POLYTOPIA BLOG POSTS
Strategy Tip – Clear & Hold
September 22, 2021
STRATEGY TIP: Use defenders when capturing cities to prevent opponents from winning them back in the next turn.
Wednesday Fan Art
September 15, 2021
WEDNESDAY FANART: “Quetzali farmer bringing home a bag of freshly picked corn for his family after a days long work” by Reddit user cornuga. Tap the image to go to the Polytopia Reddit and give it your star!
UI improvements & Balance Pass 2
September 8, 2021
BIG UPDATE: UI improvements & Balance Pass 2. Check out new features such as Multiplayer Win Ratio and ELO Rating. Tap to update. You can also read more at: balance2.midjiwan.com
Interview with Zoythrus
September 6, 2021
LISTEN: To longtime Polytopia fan, TNTMasta, interview Zoythrus, our Community Manager! Tap to listen.
Quetzali Tribe Moon
September 1, 2021
The Quetzali believe awe-inspiring display will make diplomatic talks easier, but nothing can make up for the impending wave of their insufferable bird-related puns. Quetzali discounts at shop.midjiwan.com until September 30th. Tap to go there.
Oumaji Tribe Lore
August 20, 2021
TRIBE LORE: The lands of the Oumaji are home to the Onjimu Riders, an order of Shebron-back town criers who inform the townsfolk of the news through poetry! Now a crucial part of Oumaji culture, poetic delivery of the news has become a competitive sport, with rules, competitions, and even creative regional styles!
August 18, 2021
WEDNESDAY FANART: Check out “Oumaji Oasis” by Reddit User hardizzel. Tap the image to go to the Polytopia Reddit and give it your star!
Strategy Tip – Defenders
August 12, 2021
Defenders are tough, so what beats them? Typically, ranged units do well against a Defender, since the Defender can’t counter-attack. An often overlooked counter are Mind Benders, which can convert Defenders at close range. Discuss strategy with many amazing players in our Discord server. Tap to go there.
Oumaji Tribe Moon
August 1, 2021
The Oumaji refer to any large grouping of people as a “hamu”. Town Hall? “Hamu”. Battlefield? “Hamu”. The entire Square? That’s right, “Hamu”. It was the Battle of the Limdor Dunes that decided the proper number of people for a hamu – at least 5. Ouamji discounts at shop.midjiwan.com until August 31st. Tap the image...
July 31, 2021
ZEBASI POLYCRAFT: To close out our month-long celebration of Zebasi, the PolyCraft server has unveiled a brand new Zebasi-themed Adventure! Full of fights, mysteries, cool loot, and much more, come find out what this dungeon has to offer by heading to this link! Tap to open.
Aquarion Song Release
July 23, 2021
AQUARION WEEK – SONG RELEASE: Tic Polnép Séi, the popular Polytopian band from the depths of the Square’s oceans, has arrived on Earth to record “Naulan Aquarion”. This folk song began as a simple lullaby, but is now beloved by all Aquarion and hopefully by you as well. Tap to listen.
Tribe Duels 2021
July 21, 2021
Now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for – the start of the 2021 TRIBE DUELS!!! Compete for chances for cool prizes, fame, and glory! May the best tribe win! To compete, simply head on over to our Discord. Tap to go there.
Aquarion Tribe Week
July 19, 2021
At home on the coast, the amphibious Aquarion prefer to live where they can see both the majesty of the clear skies and the beauty of the placid seas. Aquarion discounts at shop.midjiwan.com until July 25th. Tap to go there.
July 10, 2021
STRATEGY TIP: Have you tested the “Battle Preview” feature? Just look for sweat drops over enemies when you prepare your attack. If they sweat they will die. And, if they don’t sweat, tap & hold on to enemies to get a more clear readout of how the battle will end up.
Zebasi Tribe Moon
July 1, 2021
Zebasi architecture may seem simple, but is a perfect fit for the hot climate. Inspired by the mounds of Bolaza bugs, the ventilation in Zebasi structures was originally designed to keep the Royal Waongii Juice Storage cold, but now everyone can live in a naturally air-conditioned home! Zebasi discounts at shop.midjiwan.com until July 31st. Tap...
Kickoo Banoo – Polytone™️ Edition
June 29, 2021
New Song Release: Check out this new mix of Kickoo Banoo – Polytone™️ Edition. The songthat is dedicated to the delicious and smooth Banoo, a fruit all Kickoo enjoy. Tap to listen.
June 28, 2021
Some of our community members have organized the first POLYMPICS, a special event with 10 fun challenges to compete in! We encourage you to go check them out! Signups end on July 12th! Tap to go there.
The Big Summer Sale
June 24, 2021
Summer is finally here and we want to celebrate this with a SUPER DISCOUNT! 50% on everything in Steam and Special Tribes in Mobile (& Luxidoor). Tap to read more.
Polytopia & DeepMind
June 21, 2021
Google is teaching DeepMind to play Polytopia. Tap to read more.
June 16, 2021
WEDNESDAY FANART: Check out this fanart “Kickoo Knight” by Reddit User PM_ME_YOUR_API_KEYS. Tap the image to go to the Polytopia Reddit and give it your star!
Strategy Tip – Use The Clouds!
June 4, 2021
Remember that your enemies don’t always see the same tiles as you. So if you remember where your enemy has been you can effectively hide your troops in the tiles they have not yet explored. You can discuss strategy ideas with many amazing players in our Discord server. Tap the image to go there.
Kickoo Tribe Moon
June 1, 2021
The Kickoo believe that the elaborate system of movements and rhythms of the mystical “Pelona Fish Ceremony” encourages schools of fish to enter their waters for easy harvesting. Kickoo discounts at shop.midjiwan.com until June 30th. Tap the image to go there.
Polytopia Times Podcast
May 28, 2021
Did you know that there is a Podcast called Polytopian Times? – Great info and tribe tactics discussions. Latest Episode: Bardur – Viking Sparta With Bears. Check it out at all major Podcast outlets. Tap the image to hear it on Spotify.
May 19, 2021
WEDNESDAY FANART: Check out this great artwork “The Luxidoor capital” by Reddit User hardizzel. Tap the image to go to the Polytopia Reddit and give it your star!
Strategy Tip – Prevent city upgrade.
May 12, 2021
If you place units on top of a resources in enemy territory, you can make it more difficult for your opponents to level up their cities. Click the image to follow Polytopia on Twitter and get more tips like this.
Luxidoor Tribe Moon
May 1, 2021
The Luxidoor democratically elect their Emperor. Of course, the richest candidate always succeeds, because Luxidoorians always vote for the wealthiest. Luxidoor discounts at shop.midjiwan.com until May 31st. Tap the image to go there.
Plant 2002 real trees
April 29, 2021
We would like to thank everybody who has purchased 2002 ∑∫ỹriȱŋ tribes during last week. We will now plant 2002 real trees! You can still go to the Canopy project web and donate directly to plant even more trees! Tap the image to go there.
Great Game Programmer
April 26, 2021
We are looking for an experienced game programmer who can join our great team in Stockholm and help us become even greater. A unique opportunity to join a very special studio. Tap the image to apply.
∑∫ỹriȱŋ Song release!
April 23, 2021
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Elyrion Elyrion Elyrion!
April 22, 2021
∑∫ỹriȱŋ WEEK – We continue to celebrate the ∑∫ỹriȱŋ by publishing this great image from The Polytopia Multiplayer Group on Facebook. Tap the image to join the group. And remember, we will plant a real tree for each ∑∫ỹriȱŋ tribe we sell this week!
∑∫ỹriȱŋ Fan Art
April 20, 2021
∑∫ỹriȱŋ WEEK – FAN ART: Created by Asheryny. Tap the image to check it out on Reddit. And remember, we will plant a real tree for each ∑∫ỹriȱŋ Tribe we sell this week!
Balance Pass 1
April 20, 2021
BALANCE PASS 1: We have measured the win rate of the different tribes in online games and added some changes to make sure games are competitive. These changes have been thoroughly tested and we are confident that they will make Polytopia more balanced and fun to play. Tap the image to read more about the...
Elyrion Tribe Week
April 19, 2021
Today starts the ∑∫ỹriȱŋ Week. Tending to the forest isn’t just a hobby for ∑∫ỹriȱŋ citizens, but a way of life. We will plant a real tree for each ∑∫ỹriȱŋ Tribe we sell this week. Can we plant more than last year? If you have already purchased ∑∫ỹriȱŋ you can go to the Canopy Reforestation...
Xin-Xi Tribe Moon
April 3, 2021
The Ixi fruit is a versatile fruit that can be found in the lands of the Xin-Xi and is often handed to traveling parties to bestow them luck on their adventures. Xin-Xi discounts at shop.midjiwan.com until April 30th. Tap the image to go there.
Midjiwan enters the field of robotics
April 1, 2021
BIG EVENT: We are announcing PolyPet™ – The pet robot you need to tame. Only a few left for Pre-ordering. Tap the image to read more.
March 29, 2021
Read about what we are currently working on for Polytopia. (Tap the image to go there).
Wall of Fan Art
March 17, 2021
Just so you know. We are very proud of our wall of fan art in the office! You can see more fan art in our website. Tap the image to go there.
March 10, 2021
Wednesday Fanart – Check out the great Cymanti artwork “Rise of the Centipede” by Reddit User PM_ME_YOUR_API_KEYS. Tap the image to go to the Polytopia Reddit and see more great fanart.
New Live Battle
March 2, 2021
LIVE BATTLE: It’s the rematch between Midjiwan and Zoythrus! Who’s gonna suffer this time? Watch the live stream on March 3rd at 12 p.m. PST. Tap the image to go there.
Imperius Tribe Moon
March 1, 2021
Rumours that the Imperius government is using the Imperius Philharmonic Orchestra to hypnotize their citizens into obedience are nonsense. Imperius discounts at shop.midjiwan.com until March 31st. Tap the image to go there.
February 24, 2021
BIG DAY TODAY! Polytopia just turned five years. To celebrate this we are hosting an online party in our Minecraft server PolyCraft at 12 p.m. (PST) – February 24th. Seats are limited. Tap the image to join.
Cymanti Live Battle
February 21, 2021
CYMANTI LIVE BATTLE: Watch a live stream of an epic match between Midjiwan & Zoythrus on February 22nd at 8 p.m. CET. Tap the image to go there.
New Special Tribe – The Cymanti
February 19, 2021
Get ready for creepy crawling warfare with our New Special Tribe – The Cymanti. Available both on mobile and Steam from today! Tap on the image to view an intro movie.
New Tribe Announcement
February 6, 2021
Something creepy is going down. Tap the image to learn more.
Ai-Mo Tribe Moon
February 1, 2021
Young Ai-Mos have to endure loads of scary tales. “They haunt these mountains, throwing rocks and pushing unsuspecting pilgrims to their doom!”, the storyteller tells about the mighty Oo-Li. Tap the image to go and enjoy Ai-Mo discounts at http://shop.midjiwan.com
Iqanto Totaan released
January 15, 2021
POLARIS WEEK: You can now hear the Gaami Choir perform the atmospheric masterpiece “Iqanto Totaan” on all major streaming platforms. The song, which is also accompanied by ice marimba reminds Polarans to celebrate the hardship out in the cold wastelands of the Square. Tap the image to listen to it.
More Polaris Fan Art
January 14, 2021
POLARIS WEEK – MORE FAN ART: “the winter is coming..” Posted on Facebook by Julio Espinosa Dz. Tap the image to go and give it a like!
Polaris Fan Art
January 12, 2021
POLARIS WEEK – FAN ART: “Invasion of the Polaris” by Esclapios. Tap the image to check it out on Reddit.
Polaris Tribe Week
January 11, 2021
POLARIS TRIBE WEEK: The Polaris Ice Bank is built at the site where the Polaris first made contact with the Gaami. It reminds the Polaris citizens of what they owe to their subzero saviors. Polaris discounts at shop.midjiwan.com until January 17th. Tap the image to go there.