Tag Archive: Medieval Warfare

2014 Medieval Year in Review: Games & Apps

Medieval Lego Knight

The App store continues to dominate the smartphone market, but Google Play and Windows are making a nice dent. However with 3 different options there still isn’t a great offering for medieval apps. 2014 saw a few games released for smartphones and unfortunately no outstanding educational or reference medieval apps. Below is a break down…

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare Comes To Xbox 360

Chivalry-medieval-warfare

Besiege castles and raid villages in a first-person slasher with a competitive online combat that captures the experience of truly being on a medieval battlefield. Players fight in fast-paced online battles fighting for glory in an arena with up to 12 players. Wield an arsenal of up to 60 brutal weapons ranging from broad swords…

Medieval warfare had well-organised ‘ransom market’

Medieval prisoners of war were much more widely traded for ransoms than has been previously recognised, according to University of Southampton research. A study of the Hundred Years War reveals a well-organised trading market in English and French soldiers. One soldier claimed to have been taken prisoner 17 times, says historian Dr Remy Ambuhl. The…

2012 Medieval Year in Review: Games & Apps

With over 1 million apps in Apples App Store you think there would be hundreds of medieval apps. Sadly that\’s not the case. Most of the medieval themed apps fall into the game category. However there are a few that are educational. I have reviewed some of them for you on this site. Medieval travel,…