Playing with the Past – Archaeology and Gaming with Total War | University of Oxford

Playing with the Past – Archaeology and Gaming with Total War

Rob Bartholomew, Brand Director, Creative Assembly, Dr Alexandra Sofroniew, Exhibition Curator
14:00 - 15:00
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2PH
Lectures and seminars
Free
Yes
Not required

Creative Assembly, makers of the incredibly popular PC strategy series ‘Total War’, explore how history is a rich vein of inspiration for their games and how and where the line is drawn between what makes great entertainment and historical accuracy. Discover the link between real ancient artefacts on view in the exhibition and the warships battling it out in Total War: Rome II.