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@archaeoventure – an experiment in collaborative gameplay

A few weeks back I decided I did not have nearly enough to do (the lies I tell myself), and thus began a new side project that aimed…

Get Drawn: 18th March 2017

  Spent all day drawing my new illustrations for my thesis Wrote a bunch of emails to catch up on work that I have neglected. Started prepping for…

Get Drawn: 17th March 2017

  Tabitha gave an amazing talk about agent based modelling which drew on hydrology and the emergency of hierachy. I was HOOKED. Don passed his viva and we…

Get Drawn: 16th March 2017

So I’m trying to work on a new drawing style as part of my PhD. As part of this I will be practicing by drawing things in my…

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Skyrim Academia

  So I recently have fallen back in love with Skyrim and subsequently have spent 40+ hours in the last two weeks riding round on OG Shadowmere doing…

Hello blog-ness my old friend. I’ve come to talk through you again

So. It has been awhile since I have posted anything here. Over six months to be exact. I have a handful of excuses that I could pull out…

Day 1: Dispatches from Çatalhöyük

Life is always full of unexpected events. Today’s unscheduled appearance occurred in the form of a broken bag zipper moments before my scheduled ride to the airport. 10…

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Part 1: #Archaeogaming, an idea and a bot.

This blog post is the first in a short series about the @archaeogameideabot (which is comprised of a crowd-sourcing thing on top of a generator which spits ideas…

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A brief note on archaeology and video-games: UoY plays Farcry Primal on Twitch

This blog post will be a quick (and resoundingly enthusiastic) discussion of the recent “University of York plays Farcry Primal” in relation to some of the key trends…

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Making things: Photobashing as Archaeological Remediation?

I like to draw (badly), I like to take photographs of things (archaeological and non-archaeological, especially with my polaroid camera which everyone mocks me for being a massive…