Today we talk with Dr. Jane Draycott @JLDraycott and Andrew Reinhard @adreinhard about the epic game Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey. We discuss the overall gameplay, how AC uses historical references to create more vibrant gameplay, and if this even worked. We talk about the use of real archaeology and pseudoarchaeology in the game storyline, and how that affects the overall game’s enjoyability, or not.
Where have we been? Check out the blog post:
What’s Going on in ArchyFantasies Land?
Dr Jane Draycott
ARCHAEOGAMING: An Introduction to Archaeology in and of Video Games
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