According to Starcraft Wire, Berkeley is giving students a chance to earn college credit by playing Starcraft. From the course description: What may look like complex topics are just ways we want you to think more deeply about the game to derive a greater satisfaction from playing. Furthermore, this understanding should have applications in real […]
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September 1st, 2007 · 14 Comments · Education, History, Interview
A few months ago I wrote about a strategy game from the distant past, Medieval Lords: Soldier Kings of Europe. The game’s developer, Martin Campion, stumbled upon the entry and commented. He graciously agreed to answer a few questions on his experiences developing simulation games. Though Campion has been away from the computer game business […]
May 18th, 2007 · 8 Comments · Education, History, Retro
SSI’s Medieval Lords: Soldier Kings of Europe (not to be confused with the recent game from O3 Entertaiment) can be seen as a direct ancestor of the Paradox grand strategy games, though I can find no evidence of lineage. You serve as the advisor to a monarch, expanding power and wealth in the name of […]