Fun fact: Sid Meier is one of only four game designers to be featured in the Pantheon. He is joined by Shigeru Miyamoto, Will Wright, and Satoshi Tajiri. Coming later this year, Meier’s Beyond Earth takes our scientific consensus on climate change to its awful conclusion, where humanity must seek new worlds to colonize. Personally, I think an expansion-pack where world leaders try to manage the planet’s atmosphere, biodiversity and greenhouse gas emissions would be a great idea. You can read up all about the gameplay aspects in textual form for now, here’s Werner Herzog explaining why even traveling to our nearest star is madness.

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