Part III of 0 A. D. A free open-source game of ancient warfare would not be open and free without a dedicated community. The community does not only play the game, but they can also tweak the game to their liking and they enthusiastically use this option!
Today the second part of our 0 A.D. series! We take a look at a vital, but historically often overlooked, group of society: Women! Not only will we show some interesting historic characters, discuss the ‘standard’ citizen in this game, but also take a look at the limits of these ancient women.
Ever wanted to lay your eyes on a game in ‘Alpha Phase’? Ready for an RTS game that has the ambition to change the playing-field of historical games? Want to know what it looks like when Romans get ignored, but the Kush Empire and Mauryan Empire are cherished? In short, would you like to be surprised by a game that has been in development for over a decade? Read our series on this game now! Today: part I.
This week the news broke that Ubisoft is developing Assassin’s Creed: Infinity, a massive online platform that evolves over time. But what does this mean for the future of one of the most popular historical video games ever?
It has been a while since we’ve written a Stratigraph, but the announcement of a new Battlefield title (2042) seemed like a good opportunity to get back into the flow. And like many big new games, something is definitely wrong with the new Battlefield. It looks cool, yes, but it’s theme is horrible and EA just went full Ubisoft: ‘it’s not political’ on us.
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!