Incoming. The two-hundred-and-eighty-ninth episode of PolyCast, "A Thesis, Be Warned", features regular Stephanie "Makahlua", Philip "TheMeInTeam" Bellew and "MadDjinn" with returning guest co-host Mike "MikeDoubleU" and first-time guest co-host Kyle "ixnay" Stadler. It carries a runtime of 59m59s. The summary of topics is as follows: - 01m18s | Forum Talk What is the "strategic value" to naval melee units, making tall empires "valid again" (07m16s) and stop requiring units that require resources (25m13s) are followed by rating Great Engineers (35m05s), Great Generals (39m11s) and Great Merchants (44m56) -- all in Civilization VI. - 50m17s | Research Lab A call to add a Casus Belli (CB) for "War on Terror" in CivVI leads to a greater examination of the CB system in the game itself. - Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous Refrigerator Tetris, Great Musicians hit flat notes and voluntelling self. [/URL] PolyCast is a bi-weekly audio production recording live every other Saturday throughout the year, in an ongoing effort to give the Civilization community an interactive voice; sibling show ModCast focuses on Civ modding, TurnCast on Civ multiplay.