Field Report – Leaky Valve Spills a Deluge of Data.

Field Report – Leaky Valve Spills a Deluge of Data.

July 9, 2018By Bram van den HoutBlog Posts Valve accidentally gives us an unique and accurate look at Steam numbers. [Office building, interior] A lone game developer/journalist/gaming enthusiast/researcher sits at their desk. Protagonist "Ugh, why can't I get more reliable data! I need to know how many people are playing 'Roman Legionnaire Battle Royal' so I can read the market/write this article/argue with [...] Read More
Games We Dig – God of War

Games We Dig – God of War

June 27, 2018By JaromirrGames We Dig

Boy. It’s been a while hasn’t it, since my last Games We Dig. In the meantime we have gotten a brand new, swank looking website from our God Of WordPress, Megalithic, RoMeincraft has grown beyond anything we could have ever imagined, and soon it’s already time for TIPC2. A lot has happened, quite some time … Read More

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Field Reports #37: Herald

Field Reports #37: Herald

June 21, 2018By Bram van den HoutField Reports What better news to kick off our new-fangled Field Reports with than news about Herald, the Dutch game about colonialism and identity in the 18th century. Roy van der Schilden of Wispfire talked about the development of Herald during our Interactive Pasts Conference in 2016, and the second part of the game is now available [...] Read More
Field Reports – A New Direction

Field Reports – A New Direction

April 1, 2018By Bram van den HoutField Reports I've had the pleasure to report on a wide variety of topics about video games, archaeology, and video games for the past 1,5 years. News about the newest Assassin's Creed, interesting discussions concerning violence and video games, the representation of colonialism in strategy games: you name it, and I've written about it. But it's time [...] Read More
Interactive Pasts Hype! New conference, new website!

Interactive Pasts Hype! New conference, new website!

March 12, 2018By YmirBlog Posts Hype: when a person is excited about something, or the prospect of something. And boy, are we hyped! Not only are we organizing a new Interactive Pasts Conference, but we are launching it on our new shiny website! Papers Please The time has come! The Call for Contributions for The Interactive Pasts Conference 2 is now up [...] Read More
Games We Dig – Skyrim

Games We Dig – Skyrim

July 7, 2017By Dr. RandomBlog Posts, Games We Dig, Kickstarter

Skyrim…. It seems ages ago that Bethesda published the last entry in its epic Elder Scrolls Series. I played the game quite a lot when it first came out, but then a PhD thesis had to happen and I never revisited its cold mountains, barren shores, and Viking-boutique towns. Since then, many E3s have come and gone … Read More

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Games We Dig – Herald

Games We Dig – Herald

March 7, 2017By YmirGames We Dig

Where do I belong? Ymir finally got to play Herald on his (not so functional) laptop and got all existential as he delved into the many narratives of the game and its social and political messages of inclusiveness, gender, sexuality, and more! Herald was a highly anticipated game for me, as it was for the … Read More

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