Taking to task. The two-hundred-and-seventy-first episode of Civilization strategy podcast PolyCast, "Not Just a Lame Clip Show XX", features regular co-hosts Daniel "DanQ" Quick, "Makahlua", Philip "TheMeInTeam" Bellew and "MadDjinn" with five guest co-hosts in the twentieth compilation of segments archived from previous episode recordings and not released previously. With a 59m59s runtime, the summary of topics is as follows: - 00m38s | Miscellaneous Original Civilization Co-Designer Bruce Shelley on board game influences for the title, followed by fellow Co-Designer Sid Meier on being the "man who made a million empires" (05m15s) and offering "insights" on the series to date (14m16s; recorded for Episode 250); then, critiquing the critic who claims CivilizationEdu is a "bad idea" (21m21s; recorded for Episode 264) and lessons learned from the story of one game developer using the Civilization trademark (34m16s; recorded for Episode 270). 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. The 2016 PolyCast Christmas Special is to be released on December 24th.