The title is hardly exclusive to this episode. The forty-seventh edition of PolyCast, entitled "Stranger Than Others", features the return of guest co-hosts Solver and Anthony "Dauphin" Christmas. Regular co-hosts present are Daniel "DanQ" Quick and Makahlua and Imran Siddiqui. Total runtime is 44m59s. The summary of topics is as follows: - 04m06s | News The long awaited and anticipated Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword 3.17 patch has arrived and a Colonization sequel set in the Civ IV universe is announced. - 18m39s | Senate How to use the National Park National Wonder in Civ IV: BtS and when founding a religion, adopt immediately or wait. - 24m23s | Forum Talk What to have less of in future Civs, the BtS-introduced religious victory deemed too easy, the Khmer Ballista Elephant being the "crappiest" Unique Unit, an alternate effect for the Commando promotion and bringing back multi-level/layer maps to the series. - 37m12s | Research Lab The presence of thieves, bandits and other like units to increase pillaging's profitability. - Intro/Outro | Miscellaneous What is the Alpha Centauri system has no planets, favourite Civ IV era music and music in PC games overall, and a playing live event proposal for Civ IV. Comments welcome, discussion encouraged.