Who has come closest to winning Civilization in real life?

Games in Sid Meier's Civilization series are loosely patterned off the rise and fall of real-life civilizations. And some of these real-life civilizations had exactly the kinds of ambitions that would win a game of Civilization. Which raises the obvious question: did any of them get close? Has anybody won? Are we… » 12/22/14 12:04pm 12/22/14 12:04pm

A Booze Company Smuggled the Sega Mega Drive Into India

Take a look at this commercial, for the Sega Mega Drive (Genesis). It's for the Indian market, and while it's a little rough around the edges, it's mostly what you'd expect from the mid-90s. Except for that weird "Shaw Wallace" business.

That's not a YouTube uploader's watermark, it's the name of the company… » 5/02/12 11:30pm 5/02/12 11:30pm