 5:54 PM
      RSS
    2. Civ2 - Strategy & Tips

      Share your Civ2 strategy and tips with other players.
      Discussions:
      1,074
      Messages:
      14,851
      Latest: Sleep / Board Next Ship Major Advantage, Feb 22, 2017 at 2:54 PM
      RSS
    3. Civ2 - Multiplayer & PBEM

      Use this forum to schedule Civ2 multiplayer & PBEM (play by email) games, and discuss multiplayer-related issues.
      Discussions:
      1,157
      Messages:
      31,505
      RSS
    4. Civ2 - Scenario Creation

      Ask questions about scenario or modpack creations, post scenario previews, and share your tips with other scenario makers.
      Discussions:
      1,749
      Messages:
      20,913
      RSS
    5. Civ2 - Scenario League

      Hosted forum for the Scenario League
      Discussions:
      339
      Messages:
      9,078
      Latest: Modern Unit Graphics Broken_Erika, Feb 23, 2017 at 12:13 PM
      RSS
    6. Civ2 - Stories & Tales

      Spread the glory of your empire by posting stories and tales. This forum is also for Civ2 succession games and diplo games.
      Discussions:
      308
      Messages:
      7,196
      RSS
    7. Civ2 - Technical Support

      This forum is for technical questions, such as compatibilities, game installation, sound, or video problems.
      Discussions:
      1,210
      Messages:
      5,476
      Latest: Help! New Computer Blues... Patine, Feb 23, 2017 at 4:52 AM
      RSS
    8. Civ2 - Game of the Month

      Forum for the popular Game of the Month (GOTM) feature.
      Discussions:
      724
      Messages:
      14,821
      Latest: GOTM 186 Spoiler Ali Ardavan, Feb 21, 2017 at 12:17 PM
      RSS
    1. Civ1 - General Discussions

      Discuss the original Civilization.
      Discussions:
      1,549
      Messages:
      16,831
      Latest: CivOne - An Open Source remake of Civilization 1 SWY, Feb 23, 2017 at 5:53 AM
      RSS
    1. Alpha Centauri

      Forum for Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri game.
      Discussions:
      1,273
      Messages:
      13,960
      Latest: SMACX and Windows 10 Petek, Feb 14, 2017
      RSS
    2. Never Ending Stories

      Narrative roleplaying games in diverse settings, with an emphasis on collaborative writing and world building.
      Discussions:
      3,145
      Messages:
      639,640
      Latest: While We Wait: (Almost) Anything Goes Daftpanzer, Feb 20, 2017 at 5:23 AM
      RSS
    3. Forum Games

      Forum for forum games such as Word Association, etc. Posts in here don't count toward postcounts.
      Discussions:
      740
      Messages:
      151,379
      Latest: Roll to Dodge: Ludicrous Edition NinjaCow64, Feb 23, 2017 at 3:22 AM
      RSS
    4. Imperium OffTopicum

      A collection of forum-based roleplay, strategy and world-building games.
      Discussions:
      707
      Messages:
      150,296
      Latest: Children of the Fall Kinich-Ahau, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:54 AM
      RSS
    5. Mafia/NOTW

      Forum for Mafia and Night of the Werewolf games.
      Discussions:
      391
      Messages:
      118,560
      Latest: The Resistance! JohannaK, Feb 21, 2017 at 7:06 PM
      RSS
    6. Total War

      Forum for Total War games: Empire: Total War, Medieval 2: Total War, Rome: Total War, Medieval: Total War, Shogun: Total War and their expansions.
      Discussions:
      462
      Messages:
      9,588
      RSS
    7. Other Sid Meier Games

      Forum for discussion of Sid Meier games such as Colonization, Pirates!, and Railroads!
      Discussions:
      804
      Messages:
      6,032
      RSS
    8. Other Civ-Related Games

      Forum for discussion of Civ-related games such as Master of Orion, Call to Power series, Galactic Civilizations II, and Rise of Nations
      Discussions:
      1,184
      Messages:
      16,908
      Latest: Master of Orion 2 unofficial patch Rocco.40, Feb 23, 2017 at 9:50 AM
      RSS
    9. All Other Games

      Discuss other games that you like or hate...
      Discussions:
      5,095
      Messages:
      176,228
      Latest: The GalCiv III: Crusade thread BvBPL, Feb 22, 2017 at 9:51 AM
      RSS
    10. Chess

      It's your move...
      Discussions:
      517
      Messages:
      16,776
      Latest: Carlsen v. Karjakin Sprenk, Dec 12, 2016
      RSS
    1. Off-Topic

      Discuss anything that doesn't belong in any other forums here.
      Discussions:
      67,635
      Messages:
      3,745,349
      Latest: The East Asia Thread plarq, Feb 23, 2017 at 1:31 PM
      RSS
    2. World History

      A worldwide forum for the history of the world.
      Discussions:
      5,163
      Messages:
      203,581
      RSS
    3. Arts & Entertainment

      Explore your creative side!
      Discussions:
      1,102
      Messages:
      53,880
      Latest: All things Star Wars Vincour, Feb 23, 2017 at 1:27 PM
      RSS
    4. Sports Talk

      Talk about any sport in here!
      Discussions:
      2,606
      Messages:
      198,014
      Latest: football thread No11 AdrienIer, Feb 23, 2017 at 4:04 AM
      RSS
    5. Science & Technology

      Forum for science and technology related topics.
      Discussions:
      765
      Messages:
      23,065
      RSS
    6. Humor & Jokes

      All your base are belong to us.
      Discussions:
      3,640
      Messages:
      109,878
      Latest: FUNNY Political Cartoons XIV: For the Laughs Arakhor, Feb 22, 2017 at 7:01 AM
      RSS
    7. Computer Talk

      Forum for computer geeks and dummies.
      Discussions:
      5,876
      Messages:
      80,320
      RSS
    8. Other Civ-Related Sites

      Have a Civ-related site? Promote it here!
      Discussions:
      428
      Messages:
      3,352
      RSS
    1. List of Archived Forums

      Old archived posts.
      Discussions:
      15,133
      Messages:
      600,181