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

March 20, 2020By oomzerBlog Posts, Bulletin, Field Reports

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

Bulletin: Assassin’s Creed, the Mushroom Kingdom, Greek Mythology and Iranian Gaming history.

March 6, 2020By oomzerBlog Posts, Bulletin, Field Reports

In this weeks bulletin, we will discuss a new Assassin’s Creed audio experience, some quirky evidence on why The Mushroom Kingdom is located in the Holy Roman Empire, 3D models being released in the public domain, some more Greek Mythology, the history of Iranian videogames and the kingdom management game we will review next week. … Read More

Introducing the VALUE intern!

February 26, 2020By oomzerBlog 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