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1. The Mechanics of Antiquity Games
In our first blog post, Julie Levy surveys different gameplay mechanics in antiquity games, and ponders whether antiquity games could offer ‘more’ than what they have in the past.
Kira Jones discusses how the mechanics and the character Poseidon in Supergiant’s Hades compare to ancient myth.
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.
2. Britannia on the Board
In his first post, Maurice Suckling introduces his board game Rebellion: Britannia, and gives an example of what a play session would look like.
Maurice Suckling surveys the Roman conquest of Britain, as the historical background 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.
In his final post, Maurice Suckling describes the historical problems in adapting the Roman conquest of Britain for his board game Rebellion: Britannia.