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History PhD @Cambridge_Uni studying the royal courts of 13th century England. Convener @CamCELH.
May 26, 2021 12 tweets 6 min read
1 #MAMG21 The Middle Ages have proven to be a fruitful source of inspiration in gaming in large part due to the feudal complexities that characterized the period. Medieval rulership was rarely a straightforward affair, and the feudal contract bound both ruler and subject alike. 2 #MAMG21 Two inherent elements of feudalism that have translated particularly well to the world of video games are the feudal contract and the role of monarch as lawmaker. These have evolved from basic origins to become compelling game mechanics in modern medieval titles.