The Internet Archive has uploaded emulations of classic games to Handheld History, a free digital library, allowing for old-school experiences on modern computers.
An anthropologist and a historian weigh in on the troubling genre of the archaeological adventure story.
Do the games Earthworm Gym, Lizard Designer Pro, Vin Diesel’s Weasel Easel, Silent Butcher, or Wrestlechess intrigue you? If so, then this book is for you.
Freeways by Justin Smith is an urban planning simulator where players construct complex highway systems while avoiding traffic jams.
Artist Alexander Perrin’s Short Trip is a hand-drawn interactive game in which players drive a trolley for cats.
ARTé: Mecenas from Triseum is a game on the economies of art, set in the tumultuous Italian Renaissance, in which you are a Medici patron.
FAUVISTa is a digital exploration of the Fauvist colors and brushstrokes in André Derain’s 1905 “Bateaux à Collioure.”
Wikipedia: The Text Adventure by Kevan Davis turns Wikipedia’s data into a pixelated game that you navigate through typed directions.
Walden, a Game transforms Henry David Thoreau’s famed book into a thoughtful digital experience.
Pippin Barr’s game It is as if you were doing work simulates the distractions and mundane tasks of the office, imagined for a future when work is replaced by machines.
The League of Lonely Geologists is a game of finding rocks, sharing them with strangers, and hurling them into a mysterious space portal.
Launched in February by Frank Cifaldi, the Video Game History Foundation is racing to preserve ephemeral gaming material and the physical documentation of video games.