“In the beginning, the Earth was without form, and void.”
While MicroProse didn’t exactly break the mould with the original Civ, they certainly kept hold of the mould once it was made. Sid Meier’s Civilization (30 years ago) and Sid Meier’s Civilization II (five years later), offered deep and endlessly compelling yet accessible aeon-spanning strategy that would become a multi-generational franchise. Leon, Chris, Josh and community contributors keep taking just one more turn.
Music featured in this podcast:
1. Civilization Introduction (Part One) by Jeff Briggs
2. Civilization II Menu Music by Jeff Briggs/Roland J. Rizzo
Cane and Rinse 485 was edited by Jay Taylor
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