Quote Originally Posted by halfeye View Post
I like Civ, but I almost hate playing on a cylindrical world, any chance of planets based on truncated icosahedra?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truncated_icosahedron
Unlikely. It would be easier to have a game based on an actual sphere rather than a rough shape like that. The only real reason it hasn't been done, I think, is because ultimately it wouldn't really change much. The ice caps would still be an impenetrable barrier for most, if not all, of the game.