Civilization 5 Hiawatha

Conquest of The New World – League of Extraordinary Hoyanehs Steam Achievement Guide

Conquest of the New World – Iroquois Strategy (Deity) The League of Extraordinary Hoyanehs of course is again a clever mix of pop-cultural and historical references. Hinting at The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and referencing the Hoyaneh, chieftains of Iroquois tribes. Hoyaneh are “Caretakers of the Peace” in Iroquois culture and are appointed (!) by…

Civilization 5 Monty

Conquest of The New World – Huitzilopochtli’s Arrow Steam Achievement Guide

Conquest of the New World – Aztecs Strategy (Deity) Researching for this post I realized how linear Mexican history is and how well the “Aztecs” preserved much of their heritage. Huitzilopochtli’s Arrow is a nice reference to that fact: Huitzilopochtli was the national god of the Mexicas. The Mexicas were the Nahuatl tribe in the…

SpaceChem Steam Achievement Guide

Normally I play Civilization V Scenarios and almost only that. Recently though I can’t make screenshots of the games anymore, which makes “playing these scenarios” and “preparing for blog posts” utterly difficult. Luckily Steam offers a wide range of solutions. Namely other games. So I distracted myself with SpaceChem, a nice chemistry puzzle game. NO…

New-France1750

Conquest of The New World – Tout le Monde Francophone? Steam Achievement Guide

Conquest of the New World – France Strategy (Deity) France’s colonial history in North America is dominated by the struggle with the English and the Dutch and their wars with several Native American allies (Hugons, Algonquians) against the Native American allies of the other Europeans (mainly Iroquois). Even back then proxy wars were a common…