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Civ 6, Amanitore and the Nubian Warrior Queens

Developer Firaxis has revealed that the next nation to be added to the Civilization VI roster is *fanfare* Nubia. The latest addition is based around production bonuses, which fits with their chosen leader; Queen (or rather,Kandake) Amanitore. Of course, where a little-known historical woman appears in video games, Fanta_esque is sure to follow. So join me…

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Assassins Creed, Women & Piracy

Settle down class, it’s time for a history lesson – she says fully aware that you’ve probably already clicked away. But if you’re still reading we’re going to take a look at the pirates; Anne Bonny and Mary Read, both of whom appear as characters alongside other historical seafarers in Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag.…

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The Women of the Three Kingdoms

March is National Women’s History Month, the theme of this month is ‘Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment’ which I’ve been writing about over on my other, more history orientated blog. While many video games take place in historical settings there aren’t a massive amount of games that specifically draw on historical events. Enter;…

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Screen Shots for Girls und Panzer: Master the Tankery

Girls und Panzer is a 2012 Japanese anime that tells the story of a reality where World War II era tanks are preserved and used for sports competitions. The creative world developed by Actas also contains large Academy Ships, which are carrier ships that support communities at sea. The popularity of the series has allowed…