Bulletin: Total War DLC, educational Minecraft content, Plague Inc. game mode, free archaeology game and Age of Empires II tournament!

Bulletin: Total War DLC, educational Minecraft content, Plague Inc. game mode, free archaeology game and Age of Empires II tournament!

March 27, 2020By Omar BugterBlog Posts

In this weeks bulletin, we discuss the new DLC for Total War: Three Kingdoms, an Age of Empires II tournament, new educational content for Minecraft, the review of a new detective game set in 1977’s Barcelona, a free educational archaeology game , a new Plague Inc. game mode and a fundraiser for the UK National … Read More

Bulletin: ancient games, Mastermind, free Assassin’s Creed, Aliens and Minecraft with VALUE!

Bulletin: ancient games, Mastermind, free Assassin’s Creed, Aliens and Minecraft with VALUE!

March 20, 2020By Omar BugterBlog Posts

In this weeks bulletin, we discuss ancient football-basketball, the history of Mastermind, the kind words of the Ubisoft CEO, the free weekend of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, the history behind aliens in video games and the new VALUE Minecraft server! 3400-year-old ballgame court discovered in Mexico In 2015, archaeologists started an excavation in Etlatongo, a 3400-year-old … Read More

Streaming the Past: Hamurabi

Streaming the Past: Hamurabi

February 28, 2020By Dr. RandomBlog Posts

On 28-2-2020 we will be or have been (Hellooooo, future people!) streaming the oldest video game set in the past. Like any cool piece of history it goes under many names: The Sumerian Game, King of Sumer, The Sumer Game, Hamurabi, HMRBI, HAMURABI, and Hammurabi. This game feels almost as old and foundational as the … Read More

Introducing the VALUE intern!

Introducing the VALUE intern!

February 26, 2020By Omar BugterBlog Posts

As you might have noticed, we have again started uploading weekly bulletins. We thought it would be a cool idea to introduce the new person bringing you the news at the intersection of games and the past: Omar Bugter, intern at VALUE. I’m Omar (a.k.a. oomzer), and as part of my Master Cultural History at … Read More

Bulletin: updates, free games and awesome archaeology

Bulletin: updates, free games and awesome archaeology

February 14, 2020By Omar BugterBlog Posts

Paradox testing new subscription based service Paradox Interactive, known for awesome strategy games such as Europa Universalis IV and Hearts of Iron IV, are testing a new subscription service for EU4. The game has a great amount of DLC which can be bought through Steam, and buying it all at the same time can cost … Read More