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Games depicting the past are as popular as ever. While some games try to show the past as realistic as possible, others don’t even care. I am also researching games depicting archaeology and the past and how they do so.

Image of the videogame Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception


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Archaeology Games

Uncharted and Archaeology: Break in, steal, destroy, repeat!

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2021-03-19

I recently started playing Uncharted and I was especially interested in Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception. Uncharted and Archaeology are somehow connected, although it isn’t really. I heard many good things about the game and it also partly played in West Asian locations like Syria or Yemen. So I did…

Box of the game "Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis"


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“No bother Effendi” – The Orientalism of Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis

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2021-01-12

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis is one of the most successful adventure games of videogame history. LucasArts published the game in 1992 as a worthy successor of the (then three) Indiana Jones movies. Created by Hal Barwood, Hollywood screenwriter and also friend of George Lucas, it offered…

Sebastian Hageneuer
Germany

Hi! My name is Sebastian. I am an archaeologist, a university lecturer, freelancer, guitarist, karateka and father. You could say I am quiet busy, so I learned to manage my time and energy to build good habits and still have space for myself and my family. Sounds difficult? Read here how I do it. Every Friday.

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