Eventful and celebrant. The 2014 PolyCast Christmas Special, "O Advance All Ye Playful", is now available for netcasting. Join regular panelists Daniel "DanQ" Quick, "Makahlua", Philip "TheMeInTeam" Bellew and "MadDjinn" as they give their take on questions and comments received from members of the show's audience and otherwise in this hour-long plus (77m50s) production. The summary of topics is as follows: - 02m11s | Forum Post #1 From "Star of Hope", how to get festive in Civilization V and Civilization: Beyond Earth through a Christmas Eve patch. - 04m31s | Email #1 From "Carl5872", what does the future hold for the Civ series: more for CivV or onto a the sixth Civ? - 07m14s | Forum Post #2A From "stormtrooper412", making a life and death decision on a specific civilization for a specific Victory Condition in Civilization V. - 10m18s | Forum Post #3 From "Bezurn", taking a position on CivBE's trade route as compared to CivV and prioritizing of internal or external routes. - 18m08s | Forum Post #4 From "Svetkavitsa", what to correct in Civilization: Beyond Earth and how to go about doing so. - 22m43s | Forum Post #2B From "stormtrooper412", deciding on when to move up in difficulty level in the Civ series. - 25m11s | Email #2 From "OneCrazyCanadian" the likes, dislikes and changes sought for Civilization IV as well as CivV and CivBE. - 35m52s | Video #1 Finding a Civilization title on a "Top 10 PC Games of the 1990s" list leading to how, and why, it and others came to be ranked. - 43m24s | Video #2 Comparatively, a Civ title makes it into the companion "Top 10 PC Games of the 2000s" list resulting in more discussion on the how and why of the ranking. - 48m26s | Tweets #1, 2 Across not one but two tweets, "Mister L" proposes a change in the Civ combat system to shake up gameplay. - 52m56s | Forum Post #5 From "MattZed", a query on the panelists' favourite Civilization games to play and why. - 56m46s | Video #3 Taking in the place of Sid Meier on a "Top 10 Iconic Video Game Creators" list and his apparent contemporaries with more questions than answers. - 64m46s | Forum Post #6 From "whyidie", taking an operative word of one panelist to create a list of their own to summarize "The Year in Civ". - Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous Levitation explanation, naughty collusion, theory versus practice and facepalm surprise. PolyCast is a bi-weekly audio production in an ongoing effort to give the Civ community an interactive voice on game strategy; its final episode of this, its eighth season, is number 217 set to be released in one week's time. Sibling show RevCast focuses on Civilization: Revolution, ModCast on Civ modding, SCivCast on Civ social gaming and TurnCast on Civ multiplay.