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Questions, Comments and Topics Requested for PolyCast Christmas Special 2014

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by DanQ, Dec 16, 2014.

  1. DanQ

    DanQ Chieftain

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    In an effort for more input as originally published last Monday, I am reposting the below here:

    You may also reply in this thread if you prefer. Keep on Civ'in!
     
  2. shaglio

    shaglio The Prince of Dorkness

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    Although I haven't purchased BE, I wouldn't mind hearing MadDjinn's thoughts and comments on some of the seemingly obvious faults with the game - faults the he himself brought to people's attention prior to the game's release. Did they disagree with his findings? Did they simply ignore them? Did they accidentally forget to change what he discovered? Was it too late at that point to make any changes?

    EDIT: Is it possible to move this post to your similar thread in the BE forum?
     
  3. DanQ

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    Given PolyCast's coverage of both Civilization V and Civilization: Beyond Earth, I feel it is as prudent as it is preferable to have separate threads in the games' respective General forums here on CFC.
     
  4. DanQ

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    Expect Maki, TheMeInTeam and myself to also comment on the game in response. :D (For the record, I was also apart of the BE testing group.)
     
  5. shaglio

    shaglio The Prince of Dorkness

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    I should have been more clear: I meant my post, not the OP. Or perhaps more accurately, my reply.
     
  6. DanQ

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    Ah! No worries.
     
  7. whyidie

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    Year end, look to the FUTURE! Or maybe you do it on new year, either way theme is the FUTURE!

    Civ BE - Anything on BE is the future as the game is set in....the FUTURE!
    Civ VI - What features would the panel like to see in...the FUTURE release of Civ. End with predictions from all on when the next release will drop. Winner gets to eat a donut on air....in the FUTURE!

    Or do a retrospective. The year in Civ. Best moments, worst moments, etc.,
     
  8. DanQ

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    Thanks to those who provided questions, comments and topics in this and/or related threads. The special is now available for listening.

    :xmascheers:
     
  9. shaglio

    shaglio The Prince of Dorkness

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    Just to clarify, for me personally, it’s not that your (Dan) Civ BE playtesting didn’t matter – it’s just that I didn’t know you were a playtester. MadDjinn released videos that showed his level of involvement, so he was the person I cited. I was a little sad you didn’t discuss my question of why it seems Firaxis completely ignored all the problems that you guys assumingly discovered during the playtesting phase (unless you’re forbidden to discuss such things).

    Also, I’m surprised the gang didn’t jump all over that guy in the video for pronouncing Meier as “mayor.” I cringed every time he said it.

    And I agree with your opinions of the Sims. All the tedious, monotonous tasks and chores you do on a daily basis . . . in a video game that you play in your “me” time? Um, no thanks!

    Anyway, Merry Christmas Polycast & Modcast crew!!!
     
  10. DanQ

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    I appreciate the explanation and it's understandable -- I take no offence. Short of seeing my name in BE's credits, it's unlikely you'd otherwise come across any reference to my playtesting.

    Playtesting discussions are bound by Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs).

    I completely forgot about it until I listened to the stock clips again after we recorded the special. I blocked it from my mind a little too well... as did my fellow regular co-hosts.

    "Want to play real life? Step away from the computer!"

    :D

    :king:
     
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    stormtrooper412 Peacemongering Turtlesaur

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    I'm glad you had a good laugh out of my topics, Happy Holidays :)
     
  12. DanQ

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    :D -- glad you enjoyed the unexpected humour that resulted!

    And to you. :)
     

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