Tag: archaeology of video games

Translating Truth: Heaven’s Vault and Its Message to Gamers

Alissa Whitmore , April 29th, 2020

By Catherine Hill If you’re a gamer, chances are you’ve played, seen, or at least heard of Heaven’s Vault, the newest game from Inkle Studios. In this adventure, players…

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Book Review: Archaeogaming and the Wide Wonderful World of Archaeology in Video Games

Alissa Whitmore , September 26th, 2019

By Alissa Whitmore Reinhard, Andrew (2018) Archaeogaming: An Introduction to Archaeology in and of Video Games. New York: Berghahn Books. Originally trained in classical archaeology, Andrew Reinhard …

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Fact in Fiction: Examining archaeology’s influence on the speculative genre

Emma Louise Backe , July 19th, 2019

By Catherine Hill Anyone who has a passable knowledge of the works of novelist HP Lovecraft is probably aware of the prominent role that archaeology and intrepid archaeologists…

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Anthropology Blogging 101: Archaeogaming

Emma Louise Backe , November 7th, 2017

In this edition of Anthropology Blogging 101, we feature Andrew Reinhard, founder of Archaeogaming. His application of archaeology to virtual worlds and digital gaming platforms like World of…

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