History Respawned Podcast Episode 22: Civilization VI

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of Civ’s support of a progressive form of history based on western experience, how Civ gameplay reinforces the series’ historical reference points, and things we would like to see in future games.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

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