I haven’t played Civilization since shortly after the fifth game launched. It turns out that was nearly eight years ago, and now I’m sad, because HOW EVEN?
This weekend, I got a bunch of notifications telling me a small pile of cash had exited my bank account to cover my Humble Monthly subscription, and in exchange I was given access to the first few thingies in March’s bundle o’ mystery games. As it turns out, one of those first few thingies is Civilization 6.
And so, at 11pm on a Saturday night, I started a fresh game of Civilization 6 as Mvemba a Nzinga, leader of the Kongo. When I regained consciousness, it was 3am, and somehow, I was still playing. And I hadn’t even finished the tutorial.