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Saeculum: Approaching (Ancient Roman) Culture Through Game Design - David Fredrick: http://t.co/oboBO6aZID via @YouTube
Saeculum: Approaching (Ancient Roman) Culture Through Game Design - David Fredrick David Fredrick, University of Arkansas, Classical Studies Digital Humanities Seminar, University of Kansas Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities & Hall Center for the Humanities February 25, 2015 http://idrh.ku.edu -- This talk outlines the use of the Unity game engine for classical studies research and teaching, using three examples. The first is a development of Unity as a lecture presentation platform (3D Powerpoint), using an analysis of the distribution and meaning of representations of Hermaphroditus in Pompeian houses. The second and third review the development of game-based online courses in classical mythology and Roman civilization—what is working and what is not, and the value of building this curriculum with in-house student developers, despite the risks.


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