Welcome to Paizomen!
Paizomen is a work-in-progress database of video games set in Greek and Roman antiquity.
In his blog post, Rick Castle unearths how the highly popular game Horizon Zero Dawn both subverts and reinscribes traditional modes of engagement with the classical tradition.
In the first of a diptych on The Forgotten City’s Roman society, Hamish Cameron explains how the game abstracts concepts of Roman citizenship.
Alexander Greyswood takes us through the Invictus mod for Imperator: Rome, explaining how a fan community kept alive a game on which development was abruptly stopped.