History Game Questions

  1. What’s the primary historical Narrative of the game and how is it presented?
  2. Who is the main protagonist in the game? How are they represented (consider the place in history and in the game)?
  3. Who are the NPCs and who do they represent? How are they treated historically?
  4. How effectively is history conveyed in the games you’ve played? Is there any pedagogical value to the game? How? Why?
  5. As digital media are games a good way to present history to the general public? Could they serve to host academic history?
  6. What topics do you think would be best served by games? Who should the audience be? why?

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