Monthly Archives: June 2022
Gamifying History: The Night of Long Knives
In historical gaming, countless stories and events from the past are gamified. However, many tales throughout time don’t get the digital treatment. One of these is the “The Night of Long Knives,” a Nazi-led purge that occurred from June 30th … Continue reading
Making Gamers Care About History
In today’s era of gaming, players are always looking for the next captivating release. Historical video games are one of many effective mediums that fill the need for such engagement. Developers often take advantage of these wants to make these … Continue reading
Should You Secure an Angel Investor For Your Game?
Angel investors are one of many financial sources that many companies and developers utilize during the course of production. Unlike any other source of income, they can directly fund you from their own net worth, primarily at the slight cost … Continue reading
Racism: How Do You Tackle It in Historical Gaming?
Racism in historical gaming is a sensitive subject that many developers may find hard to tackle. The divide between bias and reality is one that centers itself within all historical projects that attempt to cover it. Where would the line … Continue reading
Historical Game Spotlight: Wars of the Ancients
A new developer, Jonathan Rushing, has recently released a Kickstarter for his upcoming historical action-warfare project Wars of the Ancients. The game will be set during the classical age with multiple nationalities available to play as, including the Greeks, Romans, … Continue reading
Historical Gaming Challenges: Making the Story Fit
Historical games in the current market are a popular point of interest for many players. While as action-filled, immersive, and thought-provoking as they can be, a deep and rich story seems to be the key to what draws many players … Continue reading