The School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh

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School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Studying History and Games

Student Group

Presentation of the Crusader Castle project with Supreme Littleness Designs


University of Edinburgh | History & Games Lab


Roundtable on History and Games at Blackwell's bookshop with Daniel Mersey, author of Lion Rampant: Medieval Wargaming Rules, and Daniel Faulconbridge, editor of the magazine Wargames Illustrated.

Seminars and Events

Workshop on Medievalism and Games Industry with Ian Livingstone, founder of Games Worshop.




History and Games Lab Blog

Analog Newsgames as Citizen Journalism

Guest writer Brian Train presents three types of the analog newsgame: the game that uses a 'reskin' of a well-known popular game to make a point.

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Brotherhood & Unity – Designing a War Game

Guest writer Tomislav Čipčić presents the design philosophies behind his very successful game on the Bosnian War: Brotherhood and Unity.

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Why do I love designing games with big ideas?

Guest writer Roberta Taylor writes about why and how games can introduce new ideas and perspectives.

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