Recording: HGN Panel on “Development” (January 2023)

The sixth HGN panel event took place on 25 January and discussed the theme of “Development”. We welcomed Dr Maurice Suckling (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York), Saadia Gardezi (Project Dastaan and Warwick University) and Sarah Cole (TIME/IMAGE) as panellists. Hosted by Dr Adam Chapman, the panel discussed the development of historical games, and the challenges […]


Argument, not Fact: Changing the Rules for Teaching with Historical Games

Adam Chapman is absolutely right to be cautious about prescribing the use of games in education uncritically. We need to be careful about selecting and using games that are effective as learning tools and that can be meshed with course content (McCall, 2016), and – perhaps most importantly – that are sensitive towards serious topics […]