World of Warcraft: Shadowlands – Burst Abilities Coming Off the Global Cooldown

blizzard have been dragging their heels on reverting a deeply unpopular change which added many class cooldown abilities to the global cooldown. However, in the latest build on the shadowlands beta, it looks like there could be light at the end of the tunnel.

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Make Friends and Influence People with The Owls of Minerva in Civilization 6

somewhat less occult than the voidsingers or the hermetic order, our next society offers a playstyle more in keeping with diplomacy and espionage. If keeping city states in your clutches and holding sway over your allies’ secrets is more your jam, consider the owls of minerva.

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Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn with The Voidsingers in Civilization 6

the second of the secret societies is perhaps the oldest, born from the worship of a creature beyond time and space. the voidsingers offer great power to those who make a pact with the great old one, helpful in pursuing faith and unhinging the loyalty of those around your empire. bring the world to its knees for the arrival of the things from beyond the stars.

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Menelik II leads Ethiopia in Civilization 6

The ethiopia pack for civilization VI has brought many new features to the game, most notably the inclusion of the george michael of eastern africa, menelik II of ethiopia. Apart from not really being known as the George michael of eastern africa, Menelik II has strong bonuses which allow his empire to remain introverted and defensive, focusing on faith-a faith-a faith and culture to steer ethiopia to victory.

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Seek Forbidden Knowledge With The Hermetic Order in Civilization 6

The introduction of secret societies with the ethiopia game pack has opened a well of opportunities for players to steer themselves towards their victory condition of choice. if knowledge is what you seek, consider the hermetic order.

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World of Warcraft Shadowlands is coming for your mounts… and other things

World of Warcraft‘s upcoming expansion Shadowlands began its beta testing in the past week, and news has followed that it will be harder – and in some cases, impossible – to obtain some mounts found in the current expansion when Shadowlands hits the live servers.

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Simon Bolivar leads Gran Colombia in Civilization 6

After diving into Lady Six Sky in a previous post, it’s time to see what’s up with Simon Bolivar of Gran Colombia in the new Frontier Expansion Pass of Civilization VI. Focusing more on domination in contrast to Lady Six Sky’s more friendly science benefits, let’s dive in and see how he fares against the pantheon of great civilizations already on offer.

Disclaimer: He fares pretty damn well.

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Civilization 6: Who Are The Best Leaders? – Culture Victory

So you’ve crushed your neighbors beneath your boot with domination, and fired your colony off towards the stars for your science victory. Now it’s time to take a step back, and appreciate the finer things in life – art, poetry, and spamming national parks. With the right civilizations and the right tactics, you can brutalize the planet gently in order to ensure that it’s YOUR blue jeans that everyone is wearing.

This time I’m going to dive in to my top 3 civilizations – in no particular order – for maximizing tourism and achieving a culture victory, and what makes them so adept at doing so.

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Lady Six Sky Leads the Maya in Civilization 6

Following on from the announcement that Civilization VI will be getting a host of new content over the course of the next 12 months, the Mayans are one of the new civilizations being released on May 21st. Led by the feathery Lady Six Sky, the Mayans have a host of unique abilities which will change the way you build your empire.

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Civilization 6: Who Are The Best Leaders? – Science Victory

If domination is not your preferred path to victory in Civilization VI, fret not – there are plenty of other ways to win. Colonizing Mars is as good a way as any, and can ensure that you don’t have to suffer the hardships of a global climate crisis after you manufacture all your rockets. Leave those other, less science-inclined philistines to mop up the mess.

This time I’m going to dive in to my top 3 civilizations – in no particular order – for reaching the stars and winning a science victory, and what makes them so adept at doing so.

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