Stratigraph: an Ode to Wikipedia

January 19, 2021By oomzerBlog Posts, Field Reports, Stratigraph

Last week (15th of January), Wikipedia celebrated its 20th anniversary. Those who watch some of our streams know that Wikipedia holds a special place in these play sessions, as we often need to look things up in the online encyclopedia (Wiki-crutch). Because of all that it’s done for us and you, here’s an ode to Wikipedia!

Podcast Valhalla; a review

November 12, 2020By CorineBlog Posts, Stratigraph

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has now been released! To give their story a bit more context, Ubisoft also made a podcast about the time in which their new game is set. They promise us a ‘new story’ about the Vikings and use experts, comedians and atmospherical music to get this across, so what do we think?

Stratigraph: Hades

September 28, 2020By oomzerBlog Posts, Stratigraph

We love Greek mythology and games. That is also why we love Hades. The game had been in early access for quite some time when it was released two weeks ago. Because there’s much to tell you about this game, here’s a Stratigraph!

Pharaoh: revisiting the old, longing for the new.

September 14, 2020By CorineStratigraph

Developer Dotume has announced that a complete remake of the ever-popular city-builder Pharaoh (1999) is set to be released in 2021. Pharaoh: A New Era promises to once again challenge us with missions, bring us in contact with the ancient Egyptian civilization, and built an amazing empire.

Humankind’s Open Dev Scenario 1: Towers of Babylon

August 5, 2020By Dr. RandomBlog Posts, Stratigraph

Amplitude, the studio behind sci-fi and fantasy strategy gaming darlings like Endless Space and Endless Legend, is now developing Humankind, their first entry in the foundation of the strategy genre: the historical 4X game. As you may know, 4X stands for EXploration, EXpansion, EXploitation, and EXtermination (yes, this genre has mechanics of empire and colonialism … Read More