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Games & Simulations for Historians

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As Jeremiah McCall points out in his piece Historical 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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Modern society can be surprisingly squeamish, and the subjects that we are uncomfortable with continue to be equally astonishing. To beat a long-dead horse, the Grand Theft Auto series (in)famously features the ability to rape and kill prostitutes among a laundry list of other possible crimes, and despite the widespread criticism it initially received for […]

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