Reaching but not grasping. "Focus: 'Civilization: World'" features Lisa "qnl" Bang with "Bibor and Jacob "xienwolf" Turner on their experiences to date with the up-and-coming Civilization: World. All three panelists are part of the game's closed beta test currently ongoing. The summary of topics is as follows: - 00m25s | Introduction An introduction to Civilization: World, a strategy/online multiplayer-hybrid game to bring Civ to the Facebook platform. - 03m19s | Impressions Panelists share what their initial impressions were upon learning of the game being in development. - 08m13s | Design For better and worse, on the design elements of CivWorld. - 15m09s | Mechanics Reviewing a number of the game's mechanics that are still very much a work-in-progress. - 20m55s | Concept Considering the concept towards what CivWorld is looking to accomplish, and its effectiveness to date. - 28m49s | Minigames & Maps What is, and what is not, present within the title's minigames and on its maps to its benefit and detriment. - 38m34s | Implementation Assessing the implementation of CivWorld, including whether the means are looking to justify its ends. - 45m59s | Miscellaneous The state of the game's Throne Room, Wonder's of the World and reflecting on the involvement of Sid Meier himself. 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 and TurnCast on Civ multiplay.