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Medieval Video Games with Alicia McKenzie

This week, it’s game on with Alicia McKenzie. Danièle and Alicia talk about the world’s love affair with medieval-themed video games, what some of the ups and downs are, and which games Alicia recommends for medieval fans staying at home.

Alicia McKenzie is an instructor at Wilfrid Laurier University and at Conestoga College. Her upcoming book is Recreating Worlds: Representations of Premodern History in Video Games. You can Alicia at or follow her on Twitter @merovingianist


Some of the games they talked about in this episode are:

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

King’s Quest

The Legend of Zelda

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Assassin’s Creed

Dragon Age: Inquisition

The Witcher 3

A Plague Tale: Innocence

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