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Bob Whitaker's Expert Blogs

Posted by Bob Whitaker on Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:31:00 EDT in Console/PC, Serious
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, Bob Whitaker talks with Dr. Roger Launius about Kerbal Space Program. Topics include the history of the Apollo Program, the Space Race, the Cold War, and Apollo 11.


Posted by Bob Whitaker on Mon, 01 Jul 2019 10:46:00 EDT in Console/PC, Serious
Historians John Harney and Maggie Greene discuss Creative Assembly's latest Total War title, Three Kingdoms. Topics include the Three Kingdoms period, Confucianism, and Chinese literature and cultural history.


Posted by Bob Whitaker on Fri, 21 Jun 2019 10:21:00 EDT in Console/PC, Serious
Bob Whitaker talks with archaeologist Andrew Reinhard about Heaven's Vault, the latest game from Inkle Studios. Topics include archaeology, the depiction of archaeologists in games, parsing ancient languages, and artifact colonialism.


Posted by Bob Whitaker on Mon, 08 Apr 2019 11:11:00 EDT in Console/PC, Serious
Historians Bob Whitaker and Meaghan Walker consider Lucas Pope's Return of the Obra Dinn. Topics include seafaring in the Napoleonic Era, nostalgia for the Age of Sail, the Memento Mortem and historical deduction, and mythical sea creatures.


Posted by Bob Whitaker on Thu, 28 Feb 2019 09:46:00 EST in Console/PC, Serious
Historians Bob Whitaker and Charlie Thomas discuss Far Cry 2. Topics include the game's setting, postcolonial wars in Africa, Cold War ideologies, the African environment and diseases, and displaced populations.


Posted by Bob Whitaker on Mon, 26 Nov 2018 09:54:00 EST in
Historian Bob Whitaker explores the depiction of crime and the Pinkerton Detective Agency in Red Dead Redemption 2. Topics include "testing," train robbery, and informants.


Posted by Bob Whitaker on Mon, 22 Oct 2018 09:36:00 EDT in Console/PC, Serious
Historian Bob Whitaker talks with Dr. Kate Cook about Assassin's Creed Odyssey. Topics include the Peloponnesian War, life in Athens and Sparta, women in ancient Greece, and the importance of the arts and artists in Athenian society.


Posted by Bob Whitaker on Thu, 22 Mar 2018 01:35:00 EDT in Serious, Console/PC
Historians John Harney, Bob Whitaker, and Robert Greene II discuss the treatment of twentieth century American history in Machinegames' Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus.


Posted by Bob Whitaker on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:09:00 EST in Console/PC, Serious
Historian Bob Whitaker talks with Harvard Egyptologist Peter Der Manuelian about Assassin's Creed Origins. Topics include Ptolemy, Cleopatra, Cultural Imperialism, "Blackwashing" vs. "Whitewashing," the Giza Pyramids, and tourist traps.


Posted by Bob Whitaker on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:23:00 EST in Console/PC, Serious
Historian Bob Whitaker discusses the media coverage surrounding Call of Duty WWII, and considers problems related to public memory of famous historical events.


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