Sid Meier's Civilization IV

Rule throughout time and create your own legacy as you guide your civilisation from the dawn of man through the space age and beyond. Implement new technologies, conduct diplomacy or wage war to grow...

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Sid Meier's Civilization IV PlanetFargo

The latest entry in the PlanetFargo feature on GameSpy talks about the "seven habits of highly effective merciless dictators" with some advice on winning Civilization IV multiplayer from Fargo's friend Mike Sliszowsky. Here is an excerpt from the funny article: Fargo: So what kinds of players DO you find when you play Civilization online? Sliszo...

 

Sid Meier's Civilization IV CIV4 stick on slaes chart

Civilization IV stayed in third spot on the "Top Selling PC Game" list for North America as tracked by NPD Group based on unit sales across the continent. World of Warcraft and The Sims retain their first and second positions respectively. In terms of publisher dominance Electronic Arts still has four of the ten titles on the current list in their catalo...

 

Sid Meier's Civilization IV Updated German translation

In co-operation with Civilization IV developer Firaxis Games, the German Civ community through fansite civilized.de has put together a translation of CivIV`s latest patch, version 1.52c. It reportly corrects both grammar and other smaller problems... which were announced in the last weeks. Released earlier this week, this updated translation documentati...

 

Sid Meier's Civilization IV Top 10 most selling games

The NPD Group has released the top 10 selling PC games for the week of January 1 - January 7, 2006. Civilization 4 is at 4th place. 1. The Sims 2 — Electronic Arts 2. Age of Empires III — Microsoft 3. Call Of Duty 2 — Activision 4. Civilization IV — 2K Games 5. World Of Warcraft — VU Games 6. The Sims 2 Nightlife — Electronic Arts 7. Ba...

 

Sid Meier's Civilization IV Sid Meier Interviewed by Spiegel Online

Spiegel Online, Germany's biggest news magazine, features a two page interview with Sid Meier, in which he talks about the importance of gameplay, the risky topic of religion in games, why his name is part of the game title, and the differences between movies and video games. Below is a quote: SPIEGEL ONLINE: How would they explain to someone, which doe...

 

Sid Meier's Civilization IV Civilization IV top in 10 best-selling PC titles! TWICE!

That’s right! Civ 4 comfortably takes two places in the top 10 best selling PC titles for the week ending November 26 and for the week ending December 3! Notably beating QUAKE 4, World of Warcraft and The Sims 2! Read here for more :) http://pc.ign.com/articles/675/675155p1.html

 

Sid Meier's Civilization IV Unofficial Civ4 Memory Fix

Harkonnen has created a memory fix for Civilization IV. This patch is primarily for those who have at least 128Mb of video memory with TnL card above GeForce2 and at least 512Mb of physical memory, but you may give it a try even with lower specs. The patch saves around 100Mb of virtual memory usage on its own using documented features of DirectX for large...

 

Sid Meier's Civilization IV Civilization IV Tops FiringSquad's Top 5 Games of 2005

FiringSquad's Top 5 Games of 2005 December is the time of the year in which gaming sites pick the best games released in the year. Over at FiringSquad, they have posted an article titled Top 5 Games of 2005 and the first game they mentioned is Civilization IV. No game this year impressed us as much as Civilization IV. It is the crown jewel of 2005, a...

 

Sid Meier's Civilization IV Official Civ4 Website Now in 4 Languages

In addition to the previous English and German there are now more languages available to the people who live in abroad. Spain, Italy and French players can rejoice, since the website is now available in their native language. Each different section of the website has different content though meaning the recently added language sections still lack the content...

 

Sid Meier's Civilization IV Civilization IV Tops Sales Charts

Civilization IV Tops Sales Charts in the United States. Week ended October 29. It would be on top if the overall number of copies sold were listed. 1. Age Of Empires III - Microsoft 2. Civilization IV - 2K Games 3. Call Of Duty 2 - Activision 4. Civilization IV Special Edition - 2K Games 5. Quake 4 - Activision 6. F.E.A.R. - VU Games 7. The Sims 2...

 

Sid Meier's Civilization IV Take-Two Acquires Firaxis Games

Firaxis Games is now part of Take-Two. Firaxis Games is the developer of the recently released Civilization 4. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but Fireaxis Games will continue support for Civilization 4. Firaxis Games, founded and led by industry executive Jeff Briggs, and inspired by the genius of Sid Meier, is among the most innovativ...

 

Sid Meier's Civilization IV Is Civ IV Biased?

In an otherwise glowing write-up, libertarian writer Douglas Kern criticizes Civ IV for its vaguely utopian underpinnings. “Governments and religions have only utilitarian value; freedom and decency are not uniquely useful in Civilization IV … We need a game in which players must confront the declining birth rates and eroding religious convictions that t...

 

Sid Meier's Civilization IV Map editor tutorial

Apolyton has come up with a World Builder tutorial! The link is http://apolyton.net/forums/member.php?s=&action=mailform&userid=8095 The map editor comes with CIV4, asa it did with CIV3, and will be the easiest way to make maps. I'm sure a lot of you will love to make your own maps, I did, at least with CIV3! We'll maybe soon be expecting a few m...

 

Sid Meier's Civilization IV Python Tutorial

Apolyton has now got a python "getting started" tutorial! As I said before, a lot of Civ4 will be based on Python, like BF2. Maybe this will make it easier to change CIV4, and we'll be expecting a few mods? I hope so. Visit This link to get the tutorial: http://apolyton.net/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=140611

 

Sid Meier's Civilization IV Renderer Error Quick Fix

There have been some problems for those wanting to run the game with their ATI Radeon graphic card. There's a little fix to help you solve that problem. Do note that this fix is not official and unsupported. This will probably be fixed in an upcoming patch. http://apolyton.net/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=140859