Tag Archives: Civilisation

Not a Game podcast episode 28 – official podcast of the steam tag

Welcome to the Not a Game podcast, a spin off from the wildly successful steam tag, which categorises some of the most inventive and moving games of recent years. This year Craig and Tom were almost stuck together on Valentines Day, but thankfully Laura Dale was on hand to join us for a lovely (get it?) podcast. We talk going back to Guild Wars 2, sniggering along to Jazzpunk, and Craig’s amazing fake-car setup for iRacing. Also Tom played a book, and Craig kicked someone to death. Just a normal valentine from the Not a Game podcast. Show notes inside.

Empire: Total War Diary – Part 1

Here marks the beginning of my latest attempt to take over the world. Empire: Total War has drawn much critical acclaim, but has had a rough ride of things this year. A few glaring AI bugs have tarnished an otherwise masterful strategy experience. Now though, Christmas eve 2009, things are pretty polished, and it’s time to make some strong coffee, take control of the British and turn the whole map red. Empire is a daunting game. You are required to micromanage your civilisation across three theatres. Europe, America and India. From the MPs who make up government to the level…