Okhlos: Omega

Alternative title(s)Okhlos: Omega became the game’s name after an update in 2017. Before that, the game was simply called Okhlos.
Antiquity gameCAG
ReleaseAug 18, 2016
PublisherDevolver Digital
DeveloperCoffee Powered Machine
Platform(s)Linux, OS X, Windows
GenreAction-adventure; role-playing game; hero-based
SettingAncient Greece, with levels in Pergamon, Delphi, Ephesos, Sparta, Atlantis, Athens and Lemnos
Notable charactersBHomer, Patroclus, Memnon, Andromeda, Andromache, Aeneas, Oedipus, Orestes, Meleager, Galen, Theseus, Philoctetes, Menelaus, Deianira, Castor, Pollux, Telamon, Elektra, Narcissus, Pandora, Gerana, Pelias, Amphiaraus, Atalanta, Meleager, Aeacus, Procrustes, Demosthenes, Mithridates, Terpander, Phillip II, Minos, Pirithous, Clytemnestra, Memnon, Thucydides, Pheidippides, Penelope, Ajax, Daedalus, Pyrrhus, Antigone, Spartacus, Cadmus, Agamede, Charon, Keres, Achilles, Arachne, Orpheus, Actaeon, Apollo, Hera, Zeus, Hades, Artemis, Dionysus, Ares, Aphrodite, Nessus, Scylla, Thanatos, Satyr, Centaur, Cyclops, Trojan Horse, Delphi Oracle, Talos, Phobos, Deimos, Lamia, Hipparchia of Maroneia, Epicurus, Plotinus, Parmenides, Aspasia, Eratosthenes
DLCOkhlos: Olympus Edition (2016)


Clare, R. (2018). ‘Ancient Greece and Rome in Videogames: Representation, Player Processes, and Transmedial Connections’. Doctoral Thesis.

Garfield, A.; Manders, A. (2019). ‘Video Games, Homer to Hesiod: What Ancient Greek Content Do Video Game Players See?’ in Proceedings of the 2019 11th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers, 190-195.

Additional keywords

roguelike, gods, Olympians, pantheon, heroes, history, deicide

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