Making a Game Out of It: Gamification and Ethical Issues - Episode 6

On today's episode, the recent release of GlobalXplorer, a project to combat looting and archaeological site destruction, prompts a discussion on the ethics of gamification for archaeological researchers. The panel talks about ethics as they apply in digital archaeology and the archaeology of video-games.

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Communicating ArchaeoGaming in a 2D System - Episode 4

The panel discusses new and inventive ways to communicate their work in ArchaeoGaming. What's the best way to present data about gaming? Maybe write your own game? Create a video? Podcast about it? And is Academia ready for a shift away from traditional ink and paper forms of presentation and how can we help it along?

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No Man's Sky Survey First Month Report - Episode 3

Today we talk about the No Man's Sky Archaeological Survey (#NMSAS) and look over the challenges the survey has faced in its first month. We talk about the game a bit, and how archaeology works in games like NMS. We also talk about preparing future archaeologists for the digital worlds they're going to encounter, and how to get current archaeologists up to speed.

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Archaeological Ethics and Video Games - Episode 2

Today we talk about ethics in video games as they pertain to archaeology. We talk about heritage use and representation in games, artifact interaction, cultural privileging, and list a bunch of games we think get it right! (you can play them on Steam, Hint Hint)

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