Soren Johnson

#312 Civilization Series 1

Civ Series


This episode marks the beginning of a new series focused on the Civilization series of games. Dirk and David are joined by Soren Johnson to discuss their background with the Civilization games, and how they got introduced to the series. They discuss the development of the earlier games, as well as the broader strokes of Civilization, including the hallmarks of a 4X game, what design space Civ occupies, and where they would like the series to go in Civ 7 and beyond.

Episode Outline

0:00 Beginning of Show

1:12 End of Intro

3:12 David’s Experience with Civ

6:51 Dirk’s Experience with Civ

10:33 Soren’s Experience with Civ

19:05 Soren and 4X Continued

24:39 Civilization Design Space

27:46 What is a 4X 

39:05 Where Do We Want Civ to Go

54:22 Outro

55:30 End of Show

In this Episode

Soren Johnson - @SorenJohnson,
David V. Heron - @davidvheron
Dirk Knemeyer - @DKnemeyer

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