Bring it in. The two-hundred-and-forty-fifth episode of Civilization strategy podcast PolyCast, "Not Just a Lame Clip Show XVIII", features regular co-hosts Daniel "DanQ" Quick, "Makahlua", Philip "TheMeInTeam" Bellew and "MadDjinn" with six guest co-hosts in the eighteenth compilation of segments archived from previous episode recordings and not released previously. With a 59m59s runtime, the summary of topics is as follows: - 00m37s | Miscellaneous (Part 1 of 2) What a player's advisors in Civilization V will tell them before they have founded their first city (recorded for Episode 228) and accounting for "dick moves" in Civ series multiplayer to date (02m24s; recorded for Episode 233). - 13m27s | Forum Talk Arguments for, and against, battleships being overpowered (recorded for Episode 233) and if there is a point to constructing Missle Cruisers or not (21m23s) in CivV; then, are Covert Operations too strong (25m49s; recorded for Episode 241), are Farm improvements "too strong" (35m21s) and what one can get from combining artifacts in the Civilization: Beyond Earth expansion Rising Tide (40m25s). - 46m55s | Open Mic An email from "Grizzligris" asks the panel to consider Explorer spamming and what of trade routes to, and from, moving acquatic cities in CivBERT. - 52m15s | Miscellaneous (Part 2 of 2) What of not having a year to go with individual turns in CivBE (recorded for Episode 242) and a humourous albeit truthful account of dealing with Ghandi in Civilization V (55m46s). PolyCast is a bi-weekly audio production recording live every other Saturday throughout the year, in an ongoing effort to give the Civ community an interactive voice; sibling show ModCast focuses on Civ modding, TurnCast on Civ multiplay. Following this, PolyCast's Season 10 premiere, Episode 246 is to be published the week after as the first recorded outing in 2016.