John talks with Tonio Andrade about Civilization VI and how the game (and series as whole) reflects broader issues when discussing history. Topics include discussion of Civ’s support of a progressive form of history based on western experience, how Civ gameplay reinforces the series’ historical reference points, and things we would like to see in future games.
02:14 – Civ as history
10:38 – Meta, Civ and gameplay
15:24 – The gunpowder myth
23:11 – Paradox games and winning
27:13 – The future, large scale events
37:15 – Things we’d like to see in future games