1. We have added the ability to collapse/expand forum categories and widgets on forum home.
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Photobucket has changed its policy concerning hotlinking images and now requires an account with a $399.00 annual fee to allow hotlink. More information is available at: this link.
    Dismiss Notice
  3. All Civ avatars are brought back and available for selection in the Avatar Gallery! There are 945 avatars total.
    Dismiss Notice
  4. To make the site more secure, we have installed SSL certificates and enabled HTTPS for both the main site and forums.
    Dismiss Notice
  5. Civ6 is released! Order now! (Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | Amazon DE | Amazon FR)
    Dismiss Notice
  6. Dismiss Notice
  7. 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:
      8,352
      Messages:
      138,568
      RSS
    1. Civ6 - General Discussions

      Forum for general Civ6 discussions.
      Discussions:
      6,021
      Messages:
      188,430
      RSS
    2. Civ - Ideas & Suggestions

      Ideas to improve Civilization.
      Discussions:
      7,850
      Messages:
      129,774
      RSS
    3. Civ6 - Strategy & Tips

      Discuss your Civ6 strategy and tips with other players.
      Discussions:
      588
      Messages:
      11,011
      RSS
    4. Civ6 - Multiplayer

      Find other MP players, organize MP games, & discuss multi-player related issues.
      Discussions:
      189
      Messages:
      1,502
      Latest: Diplogame pietro1990, Jan 14, 2018 at 11:06 PM
      RSS
    5. Civ6 - Stories & Let's Plays

      Homer's odyssey, or War & Peace? Share your Civ6 stories and videos.
      Discussions:
      144
      Messages:
      1,642
      RSS
    6. Civ6 - Technical Support

      Seek help from others for all your technical support issues.
      Discussions:
      394
      Messages:
      2,427
      Latest: One or more player options are invalid - MP Tony Rodd, Jan 14, 2018 at 1:57 PM
      RSS
    7. Civ6 - Macintosh

      Discuss Mac Civ 6 related issues.
      Discussions:
      106
      Messages:
      1,410
      Latest: Any news on the Fall Update? qadams, Jan 17, 2018 at 4:40 AM
      RSS
    8. Civ6 - Game Of The Month

      Join our popular Civ6 Game Of The Month.
      Discussions:
      129
      Messages:
      2,671
      Latest: 6otM 30 After Actions Report lockwa, Jan 17, 2018 at 10:59 AM
      RSS
    9. Civ6 - Hall of Fame Discussion

      Test yourself against the best in the Civ6 Hall of Fame.
      Discussions:
      21
      Messages:
      644
      Latest: Civ VI - Beta Gauntlet VIII Ozbenno, Jan 15, 2018 at 5:17 PM
      RSS
    1. CivBE - General Discussions

      Forum for general Civ: Beyond Earth discussions, including discussion of the Rising Tide expansion.
      Discussions:
      3,081
      Messages:
      62,642
      RSS
    2. Starships

      Sid Meier's Starships, an interstellar strategy game
      Discussions:
      85
      Messages:
      1,155
      RSS
    3. CivBE - Strategy & Tips

      Forum for sharing strategies and tips for Civilization: Beyond Earth
      Discussions:
      252
      Messages:
      4,042
      RSS
    4. CivBE - Stories & Let's Plays

      Forum for sharing tales of your galactic conquests.
      Discussions:
      88
      Messages:
      3,205
      RSS
    5. CivBE - Multiplayer

      Forum for discussing and setting-up Multiplayer games of Civilization: Beyond Earth
      Discussions:
      66
      Messages:
      387
      RSS
    6. CivBE - Tech Support

      Forum for asking questions and supporting others with Technical Support issues related to Civilization: Beyond Earth
      Discussions:
      237
      Messages:
      1,344
      Latest: Tiles flickering? Exsolutus, Dec 7, 2017
      RSS
    1. Civ5 - Strategy & Tips

      Discuss your Civ5 strategy and tips with other players.
      Discussions:
      7,518
      Messages:
      143,547
      Latest: Fastest Science Victory Blatc, Jan 17, 2018 at 4:55 PM
      RSS
    2. Civ5 - Multiplayer

      Find other MP players, organize MP games, & discuss multi-player related issues.
      Discussions:
      1,606
      Messages:
      22,037
      Latest: Diplogame dot80, Jan 14, 2018 at 6:47 PM
      RSS
    3. Civ5 - Stories & Let's Plays

      Homer's odyssey, or War & Peace? Share your Civ5 stories and videos.
      Discussions:
      1,110
      Messages:
      49,552
      Latest: CIV5 + VOX POPULI = AMAZING AI omega4, Jan 17, 2018 at 12:39 PM
      RSS
    4. Civ5 - Technical Support

      Seek help from others for all your technical support issues.
      Discussions:
      3,324
      Messages:
      23,005
      Latest: Stuck on Select Policy appraise71, Jan 14, 2018 at 12:13 PM
      RSS
    5. Civ5 - Macintosh

      Discuss Mac Civ5 related issues.
      Discussions:
      705
      Messages:
      7,160
      Latest: Installing Mods on Civ5 for Mac mbbcam, Jan 17, 2018 at 4:02 AM
      RSS
    6. Civ5 - Game Of The Month

      Join our popular Civ5 Game Of The Month.
      Discussions:
      756
      Messages:
      17,931
      Latest: TSG 166 AAR zxcvbob, Jan 12, 2018 at 3:56 PM
      RSS
    7. Civ5 - Democracy and Team Games

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

      Test yourself against the best in the Civ5 Hall of Fame.
      Discussions:
      577
      Messages:
      14,039
      Latest: G-Minor CXLXIV vadalaz, Jan 9, 2018
      RSS
    1. CivRev - Strategy & Tips

      Discuss your Civilization Revolution strategy and tips with other players.
      Discussions:
      477
      Messages:
      4,331
      RSS
    1. Civ4 - General Discussions

      Forum for general Civilization IV discussions including Warlords and Beyond the Sword (BTS) expansions.
      Discussions:
      44,673
      Messages:
      739,306
      Latest: 'Bro, do you even whip?' - Civ IV memes thread Keler, Jan 16, 2018 at 2:19 PM
      RSS
    2. Civ4 - Strategy & Tips

      Discuss your Civ4 strategy and tips with other players.
      Discussions:
      21,604
      Messages:
      491,207
      RSS
    3. Civ4 - Creation & Customization

      Forum for Civ4 modding and customization discussions.
      Discussions:
      51,309
      Messages:
      1,438,079
      Latest: Map Suggestions and Requests Tigranes, Jan 17, 2018 at 5:15 PM
      RSS
    4. Civ4 - Multiplayer & PBEM

      Find other MP players, organize MP games, & discuss MP, PBEM and Pitboss related issues.
      Discussions:
      2,967
      Messages:
      130,561
      Latest: Earth, 1000 AD - Nighthawk's game Luthor_Saxburg, Jan 17, 2018 at 2:51 PM
      RSS
    5. Civ4 - Stories & Tales

      Spread the glory of your empire by posting stories and tales.
      Discussions:
      2,836
      Messages:
      310,022
      Latest: DMI XVI - planning thread Ozbenno, Jan 17, 2018 at 5:17 AM
      RSS
    6. Civ4 - Technical Support

      Forum for technical questions, such as compatibilities, game installation, sound, or video problems.
      Discussions:
      11,036
      Messages:
      58,283
      RSS
    7. Civ4 - Macintosh

      Discuss Mac Civ4 related issues.
      Discussions:
      1,130
      Messages:
      13,235
      Latest: MacBUFFY Gasp, Jan 16, 2018 at 4:55 PM
      RSS
    8. Civ4 - Game of the Month

      Forum for the Game of the Month (GOTM) feature for Civilization IV.
      Discussions:
      2,388
      Messages:
      402,945
      Latest: SGOTM 25 - Unusual Suspects SittinDown, Jan 17, 2018 at 5:14 PM
      RSS
    9. Civ4 - Hall of Fame Discussion

      Discuss Civ4 Hall of Fame related issues.
      Discussions:
      1,580
      Messages:
      49,568
      Latest: Challenge-XIX-08 Kaitzilla, Jan 13, 2018 at 11:56 PM
      RSS
    1. Civ3 - General Discussions

      Forum for general Civilization III discussions. Note that the Conquests forum has been merged into Civ3 GD.
      Discussions:
      30,382
      Messages:
      443,436
      Latest: Bloody Celts Spoonwood, Jan 17, 2018 at 12:35 PM
      RSS
    2. Civ3 - Strategy & Tips

      Share your Civ3 strategy and tips with other players.
      Discussions:
      8,212
      Messages:
      110,671
      RSS
    3. Civ3 - Multiplayer & PBEM

      In this forum you can find other MP players & discuss MP and PBEM related issues.
      Discussions:
      1,710
      Messages:
      122,269
      Latest: New Beginning Jarovid, Jan 16, 2018 at 2:27 PM
      RSS
    4. Civ3 - Stories & Tales

      Spread the glory of your empire by posting stories and tales.
      Discussions:
      3,429
      Messages:
      331,548
      Latest: LK157, CCM2, Canada ThERat, Jan 17, 2018 at 2:08 PM
      RSS
    5. Civ3 - Technical Support

      This forum is for technical questions, such as compatibilities, game installation, sound, or video problems.
      Discussions:
      4,368
      Messages:
      17,991
      RSS
    6. Civ3 - Macintosh

      Forum for Mac Civ3 players.
      Discussions:
      1,290
      Messages:
      14,352
      RSS
    7. Civ3 - Game of the Month

      Forum for the popular Game of the Month (GOTM) feature for Civilization III.
      Discussions:
      3,033
      Messages:
      132,413
      Latest: COTM136 Greece Sid - Spoiler Spoonwood, Jan 17, 2018 at 1:17 PM
      RSS
    8. Civ3 - Hall of Fame Discussion

      Discuss Civ3 High Score Hall of Fame related issues.
      Discussions:
      700
      Messages:
      17,705
      Latest: Blackhat HOF thread Donny Brook, Jan 15, 2018 at 4:00 PM
      RSS
    1. Civ2 - General Discussions

      Forum for general Civilization II discussions.
      Discussions:
      2,620
      Messages:
      30,420
      Latest: Civitas: A modern ToT savegame editor Noire Leblanc, Jan 17, 2018 at 2:25 PM
      RSS
    2. Civ2 - Strategy & Tips

      Share your Civ2 strategy and tips with other players.
      Discussions:
      1,075
      Messages:
      14,865
      RSS
    3. Civ2 - Multiplayer & PBEM

      Use this forum to schedule Civ2 multiplayer & PBEM (play by email) games, and discuss multiplayer-related issues.
      Discussions:
      1,159
      Messages:
      31,537
      RSS
    4. Civ2 - Scenario Creation

      Ask questions about scenario or modpack creations, post scenario previews, and share your tips with other scenario makers.
      Discussions:
      1,765
      Messages:
      20,973
      Latest: Event Scripting Tutorial tootall_2012, Jan 17, 2018 at 12:58 PM
      RSS
    5. Civ2 - Scenario League

      Hosted forum for the Scenario League
      Discussions:
      365
      Messages:
      10,640
      Latest: Operation Seelowe. Fairline, Jan 17, 2018 at 5:06 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:
      309
      Messages:
      7,221
      RSS
    7. Civ2 - Technical Support

      This forum is for technical questions, such as compatibilities, game installation, sound, or video problems.
      Discussions:
      1,233
      Messages:
      5,664
      RSS
    8. Civ2 - Game of the Month

      Forum for the popular Game of the Month (GOTM) feature.
      Discussions:
      746
      Messages:
      15,005
      Latest: GOTM 198 Spoiler Ali Ardavan, Jan 12, 2018 at 5:09 PM
      RSS
    1. Civ1 - General Discussions

      Discuss the original Civilization.
      Discussions:
      1,578
      Messages:
      17,123
      Latest: A new first: AI builds carrier Mize, Jan 17, 2018 at 3:52 AM
      RSS
    1. Alpha Centauri

      Forum for Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri game.
      Discussions:
      1,299
      Messages:
      14,069
      RSS
    2. Never Ending Stories

      Narrative roleplaying games in diverse settings, with an emphasis on collaborative writing and world building.
      Discussions:
      3,149
      Messages:
      639,967
      Latest: So why did NESing die? Gelion, Dec 8, 2017
      RSS
    3. Forum Games

      Forum for forum games such as Word Association, etc. Posts in here don't count toward postcounts.
      Discussions:
      746
      Messages:
      151,606
      Latest: The Texas Territory: an LHAC Celticfury, Jan 16, 2018 at 10:08 PM
      RSS
    4. Imperium OffTopicum

      A collection of forum-based roleplay, strategy and world-building games.
      Discussions:
      770
      Messages:
      155,270
      Latest: December World - game thread Ahigin, Jan 17, 2018 at 12:17 PM
      RSS
    5. Mafia/NOTW

      Forum for Mafia and Night of the Werewolf games.
      Discussions:
      397
      Messages:
      119,397
      Latest: Secret Hitler choxorn, Dec 6, 2017
      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:
      464
      Messages:
      9,597
      RSS
    7. Other Sid Meier Games

      Forum for discussion of Sid Meier games such as Colonization, Pirates!, and Railroads!
      Discussions:
      807
      Messages:
      6,038
      Latest: Civ Atlantis King Phaedron, Oct 10, 2017
      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:
      1,204
      Messages:
      17,101
      Latest: How to Mod Moo2 Ice-X Nelphine, Jan 16, 2018 at 8:09 PM
      RSS
    9. All Other Games

      Discuss other games that you like or hate...
      Discussions:
      5,136
      Messages:
      177,141
      Latest: ranking zelda civvver, Jan 17, 2018 at 2:59 PM
      RSS
    10. Chess

      It's your move...
      Discussions:
      520
      Messages:
      16,784
      RSS
    1. Off-Topic

      Discuss anything that doesn't belong in any other forums here.
      Discussions:
      68,424
      Messages:
      3,824,622
      Latest: Excuse Me - Shopping Etiquette Timsup2nothin, Jan 17, 2018 at 5:14 PM
      RSS
    2. World History

      A worldwide forum for the history of the world.
      Discussions:
      5,179
      Messages:
      204,694
      Latest: Historical Book Recomendation Thread Mouthwash, Jan 17, 2018 at 1:03 PM
      RSS
    3. Arts & Entertainment

      Explore your creative side!
      Discussions:
      1,118
      Messages:
      55,309
      Latest: Watcha Writin'? Zkribbler, Jan 15, 2018 at 3:54 PM
      RSS
    4. Sports Talk

      Talk about any sport in here!
      Discussions:
      2,625
      Messages:
      199,589
      Latest: 2017 NFL Regular Season Thread Timsup2nothin, Jan 14, 2018 at 10:21 PM
      RSS
    5. Science & Technology

      Forum for science and technology related topics.
      Discussions:
      782
      Messages:
      23,302
      Latest: Everything about sleep Hrothbern, Jan 13, 2018 at 4:01 AM
      RSS
    6. Humor & Jokes

      All your base are belong to us.
      Discussions:
      3,647
      Messages:
      110,656
      RSS
    7. Computer Talk

      Forum for computer geeks and dummies.
      Discussions:
      5,890
      Messages:
      80,445
      RSS
    8. Other Civ-Related Sites

      Have a Civ-related site? Promote it here!
      Discussions:
      439
      Messages:
      3,363
      Latest: PolyCast Bloopers, Volume 11 DanQ, Jan 7, 2018
      RSS
    1. List of Archived Forums

      Old archived posts.
      Discussions:
      15,146
      Messages:
      615,802