Talk: Making Strange Sickness: exploring history through game design


Dr William Hepburn and Dr Jackson Armstrong, co-producers

The 2021 Strange Sickness indie video game is an experiment in merging historical research with digital storytelling, built by historians, for gamers. Hear from the co-creators about how the idea for the game emerged from work with the UNESCO-recognised Burgh records and why they decided to explore history through games.

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