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Games & Simulations for Historians

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You let the dice go. They dance for a moment. Looking down, you see those serpentine eyes staring back. So you compose yourself and move your dog along to Boardwalk. Any other day, any other game, this roll could have spelled disaster. But not this day, today you take that second blue property with pride. […]

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As Jeremiah McCall points out in his piece┬áHistorical Simulations as Problem Spaces: Some Guidelines for Criticism1 when attempting to capture a historic moment through virtual recreation the challenge arises of having to properly capture this moment within a restrictive and entertaining medium. Within games it is near impossible to fairly represent everyone, much less ensure […]

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