Forward thinking. The two-hundred-and-thirteenth episode of PolyCast, "Beyond Release", features regular co-hosts Daniel "DanQ" Quick, "Makahlua", Philip "TheMeInTeam" Bellew and "MadDjinn" are joined by five returning guest co-hosts Scott "AlphaShard Dirk", Daniel "dacole" Cole, "DarkestOnion", Andrew "fuzzyfractal42" and Michael "ixias" Kopp. Celebrating the release of Civilization: Beyond Earth, this episode is movie-length with a runtime of 90m16s -- 50% longer than episodes usually. The summary of topics is as follows: - 00m49s | Introductions Introducing initial thoughts, feelings and experiences with Civilization: Beyond Earth including availability of a turn-locked demo and an update on Linux and Mac availability (03m06s), critic and fan review summary (04m51s) and regular panelists' first takes (06m53s). - 11m00s | Daniel "dacole" Cole First on the rotating guest co-host rotational, Daniel "dacole" Cole. - 19m50s | "DarkestOnion" The second rotating guest co-host, "DarkestOnion", checks-in. - 30m43s | Scott "AlphaShard" Dirk Now tying as the most frequent guest co-host on the show, Scott "AlphaShard Dirk" says hello. - 37m52s | Michael "ixias" Kopp Finding himself as the fourth rotating guest co-host is Michael "ixias" Kopp. - 43m22s | Andrew "fuzzyfractal42" Fifth and last on the guest co-host rotational, Andrew "fuzzyfractal42", arrives. - 52m59s | Points of Interest The four regular and five guest panelists discuss Downloadable Content (DLC) and expansions for Civ: BE followed by preventing the Great Mistake (60m48s) and all on Affinities: blended victories, settlement and growth, and interpretations for humanity's evolution (64m26s). 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.