Monthly Archives: July 2022
Gamifying History: The Battle of Kursk
In this addition to our new series ‘Gamifying History,’ we will be covering the Battle of Kursk. This was a decisive battle between the Soviets and Germany. It’s well known for being one of the largest tank battles of World … Continue reading
Is Any Part of History Too ‘Untouchable’ for Gaming?
In historical gaming, many eras, conflicts, and events get the limelight. Some hold varying reputations in the public’s eyes though. Most tend to not want to see such history recreated due to the controversial nature it may hold. But, these … Continue reading
Alternate History: Can it Effectively Explore the What-if’s of Real History?
Alternate history is a well-known and popular subgenre under historical gaming. Players are always flocking to these titles, with a good few being: Wolfenstein, Command & Conquer, and Hearts of Iron. Yet, at a glance, these titles may seem to … Continue reading
Unity Asset Store: A Historical Developer’s Best Friend
When developing a historical game, developers have numerous resources at their disposal. The Unity Asset Store is just one of the many outlets they can utilize. It features a vast catalog of historical items that fit an extensive amount of … Continue reading
Leveraging Video Game Conventions As An Indie Developer
Video game conventions today are a popular form of presenting gaming to the public. They draw in many to come and look at what you, as a developer, can bring to the table in the form of digital entertainment. Many … Continue reading
Is There a Space for Historical Games in Esports?
Historical games are a medium that is rarely explored in a competitive setting. On occasion, Call of Duty or Battlefield may take the global esports limelight, but there still tends to be a void of historical games. Games like Age … Continue reading