Enjoy your stay. The two-hundred-and-twelfth episode of PolyCast, "The Welcoming Committee", features regular co-hosts Daniel "DanQ" Quick, "Makahlua", Philip "TheMeInTeam" Bellew and "MadDjinn" with first-time guest co-host Stuart "GoStu". Carrying a runtime of 59m59s, the summary of topics is as follows: - 02m17s | News It's an all-out Civilization: Beyond Earth news bonanza: revelation of no strategic view, Australian taxes heavy on the game's pricing on Steam (06m32s) and BE's system requirements revealed. Then, Rev3Games interviews the game's co-Lead Designers while they play it (19m19s), developer Firaxis Games' "Let's Play" livestream gets underway (34m34s), Sid Meier is interviewed at the inaugural Firaxicon event (39m41s) and a report from one of those event's participants (46m11s). - Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous Misleading article title and the game developer facial hair theory. 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.