Yay! Caves of Qud! I think Civ going back to environmental issues is a good thing. It's the biggest issue humanity is facing and it should (and will) get more attention. If someone doesn't like it because they think it's "political" then they can put it in the place where they put things they ignore.
I just registered to say 3 things: 1. Spin doctors is my favorite music group, ever. Exactly since as part of the OST of some Tom Hanks movie.2. Idle thumbs has become my favorite Video game podcast; and probably my favorite podcast in general. 3. Princes kneel before you.