Tag: Archaeology

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The Past is a Word I Can’t Spell

INTRO I love making stuff, especially stuff that bends the rules of what we think of as archaeology, design or games. Recently a really awesome mini-jam caught my…

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The Grand Challenges of My Archaeology

This (long overdue) post is part of the Blogging Archaeology Carnival hosted by Doug’s Archaeology – You can read more about the great initiative here. My research for…

PART II: A Personal Review of the Challenge the Past // Diversify the Future Conference

In my last blog post (which can be found here) I outlined the first day of the #CTP2015 conference. This post will pick up where that one left…

PART I: A Personal Review of the Challenge the Past // Diversify the Future Conference

Exhausted. Enthralled. Excited. Three words which neatly summarise how I am feeling having just returned from four deeply inspiring days at the “Challenge the Past // Diversify the Future”…

PART II: ARCHAEOLOGY IN GAME: MIDDLE EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR

  INTRODUCTION Hello again and welcome to part 2 of the archaeology of Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor (SOM)!  Apologies for the delay – It was in part…

PART I: ARCHAEOLOGY IN GAME: MIDDLE EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR

Hello again! It has been radio-silence around these parts for some time now due to my MSc taking over my life (entirely) for the better part of 6…

Oh! The Places You’ll Go! (In Outerra)

Today was my day, I was off to great places. The DEM was ported, and the terrain populated. But as soon as it started, work came to a…

Archaeology. Dear Esther and the Oculus Rift.

I have recently finished playing Dear Esther for a second time. The first time I played, I fell in love with the game. The second time round, as…

Value oriented object histories in games: Or how Animal Crossing: New Leaf challenged my inner archaeologist.

Recent discussions in one of my Masters papers have sparked some inner reflection regarding treatment of the archaeological image in public media. This reflection explicitly revolving around how…