Secrets of the Past: Excavating the City of ZeusBecome an archaeologist and lead the excavation of ancient treasures!Enter the mysterious Villa of Dionysus in the ancient Greek city of Dion and discover its history and secrets.In this simulation game, you and your team must: Assess where and how to search the ancient cityUse excavation tools to unearth the hidden treasuresExamine and interpret your findings in the archaeologists labs Present your discoveries in your very own exhibition! Do you have what it takes? Then pick up your tools and lets explore the ancient Greek City of Zeus! Game WorldThe game world is an an artistic simulation of the current real-world archaeological working environments in the city of Dion.The Excavation Area represents the excavated terrain of the Villa of Dionysus, situated at the foothills of Mount Olympus and next to the ancient river Vafyras.The Labs are reproductions of the archaeologists workshops in Dion.The Exhibition Hall is inspired by the Archaeological Museum of Dion.ArtThe game environments and characters are based on a unique concept art rendered in 3D.The ancient artifacts you discover in the game are 3D photogrammetric reconstructions of the real-world artifacts found in the Archaeological Museum of Dion.MusicBased on an original ancient Greek theme, the music is an original composition based on an ancient Greek harp sounds and ancient Greek theme "Song of Seikilos"Culturplay is a game/software studio crafting experiences to promote cultural heritage and playful learningSecrets of the Past: Excavating the City of Zeus was specially developed for the Onassis Foundation USA in conjunction with the exhibition Gods and Mortals at Olympus: Ancient Dion, City of Zeus".
What's new in version 0.8.3
- various UI improvements- camera panning limits- unit inventory in the labs- grid selector bug fixed- instructions popup at the first time of entering a screen- fixed bug of sticking archaeologists message- new winning panel and image- proofreading texts