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Paizomen is a work-in-progress database of video games set in Greek and Roman antiquity.
In his final post, Maurice Suckling describes the historical problems in adapting the Roman conquest of Britain for his board game Rebellion: Britannia.
Maurice Suckling discusses how the history of 1st century Roman Britain was designed into the rules and gameplay of his board game Rebellion: Britannia.
By the Power of Zeus: Apotheon, Divine Power-Ups and their Classical Inspirations, by Maciej Paprocki
Maciej Paprocki talks about the creative process of the divine power-ups in the game Apotheon, and lays bare the connections between the game and ancient myth.