Episode 108: The Hajj Trail with Tyler Kynn
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1M ago
Bob talks with Dr. Tyler Kynn about his project The Hajj Trail. Topics include game development as a historian, games in the history classroom, games about non-western history, and history games as scholarship ..read more
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Episode 106: Atari 50
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by History Respawned
11M ago
Bob talks with Jon-Paul Dyson from The Strong National Museum of Play about Atari 50. Topics include the history of Atari, game preservation, and what's new at the Strong Museum in 2023. For more on The Strong, visit: https://www.museumofplay.org/ Please consider supporting us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/historyrespawned *Audio from a video episode published on August 28, 2023: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQcWNRwuN2U ..read more
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Episode 105: The Saboteur
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by History Respawned
1y ago
Bob talks with Pieter Van den Heede about The Saboteur (2009). Topics include the Second World War, Second World War memory in North America and Europe, Occupation and Resistance, Collaboration, NPCs in Open World Games, and new trends in Second World War video games. Please consider supporting us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/historyrespawned ..read more
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Episode 103: 2022 History Game Awards
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by History Respawned
1y ago
Bob, John, and some special guests discuss the best history games of 2022. Topics include Weird West, The Case of the Golden Idol, NBA 2k23, Cult of the Lamb, Horizon Forbidden West, Card Shark, Victoria 3, Train to Sachsenhausen, Atari 50, Crusader Kings 3, The Legend of Tianding, Valiant Hearts Coming Home, Hades II, Contraband, Mask of the Rose, NORCO, Vampire Survivors, Elden Ring, Stray, and Pentiment. 00:47 – John Gets a Steam Deck for “Academic Purposes” 03:14 – Games Under Consideration 04:40 – Game of the Year Categories 05:34 – Shout Out Games 18:41 – History Game for People Who Don ..read more
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Episode 102: Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall on Slave Revolt on Screen
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by History Respawned
1y ago
Bob talks with Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall about her new book, Slave Revolt on Screen: The Haitian Revolution in Film and Video Games. Topics include the historiography of the Haitian Revolution, collecting sources for a book about films and games, Assassin's Creed Freedom Cry, comparing historical games and historical films, and the games of Muriel Tramis. University of Mississippi Press site for Alyssa's book: https://www.upress.state.ms.us/Books/S/Slave-Revolt-on-Screen ..read more
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Episode 101: Kate Cook and Jane Draycott on Women in Classical Video Games
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by History Respawned
1y ago
Bob talks with Kate Cook and Jane Draycott about their new edited collection, Women in Classical Video Games (https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/women-in-classical-video-games-9781350241930/). Topics include the popularity of classical video games, their appearance in the classroom, the relationship between classical games and classical films, and "historical accuracy" and women's history. Games discussed include God of War, Total War, and Assassin's Creed Odyssey ..read more
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Episode 99: History Games at Gamescom and Civs 101: The Inca
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by History Respawned
2y ago
Bob and John discuss recent game news, including games announced during Gamescom, upcoming history games releases, and what games they’ve been playing recently. Topics include The Great War: Western Front, Wyrdsong, Pentiment, Age of Empires IV, Tortuga, Under the Waves, Where the Winds Meet, Company of Heroes 3, Victoria 3, Skull and Bones, Mask of the Rose, Nightingale, Papers Please, Control, Returnal, Ghost of Tsushima, Fortnite, and Borderlands 3. This episode ends (45:13) with a rebroadcast of Civs 101: The Inca. Bob talks with Dr. Christopher Heaney about the Inca Civ. Topics include Pa ..read more
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Episode 94: Forging a new Oregon Trail
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by History Respawned
2y ago
Bob talks with historians Dr. Margaret Huettl and Dr. Katie Phillips about their experience working on the latest version of The Oregon Trail from Gameloft. Topics include how they got involved in the project, what their experience was like working with game developers, how they incorporated indigenous history and culture, and how The Oregon Trail remains an important historical touchstone. Please consider supporting us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/historyrespawned Music is Symphony 40 in G minor by texasradiofish (c) 2015 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0)license ..read more
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Episode 93: 2021 History Game Awards
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2y ago
Bob and Esports Champion John Harney discuss the best history games of 2021. Topics include Stronghold Warlords, Lake, Humankind, Hell Let Loose, Blackhaven, Jupiter Hell, Loop Hero, Overboard, The Forgotten City, Valheim, Armored Commander 2, Age of Empires IV, Old World, Deathloop, Assassin's Creed Discovery Tour: Viking Age, Wildermyth, Svoboda 1945, New World, March Through Time, Trek to Yomi, Horizon Forbidden West, Yes Your Grace, Resident Evil Village, and Halo Infinite. John's Championship Story - 1:00 Games Under Consideration and Categories - 7:27 Shout Out Games - 10:30 Best Stockin ..read more
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Episode 92: Maxime Durand on Assassin's Creed Discovery Tour: Viking Age
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by History Respawned
2y ago
Bob talks with Maxime Durand, the World Design Director of Discovery Tour for Ubisoft, about Discovery Tour: Viking Age. Topics include the history of Discovery Tour, reaching an academic audience with games, working with scholars for Viking Age, game play changes to Discovery Tour, and Viking Age characters. Support History Respawned on Patreon at www.patreon.com/historyrespawned ..read more
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