Civilization

Sid Meier didn’t include multiplayer in the original Civilization game

Sid Meier didn’t include multiplayer in the original Civilization game because “if you had friends, you wouldn’t need to play computer games.” Civilization originally started off as a real-time game, but Meier found it too similar to other real-time strategy games such as SimCity//. Instead he opted for a system where each turn takes a […]

Syria

Civilization in Syria was one of the most ancient on earth

Since approximately 10,000 BC, Syria was one of centers of Neolithic culture (known as Pre-Pottery Neolithic A) where agriculture and cattle breeding appeared for the first time in the world. The following Neolithic period (PPNB) is represented by rectangular houses of Mureybet culture. At the time of the pre-pottery Neolithic, people used vessels made of […]

The Crypt of Civilization

The Crypt of Civilization is a sealed chamber of preserved artifacts

The Crypt of Civilization is a sealed airtight chamber located at Oglethorpe University in Brookhaven, Georgia, in Metro Atlanta. The crypt consists of preserved artifacts scheduled to be opened in the year AD 8113. The 1990 Guinness Book of World Records cites the crypt as the “first successful attempt to bury a record of this […]