More gaming goodness. The two-hundred-and-eighteenth episode of PolyCast, "Not Just a Lame Clip Show XV", features regular co-hosts Daniel "DanQ" Quick, "Makahlua", Philip "TheMeInTeam" Bellew and "MadDjinn" with 6 first-time and returning guest co-hosts in the fifteenth compilation of segments archived from previous episode recordings and not released previously. With a runtime of 59m59s, the summary of topics of this outing is as follows: - 00m37s | Miscellaneous Seeing is worth more than words as examples of Civilization V's various map types (recorded for Episode 206); then, the first beta video of Civilization Online from developer XLGames (04m42s), a Civ programmer takes callout in stride (05m46s) and getting one's hands on a physical copy of Civilization: Beyond Earth (07m53s; recorded for Episode 210). - 09m31s | Forum Talk CivBE Co-Lead Designers discuss restraints in its development (recorded for Episode 214); then, working through the gaming industry through Quality Assurance (16m10s), tricks for getting going with Civilization: Beyond Earth (22m24s; recorded for Episode 215), tips to getting started (36m23s) and then critiquing a critical take on the game (41m27s; recorded for Episode 216). Recording live 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; sibling show RevCast focuses on Civilization: Revolution, ModCast on Civ modding, SCivCast on Civ social gaming and TurnCast on Civ multiplay. The start of PolyCast's ninth season continues with the release of the first episode recorded for 2015 expected January 17th.