History Games

This is a repository of games developed for teaching and learning about history. It is maintained by Frank Klaassen (Department of History, University of Saskatchewan) and Courtnay Konshuh (Department of History, University of Calgary).

All materials are available for free download.

Currently Available Games:

Distaff: A Game about Medieval Women
3-5 players
1.5 hours
Suitable for undergraduate classroom use.

The Renaissance Marriage Game (2019 version)
30-120 players.
3 hours.
Suitable for undergraduate classroom use.

Virtus: The Game of Medieval Masculinity
3-5 players.
Regular version: 1.5 hours. 20 minutes to learn.
Short version: 30 minutes. 10 minutes to learn.
Suitable for undergraduate classroom use.
Professionally printed copies of the game may be available for purchase. Please go to https://www.facebook.com/medievalvirtus/ for more information.

The materials here are governed by a Creative Commons Copyright license. Non-commercial. Share alike. Attribution required.
For details see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/