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

Streaming the Past: Hamurabi

February 28, 2020By Dr. RandomBlog Posts, In Depth

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!

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