Building the Gate

Beverley Gate Research As part of the Heritage Project that I am taking part in, one of my jobs was to construct Beverley Gate, the entrance to Hull where Sir John Hotham halted King Charles II’s entrance into the city in April 1642. There are no reliable or accurate images of Beverley Gate at the time that… Continue reading Building the Gate

Street Life Museum

As part of my research for my Medieval Steampunk game project, I decided that I should go and look at the kind of technology that I would likely be using in my designs. The Street Life museum in Hull has some victorian cars in the exhibits, as well as locomotives, and carriages. I also went… Continue reading Street Life Museum

Architecture in games

What is Architecture? People usually associate Architecture with the design and construction of buildings. It’s main definition is: “The profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of furnishings and decorations, supervision of construction work, and the… Continue reading Architecture in games