Welcome to Playing in the Past

PITP has concluded for this year and you can catch all the recordings of our live events on Youtube

Watch them here

Catch Mutey’s occasional streams at http://www.twitch.tv/mutey_

Playing in the Past is an engagement project to explore digitally recreated worlds, made primarily for games, in a series of live broadcast events.

What is the purpose of the project?
Screenshot of the Assassin’s Creed: Origins depiction of the sarcophagus room in the tomb of Alexander the Great

Playing in the Past has been created to host events where archaeologists can explore digitally recreated representations of the past and discuss them with a wider audience.

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How can I join in?
Screenshot from Assassin’s Creed: Origins, looking across the Egyptian desert

Each broadcast will be live on Twitch.tv. All you need to do is click the link and the channel will open in a new tab in your browser.

Check out the FAQ for more info about signing up.

Tell me about the events
The Egyptian Widow, Lawrence Alma-Tadema 1872, Rijksmuseum

Dates, hosts and topics for events will be listed on this website and shared on Twitter.

More here on the dates and format of the tour series.

About Us

PITP is supported by

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About Assassin’s Creed

Assassin’s Creed is a game franchise owned and created by Ubisoft. The contents of any screenshots from Assassin’s Creed: Origins used here are owned wholly by Ubisoft.

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