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Using Video Games to Teach Archaeology - Episode 73

Archaeology and Technology

It's a four-year-old article from SAA Advances but brings up some interesting thoughts about teaching archaeology - It's called Red Land / Black Land. The article is by Ethan Watrall and discusses an effort to create a "mod" for the Civilizations 5 gaming platform where you work through Egyptian history and learn along the way. They had some unexpected challenges and some unexpected outcomes.

We also have a great App of the Day segment with one newcomer on the block and an app to look out for and NOT download.

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App of The Day

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ArchaeoGaming - Episode 21

What is ArchaeoGaming? We talk to Andrew Reinhard, the lead archaeologist behind the Atari Excavations that you may have heard about and the one that started the website, archaeogaming.com. We find out exactly what archaeogaming is, what it's future is, and what it means to real-world archaeology.

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APP OF THE DAY

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